The Evolution of Privacy Tech

Billions of gigabytes of data are generated everyday
Chart from Statista.com
We are entering a transition phase where we are getting better at using data more responsibly

Privacy Tech Landscape

In an attempt to better understand the landscape of companies focused on data privacy, I mapped out 40+ privacy tech companies. These are businesses that have a significant component of data privacy baked into their business models.

Opportunities for Startups and Investors

There are 3 broad areas that relate to data privacy where startup and investment activity has been growing.

Notes

[1] Forecasts suggest there will be 44 trillion gigabytes of global data by 2020. This would amount to there being 40x more bytes of data than there are stars in the observable universe!

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Michael

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