Consolidation Begins In Security Start-ups

Tunick, Britt Erica
November 2004
Investment Dealers' Digest;11/15/2004, Vol. 70 Issue 44, p14
Trade Publication
Reports on mergers and consolidation of businesses in the computer security industry in the U.S. Factors that contribute to the resurgence of venture capital in sectors such as wireless and network security; Approximate number of private companies venturing in network security; Role of stiff competition on the consolidation among many start-ups within the ventures.


Related Articles

  • Venture money dries up. Brodkin, Jon // Network World;10/27/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 42, p14 

    The article reports that the venture capital investment in network technology companies in the U.S. has hit its lowest point in a decade. Investors are claimed to be wary of investing in start-ups because they have invested huge amount of money into existing companies that have not provided...

  • In the Race to Automate, Where Will Security Finish? O'Connell, Tim // SDM: Security Distributing & Marketing;Sep2001, Vol. 31 Issue 11, p11 

    Focuses on the competition among component industries and technologies for security services in the United States. Similarities of security and home automation; Creation of alliances and partnerships with communications, entertainment and other industries; Use of technology for the safe...

  • Silicon Prairie requires seeding, tech investor says. Jones, Sandra // Crain's Chicago Business;05/14/2001, Vol. 24 Issue 20, p13 

    Reports the views of independent technology investor Semir Serazi on the information technology industry in Chicago, Illinois. Contributions of corporate executives to the aid of entrepreneurs in the industry; Investment of Serazi in wireless technology, networking and optical sectors;...

  • M&A Activity Falls to Levels Last Seen at Beginning of Decade. Fontana, Joseph // Electric Light & Power;Jul/Aug2009, Vol. 87 Issue 4, p30 

    The article focuses on the decrease of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in September 2008 and the beginning of 2009 in the U.S. It presents a chart depicting the decline of M&A activities at about 60 percent and discusses the impact of the fall in various investors such as private equity...

  • Let's Resolve to Make PE Better. Szigethy, Béla; Kohl, Stewart // Mergers & Acquisitions: The Dealermaker's Journal;Jan2012, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p44 

    The article presents the author's comments on the prospects for the private equity industry in 2012. The author highlights changes undergone by the industry since 1988 and compares them with the changes during the past three years. The author believes that private equity firms are making better...

  • Acquiring Minds. Watson, Kevin; Spence, Donald // Foodservice & Hospitality;Apr2008, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p16 

    The article offers tips for businesspeople on how to plan for the acquisition of a new business. It suggests that businessmen should narrow down their acquisition criteria by finding companies that belong to the industry of their interest. Moreover, it advises that potential buyers should...

  • Where have all the investors gone?: The case for consolidation. Esposito, Robert S.; Ostro, Marc J. // Nature Biotechnology;Nov98 Supplement 1, Vol. 16, p63 

    To get Wall Street interested again, bioentrepreneurs need to build collaborations that can produce predictable product sales, gross margins, and earnings growth.

  • Biotechnology mergers and acquisitions. Champsi, Farah H. // Nature Biotechnology;Nov98 Supplement 1, Vol. 16, p61 

    Consolidation strategies from within biotechnology are necessary to preservethe future financing of the industry.

  • angels answer prayers. Malkovic, Tony // Charter;May2010, Vol. 81 Issue 4, p40 

    The article discusses the concept of angel investors and how these people act as a significant factor in business. It mentions that angel investors are experienced professionals and businesspeople that put their money on a start-up business fo a limited time. It affirms that investing to such...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics