AI Investors With the Most Activity

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The artificial intelligence (AI) industry has seen $50B in total all time funding. Let's analyze the investors making bets into AI and identify the most active firms. 

The graphic below shows AI 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.

AI Investors with Most Investments

As the graphic demonstrates, Y Combinator has made the most bets in the AI sector with 75 investments. New Enterprise Associates follows in second place with 64 investments. Examples of companies Y Combinator invested in include Vicarious, Sift Science, Atomwise, and Standard Cognition. Let's see which investors make their way onto this list in 2019!

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Insurtech Funding Remained Stable in 2018

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Now that 2018 is complete, let’s examine how funding in insurance technology (insurtech) compares to previous years. The graphic below shows the total annual insurtech funding amounts over time. 

InsurTech Annual Funding Over Time

As the graphic demonstrates, insurtech funding in 2018 was around the $3.8B mark. It represents a meager 2% increase from the previous year’s funding. Some of the largest funding events in 2018 include a $375M Corporate round for Oscar Health, a $300M Series B for Devoted Health, a $200M Series F for Policybazaar, and a $200M Series C for Bright Health. Nonetheless, insurtech funding grew at a CAGR of 18% from 2013 to 2018. We’re now eager to see if its funding can break away from its relatively steady state and into a growth phase again!

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Health Technology Report Highlights  – Q4 2018

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Here is our Q4 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 Quarterly Highlights

Health Technology Sector Summary

Health Technology Sector Map

Health Technology Innovation Quadrant

Health Technology Funding Over Time

Health Technology Funding By Category

Health Technology Investors Over Time

Health Technology Exits Over Time

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Internet Of Things Report Highlights  – Q4 2018

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

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IoT Quarterly Highlights

IoT Sector Summary

IoT Sector Map

IoT Innovation Quadrant

IoT Funding Over Time

IoT Funding By Category

IoT Investors Over Time

IoT Exits Over Time

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AI Exit Activity Slowed in 2018

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

AI Exits Over Time

As the graphic demonstrates, 2018 saw a drop in AI exit activity compared to the previous year. The 58 exit events in 2018 represent a 22% decrease from the 74 exit events in 2017, which was the highest year on record for exit activity. However, AI exits are still on a general upward trend, with a 5-year CAGR of 24% from 2013 to 2018. Let's see if the AI exit activity in 2019 will jump back up to the 2017 level.

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Fintech Funding Saw Explosive Growth in 2018

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With 2018 now behind us, let’s examine how funding in financial technology (fintech) compares to previous years. The graphic below shows the total annual fintech funding amounts over time. 

FinTech Funding Over Time

As the graphic demonstrates, 2018 experienced the highest fintech funding on record at $41B. It represents a whopping 78% increase from the previous year’s funding. In addition, fintech funding grew at a CAGR of 61% from 2013 to 2018. We’re excited to see if its funding can reach an even higher level in the new year.

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Blockchain Technology Report Highlights  – Q4 2018

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

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Blockchain Technology Quarterly Highlights

Blockchain Technology Sector Summary

Blockchain Technology Sector Map

Blockchain Technology Innovation Quadrant

Blockchain Technology Funding Over Time

Blockchain Technology Funding By Category

Blockchain Technology Investor Activity Over Time

Blockchain Technology Exits Over Time

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Insurance Technology Report Highlights  – Q4 2018

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

Insurance Technology Slideshare Title

Insurance Technology Quarterly Highlights

Insurance Technology Sector Summary

Insurance Technology Sector Map

Insurance Technology Innovation Quadrant

Insurance Technology Funding Over Time

Insurance Technology Funding by Category

Insurance Technology Investors Over Time

Insurance Technology Exits Over Time

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Financial Technology Report Highlights  – Q4 2018

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

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Financial Technology Quarterly Highlights

Financial Technology Sector Summary

Financial Technology Sector Map

Financial Technology Innovation Quadrant

Financial Technology Funding Over Time

Financial Technology Funding By Category

Financial Technology Investors Over Time

Financial Technology Exits Over Time

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Artificial Intelligence Report Highlights  – Q4 2018

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

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Artificial Intelligence Quarterly Highlights

Artificial Intelligence Sector Summary

Artificial Intelligence Sector Map

Artificial Intelligence Innovation Quadrant

Artificial Intelligence Funding Over Time

Artificial Intelligence Funding By Category

Artificial Intelligence Investors Over Time

Artificial Intelligence Exits Over Time

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