Mary Meeker released her 2019 Internet Trends report at Recode's Code Conference on Tuesday. The "most anticipated slide deck of the year" covers the gamut of all things digital, from the growth of encryption to the internet connectivity of the human race.
This year's total slide count came in at 333, up from 280 when compared to the previous year. And while some of Meeker’s insights may be obvious (subscriptions services are luring new customers through free trials) other observations are more insightful (Fortnite is more akin to social media platform than video games).
In April, Meeker left Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, her longtime partner firm, to start Bond Capital, a new tech investment fund that has already raised over $1.25 billion and also produced this year’s report.
Here, we share 11 key takeaways along with insight from industry leaders: