Insurance Technology Startup Market Highlights  – Q3 2017

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Here is our Q3 2017 summary report on the Insurance Technology startup sector. The following report includes a startup landscape overview, graphical trends with insights, and recent funding and exit events.

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InsurTech Recent Funding Round Counts

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Recent InsurTech Funding Events

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Health Insurance Funding Over Time

Health Insurance Funding Amount by Round

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We are currently tracking 1450 Insurance Technology companies in 14 categories across 61 countries, with a total of $19.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Insurance Technology market report.

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Blockchain Technology Exits by Category and by Year - Q3 2017

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The following graphs highlight the exit activity in the Blockchain Technology sector. The graphics include data through August 2017.

Blockchain Technology Exits by Category

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Blockchain Technology category. The Bitcoin Exchanges category leads the sector with 10 acquisitions. The Bitcoin Data category is the runner-up with 8 acquisitions.

Blockchain Technology Exits by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in the Blockchain Technology sector by year. 2016 leads the sector with 14 acquisitions and 1 IPO. 2015 is the runner-up with 13 acquisitions and 1 IPO.

We are currently tracking 970 Blockchain Technology companies in 12 categories across 74 countries, with a total of $4.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Blockchain Technology market report.

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Age by Blockchain Technology Category - Q3 2017

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The following graph shows the average age by category in the Blockchain Technology sector. The graphic includes data through August 2017.

Blockchain Technology Age by Category

The above graph summarizes the average age of companies in each Blockchain Technology category. The Bitcoin Trust category has the highest average age at around 5.5 years. The Bitcoin Infrastructure category is the runner-up with an average age of 5.2 years. On the other hand, Blockchain Innovations is the youngest Blockchain Technology category with an average age of 3.6 years.

We are currently tracking 970 Blockchain Technology companies in 12 categories across 74 countries, with a total of $4.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Blockchain Technology market report.

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Retail Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q3 2017

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The following graph shows the founding year distribution in the Retail Technology sector. The graphic includes data through September 2017.

Retail Technology Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Retail Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2012 ranks at the top with around 242 companies founded in that year alone. 2011 is the runner-up with 224 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 1673 Retail Technology companies in 22 categories across 58 countries, with a total of $54.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Retail Technology market report.

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Where in the World Are Transportation Technology Startups? - Q3 2017

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The analyses below summarize where Transportation Technology innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through August 2017.

Transportation Technology Company Count by Country

The above map shows the number of Transportation Tech companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 550 companies.

Transportation Technology VC Funding by Country

The above map shows the amount of total Transportation Tech startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $40B.

We are currently tracking 1189 Transportation Technology companies in 17 categories across 66 countries, with a total of $94.9B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Transportation Technology market report. 

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Fintech Sector Maturing in 2017

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Financial Technology (fintech) has seen a lot of venture capital funding over the past few years. How have its funding trends evolved over time? Through the insights derived from our fintech research platform, we conclude that the fintech sector is maturing.

We have come to this conclusion from the following four takeaways:

  •      Overall fintech funding trends are stable
  •      Fintech investor interest is constant
  •      Fintech funding has shifted to mid- and late-stage events
  •      The average fintech funding size is growing

We will illustrate these takeaways with a series of graphics to show that the sector is maturing.

Fintech Funding Relatively Stable in 2017

We will start off by examining the fintech funding trends over the years. Let's look at the annual fintech funding amount stacked by quarter.

Fintech Funding Amount by Quarter

As we can see from the graphic, fintech funding in the first three quarters of 2017 is slightly down relative to 2016....

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Retail Technology Funding Trends - Q3 2017

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The following graphs highlight recent trends in Retail Technology startup funding activity. The graphics include data through September 2017.

Retail Technology Funding by Year

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Retail Tech startups for each year. 2015 has the most funding to date at around $10.5B.

Retail Technology Funding by Vintage Year

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Retail Tech companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2008 have raised the most funding at around $7.7B.

We are currently tracking 1667 Retail Tech companies in 21 categories across 58 countries, with a total of $54.3 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Retail Technology market report.

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Where In the World Are Retail Technology Startups? - Q3 2017

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The analyses below summarize where Retail Technology innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through September 2017.

Retail Technology Company Count by Country

The above map shows the number of Retail Tech companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 950 companies.

Retail Technology VC Funding by Country

The above map shows the amount of total Retail Tech startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $30B.

We are currently tracking 1667 Retail Tech companies in 22 categories across 58 countries, with a total of $54.3B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Retail Technology startup market report. 

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Transportation Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q3 2017

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The following graph shows the founding year distribution in the Transportation Technology sector. The graphic includes data through August 2017.

Transportation Technology Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Transportation Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2014 ranks at the top with 111 companies founded in that year. 2013 is the runner-up with 109 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 1186 Transportation Technology companies in 17 categories across 66 countries, with a total of $94.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Transportation Technology market report.

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Retail Technology Funding by Round - Q3 2017

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

Retail Technology Funding Amount by Round

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. From 2009 to 2015, we saw a general increase in the overall sector funding, with the total amount peaking once in 2011 and peaking by more than twice that amount in 2015. Late Stage funding seems to have dominated all the other funding rounds in their funding amounts in 2015. After 2015 the overall sector funding saw a sharp decline.

Retail Technology Funding Count by Round

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by round. From 2006 to 2016 we’ve seen a steep upward trend that peaked in 2015 and then declined sharply in 2016. Earlier stage funding such as Seed, Series A, and Series B events make up the majority of funding event counts. 

We are currently tracking 1661 Retail Technology companies in 22 categories across 58 countries, with a total...

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