Transportation Technology Funding in 2019 Projected To Increase From 2018

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How is the funding environment shaping up for transportation technology in 2019? As we pass the mid-year mark, let's see how the year-to-date metrics compare to the historical trends. The graph below shows transportation technology total funding by year, stacked by quarters.

Transportation Technology Funding Over Time

As the graphic demonstrates, transportation technology has amassed $21.7B through Q1 and Q2 of this year. This amount represents 56% of the total funding in 2018, and 111% of the funding through Q2 in 2018. The top three funding events in Q2 2019 include a $1.4B round into NIO, a $1.2B round into Cruise, and a $1B round into Uber.

A straight-line projection of the completed funding this year would result in $43.4B, which is 112% of the total 2018 funding. By the same token, a weighted quarterly average projection of 2019 funding would result in $43.1B, which exceeds the total 2018 funding by 11%. Therefore, based on the mid-year data, transportation technology funding in 2019 is projected to increase from...

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Regulatory Technology Investor Activity Showing Overall Growth

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How has investor appetite in regulatory technology evolved throughout the years? In this blog post we examine the total investments by year into this sector to help answer that question. The graph below shows the total number of investors in all deals stacked by quarters.

Regulatory Technology Investors Over Time

As the graphic demonstrates, investor activity in regtech has been on a generally upward trend in recent years. The 5-Year CAGR of regtech investor activity from 2013 to 2018 is 19%. In addition, the sector has seen a total of 247 investors in all deals through Q2 of this year. This represents 75% of the total investor activity in 2018, and 176% of the investor activity through Q2 in 2018. Taking all these data points together, we can see that investor appetite for regtech deals has been steadily increasing in recent years, despite the slight drop in 2018.

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Health Technology Exit Activity in 2019 Projected To Be On Par With 2018

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How has the exit activity for health technology developed in the first half of 2019? This blog post explores health technology exit metrics through Q2 2019 and compares them to previous years. The graph below shows the number of health technology exits by year, stacked by quarters.

Health Technology Exits Over Time

As the graphic demonstrates, health technology has seen a total of 37 exit events through Q2 of this year. This represents 56% of the total exits in 2018, and 88% of the exits through Q2 in 2018. Some of the exit events in Q2 2019 include Exonics Therapeutics’ acquisition by Vertex Pharmaceuticals, PatientsLikeMe’s acquisition by the UnitedHealth Group, and Beyond Meat’s IPO.

A straight-line projection of the completed exit activity this year would come out to 74 exit events, which exceeds the total exits in 2018 by 12%. On the other hand, a weighted quarterly average projection of 2019 exit activity would come out to 58 exit events, which falls short of the total exits in 2018 by 12%....

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Energy Technology Exit Activity in 2019 Projected To Hold Steady

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How has the exit activity for energy technology developed in the first half of 2019? This blog post explores energy technology exit metrics through Q2 2019 and compares them to previous years. The graph below shows the number of energy technology exits by year, stacked by quarters.

Energy Technology Exits Over Time

As the graphic demonstrates, energy technology has seen a total of 9 exit events through Q2 of this year. This represents 56% of the total exits in 2018, and 69% of the exits through Q2 in 2018. Some of the exit events in Q2 2019 include Archeio Technologies’ acquisition by Quorum Software, FirstFuel Software’s acquisition by Tendril, and Rive Technology’s acquisition by WR Grace.

A straight-line projection of the completed exit activity this year would come out to 18 exit events, which exceeds the total exits in 2018 by 13%. On the other hand, a weighted quarterly average projection of 2019 exit activity would come out to 11 exit events, which falls short of the total exits in 2018 by...

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Internet of Things Report Highlights – Q2 2019

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Here is our Q2 2019 summary report on the internet of things startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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Internet of Things Funding By Category

Internet of Things Investors Over Time

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Video Technology Report Highlights – Q2 2019

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Here is our Q2 2019 summary report on the video technology startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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Video Technology Funding By Category

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Blockchain Technology Report Highlights – Q2 2019

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Here is our Q2 2019 summary report on the blockchain technology startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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Blockchain Technology Sector Summary

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Marketing Technology Investor Activity Declined After Reaching Record High

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How has investor appetite in marketing technology evolved throughout the years? In this blog post we examine the total investments by year into this sector to help answer that question. The graph below shows the total number of investors in all deals stacked by quarters.

Marketing Technology Investors Over Time

As the graphic demonstrates, investor activity in martech has been on a downward trend in recent years. The 5-Year CAGR of martech investor activity from 2013 to 2018 is -7%. In addition, the sector has seen a total of 346 investors in all deals through Q2 of this year. This represents 50% of the total investor activity in 2018, and 102% of the investor activity through Q2 in 2018. Taking all these data points together, we can see that investor appetite for martech deals has been steadily decreasing in recent years.

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Virtual Reality Exit Activity in 2019 Projected To Remain Stable

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How has the exit activity for virtual reality (VR) developed in the first half of 2019? This blog post explores VR exit metrics through Q2 2019 and compares them to previous years. The graph below shows the number of VR exits by year, stacked by quarters.

Virtual Reality Exits Over Time

As the graphic demonstrates, VR has seen a total of 4 exit events through Q2 of this year. This represents 36% of the total exits in 2018, and is equal to the exits through Q2 in 2018. Some of the exit events in 2019 include Leap Motion’s acquisition by Ultrahaptics, Blippar's acquisition by Candy Capital, and Walkthrough’s acquisition by PlanOmatic.

A straight-line projection of the completed exit activity this year would come out to 8 exit events, which comprises 73% of the total exits in 2018. On the other hand, a weighted quarterly average projection of 2019 exit activity would come out to 11 exit events, which is on par with the total exits in 2018. Therefore, based on the mid-year data, VR exit activity in...

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Energy Technology Funding in 2019 Projected To Increase From 2018

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How is the funding environment shaping up for energy technology in 2019? As we pass the mid-year mark, let's see how the year-to-date metrics compare to the historical trends. The graph below shows energy technology total funding by year, stacked by quarters.

Energy Technology Funding Over Time

As the graphic demonstrates, energy technology has amassed $5.5B through Q1 and Q2 of this year. This amount represents 58% of the total funding in 2018, and 132% of the funding through Q2 in 2018. The top three funding events in Q2 2019 include a $208M round into Spruce Finance, a $195M round into Lightsource Renewable Energy, and a $170M round into Sila Nanotechnologies.

A straight-line projection of the completed funding this year would result in $11B, which is 116% of the total 2018 funding. By the same token, a weighted quarterly average projection of 2019 funding would result in $12.5B, which exceeds the total 2018 funding by 32%. Therefore, based on the mid-year data, energy technology funding in 2019 is projected...

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