Blockchain Technology Activity by Selected Investors - Q3 2017

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The following graph summarizes investor activity in the Blockchain Technology space. Please note these graphics are made using data through August 2017.

Blockchain Tech Q3 2017 Investor Activity

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Blockchain Tech investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by those investors. Major investors into the space include the Digital Currency Group, Blockchain Capital, Pantera Capital, 50 Startups, and FundersClub.  

We are currently tracking 945 Blockchain Tech companies in 12 categories across 74 countries, with a total of $3.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Blockchain Technology market report.

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Artificial Intelligence Funding Trends - Q3 2017

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The following graphs highlight recent trends in Artificial Intelligence (AI) startup funding activity. The graphics include data through July 2017.

AI Q3 2017 Funding by Year

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by AI startups for each year. 2017 has the most funding to date at just over $6B.

AI Q3 2017 Funding by Vintage Year

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by AI companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2012 have raised the most funding around $4B.

We are currently tracking 1,931 AI companies in 13 categories across 70 countries, with a total of $22 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Artificial Intelligence market report.

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Insurance Technology Exits by Category and by Year - Q3 2017

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

Insurance Technology Exit Activity by Category

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Insurance Technology category. The Insurance Infrastructure category leads the sector with 36 acquisitions and 3 IPOs. The Insurance Comparison category is the runner-up with 18 acquisitions and 7 IPOs.

Insurance Technology Exit Activity by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Insurance Technology by year. 2016 currently leads the sector with 37 acquisitions. 2015 and 2017 are the runner-ups with 18 acquisitions each.

We are currently tracking 1347 Insurance Technology companies in 14 categories across 61 countries, with a total of $18.9B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Insurance Technology market report.

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Internet Of Things Funding by Round - Q3 2017

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The following two graphs summarize the rounds of funding going into the Internet of Things space. Please note these graphics are made using data through August 2017.

Internet of Things 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 general increase in the overall sector funding, with the total amount peaking in 2014 and 2016. Up till 2013 all rounds of funding except for Seed saw approximately equal amounts during these years. After 2013 earlier stage rounds (Series A, B, and C) and Late Stage round make up a larger share of the total amount.

Internet of Things 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 an upward trend that peaked in 2015 and declined sharply thereafter. Earlier stage funding such as Seed, Series A, and Series B events make up the majority of funding event counts. 

We are currently tracking 1991 IoT companies in 20 categories across 52 countries, with a total of $38.2...

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Where in the world are Virtual Reality startups? Q3 2017

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The analyses below summarize where Virtual Reality (VR) innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through July 2017.

VR Q3 2017 Company Count by Country

The above map shows the number of VR companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 375 companies.

VR Q3 2017 VC Funding by Country

The above map shows the amount of total VR startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $5B.

We are currently tracking 711 VR companies in 13 categories across 49 countries, with a total of $6.7B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Virtual Reality market report. 

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Connected Transportation Startup Market Trends and Insights  – Q3 2017

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

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Transportation Tech Q3 2017 Sector Trends

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Transportation Tech Q3 2017 Funding by Year

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Transportation Tech Q3 2017 Company Count by Country

Transportation Tech Q3 2017 Investor Activity

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We are currently tracking 1,152 Transportation Tech companies in 17 categories across 66 countries, with a total of $85 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Connected Transportation market report.

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Financial Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q3 2017

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

Financial Technology Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Financial Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2012 ranks at the top with around 307 companies founded in that year alone. 2013 is the runner-up with 286 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 2296 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 64 countries, with a total of $73.8 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology market report.

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Average and Median Age by Energy Technology Category - Q3 2017

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

Energy Technology Age by Category

The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each Energy Technology category. The Fuel Cell Technology category has the highest average age at 26 years, followed by the Energy Enhancements category with an average age of 23 years. The Fuel Cell Technology category has the highest median age at 17 years, followed by the Geothermal Energy category with a median age of 14 years. Consumer Efficiency is the youngest Energy Technology category with an average age and a median age of 7 years each.

We are currently tracking 762 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 48 countries, with a total of $57.7B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology market report.

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Venture Investing in 3D Printing Technology - Q3 2017

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The following graphs highlight venture investing trends into the 3D Printing Technology sector. The graphics include data through June 2017.

3D Printing Venture Investing Q3 2017

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each 3D Printing category to the number of companies in the category. The 3D Printer Manufacturers category leads in both stats, with a funding at just under $900M and around 110 companies.

3D Printing Category Average Funding Q3 2017

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each 3D Printing category. The 3D Printing Materials category leads the sector with over $33M in average funding per company, followed by the 3D Scanners and the 3D Printing CAD Software categories.

We are currently tracking 378 3D Printing companies in 9 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $1.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full 3D Printing market report.

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Security Technology Activity by Selected Investors - Q3 2017

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The following graph summarizes investor activity in the Security Technology space. Please note these graphics are made using data through August 2017.

Security Tech Investor Activity Q3 2017

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Security Tech investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by those investors. Major investors into the space include Sequoia Capital, Accel Partners, Bessemer, Greylock, and Lightspeed. 

We are currently tracking 968 Security Tech companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $21 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report.

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