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GP Bullhound releases its 2018 Technology Predictions Report

15 December 2017 – For the 11th consecutive year, as technology continues to disrupt industries around the world, GP Bullhound’s Technology Predictions report analyses the sectors and innovations that will transform the digital economy, and predicts the top 10 trends that we believe will define tech in the new year.

Per Roman Managing Partner, and Alec Dafferner, Partner, commented: “The technology industry is a beacon of optimism, innovation, and change. While wider economic and political uncertainties persist, this research demonstrates the vast potential of digital technologies to deliver long-term growth and impact, and we believe the ambition and vision of entrepreneurs will underpin a vibrant digital economy in 2018.”

GP Bullhound’s Top Technology Predictions for 2018 include:

1. Tech giants face political scrutiny
2. Consumer cyber security becomes number one issue
3. Mobile usage will exceed TV in China
4. Language recognition and translation becomes everyday
5. The death of email
6. International labour arbitrage flourishes
7. Organic expansion and consolidation of software sector
8. Industry 4.0 – Digital transformation and manufacturing
9. The rise of Blockchain and ICOs
10. Augmented reality breaks through

The full report is available for download here

For any enquiry, please contact Per Roman, Managing Partner, at, Alec Dafferner, Partner, at or Jon Cantwell, Director, at

About GP Bullhound
GP Bullhound is a leading technology advisory and investment firm, providing transaction advice and capital to the best entrepreneurs and founders in Europe and beyond. Founded in 1999, the firm today has offices in London, San Francisco, Stockholm, Berlin, Manchester, Paris, Hong Kong and Madrid. For more information, please visit, or follow on Twitter @GPBullhound

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