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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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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