This report aims to help improve the efficiency and success rate of interactions between imaging industry entrepreneurs,and investors. It consists of three parts.
Funding Patterns- Features our analysis of funding events in the digital imaging industry during the initial months of 2001, results and extrapolation from our survey of the funding status of 36 imaging industry companies, and reference tables summarizing investors by company, and portfolios by investor.
Advice from the Money Men- We interviewed three veteran and highly influential technology investors — Battery Ventures' Oliver Curme, Eastman Kodak's Ted G.Lewis and Trans Cosmos USA's Mark Kalow to gain their perspective on the funding of the digital imaging industry. Funds are coming into the digital imaging industry from two primary sources - venture capitalists and corporate funds managers. These investments will contribute greatly to shaping the consolidation of the players and the expansion of the revenue produced by this industry over the next few years.
Funding Profiles- Compiles the data obtained from 35 imaging companies into "funding profiles " based on the Red Herring magazine 's popular Dealflow format:
Total Pre-IPO Funding
Part 1:Funding Patterns
After the Dotcom Crash
Industry Survey Results
Summary of Portfolios by Investor
Summary of Venture Partners by Funded Company
Part 2: Advice from the Money Men
Battery Ventures — Oliver Curme
Eastman Kodak — Ted G..Lewis
Trans Cosmos USA — Mark Kalow
Part 3: Funding Profiles
Allin Digital Imaging
Fuji Photo Film Co.Ltd
Kensington Technology Group
Olympus America Inc
Part 4: Conclusions and Appendices
Table Of Figures
Figure 1:Is your company public or private?
Figure 2:How much total pre-IPO funding have you received?
Figure 3:How much was your most recent funding round?
Figure 4:What funding round are you currently in?
Figure 5:How much funding are you currently seeking?
Future Image Announces Publication Of Report On Funding Trends In The Imaging Industry
Future Image, the leading provider of digital imaging information and analysis, announced today the publication of a ground-breaking research study on the business of digital imaging. “Funding Trends in the Digital Imaging Industry” is the first study to focus on the crucial issue of financing presents a survey of digital imaging industry executives on funding activities, profiles of 37 companies, interviews with funding leaders and a listing of investors active in funding the digital imaging industry.
“We have long been asked to provide information about the funding activities in the digital imaging industry by executives and investors alike,” explained Alexis Gerard, president of Future Image. “This report is our first response to those requests. the R&D, operations and marketing necessary to build.”
“Funding Trends in the Digital Imaging Industry” focuses upon the current state of investment activity with some observations by leading investment professionals. The primary research data was obtained via an online survey of leading industry executives. The report contains information on the following areas:
Results of a survey of leading industry executives
Interviews leading fund managers who together control
Summary financial profiles of thirty seven public and private digital imaging companies: ActivePhoto, Adobe Systems, Alchemedia Technologies; Inc., Allin Digital Imaging, Bravo Labs, Canon USA; Inc., Eastman Kodak, Eyetide Media; Inc., ez prints; Inc., FlashPoint Technology, FotoWire Inc., Foveon Inc., Fuji Photo Film Co.Ltd, Hewlett-Packard, Imaging Forensics, Indigo N.V., Kensington Technology Group, MGI Software, Ofoto Inc., Olympus America Inc., PhotoAccess.com, PhotoPoint Corp. (USA), PhotoWave; Inc., PhotoWorks Inc., Photozone.com, Pictage, PictureIQ Corporation, PictureTrail Inc, PrimeShot, RealTimeImage, SmashCast; Inc., Snaparoo.com LLC, Zing Network; Inc., and Zoombla SPA.
“We know that our industry is leading the paradigm shift from traditional photography to visual communications,” said Joe Byrd, Future Image Senior Analyst and principal author of the report. “However, even with all of the excitement that is taking place in our industry by both public and private companies, this industry appears to be under-funded. We hope that this report will enhance the visibility of our industry and cause investors to give the industry a closer look.”
- Alchemedia Technologies,Inc
- Bravo Labs
- Eyetide Media,Inc
- ez prints,Inc
- FlashPoint Technology
- FotoWire Inc
- Foveon Inc
- Imaging Forensics
- Ofoto Inc
- PhotoPoint Corp.(USA)
- PictureIQ Corporation
- PictureTrail Inc
- RealTimeImage SmashCast,Inc
- Snaparoo.com LLC
- Zing Network,Inc
- Public Companies
- Adobe Systems
- Allin Digital Imaging
- Canon USA,Inc
- Fuji Photo Film Co.Ltd
- Indigo N.V
- Kensington Technology Group
- MGI Software
- Olympus America Inc
- PhotoWorks Inc