Connected Transportation Exits by Category and by Year - Q1 2017

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The following graphs highlight the exit activity in the Connected Transportation sector. The graphics include data through January 2017.

Exit Activity by Category in Connected Transportation

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Connected Transportation category. The Telematics category is leading the sector with 26 acquisitions and 12 IPOs.

Exit Activity by Year in Connected Transportation

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Connected Transportation by year. 2016 leads the sector with 33 acquisitions and 2 IPOs, with 2015 in the second place with 23 acquisitions.

We are currently tracking 1087 Connected Transportation companies in 17 categories across 65 countries, with a total of $58.1 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Connected Transportation market report.

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Insurance Technology Activity by Selected Investors - Q1 2017

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

Insurance Technology Investor Activity Q1 2017

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Insurtech investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. 500 Startups takes the lead in both metrics, with 16 total investments into the space and over 15 companies backed. Other major investors include New Enterprise Associates, First Round Capital, and Index Ventures.

We are currently tracking 1,169 Insurance Technology companies in 14 categories across 58 countries, with a total of $18 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Insurance Technology market report.

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Bitcoin/Blockchain Funding by Round - Q1 2017

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The following two graphs summarize the rounds of funding going into the Bitcoin/Blockchain space. Please note these graphics are made using data through January 2017.

Blockchain Technology Funding Amount by Round

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. From 2010 to 2016, we saw a sharp increase in the overall sector funding, with the total amount peaking in 2015 and then declining thereafter. Early to mid-stage funding type events (Seed, Series A, B, and C) have accounted for a substantial amount of total funding.

Blockchain 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 substantial number of funding events in the Seed stage and a fewer number in the Series A stage, with the funding events in the later stages quickly dropping off.

We are currently tracking 916 Bitcoin/Blockchain Technology companies in 12 categories across 74 countries, with a total of $2.1 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full...

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Energy Technology Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q1 2017

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

Energy Technology Logo Map Q1 2017

The above sector map organizes the sector into 12 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

Energy Technology Innovation Quadrant Q1 2017

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different Energy 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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Internet of Things (IoT) Funding Trends - Q1 2017

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The following graphs highlight recent trends in Internet of Things (IoT) startup funding activity. The graphics include data through October 2016.

Internet of Things Funding by Year Q1 2017

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by IoT startups for each year. 2014 is the best year with around $5.5B in funding. 2016 comes in at second place with just under $5B in funding.

Internet of Things Vintage Year Funding Q1 2017

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by IoT companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2011 have raised the most funding at around $3B.

We are currently tracking 1,774 IoT companies in 20 categories across 49 countries, with a total of $31 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Internet of Things report and database.

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Energy Technology Landscape Trends and Insights  - Q1 2017

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Here is our Q1 2017 summary report on the Energy Technology startup sector. The following report includes a startup landscape overview, graphical trends and insights, and recent funding and exit events.

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Market Report

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Report Outline

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Sector Overview

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Logo Map

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Innovation Quadrant

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Energy Technology Q1 2017 Categories 2

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Trends and Insights

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Venture Investing

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Funding by Year

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Funding Amount by Round

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Funding by Vintage Year

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Company Count by Country

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Investor Activity

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Exits by Year

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Recent Activity

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Recent Funding Stats

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Recent Funding Events

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Recent Exit Events

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We are currently tracking 743 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $44 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology landscape report and database.

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Artificial Intelligence Companies Founded by Year - Q1 2017

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The following graph shows the founding year distribution in the Artificial Intelligence sector. The graphic includes data through October 2016.

Artificial Intelligence Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Artificial Intelligence companies founded in a certain year. 2013 ranks at the top with around 188 companies founded in that year alone. 2014 is the runner-up with 173 companies founded in that year.
 
We are currently tracking 1700 Artificial Intelligence companies in 13 categories across 70 countries, with a total of $13 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Artificial Intelligence landscape report and database.

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3D Printing Technology Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q1 2017

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The following post highlights how Venture Scanner categorizes the 3D Printing Technology startup landscape, and presents our Innovation Quadrant showing how those categories compare to one another. The data for this post is through March 2017.

3D Printing Logo Map Q1 2017

The above sector map organizes the sector into 9 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

3D Printing Innovation Quadrant Q1 2017

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different 3D Printing 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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Where in the world are Financial Technology startups? Q1 2017

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The analyses below summarize where Financial Technology innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through January 2017.

Financial Technology Company Count by Country Q1 2017

The above map shows the number of Financial Technology companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 1,040 companies.

Financial Technology VC Funding by Country Q1 2017

The above map shows the amount of total Financial Technology startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $31.5B.

We are currently tracking 2,140 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 61 countries, with a total of $64B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology landscape report and database. 

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Real Estate Technology Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q1 2017

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

Real Estate Technology Logo Map Q1 2017

The above sector map organizes the sector into 12 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

Real Estate Technology Innovation Quadrant Q1 2017

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different Real Estate 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.

The definitions of the Real...

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