Our Emerging Technology Outlook forecasts trends that will shape the mobility, fintech, infosec and IoT verticals in 2020 and reviews predictions from 2019.
- We expect electric air taxi startups to receive a record level of VC investment in 2020.
- Autonomous vehicle startups are prime acquisition targets for tech companies and automakers in 2020.
- Bank fees and deposit interest rates will be the next battleground between incumbent banks and fintech companies for retail financial services.
- Large insurance corporations will fuel a record year of insurtech M&A.
- Container security startups will see additional M&A and a mega-deal in 2020.
- Cellular low-power wide-area networks (LPWAN) will continue to grow rapidly and gain the upper hand in the IoT protocol wars.