Insights

Jan 27

Layoff Trends for December 2020

Intellizence has highlighted layoff trends for the month of December 2020. The following insights are based on the analysis of Intellizence layoff dataset. Key Takeaways: Over 300 US companies announced layoffs. Layoffs were primarily concentrated in the industries that were most impacted by COVID-19 – tourism & hospitality, manufacturing, restaurant... read more →
Jan 26

Merger & Acquisition (M&A) Trends – December 2020

Intellizence highlights Merger & Acquisition trends for the month of December 2020. The most active sectors we monitored were technology, healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, and retail. Key Highlights : Most of the M&A activity in the technology sector was focused on Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), and... read more →
Jan 26

Startup Funding Trends – December 2020

Intellizence publishes monthly reports about Startup Funding, Venture Capital/Private Equity Investment Deals. The following in-depth insights are based on the analysis of the Intellizence Startup Funding Dataset for the month of December 2020. Key takeaways: The top 3 most well-funded startups were the Chinese online education app Zuoyebang ($1.6 billion),... read more →
Jan 18
Jan 09
Top 9 Emerging Technologies in 2021

Top 9 Emerging Technologies of 2021

The year 2020 was a transformational year. The onset of COVID-19 earlier saw the emerging technologies - Artificial Intelligence (AI), Blockchain and Open Hybrid Cloud, Internet of Things, drones, autonomous vehicles, and more that came into focus and impacted the way we work and conduct business.  These technologies helped achieve... read more →
Dec 30
Dec 28

Companies that Announced Major Layoffs in 2020

Intellizence has curated a list of the latest major layoffs. Many of the mass layoffs announced recently are primarily in sectors impacted due to COVID-19 - Airlines, Retail, Oil & Gas, etc. Intellizence monitors various sources like news, regulatory filings like WARN filings for the latest layoff announcements, normalize, de-duplicate,... read more →
Dec 28

Largest Startup/VC Funding Deals in 2020

Intellizence has curated a list of mega startup funding deals announced recently. In 2020, many of the deals were in transportation ( autonomous vehicle, electric vehicle), education technology, and life sciences sectors. Many of those startups are located in the United States and China. Source: Intellizence... read more →
Dec 23
Dec 22

Acquisitions by Top Technology Companies in 2020

Leading technology companies acquire startups regularly to stay competitive. The technology focus areas of acquired companies provide signals about current and emerging technology trends. Intellizence tracks acquisitions by top technology companies from various public sources. We have analyzed over 40 acquisitions by 13 top technology companies so far this year.... read more →