According to a recent report by Newzoo, the global games market is expected to grow 7.8% and generate $108.9 billion from 2.2 billion gamers in 2017. Digital game revenues are expected to grow to $94.4 billion with mobile gaming growing 19% over the year to $46.1 billion. PC and console game markets are expected to generate $29.4 billion and $33.5 billion, respectively. By 2020, mobile gaming will account for more than half of the total games market. Billion Dollar Unicorn player Unity Technologies is delivering strong game line-ups to meet these growth projections.
According to a KPMG report published in 2016, the Indian online classifieds industry is projected to grow from $0.5 billion to $1.2 billion by 2020 at a CAGR of 22% driven by rapid growth of the e-services, real estate, and automobiles verticals. Quikr is a leader in this industry and also one of the most heavily funded startups in India. >>>
Big Data vendor and Billion Dollar Unicorn club member Cloudera (NYSE: CLDR) went public earlier this year. Earlier this summer, the company announced its first quarter results after it went public. But the earnings miss did not please the market and the stock fell nearly 30%. Tables appear to have turned with the second quarter as the company surpassed market expectations and the stock is back on the rise.
According to a report by Transparency Market Research published last year, the global licensed sports merchandise market is estimated to grow 6.4% annually from $27.63 billion in 2015 to $48.17 billion by 2024. The market is expected to be dominated by the sports apparel segment, which accounts for nearly 40% of the market. Billion Dollar Unicorn player Fanatics is making significant strides in this market.
Till earlier this year, there was concern if hyperconverged storage provider Nutanix (NASDAQ: NTNX) could manage to sustain its Billion Dollar Unicorn status. But recent quarterly results and its strategic moves suggest that the company may be back on track.
According to a market research report by MarketsandMarkets published earlier this year, the global Human Capital Management (HCM) market size is expected to grow 9.2% annually over the next five-year period. The industry is expected to grow from $14.50 billion in 2017 to $22.51 billion by 2022. >>>
The Global E-Learning market is expected to grow 7.2% annually over the next decade to $325 billion by 2025. The growth in the market is expected to be driven by emerging trends of gamification of learning, implementation of IT security, cloud-based solutions, and growth in online content & digitization. China’s VIPKid is a leading Billion Dollar Unicorn player in the space.
Nothing appears to be in the way of Salesforce.com’s (NYSE: CRM) growth. After another stellar quarter performance, it is fairly evident that competitors, including the likes of Microsoft and Oracle, are not coming close to this giant. Here is an interesting infographic, courtesy MotleyFool.com that shows how Salesforce has expanded its market share position in every category over the year.