Security Technology Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q2 2017

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

Security Technology Logo Map Q2 2017

The above sector map organizes the sector into 14 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

Security Technology Innovation Quadrant Q2 2017

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different Security Technology 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.

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IoT Activity by Selected Investors through Q2 2017

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The following graph summarizes investor activity in the Internet of Things (IoT) space. Please note these graphics are made using data through April 2017.

IoT Investor Activity Q2 2017

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds IoT investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Major investors include SoSV, Intel, Techstars, GV, and KPC&B.

We are currently tracking 1,892 IoT companies in 20 categories across 49 countries, with a total of $33 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full IoT market report. 

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Artificial Intelligence Funding by Round - Q2 2017

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The following two graphs summarize the rounds of funding going into the Artificial Intelligence (AI) space. Please note these graphics are made using data through April 2017.

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. In recent years, we’ve seen a general increase in the amount of funding across the board, with growth in the amount of practically all funding stages.

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by round. Similar to the earlier graph, we’ve seen a general upward trend over these past few years. Earlier stage deals (Seed, Series A) make up a larger share of the total count.

We are currently tracking 1819 Artificial Intelligence companies in 13 categories across 70 countries, with a total of $16.1 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Artificial Intelligence market report.

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Financial Technology Funding Trends through Q2 2017

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The following graphs highlight recent trends in the Financial Technology (fintech) startup funding activity. The graphics include data through April 2017.

Fintech Q2 2017 Funding by Year

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Fintech startups for each year. 2016 has the most funding to date at just over $18B. 

Fintech Vintage Year Funding Q2 2017

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Fintech companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2011 have raised the most funding at around $8.5B.

We are currently tracking 2,215 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 63 countries, with a total of $68 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology report. 

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Future of TV Startup Market Trends and Insights  - Q2 2017

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Here is our Q2 2017 summary report on the Future of TV startup sector. The following report includes a startup landscape overview, graphical trends with insights, and recent funding and exit events.

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Future of TV Q2 2017 Sector Overview

Future of TV Q2 2017 Logo Map

Future of TV Q2 2017 Innovation Quadrant

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Future of TV Q2 2017 Company Count by Country

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Future of TV Q2 2017 Recent Events

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We are currently tracking 753 Future of TV companies in 11 categories across 39 countries, with a total of $24 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Future of TV market report. 

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Virtual Reality Companies Founded by Year - Q2 2017

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The following graph shows the founding year distribution in the Virtual Reality sector. The graphic includes data through March 2017.

Virtual Reality Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Virtual Reality companies founded in a certain year. 2015 ranks at the top with around 125 companies founded. 2014 comes in at second with around 100 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 689 Virtual Reality companies in 13 categories across 49 countries, with a total of $5.8 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Virtual Reality market report.

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Where in the world are Energy Tech startups? Q2 2017

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The analyses below summarize where Energy Technology innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through March 2017.

Energy Technology Company Count by Country Q2 2017

The above map shows the number of Energy Technology companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 475 companies.

Energy Technology VC Funding by Country Q2 2017

The above map shows the amount of total Energy Technology startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $33B.

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

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Future of TV Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q2 2017

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The following post highlights how Venture Scanner categorizes the Future of Television (TV) startup landscape, and presents our Innovation Quadrant showing how those categories compare to one another. The data for this post is through May 2017.

Future of TV Logo Map Q2 2017

The above sector map organizes the sector into 11 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

Future of TV Innovation Quadrant Q2 2017

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different Future of TV 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.

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Venture Investing in Real Estate Technology through Q2 2017

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

Real Estate Technology Venture Investing through Q2 2017

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Real Estate Technology category to the number of companies in the category. The Life, Home, and P&C Insurance category leads in total funding with just under $7B. The IoT Home category has the most startups at around 260.  

Real Estate Technology Category Average Funding through Q2 2017

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Real Estate Technology category. The Life, Home, and P&C Insurance category leads the sector with just over $250M in average funding per company, followed by the Commercial Search and Short-Term Search categories.

We are currently tracking 1,479 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 62 countries, with a total of $36B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology market report. 

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Average and Median Age by 3D Printing Category - Q2 2017

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The following graph shows average and median age in the 3D Printing sector. The graphic includes data through March 2017.

Average and Median Age by 3D Printing Category

The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each 3D Printing category. The 3D Scanners category ranks as the most mature 3D Printing category with an average age of 13 years and a median age of 10 years. The 3D Printing CAD Software category comes in as the second oldest category, with an average age and a median age of around 12 years.

We are currently tracking 379 3D Printing companies in 9 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $1.4B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full 3D Printing market report.

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