Schulz previously served as Senior Industry Analyst
at CreditCards.com from 2014 to 2018, and served as Managing Editor from 2008 to 2012.
Prior personal experience, word of mouth and industry analysts
are the most important sources of information when it comes to short-listing technology vendors.
A chorus of industry participants--including entrepreneurs, angel investors, industry analysts
, investment bankers and the venture capital firms themselves--assert that, in the post-seed, post-bootstrapping phase of a company's development cycle, budding technology and life-sciences companies increasingly face a "capital gap."
said Novartis' profit shortfall was a slight disappointment but strong drug sales were reassuring.
Even that sub-13-cent label price is still well above the 5 cent point that some industry analysts
earlier touted as the price needed to ensure a viable RFID industry.
This was immediately followed by an interactive employee call, information packets and gifts sent to employees, letters to customers and industry analysts
, and press interviews.
In a bid to restore sales, Sony put on the market a new version of the Vaio on May 24, but industry analysts
are not giving high marks to the new product.
One industry analyst
estimates the price of clarified random copolymer to be 41Cents/lb vs.
* Hear industry analyst
Mark Wilde's economic forecast for the coming year.
"Aligning with Compaq will likely help Hewlett-Packard in some ways in the education arena," says Trace Urden, education industry analyst
at the investment bank W.R.
"The question," asks Romirha Mally, food industry analyst
for Goldman Sachs, "is what kind of growth can you really get out of those brands and out of things like refrigerated dough?"
The event, to be held at the W Hotel here, will feature well-known trends tracker Faith Popcorn, furniture industry analyst
Jerry Epperson and financial analyst Pam Singleton of Merrill Lynch.