How has investor appetite in security technology evolved throughout the years? In this blog post we examine the total investments by year into this sector to help answer that question. The graph below shows the total number of investors in all deals stacked by quarters.
As the graphic demonstrates, investor activity in security technology has been on a generally upward trend in recent years. The 5-Year CAGR of security tech investor activity from 2013 to 2018 is 17%. In addition, the sector has seen a total of 481 investors in all deals through Q2 of this year. This represents 55% of the total investor activity in 2018, and 96% of the investor activity through Q2 in 2018. Taking all these data points together, we can see that investor appetite for security technology deals has experienced overall growth in recent years.