Smart mobile technology is poised to transform global health care — with a little help from other technology megatrends, such as social networking, cloud computing and big data analytics. And this is a grand statement, we know.
With an increasing regulatory burden raising costs and complexity on the one hand and a deepening recession limiting revenue opportunities on the other, 2013 is likely to be another challenging year for the Eurozone’s financial services industry.
After a slow start to 2012, momentum lifted in the second quarter, but significant macroeconomic volatility and changes in political leadership in many parts of the world, weighed on global IPO activity for the remainder of the year. In the year to date, the amount of capital raised globally is down by 30% at USD118.5b.