As much as it used to be about earlier stage funding round it’s now possible to earn as much from late-stage funding as it is from an IPO. The desire to get a company to IPO is now no longer so clear. The next question is how to dominate the global market in whichever sector you’re in. As companies introduce themselves to new territories, and new product lines are introduced to existing territories, a further question arises: what’s the strategy? What’s the overall goal? How is this company positioning itself according to, not just market forces, but all influences?
These questions can change not only the market and competition, but have significant effects on society. How might the fight to become a tech behemoth take shape?