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.

Transportation Tech Q3 2017 Snapshot

Transportation Tech Q3 2017 Snapshot Outline

Transportation Tech Q3 2017 Sector Overview

Transportation Tech Q3 2017 Logo Map

Transportation Tech Q3 2017 Innovation Quadrant

Transportation Tech Q3 2017 Categories 1

Transportation Tech Q3 2017 Categories 2

Transportation Tech Q3 2017 Categories 3

Transportation Tech Q3 2017 Sector Trends

Transportation Tech Q3 2017 Venture Investing

Transportation Tech Q3 2017 Funding by Year

Transportation Tech Q3 2017 Funding Amount by Round

Transportation Tech Q3 2017 Vintage Year Funding

Transportation Tech Q3 2017 Company Count by Country

Transportation Tech Q3 2017 Investor Activity

Transportation Tech Q3 2017 Exits by Year

Transportation Tech Q3 2017 Recent Events

Transportation Tech Q3 2017 Recent Funding Stats

Transportation Tech Q3 2017 Recent Funding Events

Transportation Tech Q3 2017 Exit Events

Transportation Tech Q3 2017 About Venture Scanner

Transportation Tech Q3 2017 Venture Scanner Value

Transportation Tech Q3 2017 Contact Info

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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Transportation Tech Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q3 2017

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The following post highlights how Venture Scanner categorizes the Transportation 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.

Transportation Tech Q3 2017 Logo Map

The above sector map organizes the sector into 17 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

Transportation Tech Q3 2017 Innovation Quadrant

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different Transportation 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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Real Estate Technology Exits by Category and by Year - Q3 2017

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The following graphs highlight the exit activity in the Real Estate Technology sector. The graphics include data through June 2017.

Exit Activity by Category in Real Estate Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Real Estate Technology category. The IoT Home category leads the sector with 23 acquisitions and 4 IPOs. The Life, Home, P&C Insurance category is the runner-up with 11 acquisitions and 12 IPOs.

Exit Activity by Year in Real Estate Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Real Estate Technology by year. 2016 currently leads the sector with 25 acquisitions and 2 IPOs. 2014 is the runner-up with 18 acquisitions and 3 IPOs.

We are currently tracking 1527 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 62 countries, with a total of $38.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology market report.

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Internet of Things Startup Market Trends and Insights  – Q3 2017

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Here is our Q3 2017 summary report on the Internet of Things (IoT) startup sector. The following report includes a startup landscape overview, graphical trends with insights, and recent funding and exit events.

IoT Q3 2017 Report

IoT Q3 2017 Report Outline

IoT Q3 2017 Sector Overview

IoT Q3 2017 Logo Map

IoT Q3 2017 Innovation Quadrant

IoT Q3 2017 Categories 1

IoT Q3 2017 Categories 2

IoT Q3 2017 Categories 3

IoT Q3 2017 Sector Trends

IoT Q3 2017 Venture Investing

IoT Q3 2017 Funding by Year

IoT Q3 2017 Funding Amount by Round

IoT Q3 2017 Funding by Vintage Year

IoT Q3 2017 Company Count by Country

IoT Q3 2017 Investor Activity

IoT Q3 2017 Exits by Year

IoT Q3 2017 Recent Events

IoT Q3 2017 Recent Funding Stats

IoT Q3 2017 Recent Funding Events

IoT Q3 2017 Recent Exit Events

IoT Q3 2017 About Venture Scanner

IoT Q3 2017 Venture Scanner Value

IoT Q3 2017 Contact Info

We are currently tracking 1,989 IoT companies in 20 categories across 52 countries, with a total of $38 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Internet of Things market report.

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Future of TV Funding by Round - Q3 2017

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The following two graphs summarize the rounds of funding going into the Future of TV space. Please note these graphics are made using data through May 2017.

Future of TV Funding Amount by Round

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. From 2009 to 2015, we saw a general increase in the overall sector funding, with the total amount peaking in 2016. With the exception of Seed funding and Late Stage funding, all other rounds of funding saw approximately equal amounts during these years.

Future of TV Funding Count by Round

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by round. From 2009 to 2013 we’ve seen an upward trend that peaked in 2013 and then 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 779 Future of TV companies in 11 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $25.6 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Future of TV market report.

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Marketing Technology Funding Trends - Q3 2017

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The following graphs highlight recent trends in Marketing Technology (Martech) startup funding activity. The graphics include data through May 2017.

Marketing Tech Funding by Year Q3 2017

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Martech startups for each year. 2016 has the most funding to date at just over $6B.

Marketing Tech Funding by Vintage Year Q3 2017

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Martech companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2009 have raised the most funding around $4B.

We are currently tracking 1,684 Martech companies in 15 categories across 58 countries, with a total of $29 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Marketing Technology market report.

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