Internet of Things Funding Experiences Explosive Growth in 2018

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As we make our way through Q1 of 2019, let's look back on 2018 and analyze how funding in the IoT sector compares to previous years. The graphic below shows the total annual IoT funding amounts over time. 

IoT Funding Over Time

As the graphic demonstrates, 2018 was a record year for IoT funding at $26B. It represents a staggering 94% increase from the previous year’s funding. In addition, IoT funding grew at a CAGR of 54% over the past 5 years. Some of the largest funding events in 2018 include a $12.8B round for JUUL, a $1.1B round for View, an $820M round for UBTech Robotics, and a $550M round for Peloton. 

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3D Printing Report Highlights  – Q4 2018

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Here is our Q4 2018 summary report on the 3D printing startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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Energy Technology Report Highlights  – Q4 2018

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Here is our Q4 2018 summary report on the energy technology startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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Health Technology Investors With the Most Activity

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The health technology industry has seen $84B in total all time funding. Let's analyze the investors financing the health technology sector and identify the most active firms. 

The graphic below highlights health technology investors based on the number of investments made in the sector. If an investor participates in two investment rounds in the same company (such as a Series A and Series B), that would qualify as two investments for this analysis.

Health Technology Investors With Most Investments

As the graphic demonstrates, New Enterprise Associates has made the most bets in the health technology sector with 88 investments. Khosla Ventures follows with 80 investments. Examples of companies that New Enterprise Associates has invested in include Bright Health, Paladina Health, 23andMe, and Collective Health. The two CVCs rounding out the list include GE Ventures and GV.

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Blockchain Technology Funding Continues Upward Growth in 2018

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Let's look back on 2018 and examine how funding in the blockchain technology sector compares to previous years. The graphic below shows the total annual blockchain technology funding amounts over time. 

Blockchain Technology Funding Amount By Year

As the graphic demonstrates, 2018 experienced the highest blockchain technology funding on record at $4.1B. It represents a 28% increase from the previous year’s funding. Over the past 5 years, blockchain technology funding showed staggering growth with a CAGR of 87%. 

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Virtual Reality Report Highlights  – Q4 2018

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Here is our Q4 2018 summary report on the virtual reality startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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Regulatory Technology Report Highlights  – Q4 2018

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Here is our Q4 2018 summary report on the regulatory technology startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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Fintech Exit Activity Reached Record Year in 2018

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Now that 2018 is complete, let’s see how exit activity for financial technology (fintech) compares to previous years. The graphic below shows the total annual fintech exit events over time.

FinTech Exits Over Time

As the graphic demonstrates, fintech exit activity had the highest year on record in 2018 with 89 exit events. It represents a 2% increase from the previous year’s exit activity. In addition, fintech exit activity grew at a CAGR of 41% over the past 5 years. It’ll be interesting to see if its exit activity will drop in 2019 or reach even higher levels.

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IoT Investors With the Most Activity

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The internet of things (IoT) industry has seen $77B in total all time funding. Let's analyze the investors making bets into IoT and identify the most active firms. 

The graphic below shows IoT investors based on their number of investments into the sector. If an investor participates in two investment rounds in the same company (such as a Series A and Series B), that would qualify as two investments for this graphic.

IoT Investors With Most Investments

As the graphic demonstrates, SOSV has made the most bets in the IoT sector with 145 investments. Techstars follows with 82 investments. Examples of companies that SOSV invested in include Leap Motion, Particle, Nura, and Bloomlife. It's interesting to note that Intel Capital, Qualcomm Ventures, and GE Ventures are on this list, as sometimes they operate as corporate investors in this space. Let's see which investors make their way onto this list in 2019!

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Video Technology Report Highlights  – Q4 2018

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Here is our Q4 2018 summary report on the video technology startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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