Internet of Things (IoT) Funding Trends through Q2 2017

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The following graphs highlight recent trends in Internet of Things (IoT) startup funding activity. The graphics include data through April 2017.

IoT Q2 2017 Funding by Year

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by IoT startups for each year. 2014 has the most funding to date at just under $7B. 

IoT Q2 2017 Funding by Vintage Year

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by IoT companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2011 have raised the most funding at around $3.3B.

We are currently tracking 1,919 IoT companies in 20 categories across 49 countries, with a total of $34 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Internet of Things market report.

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Artificial Intelligence Companies Founded by Year - Q2 2017

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The following graph shows the founding year distribution in the Artificial Intelligence sector. The graphic includes data through April 2017.

Artificial Intelligence Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Artificial Intelligence companies founded in a certain year. 2014 ranks at the top with around 231 companies founded in that year alone. 2013 is the runner-up with 220 companies founded in that year.
 
We are currently tracking 1844 Artificial Intelligence companies in 13 categories across 70 countries, with a total of $16.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Artificial Intelligence market report.

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Where in the world are Financial Technology startups? Q2 2017

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The analyses below summarize where Financial Technology (Fintech) innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through April 2017.

Fintech Company County by Country Q2 2017

The above map shows the number of Fintech companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 1100 companies.

Fintech VC Funding by Country Q2 2017

The above map shows the amount of total Fintech startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $34B.

We are currently tracking 2,237 Finech companies in 16 categories across 64 countries, with a total of $71B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology market report.

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Average and Median Age by Virtual Reality Category - Q2 2017

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The following graph shows average and median age in the Virtual Reality sector. The graphic includes data through March 2017.

Average/Median Age by Virtual Reality Category

The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each Virtual Reality category. The Virtual Augmented Reality category has the highest average age at around 6 years, followed by the VR Enabling Software and 3D Modeling categories with an average age of around 5.7 years each. The VR Enabling Software category has the highest median age at 7 years, followed by the VR Cinema Content category with a median age of 5.5 years.

We are currently tracking 695 Virtual Reality 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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3D Printing Technology Exits by Category and by Year - Q2 2017

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The following graphs highlight the exit activity in the 3D Printing Technology sector. The graphics include data through June 2017.

Exit Activity by Category in 3D Printing

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each 3D Printing Technology category. The 3D Printer Manufacturers category leads the sector with 6 acquisitions and 8 IPOs. The 3D Printing Services category is the runner-up with 8 acquisitions and 3 IPOs.

Exit Activity by Year in 3D Printing

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in 3D Printing Technology by year. 2014 currently leads the sector with 9 acquisitions and 1 IPO. 2013 is the runner-up with 5 acquisitions and 2 IPOs.

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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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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