Blockchain Technology Startup Market Highlights  – Q3 2017

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

Blockchain Tech Q3 2017 Highlights

Blockchain Tech Q3 2017 outline

Blockchain Tech Q3 2017 Sector Overview

Blockchain Tech Q3 2017 Logo Map

Blockchain Tech Q3 2017 Innovation Quadrant

Blockchain Tech Q3 2017 Categories 1

Blockchain Tech Q3 2017 Categories 2

Blockchain Tech Q3 2017 Trends

Blockchain Tech Q3 2017 Venture Investing

Blockchain Tech Q3 2017 Funding by Year

Blockchain Tech Q3 2017 Funding Amount by Round

Blockchain Tech Q3 2017 Vintage Year Funding

Blockchain Tech Q3 2017 Company Count by Country

Blockchain Tech Q3 2017 Investor Activity

Blockchain Tech Q3 2017 Exits by Year

Blockchain Tech Q3 2017 Recent Events

Blockchain Tech Q3 2017 Recent Stats

Blockchain Tech Q3 2017 Recent Funding Events

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We are currently tracking 947 Blockchain Tech companies in 12 categories across 74 countries, with a total of $3.6 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Blockchain Technology (Bitcoin) market report.

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Marketing Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q3 2017

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

Marketing Technology Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Marketing Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2012 ranks at the top with around 208 companies founded in that year alone. 2011 is the runner-up with 191 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 1691 Marketing Technology companies in 15 categories across 59 countries, with a total of $29.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Marketing Technology market report.

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Venture Investing in Transportation Technology - Q3 2017

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

Transportation Tech Q3 2017 Venture Investing

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Transportation Tech category to the number of companies in the category. The Ride Hailing category leads in funding with around $44B. The Telematics category leads in the number of companies at over 200. 

Transportation Tech Q3 2017 Average Funding by Category

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Transportation Technology category. The Ride Hailing category leads the sector with over $500M in average funding per company, followed by the Smart Mobility and Autonomous Car categories.

We are currently tracking 1,153 Transportation Technology 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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Blockchain Tech Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q3 2017

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The following post highlights how Venture Scanner categorizes the Blockchain Technology startup landscape, and presents our Innovation Quadrant showing how those categories compare to one another. The data for this post is through August 2017.

Blockchain Tech Q3 2017 Logo Map

The above sector map organizes the sector into 12 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

Blockchain Tech Q3 2017 Innovation Quadrant

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different Blockchain Tech categories and how they compare with one another.

Heavyweights: These categories are comprised of companies that have reached maturity with significant financing.
Established: These categories are comprised of companies that have reached maturity with less financing.
Disruptors: These categories are comprised of companies that are less mature with significant financing.
Pioneers: These categories are comprised of companies that are less mature with earlier stages of financing.

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Average and Median Age by Health Technology Category - Q3 2017

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

Health Technology Age by Category

The above graph summarizes the average and median age of companies in each Health Technology category. The Electronic Health/Medical Records category has the highest average age at around 14 years, and the Healthcare Robotics category has the highest median age, also at around 14 years. On the other hand, Healthcare Search is the youngest Health Technology category with an average age of 6 years and a median age of 5 years.

We are currently tracking 1995 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $50.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology market report.

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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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