Financial Technology Sector Overview - Q1 2019

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This blog post examines the different components of the financial technology (fintech) 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.

Consumer Lending Is The Largest Financial Technology Category

Let’s start off by looking at the Sector Map. We have classified 2,665 fintech startups into 16 categories. They have raised $142B from 3,996 investors. The Sector Map highlights the number of companies in each category. It also shows a random sampling of companies in each category.

Financial Technology Logo Map

We see that Consumer Lending is the largest category with 358 companies. These companies offer new ways for consumers to obtain personal loans and have their credit risks assessed. They include peer-to-peer lending, micro-financing, big data analytics, and consumer credit scoring services. Some example companies are SoFi, CommonBond, Avant, and Lufax.

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Machine Learning Applications Leads Artificial Intelligence In Number of Investors

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The artificial intelligence (AI) industry has seen 3,434 investors and $62B total all time funding. Let's analyze which AI categories have the most number of investors actively financing the startups. The graphic below highlights AI categories based on the number of investors in each category.

Artificial Intelligence Investors Per Category

As the graphic demonstrates, Machine Learning Applications has the highest number of investors at 1988, with Machine Learning Platforms following behind at 785. Machine Learning Application companies apply self-learning algorithms to optimize specific business operations, while Machine Learning Platform companies build these algorithms that operate based on their learnings from existing data. In addition, the average number of investors across all AI categories is 507.

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Real Estate Technology Report Highlights  – Q1 2019

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Here is our Q1 2019 summary report on the real estate technology startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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Real Estate Technology Sector Summary

Real Estate Technology Sector Map

Real Estate Technology Quarterly Highlights

Real Estate Technology Innovation Quadrant

Real Estate Technology Funding Over Time

Real Estate Technology Funding By Category

Real Estate Technology Investors Over Time

Real Estate Technology Exits Over Time

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Transportation Technology Report Highlights  – Q1 2019

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Here is our Q1 2019 summary report on the transportation technology startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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Transportation Technology Sector Summary

Transportation Technology Sector Map

Transportation Technology Quarterly Highlights

Transportation Technology Innovation Quadrant

Transportation Technology Funding Over Time

Transportation Technology Funding By Category

Transportation Technology Investors Over Time

Transportation Technology Exits Over Time

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Marketing Technology Average Funding Showed Significant Growth

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

Marketing Technology Average Funding Deal Size

As the graphic demonstrates, marketing technology average funding deal size in Q1 2019 was at $55M, which decreased by 31% from the $80M last quarter. The average funding deal size has demonstrated accelerated growth, with the average funding last quarter around 8 times larger than it was 5 years ago. The top three funding events in Q1 2019 include a $175M round into Meltwater, a $70M round into Medallia, and a $55M round into Trustpilot.

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Identity Compliance Leads Regulatory Technology In Number of Investors

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The regulatory technology (regtech) industry has seen 960 investors and $11B total all time funding. Let's analyze which regtech categories have the most number of investors actively financing the startups. The graphic below highlights regtech categories based on the number of investors in each category.

Regulatory Technology Investors Per Category

As the graphic demonstrates, Identity Compliance has the highest number of investors at 275, with Data Compliance following close behind at 268. Identity Compliance companies help financial institutions comply with regulations on identity related crimes. Data Compliance companies help businesses comply with regulations around the integrity and security of their data. In addition, the average number of investors across all regtech categories is 121.

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Artificial Intelligence Sector Overview - Q1 2019

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This blog post examines the different components of the artificial intelligence (AI) 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.

Machine Learning Applications Is The Largest Artificial Intelligence Category

Let’s start off by looking at the Sector Map. We have classified 2497 AI startups into 13 categories. They have raised $60B from 3420 investors. The Sector Map highlights the number of companies in each category. It also shows a random sampling of companies in each category.

Artificial Intelligence Logo Map

We see that Machine Learning Applications is the largest category with 943 companies. These companies utilize self-learning algorithms to optimize vertically-specific business operations. Examples include using machine learning to detect banking fraud or to identify relevant sales leads. Some example companies are Sift Science, SparkCognition, Sumo Logic, and...

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Health Technology Report Highlights  – Q1 2019

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Here is our Q1 2019 summary report on the health technology startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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Health Technology Sector Summary

Health Technology Sector Map

Health Technology Quarterly Highlights

Health Technology Innovation Quadrant

Health Technology Funding Over Time

Health Technology Funding By Category

Health Technology Investors Over Time

Health Technology Exits Over Time

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Consumer Lending Leads Financial Technology In Number of Investors

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The financial technology (fintech) industry has seen 3981 investors and $141B total all time funding. Let's analyze which fintech categories have the most number of investors actively financing the startups. The graphic below highlights fintech categories based on the number of investors in each category.

Financial Technology Investors By Category

As the graphic demonstrates, Consumer Lending has the highest number of investors at 1110, with Business Lending following behind at 848. Consumer Lending companies offer new ways for consumers to obtain personal loans and have credit risk assessed. Business Lending companies do the same for corporations. In addition, the average number of investors across all fintech categories is 538. 

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Energy Technology Average Funding Has Remained Stable

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

Energy Technology Average Funding Deal Size

As the graphic demonstrates, energy technology average funding deal size in Q1 2019 was at $52M, which decreased by 27% from the $72M last quarter. The average funding deal size has been holding steady, with the average funding last quarter about 74% of the average funding 5 years ago. The top three funding events in Q1 2019 include a $350M round into ReNew Power, a $100M round into Kinestral Technologies, and a $68M round into Carbon Engineering.

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