IoT Fitness and Digital Medical Devices Lead Health Technology Funding

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We previously highlighted that health technology funding had the highest quarter on record in Q3 2018. This blog post will take a closer look at the funding trends within the individual health technology categories. Per our analysis, we notice two key takeaways:

The IoT Fitness category leads the sector in Q3 funding
The Digital Medical Devices category leads the sector in all-time funding

We’ll highlight these takeaways with some graphics and discussions below.

The IoT Fitness Category Leads Health Technology In Q3 Funding

To start off, let’s review the amount of funding raised this quarter per category within health technology.

Health Technology Latest Quarter Category Funding

The above graphic highlights that the IoT Fitness category leads the sector in Q3 funding with $0.9B. The Digital Medical Devices category follows in the second place with $0.8B.

IoT Fitness companies create connected devices that track fitness and exercise metrics. Such devices include healthy eating trackers, exercise tracking wristbands, and...

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Blockchain Technology Sector Overview - Q3 2018

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This blog post examines the different components of the blockchain technology ecosystem. We will illustrate what the categories of innovation are and which categories have the most companies. We will also compare the categories in terms of their funding and maturity.

Blockchain Innovations Is the Largest Blockchain Technology Category

Let’s start off by looking at the Sector Map. We have classified 1094 blockchain technology startups into 12 categories that have raised $10 billion. The Sector Map highlights the number of companies in each category. It also shows a random sampling of companies in each category.

Blockchain Technology Sector Map

We see that Blockchain Innovations is the largest category with 312 companies. These companies are working on distributed ledger technologies, such as smart self-enforcing contracts, cross-blockchain interoperability, and increased transaction speeds. Some example companies in this category include Blockstream, Filecoin, Blockstack, and Ripple.

Let’s now look at...

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Transportation Technology Startup Highlights  – Q3 2018

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Here is our Q3 2018 summary report on the transportation technology startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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Transportation Technology Splash Slide

Transportation Technology Sector Map

Transportation Technology Innovation Quadrant

Transportation Technology Funding by Category

Transportation Technology Funding Over Time

Transportation Technology Funding Round Counts

Transportation Technology Exits Over Time

Transportation Technology Company Count by Country

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Blockchain Innovations Category Leads Blockchain Technology Funding

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We previously highlighted that blockchain technology saw its highest Q2 funding ever in 2018. This blog post will take a closer look at the trends within the individual blockchain technology categories. Per our analysis, we can say that the Blockchain Innovations category is the unequivocal funding leader. We'll discuss this with some charts below.

The Blockchain Innovations Category Leads Blockchain Technology In Q3 Funding

To start off, let’s review the amount of funding raised this quarter per category within blockchain technology.

Blockchain Technology Latest Quarter Category Funding

The above graphic highlights that the Blockchain Innovations category leads the sector in Q3 funding with $0.9B. Its funding is almost 10 times the funding of the next category, Financial Services at $0.1B.

Blockchain Innovations category contains companies that are working on blockchain distributed ledger technologies. Examples include increased speed for financial transactions, smart self-enforcing contracts, and cross-blockchain...

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Internet of Things Sector Overview - Q3 2018

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This blog post examines the different components of the IoT sector and how they make up this startup ecosystem. We will illustrate what the categories of innovation are and which categories have the most companies. We will also compare the categories in terms of their funding and maturity.

IoT Home Is the Largest Internet of Things Category

Let’s start off by looking at the Sector Map. We have classified 2194 IoT startups into 20 categories that have raised $62 billion. The Sector Map highlights the number of companies in each category. It also shows a random sampling of companies in each category.

Internet of Things Sector Map

We see that IoT Home is the largest category with 331 companies. These companies create connected devices focused on residential segment usage. These devices include home security, home automation, and energy management systems. Some example companies are Eero, Leeo, Tado°, and Netatmo.

Let’s now look at our Innovation Quadrant to find out the funding and maturity of...

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Health Technology Startup Highlights  – Q3 2018

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Here is our Q3 2018 summary report on the health technology startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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Health Technology Splash Slide

Health Technology Sector Map

Health Technology Innovation Quadrant

Health Technology Total Category Funding

Health Technology Quarterly Funding Over Time

Health Technology Recent Funding Rounds

Health Technology Recent Exit Events

Health Technology Company Count by Country

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Insurance Technology Sector Overview - Q3 2018

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The insurance technology sector has seen stable funding in recent years. This blog post examines the different components of the insurtech sector and how they make up this startup ecosystem. We will illustrate what the categories of innovation are and which categories have the most companies. We will also compare the categories in terms of their funding and maturity.

Insurance Marketplace Is the Largest Insurance Technology Category

Let’s start off by looking at the Sector Map. We have classified 1519 insurance technology startups into 14 categories that have raised $25 billion. The Sector Map highlights the number of companies in each category. It also shows a random sampling of companies in each category.

Insurance Technology Sector Map

We see that Insurance Comparison and Marketplace is the largest category with 415 companies. These companies enable consumers to compare different insurance providers or buy insurance of any kind (car to home to health). Some example companies are Goji, Policygenius,...

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IoT Fitness Category Leads Internet Of Things Funding

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We’ve previously highlighted that internet of things (IoT) funding saw growth in recent years. This blog post will take a closer look at the trends within the individual IoT categories. From our analysis, we notice that the IoT Fitness category leads in both Q3 and overall funding. We'll discuss this with some charts below.

The IoT Fitness Category Leads Internet Of Things In Q3 Funding

To start off, let’s review the amount of funding raised this quarter per category within IoT.

Internet of Things Latest Quarter Category Funding

The above graphic highlights that the IoT Fitness category leads the sector in Q3 funding with $1B. IoT Lifestyle category follows in second place with $0.8B in Q3 funding.

IoT Fitness companies create connected devices that track fitness and exercise metrics. Such devices include healthy eating trackers, exercise tracking wristbands, and smartphone-controlled shoes. Some example companies in this category include Moov, Sensoria, Striiv, and Atlas Wearables.

Let’s now investigate how...

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Health Insurance Category Leads Insurance Technology Funding

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We’ve previously highlighted that insurtech funding has remained stable in recent years. When we take a closer look at the funding trends per insurtech category, we notice that the Health Insurance category leads in both Q3 and overall funding.

We’ll highlight this observation with some graphics and discussions below.

The Health Insurance Category Leads Insurance Technology In Q3 Funding

To start off, let’s review the amount of funding raised this quarter per category within insurance technology.

Insurance Technology Latest Quarter Category Funding

The above graphic highlights that the Health Insurance category leads the sector in Q3 funding with $480M. Its funding is 2.4 times the funding of the next category, Auto Insurance at $204M.

Health Insurance contains companies that offer health-related insurance products for consumers and businesses. Some example companies in this category include HealthSherpa, GoHealth, Oscar, and Stride Health.

Let’s now investigate how the insurtech categories’ funding...

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Internet of Things (IoT) Startup Highlights  – Q3 2018

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Here is our Q3 2018 summary report on the internet of things (IoT) startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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Internet of Things Splash Slide

Internet of Things Sector Map

Internet of Things Innovation Quadrant

Internet of Things Total Category Funding

Internet of Things Quarterly Funding Over Time

Internet of Things Recent Funding Rounds

Internet of Things Recent Exit Events

Internet of Things Geomap

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