- The United States continues to dominate the venture capital market. Europe comes in second with a mere 10 percent of the investments the U.S. has made.
Venture capital investment per country as a % of the U.S. (2014)
- Immigration continues to be a big factor in the U.S., and in Silicon Valley in particular.
Foreign born people (2009-2013)
Source: US Census Bureau
- Taking a look at the largest companies in 2005 and comparing it to the largest firms in 2015 shows how important tech has become in the economy.
Top 20 biggest companies in the world by market cap (2015)
- Here’s a look at the top-earning YouTube channels, with a toy review channel and Taylor Swift’s VEVO account earning the most and garnering more than 250 million views per month.
Top earning YouTube channels (2014)
- Capital Expenditures
Top 5 companies in total regional capex (2014)
Source: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research, Bloomberg