Virtual Reality Investor Activity Declined After Years of Strong Growth

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How has investor appetite in virtual reality (VR) evolved throughout the years? In this blog post we examine the total investments by year into this sector to help answer that question. The graph below shows the total number of investors in all deals stacked by quarters.

Virtual Reality Investors Over Time

As the graphic demonstrates, investor activity in VR has decreased drastically in recent years. The 5-Year CAGR of VR investor activity from 2013 to 2018 is 18%. In addition, the sector has seen a total of 139 investors in all deals through Q2 of this year. This represents 55% of the total investor activity in 2018, and 126% of the investor activity through Q2 in 2018. Taking all these data points together, we can see that investor appetite for VR deals has dwindled significantly in recent years.

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Retail Technology Funding On Pace For a Record Year in 2019

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How is the funding environment shaping up for retail technology in 2019? As we pass the mid-year mark, let's see how the year-to-date metrics compare to the historical trends. The graph below shows retail technology total funding by year, stacked by quarters.

Retail Technology Funding Over Time

As the graphic demonstrates, retail technology has amassed $13.3B through Q1 and Q2 of this year. This amount represents 75% of the total funding in 2018, and 174% of the funding through Q2 in 2018. The top three funding events in Q2 2019 include a $1B round into Rappi, a $600M round into DoorDash, and a $575M round into Deliveroo.

A straight-line projection of the completed funding this year would result in $26.5B, which is 150% of the total 2018 funding. By the same token, a weighted quarterly average projection of 2019 funding would result in $30.6B, which exceeds the total 2018 funding by a whopping 74%. Therefore, based on the mid-year data, retail technology funding in 2019 is projected to significantly overtake the...

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Real Estate Technology Report Highlights – Q2 2019

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Here is our Q2 2019 summary report on the real estate technology startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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Real Estate Technology Sector Summary

Real Estate Technology Sector Map

Real Estate Technology Quarterly Highlights

Real Estate Technology Innovation Quadrant

Real Estate Technology Funding Over Time

Real Estate Technology Funding By Category

Real Estate Technology Investors Over Time

Real Estate Technology Exits Over Time

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Insurance Technology Report Highlights – Q2 2019

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Here is our Q2 2019 summary report on the insurance technology startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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Insurance Technology Sector Summary

Insurance Technology Sector Map

Insurance Technology Quarterly Highlights

Insurance Technology Innovation Quadrant

Insurance Technology Funding Over Time

Insurance Technology Funding By Category

Insurance Technology Investors Over Time

Insurance Technology Exits Over Time

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Real Estate Technology Investor Activity Has Been Slowing Down

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How has investor appetite in real estate technology evolved throughout the years? In this blog post we examine the total investments by year into this sector to help answer that question. The graph below shows the total number of investors in all deals stacked by quarters.

Real Estate Technology Investors Over Time

As the graphic demonstrates, investor activity in real estate technology has been on a downward trend in recent years. The 5-Year CAGR of real estate tech investor activity from 2013 to 2018 is 16%. In addition, the sector has seen a total of 502 investors in all deals through Q2 of this year. This represents 45% of the total investor activity in 2018, and 83% of the investor activity through Q2 in 2018. Taking all these data points together, we can see that investor appetite for real estate technology deals has started gradually declining in recent years.

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Security Technology Funding in 2019 Projected To Eclipse 2018 By Far

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How is the funding environment shaping up for security technology in 2019? As we pass the mid-year mark, let's see how the year-to-date metrics compare to the historical trends. The graph below shows security technology total funding by year, stacked by quarters.

Security Technology Funding Over Time

As the graphic demonstrates, security technology has amassed $5.6B through Q1 and Q2 of this year. This amount represents 88% of the total funding in 2018, and 161% of the funding through Q2 in 2018. The top three funding events in Q2 2019 include a $500M round into Kaseya, a $300M round into KnowBe4, and a $227M round into Adjust.

A straight-line projection of the completed funding this year would result in $11.2B, which is a whopping 175% of the total 2018 funding. On the other hand, a weighted quarterly average projection of 2019 funding would result in $10.3B, which exceeds the total 2018 funding by 61%. Therefore, based on the mid-year data, security technology funding in 2019 is projected to dwarf the funding in...

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Internet Of Things Exit Activity in 2019 Projected To Be On Par With 2018

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How has the exit activity for internet of things developed in the first half of 2019? This blog post explores IoT exit metrics through Q2 2019 and compares them to previous years. The graph below shows the number of IoT exits by year, stacked by quarters.

Internet of Things Exits Over Time

As the graphic demonstrates, IoT has seen a total of 26 exit events through Q2 of this year. This represents 54% of the total exits in 2018, and 93% of the exits through Q2 in 2018. Some of the exit events in Q2 2019 include Control4’s acquisition by SnapAV, Leap Motion’s acquisition by Ultrahaptics, and Tufin’s IPO.

A straight-line projection of the completed exit activity this year would come out to 52 exit events, which exceeds the total exits in 2018 by 8%. On the other hand, a weighted quarterly average projection of 2019 exit activity would come out to 45 exit events, which falls short of the total exits in 2018 by 7%. Therefore, based on the mid-year data, IoT exit activity in 2019 is projected to be...

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Video Technology Exit Activity in 2019 Projected To Be Relatively Equal To 2018

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How has the exit activity for video technology developed in the first half of 2019? This blog post explores video technology exit metrics through Q2 2019 and compares them to previous years. The graph below shows the number of video technology exits by year, stacked by quarters.

Video Technology Exits Over Time

As the graphic demonstrates, video technology has seen a total of 15 exit events through Q2 of this year. This represents 71% of the total exits in 2018, and 94% of the exits through Q2 in 2018. Some of the exit events in Q2 2019 include Hulu’s acquisition by Disney Interactive, Magisto’s acquisition by Vimeo, and Fastly’s IPO.

A straight-line projection of the completed exit activity this year would come out to 30 exit events, which exceeds the total exits in 2018 by 43%. On the other hand, a weighted quarterly average projection of 2019 exit activity would come out to 20 exit events, which falls short of the total exits in 2018 by 6%. Therefore, based on the mid-year data, video...

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Artificial Intelligence Report Highlights – Q2 2019

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Here is our Q2 2019 summary report on the artificial intelligence startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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Artificial Intelligence Sector Summary

Artificial Intelligence Sector Map

Artificial Intelligence Quarterly Highlights

Artificial Intelligence Innovation Quadrant

Artificial Intelligence Funding Over Time

Artificial Intelligence Funding By Category

Artificial Intelligence Investors Over Time

Artificial Intelligence Exits Over Time

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Marketing Technology Report Highlights – Q2 2019

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Here is our Q2 2019 summary report on the marketing technology startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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Marketing Technology Sector Summary

Marketing Technology Sector Map

Marketing Technology Quarterly Highlights

Marketing Technology Innovation Quadrant

Marketing Technology Funding Over Time

Marketing Technology Funding By Category

Marketing Technology Investors Over Time

Marketing Technology Exits Over Time

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