When the transistor was invented it was not considered a disruptive technology since it could not scale in frequency due to the imputies in the then silicon ingots. It took a few years for a German company to find a way to clean silicon using "Zone Refining" methods.
I see the same thing happening here with graphene. I'm going to take a second look at Samsung as an investment.
As we unveil EE Times’ 2015 Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. Panelists Dan Armbrust (investment firm Silicon Catalyst), Andrew Kau (venture capital firm Walden International), and Stan Boland (successful serial entrepreneur, former CEO of Neul, Icera) join in the live debate.