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Why Mobile? | Austin Startup Week 2011


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Presentation by C. Enrique Ortiz at Austin Startup Week 2011

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Why Mobile? | Austin Startup Week 2011

  1. 1. Austin Startup-WeekI Can Haz Mobile and Gaming Why Mobile?<br />September 9, 2011<br />C. Enrique Ortiz, Bijoy Goswami, Frank Roan & John Knox<br />
  2. 2. App/Data Space is Exploding<br />Data revenues have grown at an average rate of 20% to 30% across operators like AT&T, Telefónica, Verizon Wireless, and Vodafone between 2010 and 2011. (*Source: ABI Research)<br />Growth translates to mobile/app opportunties<br />Growth also translates to pains for network operators, and opportunites the help with such pains ($)<br />
  3. 3. Mobile Platforms are Exploding<br />*Source: Enders Analysis<br />
  4. 4. App Markets are Exploding<br />Android Market: ~300K<br />iOS (Apple) Store: >500K<br />*Source: Silicon Alley Insider<br />
  5. 5. Don’t forget the mass market!<br />While the number of smartphones as a proportion of mobile phones is set to increase, from 23% of all mobile phone shipments in 2011 to 37% in 2016,<br />Ovum still expects non-smartphones to number 2.3 billion in 2016<br />JavaME is the most widespread mobile application runtime on mobile phones (as reflected by its position on Figure 1). <br />According to Oracle, the company which now maintains the Java technology, there are currently 3 billion mobile phones that currently support JavaME, and 1 billion of these are from Nokia alone.<br />
  6. 6. Austin Mobile Scene<br />A fast growing scene; largest mobile scene since 2000s (actually beats it)<br />SW & HW<br />Gaming, Services, Enterprise, Health, Fitness, Platforms, other…<br />Austin Mobile Scene<br />Mind Map<br />The Austin Mobile Scene MindMap: add yourself or contact @eortiz or @sguengerich<br /><br />
  7. 7. In Summary<br />Truly explosive growth in mobile, worldwide<br />Comsumption and opportunities<br />Great Austin mobile scene<br />Fast growing, rich & diverse, great talent<br />Now is the time to get into mobile!<br />Join a mobile technology group for example: Mobile Monday Austin, Android Dev Austin, other<br />Questions?<br />Contact C. Enrique Ortiz<br />@eortiz, @bijoy, @windaddict, Frank Roan<br />