Marketing Technology Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q1 2017

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The following post highlights how Venture Scanner categorizes the Marketing Technology startup landscape, and presents our Innovation Quadrant showing how those categories compare to one another. The data for this post is through February 2017.

Marketing Technology Logo Map

The above sector map organizes the sector into 15 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

Marketing Technology Innovation Quadrant

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different Marketing Technology categories and how they compare with one another.

Heavyweights: These categories are comprised of companies that have reached maturity with significant financing.
Established: These categories are comprised of companies that have reached maturity with less financing.
Disruptors: These categories are comprised of companies that are less mature with significant financing.
Pioneers: These categories are comprised of companies that are less mature with earlier stages of financing.

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Venture Investing in Bitcoin – Q1 2017

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The following graphs highlight venture investing trends into the Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology sector. The graphics include data through January 2017.

Bitcoin Venture Investing

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Bitcoin category to the number of companies in the category. The Blockchain Innovations category is leading in funding, with just over $850M. Bitcoin Exchanges take the lead in company count, at around 225.

Bitcoin Average Category Funding

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Bitcoin category. The Bitcoin Mining category leads the sector with around $27M in average funding per company, followed by the Bitcoin Big Data and Bitcoin Wallet categories.

We are currently tracking 910 Bitcoin companies in 12 categories across 73 countries, with a total of $2 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Bitcoin landscape report and database.

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Financial Technology Funding by Round - Q1 2017

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The following two graphs summarize the rounds of funding going into the Financial Technology space. Please note these graphics are made using data through January 2017.

Financial Technology Funding Amount by Round

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. In 2016, Series B funding has accounted for a substantial amount of total funding, with Series C and Late Stage funding coming in at second. In 2015, all types of VC funding accounted for approximately the same amount, with the exception of Seed funding.

Financial Technology Funding Count by Round

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by round. The general trend over the past few years has been a larger number of early stage funding events, such as Seed, Series A, and Series B funding events--and a diminishing number of events in the later stages.

We are currently tracking 2102 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 60 countries, with a total of $61.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology landscape...

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Artificial Intelligence Activity by Selected Investors - Q1 2017

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The following graph summarizes the investor activity in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) space. Please note these graphics are made using data through October 2016.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) VC Investor Activity

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds AI investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. 500 Startups and Y Combinator take the lead in both the total number of investments into the space at around 23, and the number of companies backed at around 21.

We are currently tracking 1,612 AI companies in 13 categories across 70 countries, with a total of $12 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Artificial Intelligence landscape report and database.

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Virtual Reality Funding Trends - Q1 2017

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The following graphs highlight recent trends in Virtual Reality (VR) startup funding activity. The graphics include data through early October 2016.

VR Funding by Year

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by VR startups for each year. 2016 is the best year with just under $1.6B in funding. 2014 comes in at second place at around $0.75B in funding.

VR Vintage Year Funding

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by VR companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2011 have raised the most funding at over $1.4B.

We are currently tracking 626 VR companies in 23 categories across 45 countries, with a total of $4.6 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Virtual Reality report and database.

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Retail Technology Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q1 2017

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The following post highlights how Venture Scanner categorizes the Retail Technology startup landscape, and presents our Innovation Quadrant showing how those categories compare to one another. The data for this post is through February 2017.

Venture Scanner Retail Technology Logo Map

The above sector map organizes the sector into 22 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

Venture Scanner Retail Technology Innovation Quadrant

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different Retail Technology categories and how they compare with one another.

Heavyweights: These categories are comprised of companies that have reached maturity with significant financing.
Established: These categories are comprised of companies that have reached maturity with less financing.
Disruptors: These categories are comprised of companies that are less mature with significant financing.
Pioneers: These categories are comprised of companies that are less mature with earlier stages of financing.

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Energy Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q1 2017

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The following graph shows the founding year distribution in the Energy Technology sector. The graphic includes data through October 2016.

Energy Technology Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Energy Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2007 ranks at the top with around 66 companies founded in that year alone. 2010 and 2013 are roughly tied for second, with 54 and 53 companies founded in each year respectively.

We are currently tracking 739 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $42.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology landscape report and database

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Where in the world are 3D Printing startups?

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The analyses below summarize where 3D Printing innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through October 2016.

3D Printing Startup Count by Country

The above map shows the number of 3D Printing companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with over 170 companies.

3D Printing VC Funding by Country

The above map shows the amount of total 3D Printing startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $1.1B.

We are currently tracking 372 3D Printing companies in 9 categories across 41 countries, with a total of $1.3B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full 3D Printing landscape report and database.

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Retail Technology Startup Landscape Trends and Insights - Q1 2017

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Here is our Q1 2017 summary report on the Retail Technology startup sector. The following report includes a startup landscape overview, graphical trends and insights, and recent funding and exit events.

Retail Tech Landscape Report

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Retail Tech Sector Description

Retail Tech Logo Map

Retail Tech Innovation Quadrant

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Retail Tech Funding Trends

Retail Tech Venture Investing

Retail Tech Funding Over Time

Retail Tech Funding Amount by Round

Retail Tech Funding by Vintage Year

Retail Tech Company Count by Country

Retail Tech Investor Activity

Retail Tech Exit Activity

Retail Tech Recent Events

Retail Tech Recent Funding Statistics

Retail Tech Notable Recent Funding Events

Retail Tech Notable Recent Exit Events

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We are currently tracking 1,534 Retail Technology companies in 22 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $37 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Retail Technology landscape report and database.

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Average and Median Age by Real Estate Technology Category - Q1 2017

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The following graph shows average and median age in the Real Estate Technology sector. The graphic includes data through October 2016. 

Average and Median Age by Real Estate Tech Category

The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each Real Estate Technology category. The Life, Home, P&C Insurance category has the highest average age at around 13 years and the highest median age at 17 years. Construction Management follows behind with an average age of just under 13 years and a median age of 11 years.

We are currently tracking 1358 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 61 countries, with a total of $30.3 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology landscape report and database.

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