Big Data is redefining the Multi-Billion Security industry


A recent study by ASIS International and the Institute of Finance and Management (IOFM) called “The United States Security Industry: Size and Scope Insights, Trends, and Data” published some very interesting stats:

  • $350 Billion market breaks out to $282 billion in private sector spending and $69 billion in federal goverment spending on homeland security
  • The number of full-time security workers is estimated to be between 1.9 and 2.1 million.
  • Operational (non-IT) private security spending is estimated to be $202 billion with expected growth of 5.5 percent in 2013; IT-related private security market is estimated at $80 billion with growth of 9 percent projected for 2013

I’m interested particularly in the Tech market, focused in three key sectors: Cloud Security, Mobile Security and Network Security. I have written some posts about Security, because I enjoy to study this market, and with the increasing interest for enterprise and personal privacy; I know that this market have the potential to grow exponentially.

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Content Marketing done right in the Venture Capital world

Content Marketing

Content Marketing is becoming in a great tool to spread the word, and some Venture Capital firms are doing an amazing job, using some Content Marketing techniques like blogging, make a clinical use of Social platforms like LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest, video series related to Entrepreneurship and many more things. Do you want to know the list of my favorite VC firms which are doing a great job with Content Marketing? Keep reading.

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Selling an idea for free: a VC firm focused on Green Tech investments

Green tech

I read a great book the last year that changed my life forever: “Rich Father, Poor Father”, by Robert Kiyosaki and Sharon L. Letchter, two of my personal heroes today, because they knew how to explain me how to open my mind and to wake up my financial genius, to try to think always in new ideas, and if we have the resources, put them to work.

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