Statista.com predicts that in 2019 the total number of smartphone users will pass 2.6 billion. As more and more people from around the globe become connected, the opportunities for entrepreneurs and investors to create mobile products and solutions continue to increase.
There’s never been a more exciting time to be building for mobile.
There’s never been a more exciting time to be investing in mobile.
Recognizing the current landscape for the mobile industry, we wanted to know who was behind some of the top investments and which investors seem to have the best eye for future success.
So we asked:
Which investors have an eye for the next big thing in mobile?
To come to this answer we’ve compiled and analyzed data from sources such as CB Insights, CrunchBase and more to uncover the investors who have the Mobile Midas touch. Meaning, we wanted to find the investors who were able to identify the next big mobile breakthrough before success was written on the wall.
In this free resource, we share with you the names of the VC firms and individual investors who saw the future first (pre-$15 million investment) before it was obvious.
Our research found that exactly 200 investors were behind the success of the mobile unicorns, but 10 investors stood out: those that had invested in three or more mobile unicorns. Almost 80% of all unicorn investors have just one unicorn in their portfolios, meaning these 10 investors have the Midas touch when it comes to mobile. Check it out and let us know what you think: