For this quarter's funding analysis, let's examine how average funding in the 3D printing sector is evolving. The graphic below shows the 3D printing average funding across all deals over time by quarter.
As the graphic demonstrates, 3D printing average funding deal size in Q1 2019 was at $48M, which increased by 171% from the $18M in the same quarter last year. The average funding deal size has experienced skyrocketing growth, with the average funding last quarter a whopping 21 times larger than it was 5 years ago. The top three funding events in Q1 2019 include a $160M round into Desktop Metal, an $82M round into Markforged, and a $33M round into Fictiv.