Connected Transportation Funding Trends through Q3 2017

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

Transportation Technology Funding by Year

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Transportation Technology startups for each year. 2016 has the most funding to date at $23B. 

Transportation Technology Funding by Vintage Year

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Transportation Technology companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2012 have raised the most funding at over $20B.

We are currently tracking 1,136 Transportation Technology companies in 17 categories across 66 countries, with a total of $77 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Transportation Technology market report.

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Artificial Intelligence Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q3 2017

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

AI Logo Map Q3 2017

The above sector map organizes the sector into 13 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

AI Innovation Quadrant Q3 2017

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different AI 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.

The definitions of the AI categories are as...

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Health Technology Funding by Round - Q3 2017

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The following two graphs summarize the rounds of funding going into the Health Technology space. Please note these graphics are made using data through April 2017.

Health Technology 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 2015 and declining slightly thereafter. Earlier stage rounds (Series A, B, and C) make up a larger share of the total amount.

Health Technology 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 2014 and declined slightly 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 1960 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $47.1 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology market report.

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Where in the world are Blockchain Technology startups? Q3 2017

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The analyses below summarize where Blockchain Technology innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through May 2017.

Blockchain Technology Company Count by Country

The above map shows the number of Blockchain Technology companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 350 companies.

Blockchain Technology VC Funding by Country

The above map shows the amount of total Blockchain Technology startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $1B.

We are currently tracking 933 Blockchain Technology companies in 12 categories across 74 countries, with a total of $2.8B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Blockchain Technology market report. 

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Insurance Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q3 2017

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

Insurance Technology Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Insurance Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2015 ranks at the top with around 123 companies founded in that year alone. 2014 is the runner-up with around 120 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 1317 Insurance Technology companies in 14 categories across 61 countries with a total of $18.8 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Insurance Technology market report.

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Average and Median Age by Internet of Things Category - Q3 2017

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The following graph shows average and median age in the Internet of Things sector. The graphic includes data through April 2017.

Average/Median Age by IoT Category

The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each Internet of Things (IoT) category. The IoT Industrial category has the highest average age at around 13 years, followed by the IoT Hardware category with an average age of around 12 years. IoT Components, IoT Utilities, and IoT City/Buildings categories all have the highest median age at around 8 years, followed by the IoT Industrial category with a median age of 7 years.

We are currently tracking 1944 IoT companies in 20 categories across 49 countries, with a total of $35.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full IoT market report.

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Venture Investing in Artificial Intelligence through Q3 2017

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The following graphs highlight venture investing trends into the Artificial Intelligence (AI) sector. The graphics include data through July 2017.

AI Q3 2017 Venture Investing

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each AI category to the number of companies in the category. The Machine Learning Applications category leads in both stats, with over $8B in funding and around 575 startups. 

AI Average Funding by Category Q3 2017

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each AI category. The Smart Robots category leads the sector with just over $35M in average funding per company, followed by the Recommendation Engine and Machine Learning Platform categories.

We are currently tracking 1,884 AI companies in 13 categories across 70 countries, with a total of $18.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Artificial Intelligence market report.

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Artificial Intelligence Startup Market Trends and Insights  – Q3 2017

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

AI Q3 2017 Report

AI Q3 2017 Report Outline

AI Q3 2017 Sector Description

AI Q3 2017 Logo Map

AI Q3 2017 Innovation Quadrant

AI Q3 2017 Categories 1

AI Q3 2017 Categories 2

AI Q3 2017 Sector Trends

AI Q3 2017 Venture Investing

AI Q3 2017 Funding by Year

AI Q3 2017 Funding Amount by Round

AI Q3 2017 Funding by Vintage Year

AI Q3 2017 Company Count by Country

AI Q3 2017 Investor Activity

AI Q3 2017 Exits by Year

AI Q3 2017 Recent Events

AI Q3 2017 Recent Funding Stats

AI Q3 2017 Recent Funding Events

AI Q3 2017 Recent Exit Events

AI Q3 2017 About Us

AI Q3 2017 Value Prop

AI Q3 2017 Contact Info

We are currently tracking 1,884 AI companies in 13 categories across 70 countries, with a total of $18.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Artificial Intelligence market report.

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Financial Technology Exits by Category and by Year - Q3 2017

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The following two graphs show exit activity in the Financial Technology sector. The graphics include data through April 2017.

Exit Activity by Category in Financial Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Financial Technology category. The Payments Backend category is leading the sector with 30 acquisitions and 9 IPOs. The Personal Finance category follows behind with 33 acquisitions and 2 IPOs.

Exit Activity by Year in Financial Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Financial Technology by year. 2016 leads the sector with 55 acquisitions and 7 IPOs. 2015 follows behind with 40 acquisitions and 3 IPOs.

We are currently tracking 2271 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 64 countries, with a total of $71.9 Billion in funding. Click here to see the full Financial Technology market report.

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Energy Technology Funding by Round - Q3 2017

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The following two graphs summarize the rounds of funding going into the Energy Technology space. Please note these graphics are made using data through June 2017.

Energy Technology Funding Amount by Round

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. From 2007 to 2013, we’ve seen a large increase in the amount of Mid and Late Stage funding events (Series B, C, D, and Late Stage). The amount of overall funding has also seen large growth since 2007 and then somewhat decreased after 2013.

Energy Technology Funding Count by Round

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by round. Over the past decade we’ve seen a gradual upward trend that peaked in 2013 and dipped somewhat after 2015. Earlier stage deals (Seed, Series A, B, and C) have seen the largest growth in the number of funding events.

We are currently tracking 759 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 47 countries, with a total of $50.6 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology market report.

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