You might know SecondMarket as the go-to stock exchange for private companies, but apparently they're also positioning themselves as thought leaders in the mobile space as well. It's smart -- I've said before that mobile will be way bigger than people realize, and it feels like they think so too.
Props to Adriana for setting this event up; it was stellar. Here are some quick notes I took on what was covered, but take a look at the video below to consume the entire thing:
With the world requiring instant communication and access to information at the touch of a finger, companies are responding by utilizing mobile applications in ever more creative and pervasive ways. Join SecondMarket for our upcoming Breakfast Roundtable, featuring industry experts who will discuss trends and opportunities within the mobile marketplace.
Here's the video:
SecondMarket is the best platform to explore alternative investments online, so that people can create an online investment identity for them and participate in the social networking for investors group. This is highly possible with SecondMarket.
Yesterday I moderated a panel on mobile web vs. native apps, courtesy of Digital Media Wire's conference track at the National Association of Broadcasters NABShow conference in Las Vegas. Here's the session description:
Mobile Apps v Mobile Web: What's the Winning Formula? With the proliferation of the Apple iPhone and iPad, Google's Android platform and new Blackberry services, there has been an explosion of growth of mobile applications of all kinds. At the same, more consumers are accessing content through the "mobile web", i.e., sites created specifically for mobile devices and accessible through mobile browsers with no download or installation required, than ever before. With the huge buzz around apps it would seem that mobile applications are taking over, but the race is far from over. This panel will discuss the competing considerations in determining whether to go app or web. Will the "mobile web" eclipse "mobile apps" in the future? Who will be the winners and losers?
The session featured the following panelists:
There are only two things that humans do on Earth: We work and we play. The latter is what we learn first — as children, we go outside, learn sports, and even pretend. In fact, humans are quite good at playing games and it’s been a central part of our evolutionary development. Science says so.
Today’s generation of players have migrated online and gravitate toward games specifically crafted for mobile devices.
MySpace co-founder Chris DeWolfe founded Los Angeles-based Social Gaming Network (SGN) in
2010 through a series of three strategic acquisitions. Each piece was acquired for what it offered the company as a whole.