Transportation Technology Startup Market Trends and Insights  - Q2 2017

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

Transportation Tech Q2 2017 Market Report

Transportation Tech Q2 2017 Report Agenda

Transportation Tech Q2 2017 Sector Overview

Transportation Tech Q2 2017 Logo Map

Transportation Tech Q2 2017 Innovation Quadrant

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Transportation Tech Q2 2017 Categories 3

Transportation Tech Q2 2017 Market Trends

Transportation Tech Q2 2017 Venture Investing

Transportation Tech Q2 2017 Funding Over Time

Transportation Tech Q2 2017 Funding Amount by Round

Transportation Tech Q2 2017 Vintage Year Funding

Transportation Tech Q2 2017 Company Count by Country

Transportation Tech Q2 2017 Investor Activity

Transportation Tech Q2 2017 Exits By Year

Transportation Tech Q2 2017 Recent Events

Transportation Tech Q2 2017 Funding Stats

Transportation Tech Q2 2017 Recent Funding Events

Transportation Tech Q2 2017 Recent Exit Events

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We are currently tracking 1,113 Transportation Technology companies in 17 categories across 65 countries, with a total of $67 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Transportation Technology market report.

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Venture Investing in Blockchain Technology through Q2 2017

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

Bitcoin Venture Investing through Q2 2017

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Blockchain Technology category to the number of companies in the category. The Blockchain Innovations category leads in total funding with $1.1B. The Bitcoin Exchanges category has the most startups at around 215.  

Bitcoin Category Average Funding through Q2 2017

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Blockchain Technology category. The Bitcoin Mining category leads the sector with just under $30M in average funding per company, followed by the Bitcoin Trust Services and Bitcoin Wallet categories.

We are currently tracking 923 Blockchain Technology companies in 12 categories across 74 countries, with a total of $2.2B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Blockchain Technology market report. 

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AI Activity by Selected Investors - Q2 2017

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The following graph summarizes investor activity in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) space. Please note these graphics are made using data through April 2017.

AI Investor Activity through Q2 2017

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds AI investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Major investors include YC, NEA, Intel Capital, 500 Startups, and CE Ventures.

We are currently tracking 1,797 AI companies in 13 categories across 70 countries, with a total of $16 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Artificial Intelligence market report. 

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Financial Technology Funding by Round - Q2 2017

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

Financial Technology Funding Amount by Round

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. In 2016, Series B funding has accounted for a substantial amount of total funding, with Series C and Late Stage funding coming in at second. In 2015, all types of VC funding accounted for approximately the same amount, with the exception of Seed funding.

Financial Technology Funding Count by Round

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by round. The general trend over the past few years has been a larger number of early stage funding events, such as Seed, Series A, and Series B funding events--and a diminishing number of events in the later stages.

We are currently tracking 2207 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 63 countries, with a total of $67.3 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology market...

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Virtual Reality (VR) Funding Trends - Q2 2017

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The following graphs highlight recent trends in the Virtual Reality (VR) startup funding activity. The graphics include data through March 2017.

VR Funding By Year Q2 2017

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by VR startups for each year. 2016 has the most funding to date at just under $2B. 

VR Funding By Vintage Year Q2 2017

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by VR companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2011 have raised the most funding at around $1.5B.

We are currently tracking 688 VR companies in 13 categories across 49 countries, with a total of $6 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Virtual Reality report. 

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Transportation Technology Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q2 2017

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The following post highlights how Venture Scanner categorizes the Transportation 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.

Transportation Technology Logo Map Q2 2017

The above sector map organizes the sector into 17 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

Transportation Technology Innovation Quadrant Q2 2017

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different Transportation 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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Energy Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q2 2017

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

Energy Technology Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Energy Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2007 ranks at the top with around 65 companies founded in that year alone. 2010 is the runner-up with 64 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 752 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 47 countries, with a total of $47.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology market report.

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Where in the world are 3D Printing startups? Q2 2017

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The analyses below summarize where 3D Printing innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through March 2017.

3D Printing Company Count By Country Q2 2017

The above map shows the number of 3D Printing companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 175 companies.

3D Printing VC Funding By Country Q2 2017

The above map shows the amount of total 3D Printing startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $1.1B.

We are currently tracking 377 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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Venture Investing in Security Technology - Q2 2017

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

Security Technology Venture Investing Q2 2017

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Security Technology category to the number of companies in the category. The Threat Detection category takes the lead in both metrics, with around $6.5B in funding and 225 startups. 

Security Technology Category Average Funding Q2 2017

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Security Technology category. The Email Security category leads the sector with over $90M in average funding per company, followed by the Endpoint Security and Computer Forensics categories.

We are currently tracking 890 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $17B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report. 

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Average and Median Age by Real Estate Technology Category - Q2 2017

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The following graph shows average and median age in the Real Estate Technology sector. The graphic includes data through March 2017.

Average and Median Age by Real Estate Tech Category

The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each Real Estate Technology category. The Life, Home, P&C Insurance category has the highest average age at around 14 years and the highest median age at 15 years. Construction Management follows behind with an average age of 12 years and a median age of 9 years.

We are currently tracking 1465 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 62 countries, with a total of $35.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology market report.

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