News in 2012

News in 2012 November 7, 2012

Roy Gunter Speaking at Silicon Valley Comes to the Baltics Conference

Roy Gunter is a featured speaker at the Silicon Valley Comes To The Baltics conference in Vilnius, Lithuania to share his expertise and explore future collaborations. Silicon Valley Comes To The Baltics will take place on November 15th & 16th, 2012 at the Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Centre.

News in 2012 October 17, 2012

SolarWinds Tops List Of America’s Best Small Companies

The U.S. economy is plodding along in its recovery from the recession that stretched from December 2007 to June 2009. The annual GDP growth rate has been a pitiful 0.5% on average during the past five years, but it is not all bleak. There are companies from aerospace to health care to steel that are […]

News in 2012 October 11, 2012

Roman Kikta & Shoa-Kai Liu to Speak at the University of Texas-Dallas Annual Private Equity Funds Symposium Oct. 25th

Roman Kikta and Shoa-Kai Liu are scheduled to speak at University of Texas at Dallas 2nd Annual Private Equity Funds Symposium on Thursday, October 25, 2012  discussing China, trends, opportunities and risk management.   The University of Texas at Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management 800 West Campbell Road | Richardson, Texas 75080   China […]

News in 2012 October 5, 2012

Roy Gunter to Speak at The i7 Summit in Paris on Oct. 12, 2012

i7 Summit is a global conference on Technology, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and their impact on Society.   The themes this year are 1)  “Empowering SMEs and Entrepreneurs”, 2)  “Technology driving social innovation”,  3) “Sharing values to create value”    The conference has a unique edge –poised on the dawn of open innovation and in the aftermath […]

News in 2012 September 28, 2012


Roy Gunter is a featured speaker at the SMI Mobile Payment Conference on October 10, 2012 in London, UK.   2012 is an exciting year for mobile payments, certainly in the UK. With so much talk on bringing mobile payments forward, the UK is a great example of what can happen. Mobile banking and payments is evolving […]

News in 2012 September 22, 2012

Roman Kikta Lecturing on Finance at the TiE Young Entrepreneurs Dallas Course on Sept 23rd at the AT&T Gravity Center

TiE Young Entrepreneurs (TYE) is TiE Global’s International Youth Program, aimed towards the future generation of entrepreneurs. TYE focuses on teaching entrepreneurship to young people and helping them discover the rewards and challenges of becoming an entrepreneur.  For more information please visit: TiE Dallas Organization website. 

News in 2012 September 5, 2012

Mobile Phone Access Reaches Three Quarters of Planet’s Population

Around three-quarters of the world’s inhabitants now have access to a mobile phone and the mobile communications story is moving to a new level, which is not so much about the phone but how it is used, says a new report released today by the World Bank and infoDev, its technology entrepreneurship and innovation program.  The […]

News in 2012 September 4, 2012

Silicon Valley is About Networking at its Finest

Silicon Valley is about process and networking at its finest.  On the process side, venture capital networks can be used to transform the ordinary.  This is really no different from what Thomas Edison did more than a hundred years ago. Edison would pinpoint areas where innovation was possible and percolating, then piece together pre-existing inventions and ideas […]

News in 2012 August 24, 2012

Record $4B Raised in Mobile VC in the First Half of 2012

According the latest figures from investment bank Rutberg & Co., mobile consumer apps were by far the most popular area for investment among VCs in the first half of this year, accounting for $1.009 billion in value, or just over one-quarter of the $3.9 billion invested in mobile companies worldwide — itself the highest level […]

News in 2012 August 22, 2012

Krish Prabhu, telecom innovation champion, named to Tech Titans Hall of Fame

Richardson, TEXAS (Aug. 21, 2012) – Metroplex Technology Business Council (MTBC), the preeminent leader in advancing the success of technology and technology-related enterprises in North Texas, has named Krish Prabhu, Ph.D., to the organization’s Tech Titans Hall of Fame.   Krish Prabhu is president of AT&T Labs and CTO of AT&T, overseeing AT&T’s global technology […]