Where in the world are Blockchain Technology startups? Q2 2017

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The analyses below summarize where Blockchain Technology innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through January 2017.

Bitcoin Company Count by Country Q2 2017

The above map shows the number of Blockchain Technology companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 340 companies.

Bitcoin VC Funding by Country Q2 2017

The above map shows the amount of total Blockchain Technology startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $1B.

We are currently tracking 919 Blockchain Technology companies in 12 categories across 74 countries, with a total of $2.1B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Bitcoin market report. 

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Venture Investing in Artificial Intelligence - Q2 2017

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The following graphs highlight venture investing trends into the Artificial Intelligence (AI) sector. The graphics include data through April 2017.

AI Venture Investing Q2 2017

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each AI category to the number of companies in the category. The Machine Learning Applications category takes the lead in both stats, with just under $6B in funding and over 500 companies.  

AI Average Funding by Category Q2 2017

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each AI category. The Smart Robots category leads the sector with around $37M in average funding per company, followed by the Computer Vision Platforms and Gesture Control categories.

We are currently tracking 1,759 AI companies in 13 categories across 70 countries, with a total of $15B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Artificial Intelligence market report.

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Financial Technology Exits by Category and by Year - Q2 2017

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The following two graphs show exit activity in the Financial Technology sector. The graphics include data through April 2017.

Exit Activity by Category in Financial Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Financial Technology category. The Payments Backend category is leading the sector with 30 acquisitions and 9 IPOs. The Personal Finance category follows behind with 33 acquisitions and 2 IPOs.

Exit Activity by Year in Financial Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Financial Technology by year. 2016 leads the sector with 55 acquisitions and 7 IPOs. 2015 follows behind with 40 acquisitions and 3 IPOs.

We are currently tracking 2177 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 63 countries, with a total of $64.4 Billion in funding. Click here to see the full Financial Technology market report.

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Virtual Reality Activity by Selected Investors - Q2 2017

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The following graph summarizes investor activity in the Virtual Reality (VR) space. Please note these graphics are made using data through March 2017.

VR Q2 2017 Investor Activity

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds VR investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Major investors include Rothenberg Ventures, GV, Andreessen Horowitz, Sky, and Comcast Ventures.

We are currently tracking 682 VR companies in 13 categories across 49 countries, with a total of $4.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Virtual Reality market report. 

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Insurance Technology Startup Market Trends and Insights  - Q2 2017

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Here is our Q2 2017 summary report on the Insurance Technology startup sector. The following report includes a startup landscape overview, graphical trends and insights, and recent funding and exit events.

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Insurtech Q2 2017 Innovation Quadrant

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Insurtech Q2 2017 Funding by Vintage Year

Insurtech Q2 2017 Company Count by Country

Insurtech Q2 2017 Investor Activity

Insurtech Q2 2017 Exits by Year

Insurtech Q2 2017 Quarterly Events

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We are currently tracking 1,220 Insurance Technology companies in 14 categories across 61 countries, with a total of $18 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Insurance Technology market report.

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Energy Technology Funding by Round - Q2 2017

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

Energy Technology Funding Amount by Round

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. From 2007 to 2013, we’ve seen a large increase in the amount of Mid and Late Stage funding events (Series B, C, D, and Late Stage). The amount of overall funding has also seen large growth since 2007 and then somewhat decreased after 2013.

Energy Technology Funding Count by Round

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by round. Over the past decade we’ve seen a gradual upward trend that peaked in 2013 and dipped somewhat after 2015. Earlier stage deals (Seed, Series A, B, and C) have seen the largest growth in the number of funding events.

We are currently tracking 751 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $46.6 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology market report.

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Insurance Technology Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q2 2017

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

Insurtech Logo Map Q2 2017

The above sector map organizes the sector into 14 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

Insurtech Innovation Quadrant Q2 2017

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different Insurance 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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Real Estate Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q2 2017

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The following graph shows the founding date distribution in the Real Estate Technology sector. The graphic includes data through March 2017.

Real Estate Technology Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Real Estate Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2014 ranks at the top with 221 companies founded in that year. 2013 is close behind with 182 companies founded.

We are currently tracking 1440 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 62 countries, with a total of $35.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology market report.

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3D Printing Technology Funding Trends - Q2 2017

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The following graphs highlight recent trends in 3D Printing startup funding activity. The graphics include data through March 2017.

3D Printing Funding by Year Q2 2017

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by 3D Printing startups for each year. 2015 is the best year with over $350M in funding. 2016 comes in at second with around $275M in funding.

3D Printing Funding by Vintage Year Q2 2017

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by 3D Printing companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2013 have raised the most funding at just over $350M.

We are currently tracking 377 3D Printing companies in 9 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $1.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full 3D Printing report.

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Where in the world are Security Technology startups? Q2 2017

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The analyses below summarize where Security Technology innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through February 2017.

Security Technology Company Count by Country Q2 2017

The above map shows the number of Security Technology companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 440 companies.

Security Technology VC Funding by Country Q2 2017

The above map shows the amount of total Security Technology startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $12B.

We are currently tracking 875 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 41 countries, with a total of $17B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report. 

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