Virtual Reality Activity by Selected Investors - Q3 2017

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The following graph summarizes investor activity in the Virtual Reality (VR) space. Please note these graphics are made using data through July 2017.

VR Investor Activity Q3 2017

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds VR investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Major investors into the space include Andreessen Horowitz, Sky, GV, DHVC, and The VR Fund. 

We are currently tracking 700 VR companies in 13 categories across 49 countries, with a total of $6.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Virtual Reality market report.

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Virtual Reality Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q3 2017

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

VR Logo Map Q3 2017

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

VR Innovation Quadrant Q3 2017

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different VR 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 VR categories are as follows

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Real Estate Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q3 2017

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The following graph shows the founding date distribution in the Real Estate Technology sector. The graphic includes data through June 2017.

Real Estate Technology Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Real Estate Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2014 ranks at the top with 241 companies founded in that year. 2013 is close behind with 196 companies founded.

We are currently tracking 1511 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 62 countries, with a total of $38.1 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology market report.

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3D Printing Funding Trends through Q3 2017

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The following graphs highlight recent trends in 3D Printing startup funding activity. The graphics include data through June 2017.

3D Printing Funding by Year Q3 2017

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by 3D Printing startups for each year. 2015 has the most funding to date at just under $400M. 

3D Printing Funding by Vintage Year Q3 2017

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by 3D Printing companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2013 have raised the most funding at over $350M.

We are currently tracking 379 3D Printing 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 market report.

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Where in the world are Security Tech startups? Q3 2017

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The analyses below summarize where Security Technology innovations are occurring. The graphics includes data through May 2017.

Security Tech Company Count by Country Q3 2017

The above map shows the number of Security Tech companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 500 companies.

Security Tech VC Funding by Country Q3 2017

The above map shows the amount of total Security Tech startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $14B.

We are currently tracking 936 Security Tech companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $20B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report.

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Virtual Reality Startup Market Trends and Insights  – Q3 2017

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

VR Q3 2017 Report

VR Q3 2017 Report Outline

VR Q3 2017 Sector Overview

VR Q3 2017 Logo Map

VR Q3 2017 Innovation Quadrant

VR Q3 2017 Categories 1

VR Q3 2017 Categories 2

VR Q3 2017 Sector Trends

VR Q3 2017 Venture Investing

VR Q3 2017 Funding by Year

VR Q3 2017 Funding Amount by Round

VR Q3 2017 Funding by Vintage Year

VR Q3 2017 Company Count by Country

VR Q3 2017 Investor Activity

VR Q3 2017 Exits by Year

VR Q3 2017 Recent Events

VR Q3 2017 Recent Funding Stats

VR Q3 2017 Recent Funding Events

VR Q3 2017 Recent Exit Events

VR Q3 2017 About Venture Scanner

VR Q3 2017 Venture Scanner Value

VR Q3 2017 Venture Scanner Contact

We are currently tracking 699 VR companies in 13 categories across 49 countries, with a total of $6.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Virtual Reality market report.

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Average and Median Age by Future of TV Category - Q3 2017

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The following graph shows average and median age in the Future of TV sector. The graphic includes data through May 2017.

Age by Future of TV Category

The above graph summarizes the average and median age of companies in each Future of TV category. The Video Infrastructure category has the highest average age at around 12 years. Video Infrastructure, Video Management, and Video Licensing categories all have the highest median age at around 10 years. 

We are currently tracking 767 Future of TV companies in 11 categories across 41 countries, with a total of $25.2 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Future of TV market report.

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Venture Investing in Marketing Technology through Q3 2017

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The following graphs highlight venture investing trends into the Marketing Technology sector. The graphics include data through May 2017.

Martech Venture Investing Q3 2017

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Martech category to the number of companies in the category. The Marketing Platforms category leads in venture funding at over $7B. The Social Media Marketing category leads in the number of startups, coming in at roughly 250.

Martech Category Average Funding Q3 2017

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Martech category. The Social Discovery category leads the sector with just over $50M in average funding per company, followed by the Marketing Platforms and Marketing Analytics categories.

We are currently tracking 1,648 Martech companies in 15 categories across 58 countries, with a total of $28B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Marketing Technology market report.

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Retail Technology Exits by Category and by Year - Q3 2017

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

Exit Activity by Category in Retail Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Retail Technology category. The In-Store Experience category is leading the sector with 23 acquisitions and 5 IPOs, followed by the Marketing Platforms category with 24 acquisitions and 1 IPO.

Exit Activity by Year in Retail Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in the Retail Technology sector by year. 2015 leads the sector with 49 acquisitions and 5 IPOs, followed by 2014 with 41 acquisitions and 1 IPO.

We are currently tracking 1646 Retail Technology companies in 22 categories across 58 countries, with a total of $49.3 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Retail Technology market report.

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Connected Transportation Funding by Round - Q3 2017

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

Connected Transportation Funding Amount by Round

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. In recent years, we’ve seen a large increase in the amount of Series A and Late Stage funding events. The amount of Series D funding events has seen a large growth in 2014 and then quickly decreased.

Connected Transportation Funding Count by Round

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by round. Over the past few years we’ve seen a general upward trend that peaked in 2015 and dipped slightly in 2016. Earlier stage deals (Seed, Series A, Series B) have seen the largest growth in the number of funding events.

We are currently tracking 1133 Connected Transportation companies in 17 categories across 66 countries, with a total of $73.6 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Connected Transportation market report.

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