Venture Investing in Virtual Reality through Q2 2017

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The following graphs highlight venture investing trends into the Virtual Reality (VR) sector. The graphics include data through March 2017.

VR Venture Investing Q2 2017

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each VR category to the number of companies in the category. The Virtual Augmented Reality category leads in funding at around $1.9B. The VR Environment Content category leads in the number of startups with about 275. 

VR Category Average Funding Q2 2017

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each VR category. The Virtual Augmented Reality category leads the sector with just under $50M in average funding per company, followed by the VR Enabling Software and VR Consumption Hardware categories.

We are currently tracking 698 VR companies in 13 categories across 49 countries, with a total of $6.5B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Virtual Reality market report. 

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3D Printing Activity by Selected Investors through Q2 2017

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The following graph summarizes investor activity in the 3D Printing Technology space. These graphics are made using data through June 2017.

3D Printing Investor Activity Q2 2017

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds 3D Printing investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Major investors include Lux Capital, North Bridge, Matrix Partners, VTT Ventures, and Atlas.

We are currently tracking 379 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 market report. 

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Security Technology Funding Trends through Q2 2017

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The following graphs highlight recent trends in the Security Technology startup funding activity. The graphics include data through May 2017.

Security Technology Funding by Year through Q2 2017

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Security Tech startups for each year. 2015 has the most funding to date at just over $3.5B. 

Security Technology Funding by Vintage Year through Q2 2017

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Security Tech companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2013 have raised the most funding at around $1.8B.

We are currently tracking 919 Security Tech companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $19 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report.

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Energy Technology Exits by Category and by Year - Q2 2017

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

Exit Activity by Category in Energy Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Energy Technology category. The Solar Energy category is leading the sector with 16 acquisitions and 19 IPOs. The Energy Infrastructure category is the runner-up with 24 acquisitions and 8 IPOs.

Exit Activity by Year in Energy Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Energy Technology by year. 2011, 2014, 2015, and 2016 lead the sector with 16 exits in each year, with 2013 in the second place with 12 exits.

We are currently tracking 753 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 47 countries, with a total of $50.3B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology market report.

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Real Estate Technology Funding by Round - Q2 2017

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

Real Estate Technology Funding Amount by Round

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. From 2006 to 2016, we saw a sharp increase in the overall sector funding, with the total amount peaking in 2015 and then declining thereafter. Early and late stage funding round events (Series A, B, and Late Stage) have accounted for a substantial amount of total funding.

Real Estate 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 substantial number of funding events in the Seed stage and a fewer number in the Series A stage, with the funding events in the later stages quickly dropping off.

We are currently tracking 1502 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 62 countries, with a total of $37.1 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full...

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Where in the world are Marketing Technology startups? Q2 2017

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The analyses below summarize where Marketing Technology (Martech) innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through May 2017.

Martech Company Count by Country Q2 2017

The above map shows the number of Martech companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 1050 companies.

Martech VC Funding by Country Q2 2017

The above map shows the amount of total Martech startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $23B.

We are currently tracking 1,634 Martech companies in 15 categories across 58 countries, with a total of $28B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Marketing Technology market report.

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Future of TV Companies Founded by Year - Q2 2017

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The following graph shows the founding year distribution in the Future of TV sector. The graphic includes data through May 2017.

Future of TV Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Future of TV companies founded in a certain year. 2011 ranks at the top with around 89 companies founded in that year alone. 2012 and 2007 are the runner-ups with 81 and 75 companies founded in those years, respectively.

We are currently tracking 761 Future of TV companies in 11 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $24.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Future of TV market report.

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Average and Median Age by Retail Technology Category - Q2 2017

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The following graph shows average and median age in the Retail Technology sector. The graphic includes data through April 2017.

Age by Retail Technology Category

The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each Retail Technology category. The Local Daily Deals category ranks as the most mature Retail Technology category with an average age of around 11 years and a median age of 7 years. Made to Measure Customization comes in as the second oldest category, with a average age of around 10 years and a median age of 7 years. 

We are currently tracking 1628 Retail Technology companies in 22 categories across 58 countries, with a total of $48.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Retail Technology market report.

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Venture Investing in Health Technology through Q2 2017

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The following graphs highlight venture investing trends into the Health Technology sector. The graphics include data through April 2017.

Health Tech Venture Investing Q2 2017

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Health Technology category to the number of companies in the category. The Digital Medical Devices category leads in both metrics, with around $8B in funding and about 225 startups.  

Health Tech Average Funding by Category Q2 2017

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Health Technology category. The Genomics category leads the sector with $73M in average funding per company, followed by the Insurance/Payments and Health Destination Sites categories.

We are currently tracking 1,932 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $46B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology market report. 

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Insurance Technology Activity by Selected Investors through Q2 2017

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The following graph summarizes investor activity in the Insurance Technology space. These graphics are made using data through April 2017.

Insurtech Investor Activity Q2 2017

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Insurance Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Major investors include 500 Startups, First Round, NEA, GV, and Index Ventures.

We are currently tracking 1,284 Insurance Technology companies in 14 categories across 62 countries, with a total of $19 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Insurance Technology market report. 

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