.As 2019 comes to a close, I thought it might be interesting to take a look back at some of the largest tech funding news of the year, to help think about future business trends.
In summary, industries such as banking and logistics & transportation, which have been long been mired in legacy technology and ways of doing business, seem poised to see dramatic changes over the coming years, as evidenced by the significant investment in some of the companies mentioned below.
Flexport: $1 billion
In February, Flexport announced a $1 billion dollar Series D funding round led by Softbank's Vision Fund. The company's technology platform helps companies ship goods around the world.
Here's a great infographic; it is an infographic about Softbank from Balancing Everything.