Tag Archives: United States

All You Need to Know About the Leisure Attractions in the United States

MarketLine has just published the report “Leisure Attractions in the United States”, which provides data on the United States sector’s size, value and volume between 2013 and 2017, as well as forecasts to 2022. The report includes size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic forecasts. The …
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Footwear

Factiva offers a gamma of Industry Snapshots to offer readers a glimpse of the most relevant data about a particular industry and includes a comprehensive one-page summary. “Footwear” is a good example where you can find targeted news, reports, charts, analysis and financial data. The full text of the report is available on the web …
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Black edge: inside information, dirty money, and the quest to bring down the most wanted man on Wall Street by Sheelah Kolhatkar

Overview: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER – The story of the billionaire trader Steven A. Cohen, the rise and fall of his hedge fund, SAC Capital, and the largest insider trading investigation in history—for readers of The Big Short, Den of Thieves, and Dark Money. The rise over the last two decades of a powerful new class of …
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The rise and fall of American growth: the U.S. standard of living since the Civil War by Robert J. Gordon.

Overview: In the century after the Civil War, an economic revolution improved the American standard of living in ways previously unimaginable. Electric lighting, indoor plumbing, home appliances, motor vehicles, air travel, air conditioning, and television transformed households and workplaces. With medical advances, life expectancy between 1870 and 1970 grew from forty-five to seventy-two years. Weaving …
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Changing Capital: Emerging Trends in Entrepreneurial Finance

Capital is obviously vital to entrepreneurs, and the sources and types of capital available to them are changing. The gaps that exist between investors and entrepreneurs have narrowed due to networks created by new technologies. Easier communication has created new ways for investors to aggregate and deploy capital. Furthermore, the transaction costs of capital formation …
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Inc. 5000 2016: The Full List

Loot Crate (Consumer products & services) has topped the 2016 edition of the Inc.5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies, followed by Paint Nite  (same market) and CalCom Solar (Energy) in second and third position respectively. Loot Crate, founded in 2012 by Chris Davis and Matthew Arevalo, tops this year’s Inc. 5000 list by …
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Online Travel Sales To Residents in the US

Passport has just published the report “Online travel sales to residents in the US” which offers updated information on this market. The report includes information about trends, prospects, market value and more. One of the statements of this report is that the online travel sales to US residents grew by 7% in 2015, a growth rate driven by multiple …
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First-Ever Kauffman Index of Growth Entrepreneurship

The Kauffman Index of Growth Entrepreneurship is an early indicator of business growth in the United States, integrating several high-quality sources of timely information into one composite indicator of entrepreneurial business growth. The Index captures growth entrepreneurship in all industries, and is based on the universe of all U.S. employer businesses (approximately 5 million firms) …
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Technology Fast 500 List 2015

StartApp heads this year’s edition of Deloitte’s list of the Technology Fast 500.  Scopely and Corvus Energy follow up in second and third place, respectively. The Technology Fast 500 is an annual ranking program for companies in the technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, and energy tech industries that select awardees based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2011 to 2014. For …
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2015 Inc. Magazine’s Top 5000

Ultra Mobile (Telecommunications) has topped the 2015 edition of the Inc.5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies, followed by TRYFACTA (IT Services) and Optima Tax Relief (Financial Services) in second and third position respectively. The 2015 Inc. 5000 is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. The average company on the list achieved …
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