Average and Median Age by Virtual Reality Category - Q1 2017

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The following graph shows average and median age in the Virtual Reality sector. The graphic includes data through October 2016.

Average and Median Age by Virtual Reality Category

The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each Virtual Reality category. The Virtual Augmented Reality category has the highest average age at 6 years, followed by the 3D Modeling category with an average age of just under 6 years. The Enterprise VR category has the highest median age at 15 years, followed by the VR Enabling Software category with a median age of 14 years.

We are currently tracking 653 Virtual Reality companies in 13 categories across 48 countries, with a total of $4.6 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Virtual Reality landscape report and database.

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Security Technology Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q1 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 February 2017.

Security Technology Logo Map Q1 2017

The above sector map organizes the sector into 14 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

Security Technology Innovation Quadrant Q1 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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Venture Investing in Energy Technology – Q1 2017

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

Energy Technology Venture Investing Q1 2017

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Energy Technology category to the number of companies in the category. The Solar Energy category takes the lead in both metrics, with a total funding at over $16B and a total company count of around 165. 

Energy Technology Average Funding by Category Q1 2017
 
The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Energy Technology category. The Solar Energy category leads the sector with around $155M in average funding per company, followed by the Wind Energy and Geothermal Energy categories.

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

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3D Printing Technology Exits by Category and by Year - Q1 2017

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The following graphs highlight the exit activity in the 3D Printing Technology sector. The graphics include data through March 2017.

Exit Activity by Category in 3D Printing Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each 3D Printing Technology category. The 3D Printer Manufacturers category leads the sector with 5 acquisitions and 8 IPOs. The 3D Printing Services category is the runner-up with 7 acquisitions and 3 IPOs.

Exit Activity by Year in 3D Printing Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in 3D Printing Technology by year. 2014 currently leads the sector with 8 acquisitions and 1 IPO. 2013 is the runner-up with 5 acquisitions and 2 IPOs.

We are currently tracking 375 3D Printing Technology companies in 9 categories across 41 countries, with a total of $1.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full 3D Printing Technology landscape report and database.

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Real Estate Technology Activity by Selected Investors - Q1 2017

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

Real Estate Technology Investor Activity Q1 2017

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Real Estate Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. 500 Startups takes the lead in both metrics, with just under 50 total investments into the space and over 40 companies backed. Other major investors include Sequoia Capital, Accel Partners, and Y Combinator.

We are currently tracking 1,402 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 62 countries, with a total of $35 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology market report.

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Security Technology Funding by Round - Q1 2017

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

Security Technology Funding Amount by Round

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. From 2006 to 2015, we saw a general increase in the overall sector funding, with the total amount peaking in 2015. Series A, B, and C funding rounds make up the majority of the funding amount. After 2015 the overall sector funding saw a sharp decline.

Security Technology Funding Count by Round

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by round. From 2006 to 2016 we’ve seen a gradual upward trend that peaked 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 852 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 41 countries, with a total of $15.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology landscape report and...

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Future of TV Funding Trends - Q1 2017

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The following graphs highlight recent trends in Future of Television startup funding activity. The graphics include data through February 2017.

Future of TV Funding by Year Q1 2017

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Future of TV startups for each year. 2016 is the best year with around $4.25B in funding. 2015 comes in at second place with more than $3B in funding.

Future of TV Vintage Year Funding Q1 2017

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Future of TV companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2011 have raised the most funding at around $3.3B.

We are currently tracking 735 Future of TV companies in 11 categories across 38 countries, with a total of $23 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Future of TV report and database.

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3D Printing Technology Landscape Trends and Insights  - Q1 2017

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Here is our Q1 2017 summary report on the 3D Printing Technology startup sector. The following report includes a startup landscape overview, graphical trends and insights, and recent funding and exit events.

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We are currently tracking 374 3D Printing Technology companies in 9 categories across 41 countries, with a total of $1.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full 3D Printing Technology landscape report and database.

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Marketing Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q1 2017

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

Marketing Technology Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Marketing Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2012 ranks at the top with around 195 companies founded in that year alone. 2010 and 2011 are the runner-ups with 183 companies founded in each year.

We are currently tracking 1548 Marketing Technology companies in 15 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $23 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Marketing Technology report and database.

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Where in the world are Retail Technology startups? Q1 2017

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The analyses below summarize where Retail Technology innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through February 2017.

Retail Technology Company Count by Country Q1 2017

The above map shows the number of Retail Technology companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 880 companies.

Retail Technology VC Funding by Country Q1 2017

The above map shows the amount of total Retail Technology startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $24B.

We are currently tracking 1,559 Retail Technology companies in 22 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $38B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Retail Technology landscape report and database.

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