Insurance Technology Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q3 2017

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

Insurtech Logo Map Q3 2017

The above sector map organizes the sector into 14 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

Insurtech Innovation Quadrant Q3 2017

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different Insurtech 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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Virtual Reality Funding by Round - Q3 2017

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The following two graphs summarize the rounds of funding going into the Virtual Reality space. Please note these graphics are made using data through July 2017.

Virtual Reality Funding Amount by Round

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. From 2006 to 2016, the overall sector funding peaked in 2014, plateaued in 2015, and peaked again with a much bigger magnitude in 2016. Earlier stage funding rounds (Series A, B, and C) made up most of the funding amount.

Virtual Reality Funding Count by Round

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by round. We’ve seen a general upward trend which peaked in 2015 and plateaued thereafter. Earlier stage deals (Seed and Series A) have seen the largest growth in the number of funding events.

We are currently tracking 703 Virtual Reality companies in 13 categories across 49 countries, with a total of $6.6 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Virtual Reality market report.

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Energy Technology Funding Trends through Q3 2017

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The following graphs highlight recent trends in Energy Technology startup funding activity. The graphics include data through June 2017.

Energy Tech Q3 2017 Funding by Year

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Energy Technology startups for each year. 2016 has the most funding to date at over $12B. 

Energy Tech Q3 2017 Funding by Vintage Year

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Energy Technology companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2007 have raised the most funding at around $6.5B.

We are currently tracking 759 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 47 countries, with a total of $51 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology market report.

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Where in the world are Real Estate Technology startups? Q3 2017

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The analyses below summarize where Real Estate Technology (sometimes called Proptech) innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through June 2017.

Real Estate Tech Company Count by Country

The above map shows the number of Real Estate Technology companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 875 companies.

Real Estate Tech VC Funding by Country

The above map shows the amount of total Real Estate Technology startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $22B.

We are currently tracking 1,512 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 62 countries, with a total of $38B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology market report. 

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Insurance Technology Startup Market Trends and Insights  – Q3 2017

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

Insurtech Q3 2017 Report

Insurtech Q3 2017 Report Outline

Insurtech Q3 2017 Sector Overview

Insurtech Q3 2017 Logo Map

Insurtech Q3 2017 Innovation Quadrant

Insurtech Q3 2017 Categories 1

Insurtech Q3 2017 Categories 2

Insurtech Q3 2017 Sector Trends

Insurtech Q3 2017 Venture Investing

Insurtech Q3 2017 Funding by Year

Insurtech Q3 2017 Funding Amount by Round

Insurtech Q3 2017 Funding by Vintage Year

Insurtech Q3 2017 Company Count by Country

Insurtech Q3 2017 Investor Activity

Insurtech Q3 2017 Exit Activity

Insurtech Q3 2017 Recent Events

Insurtech Q3 2017 Recent Funding Stats

Insurtech Q3 2017 Recent Funding Events

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We are currently tracking 1,316 Insurtech companies in 14 categories across 61 countries, with a total of $19 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Insurance Technology market report.

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3D Printing Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q3 2017

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The following graph shows the founding year distribution in the 3D Printing Technology sector. The graphic includes data through June 2017.

3D Printing Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of 3D Printing Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2013 ranks at the top with around 84 companies founded in that year alone. 2012 is the runner-up with 41 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 379 3D Printing Technology companies in 9 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $1.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full 3D Printing Technology market report.

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Average and Median Age by Security Technology Category - Q3 2017

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

Age by Security Technology Category

The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each Security Technology category. The Email Security category has the highest average age at around 13 years and the highest median age at around 14 years. The Endpoint Security category is the runner-up with an average age of around 11 years and a median age of around 10 years.

We are currently tracking 943 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $19.8 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report.

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Marketing Technology Exits by Category and by Year - Q3 2017

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The following graphs highlight the exit activity in the Marketing Technology sector. The graphics include data through May 2017.

Exit Activity by Category in Marketing Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Marketing Technology category. The Automation Software category leads the sector with 7 IPOs and 49 acquisitions. The Social Media Marketing and Ad Networks categories follow behind with 4 IPOs and 36 acquisitions each.

Exit Activity by Year in Marketing Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Marketing Technology by year. 2016 currently leads the sector with 1 IPO and 59 acquisitions, with 2015 following behind with 3 IPOs and 42 acquisitions.

We are currently tracking 1661 Marketing Technology companies in 15 categories across 58 countries, with a total of $28.8 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Marketing Technology market report.

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Venture Investing in the Future of Television through Q3 2017

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The following graphs highlight venture investing trends into the Future of Television (TV) sector. The graphics include data through May 2017.

Future of TV Venture Investing Q3 2017

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Future of TV category to the number of companies in the category. The Video Consumption category leads in funding at around $9B. Video Advertising leads in company count at around 145. 

Future of TV Average Funding by Category Q3 2017

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Future of TV category. The Video Consumption category leads the sector with under $110M in average funding per company, followed by the Video Licensing and Video Creation categories.

We are currently tracking 770 Future of TV companies in 11 categories across 41 countries, with a total of $25 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Future of Television market report.

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Retail Technology Activity by Selected Investors through Q3 2017

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The following graph summarizes investor activity in the Retail Technology space. Please note these graphics are made using data through April 2017.

Retail Tech Investor Activity Q3 2017

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Retail Tech investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Major investors into the space include Sequoia Capital, 500 Startups, SV Angel, Accel Partners, and GV. 

We are currently tracking 1,649 Retail Technology companies in 22 categories across 58 countries, with a total of $50 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Retail Technology market report.

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