3D Printing Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q2 2017

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The following post highlights how Venture Scanner categorizes the 3D Printing startup landscape, and presents our Innovation Quadrant showing how those categories compare to one another. The data for this post is through June 2017.

3D Printing Logo Map Q2 2017

The above sector map organizes the sector into 9 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

3D Printing Innovation Quadrant Q2 2017

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different 3D Printing 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 3D Printing categories are as...

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Venture Investing in Energy Technology through Q2 2017

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

Energy Tech Venture Investing Q2 2017

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Energy Technology category to the number of companies in the category. The Solar Energy category leads in both metrics, with around $17B in funding and 160 startups.  

Energy Tech Category Average Funding Q2 2017

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Energy Technology category. The Solar Energy category leads the sector with $150M in average funding per company, followed by the Wind Energy and Geothermal Energy categories.

We are currently tracking 752 Energy Transportation companies in 12 categories across 47 countries, with a total of $48B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Transportation market report. 

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Real Estate Technology Activity by Selected Investors through Q2 2017

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The following graph summarizes investor activity in the Real Estate Technology space. These graphics are made using data through June 2017.

Real Estate Tech Investor Activity Q2 2017

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Real Estate Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Major investors include 500 Startups, Sequoia Capital, Accel Partners, Y Combinator, and Techstars.

We are currently tracking 1,494 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 62 countries, with a total of $37 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology market report. 

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Future of TV Funding Trends through Q2 2017

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The following graphs highlight recent trends in Future of Television (TV) startup funding activity. The graphics include data through May 2017.

Future of TV Funding by Year through Q2 2017

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Future of TV startups for each year. 2016 has the most funding to date at just under $4.5B. 

Future of TV Funding by Vintage Year through Q2 2017

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Future of TV companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2011 have raised the most funding at around $3.7B.

We are currently tracking 760 Future of TV companies in 11 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $25 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Future of TV market report.

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3D Printing Startup Market Trends and Insights  – Q2 2017

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Here is our Q2 2017 summary report on the 3D Printing 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 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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Security Technology Funding by Round - Q2 2017

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

Security 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. Asides from Seed Stage, all other rounds of funding saw relatively equal amounts of funding. After 2015 the overall sector funding saw a sharp decline.

Security 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 a gradual upward trend that peaked in 2015. Earlier stage funding such as Seed, Series A, and Series B events make up the majority of funding event counts. 

We are currently tracking 912 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $18.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report.

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Marketing Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q2 2017

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

Marketing Technology Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Marketing Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2012 ranks at the top with around 208 companies founded in that year alone. 2011 is the runner-up with 191 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 1625 Marketing Technology companies in 15 categories across 58 countries, with a total of $28.2 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Marketing Technology market report.

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Where in the world are Retail Technology startups? Q2 2017

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The analyses below summarize where Retail Technology innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through April 2017.

Retail Technology Company Count by Country Q2 2017

The above map shows the number of Retail Tech companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 900 companies.

Retail Technology VC Funding by Country Q2 2017

The above map shows the amount of total Retail Tech startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $28B.

We are currently tracking 1,622 Retail Tech companies in 22 categories across 58 countries, with a total of $48B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Retail Technology market report.

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Average and Median Age by Health Technology Category - Q2 2017

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

Average/Median Age by Health Technology Category

The above graph summarizes the average and median age of companies in each Health Technology category. The Electronic Health/Medical Records category has the highest average age at around 14 years, and the Healthcare Robotics category has the highest median age, also at 14 years. 

We are currently tracking 1924 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $45.6 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology market report.

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Venture Investing in Connected Transportation through Q2 2017

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

Transportation Technology Venture Investing through Q2 2017

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Transportation Technology category to the number of companies in the category. The Ride Hailing category leads in funding, with over $40B raised to date. The Automotive Telematics categories has the most startups at about 210.  

Transportation Technology Category Average Funding Q2 2017

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Transportation Technology category. The Ride Hailing category leads the sector with $500M in average funding per company, followed by the Smart Mobility and Autonomous Cars categories.

We are currently tracking 1,125 Connected Transportation companies in 17 categories across 66 countries, with a total of $71B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Connected Transportation market report. 

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