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.

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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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Health Technology Activity by Selected Investors - Q3 2017

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

Health Tech Investor Activity Q3 2017

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Health Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Major investors into the space include R Ventures, HCA, NEA, GE Ventures, and Khosla Ventures. 

We are currently tracking 1,950 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $47 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology market report.

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Insurance Technology Funding Trends - Q3 2017

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

Insurtech Funding by Year

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Insurance Tech startups for each year. 2014 has the most funding to date at around $6.5B. 

Insurtech Funding by Vintage Year Q3 2017

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Insurance Tech companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2013 have raised the most funding at around $3.25B.

We are currently tracking 1,305 Insurance Tech companies in 14 categories across 62 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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Blockchain Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q3 2017

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The following graph shows the founding date distribution in the Blockchain Technology sector. The graphic includes data through May 2017.

Blockchain Technology Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Bitcoin/Blockchain companies founded in a certain year. 2014 ranks at the top with 175 companies founded in that year. 2013 is close behind with 160 companies founded.

We are currently tracking 930 Bitcoin and Blockchain companies in 12 categories across 74 countries, with a total of $2.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Blockchain Technology market report.

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Average and Median Age by Artificial Intelligence Category - Q3 2017

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The following graph shows average and median age in the Artificial Intelligence sector. The graphic includes data through April 2017.

Average/Median Age by AI Category

The above graph summarizes the average and median age of companies in each Artificial Intelligence category. The Speech to Speech Translation category has the highest average age at around 13 years, followed by the Speech Recognition category with an average age of 9 years. The Speech Recognition category also has the highest median age at around 9 years. 

We are currently tracking 1866 Artificial Intelligence companies in 13 categories across 70 countries, with a total of $17.6 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Artificial Intelligence market report.

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Where in the world are IoT startups? Q3 2017

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The analyses below summarize where Internet of Things (IoT) innovations are occurring. The graphics includes data through April 2017.

IoT Company Count by Country

The above map shows the number of IoT companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 1115 companies.

IoT VC Funding by Country

The above map shows the amount of total IoT startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $23B.

We are currently tracking 1,935 IoT companies in 20 categories across 49 countries, with a total of $35B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full IoT market report.

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