Altimeter Analysts at SXSW 2014

It's almost that time of year again: Altimeter's analysts are mapping SXSW plans and schedules. Making the trip to Austin this year are Brian Solis, Susan Etlinger and Rebecca Lieb. We're attending to meet old friends and make new ones, research industry trends, connect with our clients, and track new companies and technologies in the sectors we cover as analysts. We're also speaking at a variety of events - that schedule is below.  Look for us at events and parties, or request a … [Read more...]

Facebook’s IPO: What Does It Mean For…?

Jaimy Szymanski, Zak Kirchner

Over 800 million active users - more than half of whom log in on any given day and interact with over 900 million "objects" (pages, groups, communities, etc.). Over 250 million photos uploaded every day, over 70 languages on the site. The stats go on and on, and anyway you look at them, the numbers are huge. How can Facebook grow bigger still? That's what we're waiting so see as the tech world - heck, the world at large - holds it breath for the biggest IPO since Google went public in … [Read more...]