Last Mile Logistics Leads Retail Technology In Number of Investors

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The retail technology industry has seen 3,189 investors and $85B total all time funding. Let's analyze which retail technology categories have the most number of investors actively financing the startups. The graphic below highlights retail technology categories based on the number of investors in each category.

Retail Technology Investors Per Category

As the graphic demonstrates, Last Mile Logistics has the highest number of investors at 941, with Marketing Platforms following behind at 788. Last Mile Logistics companies innovate on moving goods from a local retailer to a consumer's home. Marketing Platform companies enable merchants to execute and manage marketing campaigns. In addition, the average number of investors across all retail technology categories is 308.

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Video Advertising Platforms Leads Video Technology In Number of Investors

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The video technology industry has seen 1,635 investors and $42B total all time funding. Let's analyze which video technology categories have the most number of investors actively financing the startups. The graphic below highlights video technology categories based on the number of investors in each category.

Video Technology Investors Per Category

As the graphic demonstrates, Video Advertising Platforms has the highest number of investors at 422, with Video Distribution Platforms following behind at 383. Video Advertising Platform companies include ad networks that help marketers by finding and aggregating the supply of publisher inventory. Video Distribution Platform companies enable users to upload their videos and automatically distribute content across a variety of destinations. In addition, the average number of investors across all video technology categories is 272.

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3D Printer Manufacturers Leads 3D Printing In Number of Investors

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The 3D printing industry has seen 412 investors and $3B total all time funding. Let's analyze which 3D printing categories have the most number of investors actively financing the startups. The graphic below highlights 3D printing categories based on the number of investors in each category.

3D Printing Investors Per Category

As the graphic demonstrates, 3D Printer Manufacturers has the highest number of investors at 149, with 3D Printing Applications following behind at 132. 3D Printer Manufacturer companies manufacture 3D printers and the accompanying hardware, such as injection heads. 3D Printing Application companies highlight specific use cases and advantages of 3D printing, such as mass customization. In addition, the average number of investors across all 3D printing categories is 64.

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Regulatory Technology Average Funding Is On An Upward Trend

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For this quarter's funding analysis, let's examine how average funding in the regulatory technology (regtech) sector is evolving. The graphic below shows the regtech average funding across all deals over time by quarter.

Regulatory Technology Average Funding Deal Size

As the graphic demonstrates, regulatory technology average funding deal size in Q1 2019 was at $29M, which increased by 113% from the $14M in the same quarter last year. The average funding deal size has experienced strong growth, with the average funding last quarter around 6 times larger than it was 5 years ago. The top three funding events in Q1 2019 include a $261M round into Rubrik, a $160M round into Kyriba Corporation, and a $100M round into OneLogin.

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Virtual Reality Sector Overview - Q1 2019

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This blog post examines the different components of the virtual reality (VR) ecosystem. We will illustrate what the categories of innovation are and which categories have the most companies. We will also compare the categories in terms of their funding and maturity.

Virtual Environment Content Is The Largest Virtual Reality Category

Let’s start off by looking at the Sector Map. We have classified 760 VR startups into 13 categories. They have raised $12B from 1097 investors. The Sector Map highlights the number of companies in each category. It also shows a random sampling of companies in each category.

Virtual Reality Logo Map

We see that Virtual Environment Content is the largest category with 283 companies. These companies create or present computer-generated spatial simulations for the user to experience. Such environments include virtual reality video games, learning platforms, and socializing platforms. Some example companies are VRstudios, Survios, VREAL, and Reality Reflection.

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Insurance Technology Innovation Primed For Growth

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The insurance technology (insurtech) sector has seen much technological and investment development over the past few years. Traditional insurance business lines such as health, auto, and commercial are being revolutionized by new digital-centric startups. New technologies such as AI and IoT are re-architecting insurance data, the underpinning of the insurance industry. New business models, such as P2P and on-demand insurance, are disrupting the entire ecosystem on all fronts.

This blog post aims to examine how the rest of 2019 can shape up for the insurance technology industry. After conducting a thorough analysis of the sector, we have arrived at three predictions for 2019:

  • 2019 will see the highest insurtech funding on record
  • Health insurance technology will continue to dominate the industry
  • Insurtech startups will scale up in 2019

Prediction 1: 2019 Will See The Highest Insurtech Funding On Record

The graph below shows the total VC funding into insurtech startups by year.

Insurance Technology Funding Over Time

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IoT Home Leads Real Estate Technology In Number of Investors

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The real estate technology industry has seen 2,714 investors and $73B total all time funding. Let's analyze which real estate technology categories have the most number of investors actively financing the startups. The graphic below highlights real estate technology categories based on the number of investors in each category.

Real Estate Technology Investors Per Category

As the graphic demonstrates, IoT Home has the highest number of investors at 697, with Home Services following behind at 580. IoT Home companies produce connected devices focused on the residential real estate segment. Home Service companies build technologies that support tenants in the management of their homes. In addition, the average number of investors across all real estate technology categories is 372.

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Smart Mobility Leads Transportation Technology In Number of Investors

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The transportation technology industry has seen 2,709 investors and $162B total all time funding. Let's analyze which transportation technology categories have the most number of investors actively financing the startups. The graphic below highlights transportation technology categories based on the number of investors in each category.

Transportation Technology Investors Per Category

As the graphic demonstrates, Smart Mobility has the highest number of investors at 635, with Enhanced Auto Ownership following behind at 588. Smart Mobility companies provide solutions for increasing sustainability in how transportation is conducted within cities. Enhanced Auto Ownership companies allow for new methodologies to buy, rent, and own cars. In addition, the average number of investors across all transportation technology categories is 277.

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Security Technology Average Funding Is On An Upward Trend

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For this quarter's funding analysis, let's examine how average funding in the security technology sector is evolving. The graphic below shows the security technology average funding across all deals over time by quarter.

Security Technology Average Funding Deal Size

As the graphic demonstrates, security technology average funding deal size in Q1 2019 was at $29M, which increased by 53% from the $19M in the same quarter last year. The average funding deal size has experienced slight growth, with the average funding last quarter approximately on par with the average funding 5 years ago. The top three funding events in Q1 2019 include a $261M round into Rubrik, a $150M round into Cloudflare, and a $100M round into OneLogin.

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Blockchain Technology Average Funding Dipped After Years of Growth

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For this quarter's funding analysis, let's examine how average funding in the blockchain technology sector is evolving. The graphic below shows the blockchain technology average funding across all deals over time by quarter.

Blockchain Technology Average Funding Deal Size

As the graphic demonstrates, blockchain technology average funding deal size in Q1 2019 was at $19M, which increased by 8% from the $17M in the same quarter last year. The average funding deal size has experienced robust growth, with the average funding last quarter around 7 times larger than it was 5 years ago. The top three funding events in Q1 2019 include a $90M round into Ground X, a $65M round into Figure, and a $50M round into Dorae.

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