Blockchain Technology Funding Continues Upward Growth in 2018

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Let's look back on 2018 and examine how funding in the blockchain technology sector compares to previous years. The graphic below shows the total annual blockchain technology funding amounts over time. 

Blockchain Technology Funding Amount By Year

As the graphic demonstrates, 2018 experienced the highest blockchain technology funding on record at $4.1B. It represents a 28% increase from the previous year’s funding. Over the past 5 years, blockchain technology funding showed staggering growth with a CAGR of 87%. 

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Virtual Reality Report Highlights  – Q4 2018

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Here is our Q4 2018 summary report on the virtual reality startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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Virtual Reality Quarterly Highlights

Virtual Reality Sector Summary

Virtual Reality Sector Map

Virtual Reality Innovation Quadrant

Virtual Reality Funding Over Time

Virtual Reality Funding By Category

Virtual Reality Investors Over Time

Virtual Reality Exits Over Time

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Regulatory Technology Report Highlights  – Q4 2018

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Here is our Q4 2018 summary report on the regulatory technology startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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Regulatory Technology Quarterly Highlights

Regulatory Technology Sector Summary

Regulatory Technology Sector Map

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Regulatory Technology Funding Over Time

Regulatory Technology Funding By Category

Regulatory Technology Investors Over Time

Regulatory Technology Exits Over Time

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Fintech Exit Activity Reached Record Year in 2018

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Now that 2018 is complete, let’s see how exit activity for financial technology (fintech) compares to previous years. The graphic below shows the total annual fintech exit events over time.

FinTech Exits Over Time

As the graphic demonstrates, fintech exit activity had the highest year on record in 2018 with 89 exit events. It represents a 2% increase from the previous year’s exit activity. In addition, fintech exit activity grew at a CAGR of 41% over the past 5 years. It’ll be interesting to see if its exit activity will drop in 2019 or reach even higher levels.

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IoT Investors With the Most Activity

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The internet of things (IoT) industry has seen $77B in total all time funding. Let's analyze the investors making bets into IoT and identify the most active firms. 

The graphic below shows IoT investors based on their number of investments into the sector. If an investor participates in two investment rounds in the same company (such as a Series A and Series B), that would qualify as two investments for this graphic.

IoT Investors With Most Investments

As the graphic demonstrates, SOSV has made the most bets in the IoT sector with 145 investments. Techstars follows with 82 investments. Examples of companies that SOSV invested in include Leap Motion, Particle, Nura, and Bloomlife. It's interesting to note that Intel Capital, Qualcomm Ventures, and GE Ventures are on this list, as sometimes they operate as corporate investors in this space. Let's see which investors make their way onto this list in 2019!

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Video Technology Report Highlights  – Q4 2018

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Here is our Q4 2018 summary report on the video technology startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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Video Technology Quarterly Highlights

Video Technology Sector Summary

Video Technology Sector Map

Video Technology Innovation Quadrant

Video Technology Funding Over Time

Video Technology Funding By Category

Video Technology Investors Over Time

Video Technology Exits Over Time

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Security Technology Report Highlights  – Q4 2018

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Here is our Q4 2018 summary report on the security technology startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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Security Technology Quarterly Highlights

Security Technology Sector Summary

Security Technology Sector Map

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Security Technology Funding Over Time

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Blockchain Technology Investors With the Most Activity

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The blockchain technology industry has seen $10B in total all time funding. Let's analyze the investors making bets into blockchain technology and identify the most active firms. 

The graphic below shows blockchain technology investors based on their number of investments into the sector. If an investor participates in two investment rounds in the same company (such as a Series A and Series B), that would qualify as two investments for this graphic.

Blockchain Technology Investors With Most Investments

As the graphic demonstrates, the Digital Currency Group has made the most bets in the blockchain technology sector with 110 investments. BlockChain Capital follows in second place with 58 investments. Examples of companies that Digital Currency Group invested in include Basis, Circle, Ledger, and BitGo. Let's see which investors make their way onto this list in 2019!

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IoT Exit Activity Dipped in 2018

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Now that 2018 is complete, let’s see how exit activity for the internet of things (IoT) compares to previous years. The graphic below shows the total annual IoT exit events over time.

IoT Exits Over Time

As the graphic demonstrates, 2018 saw a dip in IoT exit activity compared to the previous year. The 47 exit events in 2018 represent a 23% decrease from the 61 exit events in 2017, which was the highest year on record for exit activity. However, IoT exits are still on a general upward trend, with a 5-year CAGR of 31% from 2013 to 2018. Let's see if the IoT exit activity in 2019 will jump back up to the 2017 level.

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Marketing Technology Report Highlights  – Q4 2018

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Here is our Q4 2018 summary report on the marketing technology startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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Marketing Technology Quarterly Highlights

Marketing Technology Sector Summary

Marketing Technology Sector Map

Marketing Technology Innovation Quadrant

Marketing Technology Funding Over Time

Marketing Technology Funding By Category

Marketing Technology Investors Over Time

Marketing Technology Exits Over Time

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