Retail Technology Funding by Round - Q2 2017

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

Retail Technology Funding Amount by Round

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. From 2009 to 2015, we saw a general increase in the overall sector funding, with the total amount peaking once in 2011 and peaking by more than twice that amount in 2015. With the exception of Seed funding, all other rounds of funding saw approximately equal amounts during these years. After 2015 the overall sector funding saw a sharp decline.

Retail Technology Funding Count by Round

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by round. From 2006 to 2014 we’ve seen a steep upward trend that peaked in 2014, dipped slightly in 2015, and then declined sharply in 2016. Earlier stage funding such as Seed, Series A, and Series B events make up the majority of funding event counts. 

We are currently tracking 1595 Retail Technology companies in 22 categories...

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Health Technology Funding Trends - Q2 2017

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The following graphs highlight recent trends in Health Technology startup funding activity. The graphics include data through April 2017.

Health Technology Funding by Year Q2 2017

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Health Technology startups for each year. 2015 has the most funding to day, at around $8.5B. 2014 and 2016 come in after at $8B in funding.

Health Technology Funding by Vintage Year Q2 2017

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Health Technology companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2013 have raised the most funding at just under $4.5B.

We are currently tracking 1,885 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 58 countries, with a total of $43 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology report. 

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Where in the world are Insurance Technology startups? Q2 2017

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

Insurtech Company Count by Country Q2 2017

The above map shows the number of Insurtech companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 675 companies.

Insurtech VC Funding by Country Q2 2017

The above map shows the amount of total Insurtech startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $8B.

We are currently tracking 1,234 Insurtech companies in 14 categories across 61 countries, with a total of $18B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Insurance Technology market report.

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Connected Transportation Companies Founded by Year - Q2 2017

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The following graph shows the founding year distribution in the Connected Transportation sector. The graphic includes data through January 2017.

Connected Transportation Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Connected Transportation companies founded in a certain year. 2013 ranks at the top with 101 companies founded. 2012 and 2011 are right behind with 94 and 93 companies founded, respectively.

We are currently tracking 1107 Connected Transportation companies in 17 categories across 65 countries, with a total of $66.1 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Transportation Technology market report.

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Average Age by Blockchain Technology Category - Q2 2017

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The following graph shows the average age by category in the Bitcoin sector. The graphic includes data through January 2017.

Average and Median Age by Blockchain Category

The above graph summarizes the average age of companies in each Bitcoin category. The Bitcoin Infrastructure category has the highest average age at around 4.75 years. The Bitcoin Mining category is the runner-up with an average age of 4.5 years.

We are currently tracking 922 Bitcoin companies in 12 categories across 74 countries, with a total of $2.1 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Bitcoin market report.

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Venture Investing in the Internet of Things (IoT) - Q2 2017

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The following graphs highlight venture investing trends into the Internet of Things (IoT) sector. The graphics include data through April 2017.

IoT Venture Investing Q2 2017

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each IoT category to the number of companies in the category. The IoT Software category takes the lead in total funding with just over $4.5B. The IoT Home category leads in the number of startups at around 300.

IoT Average Category Funding Q2 2017

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each IoT category. The IoT Enterprise category leads the sector with around $75M in average funding per company, followed by the IoT Automotive and IoT Utilities categories.

We are currently tracking 1,863 IoT companies in 20 categories across 50 countries, with a total of $32B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Internet of Things market report. 

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Financial Technology Activity by Selected Investors - Q2 2017

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The following graph summarizes investor activity in the Financial Technology space. Please note these graphics are made using data through April 2017.

Financial Technology Investor Activity Q2 2017

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Financial Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Major investors include Accel Partners, Sequoia Capital, YC, 500 Startups, and Index Ventures.

We are currently tracking 2,192 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 63 countries, with a total of $66 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology market report. 

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Artificial Intelligence Exits by Category and by Year - Q2 2017

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The following graphs highlight the exit activity in the Artificial Intelligence sector. The graphics include data through April 2017.

Exit Activity by Category in Artificial Intelligence

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Artificial Intelligence category. The Machine Learning Applications category leads the sector with 5 IPOs and 36 acquisitions. The Computer Vision Platforms category is the runner-up with 2 IPOs and 29 acquisitions.

Exit Activity by Year in Artificial Intelligence

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Artificial Intelligence by year. 2016 currently leads the sector with 36 acquisitions, with 2017 following behind with 1 IPO and 25 acquisitions.

We are currently tracking 1778 Artificial Intelligence companies in 13 categories across 70 countries, with a total of $15B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Artificial Intelligence market report.

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Virtual Reality Funding by Round - Q2 2017

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The following two graphs summarize the rounds of funding going into the Virtual Reality space. Please note these graphics are made using data through March 2017.

Virtual Reality Funding Amount by Round

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. From 2006 to 2016, the overall sector funding peaked once in 2014 and peaked again with a much bigger magnitude in 2016. Earlier stage funding rounds (Series A, B, and C) made up most of the funding amount.

Virtual Reality Funding Count by Round

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by round. We’ve seen a general upward trend which peaked in 2015 and remained constant thereafter. Earlier stage deals (Seed and Series A) have seen the largest growth in the number of funding events.

We are currently tracking 684 Virtual Reality companies in 13 categories across 49 countries, with a total of $4.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Virtual Reality market report.

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Energy Technology Funding Trends - Q2 2017

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The following graphs highlight recent trends in Energy Technology startup funding activity. The graphics include data through March 2017.

Energy Technology Funding by Year Q2 2017

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Energy Technology startups for each year. 2016 has the most funding to day, at over $12B. 2013 comes in at second with around $4B in funding.

Energy Technology Funding by Vintage Year Q2 2017

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Energy Technology companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2007 have raised the most funding at just under $6.5B.

We are currently tracking 752 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $48 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology report. 

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