Security Technology Startup Market Trends and Insights  - Q2 2017

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

Security Tech Q2 2017 Market Report

Security Tech Q2 2017 Report Agenda

Security Tech Q2 2017 Sector Description

Security Tech Q2 2017 Logo Map

Security Tech Q2 2017 Innovation Quadrant

Security Tech Q2 2017 Categories 1

Security Tech Q2 2017 Categories 2

Security Tech Q2 2017 Trends

Security Tech Q2 2017 Venture Investing

Security Tech Q2 2017 Funding by Year

Security Tech Q2 2017 Funding Amount by Year

Security Tech Q2 2017 Funding by Vintage Year

Security Tech Q2 2017 Company Count by Country

Security Tech Q2 2017 Investor Activity

Security Tech Q2 2017 Exits by Year

Security Tech Q2 2017 Quarterly Events

Security Tech Q2 2017 Recent Funding Stats

Security Tech Q2 2017 Recent Funding Events

Security Tech Q2 2017 Recent Exit Events

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We are currently tracking 903 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $18 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report.

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Retail Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q2 2017

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

Retail Technology Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Retail Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2012 ranks at the top with around 228 companies founded in that year alone. 2011 is the runner-up with 220 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 1610 Retail Technology companies in 22 categories across 58 countries, with a total of $46.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Retail Technology market report.

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Where in the world are Health Tech startups? Q2 2017

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

Health Technology Company Count by Country Q2 2017

The above map shows the number of Health Technology companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 1300 companies.

Health Technology VC Funding by Country Q2 2017

The above map shows the amount of total Health Technology startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $32B.

We are currently tracking 1,905 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $44B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology market report.

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Venture Investing in Insurance Technology through Q2 2017

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The following graphs highlight venture investing trends into the Insurance Technology (Insurtech) sector. The graphics include data through April 2017.

Insurtech Venture Investing Q2 2017

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Insurtech category to the number of companies in the category. The Health Insurance category leads in total funding with over $9B. The Insurance Comparison category has the most startups at around 350.  

Insurtech Category Average Funding Q2 2017

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Insurtech category. The Life, Home, and P&C Insurance category leads the sector with just over $250M in average funding per company, followed by the Auto Insurance and Health Insurance categories.

We are currently tracking 1,266 Insurtech companies in 14 categories across 62 countries, with a total of $18B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Insurance Technology market report. 

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Average and Median Age by Transportation Technology Category - Q2 2017

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

Age by Transportation Technology Category

The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each Transportation Technology category. The Intelligent Transit Systems category and V2V Communications category have the highest average age at around 21 years, followed by the Infotainment category with an average age of around 20 years. V2V Communications category has the highest median age at 18 years, followed by the Infotainment category with a median age of 17 years.

We are currently tracking 1119 Transportation Technology companies in 17 categories across 65 countries, with a total of $68 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Transportation Technology market report.

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Bitcoin/Blockchain Exits by Category and by Year - Q2 2017

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The following graphs highlight the exit activity in the Bitcoin/Blockchain sector. The graphics include data through May 2017.

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Bitcoin/Blockchain category. The Bitcoin Exchanges category leads the sector with 9 acquisitions. The Bitcoin Data Services category is the runner-up with 7 acquisitions.

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in the Bitcoin/Blockchain sector by year. 2016 leads the sector with 14 acquisitions and 1 IPO. 2015 is the runner-up with 13 acquisitions.

We are currently tracking 925 Bitcoin and Blockchain companies in 12 categories across 74 countries, with a total of $2.3 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Bitcoin and Blockchain market report.

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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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