Real Estate Technology Investor Activity Has Been Slowing Down

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How has investor appetite in real estate 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.

Real Estate Technology Investors Over Time

As the graphic demonstrates, investor activity in real estate technology has been on a downward trend in recent years. The 5-Year CAGR of real estate tech investor activity from 2013 to 2018 is 16%. In addition, the sector has seen a total of 502 investors in all deals through Q2 of this year. This represents 45% of the total investor activity in 2018, and 83% of the investor activity through Q2 in 2018. Taking all these data points together, we can see that investor appetite for real estate technology deals has started gradually declining in recent years.

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Security Technology Funding in 2019 Projected To Eclipse 2018 By Far

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How is the funding environment shaping up for security technology in 2019? As we pass the mid-year mark, let's see how the year-to-date metrics compare to the historical trends. The graph below shows security technology total funding by year, stacked by quarters.

Security Technology Funding Over Time

As the graphic demonstrates, security technology has amassed $5.6B through Q1 and Q2 of this year. This amount represents 88% of the total funding in 2018, and 161% of the funding through Q2 in 2018. The top three funding events in Q2 2019 include a $500M round into Kaseya, a $300M round into KnowBe4, and a $227M round into Adjust.

A straight-line projection of the completed funding this year would result in $11.2B, which is a whopping 175% of the total 2018 funding. On the other hand, a weighted quarterly average projection of 2019 funding would result in $10.3B, which exceeds the total 2018 funding by 61%. Therefore, based on the mid-year data, security technology funding in 2019 is projected to dwarf the funding in...

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Internet Of Things Exit Activity in 2019 Projected To Be On Par With 2018

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How has the exit activity for internet of things developed in the first half of 2019? This blog post explores IoT exit metrics through Q2 2019 and compares them to previous years. The graph below shows the number of IoT exits by year, stacked by quarters.

Internet of Things Exits Over Time

As the graphic demonstrates, IoT has seen a total of 26 exit events through Q2 of this year. This represents 54% of the total exits in 2018, and 93% of the exits through Q2 in 2018. Some of the exit events in Q2 2019 include Control4’s acquisition by SnapAV, Leap Motion’s acquisition by Ultrahaptics, and Tufin’s IPO.

A straight-line projection of the completed exit activity this year would come out to 52 exit events, which exceeds the total exits in 2018 by 8%. On the other hand, a weighted quarterly average projection of 2019 exit activity would come out to 45 exit events, which falls short of the total exits in 2018 by 7%. Therefore, based on the mid-year data, IoT exit activity in 2019 is projected to be...

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Video Technology Exit Activity in 2019 Projected To Be Relatively Equal To 2018

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How has the exit activity for video technology developed in the first half of 2019? This blog post explores video technology exit metrics through Q2 2019 and compares them to previous years. The graph below shows the number of video technology exits by year, stacked by quarters.

Video Technology Exits Over Time

As the graphic demonstrates, video technology has seen a total of 15 exit events through Q2 of this year. This represents 71% of the total exits in 2018, and 94% of the exits through Q2 in 2018. Some of the exit events in Q2 2019 include Hulu’s acquisition by Disney Interactive, Magisto’s acquisition by Vimeo, and Fastly’s IPO.

A straight-line projection of the completed exit activity this year would come out to 30 exit events, which exceeds the total exits in 2018 by 43%. On the other hand, a weighted quarterly average projection of 2019 exit activity would come out to 20 exit events, which falls short of the total exits in 2018 by 6%. Therefore, based on the mid-year data, video...

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Artificial Intelligence Report Highlights – Q2 2019

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Here is our Q2 2019 summary report on the artificial intelligence startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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Artificial Intelligence Sector Summary

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Artificial Intelligence Quarterly Highlights

Artificial Intelligence Innovation Quadrant

Artificial Intelligence Funding Over Time

Artificial Intelligence Funding By Category

Artificial Intelligence Investors Over Time

Artificial Intelligence Exits Over Time

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Marketing Technology Report Highlights – Q2 2019

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Here is our Q2 2019 summary report on the marketing technology startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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Marketing Technology Sector Summary

Marketing Technology Sector Map

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Marketing Technology Innovation Quadrant

Marketing Technology Funding Over Time

Marketing Technology Funding By Category

Marketing Technology Investors Over Time

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Health Technology Funding in 2019 Projected To Surpass 2018

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How is the funding environment shaping up for health technology in 2019? As we pass the mid-year mark, let's see how the year-to-date metrics compare to the historical trends. The graph below shows health technology total funding by year, stacked by quarters.

Health Technology Funding Over Time

As the graphic demonstrates, health technology has amassed $9.4B through Q1 and Q2 of this year. This amount represents 51% of the total funding in 2018, and 105% of the funding through Q2 in 2018. In addition, the top three funding events in Q2 2019 include a $300M round into Impossible Foods, a $205M round into Collective Health, and a $190M round into Zipline.

A straight-line projection of the completed funding this year would result in $18.9B, which is 103% of the total 2018 funding. On the other hand, a weighted quarterly average projection of 2019 funding would result in $19.3B, which exceeds the total 2018 funding by 5%. Therefore, based on the mid-year data, health technology funding in 2019 is projected to surpass...

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Transportation Technology Investor Activity Is On An Upward Trend

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How has investor appetite in transportation 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 within the sector by year stacked by quarters.

Transportation Technology Investors Over Time

As the graphic demonstrates, investor activity in transportation technology has been on an upward trend in recent years. The 5-Year CAGR of transportation tech investor activity from 2013 to 2018 is 31%. In addition, the sector has seen a total of 547 investors in all deals through Q2 of this year. This represents 39% of the total investor activity in 2018, and 86% of the investor activity through Q2 in 2018. As we can see, the investor appetite for transportation technology deals has remained consistently strong in recent years.

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Retail Technology Exit Activity in 2019 Projected To Remain Stable

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How has the exit activity for retail technology developed in the first half of 2019? This blog post explores retail technology exit metrics through Q2 2019 and compares them to previous years. The graph below shows the number of retail technology exits by year, stacked by quarters.

Retail Technology Exits Over Time

As the graphic demonstrates, retail technology has seen a total of 33 exit events through Q2 of this year. This represents 53% of the total exits in 2018, and 92% of the exits through Q2 in 2018. In addition, some of the exit events in Q2 2019 include Shopkick’s acquisition by Trax, iyzico’s acquisition by PayU, and Pinterest’s IPO.

A straight-line projection of the completed exit activity this year would come out to 66 exit events, which exceeds the total exits in 2018 by 6%. On the other hand, a weighted quarterly average projection of 2019 exit activity would come out to 57 exit events, which falls short of the total exits in 2018 by 8%. Therefore, based on the mid-year data, retail...

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Financial Technology Report Highlights – Q2 2019

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Here is our Q2 2019 summary report on the financial technology startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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Financial Technology Sector Summary

Financial Technology Sector Map

Financial Technology Quarterly Highlights

Financial Technology Innovation Quadrant

Financial Technology Funding Over Time

Financial Technology Funding By Category

Financial Technology Investors Over Time

Financial Technology Exits Over Time

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