Insurance Technology Funding by Round - Q1 2017

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

Insurance Technology Funding Amount by Round

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. In recent years, we’ve seen a large increase in the amount of Series A and Series C funding events. The amount of Series B and Series D funding events have seen some growth as well.

Insurance Technology 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 then declined a bit. Earlier stage deals (Seed, Series A, Series B) have seen the largest growth in the number of funding events.

We are currently tracking 1185 Insurance Technology companies in 14 categories across 60 countries, with a total of $17.8 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Insurance Technology market report.

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Blockchain Technology Funding Trends - Q1 2017

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

Blockchain Technology Funding by Year Q1 2017

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Blockchain Technology startups for each year. 2016 is the best year with around $775M in funding. 2015 comes in at second with about $600M in funding.

Blockchain Technology Funding by Vintage Year Q1 2017

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Blockchain Technology companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2013 have raised the most funding at around $470M.

We are currently tracking 916 Blockchain Technology companies in 12 categories across 74 countries, with a total of $2 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Blockchain Technology report.

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Internet Of Things (IoT) Companies Founded by Year - Q1 2017

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The following graph shows the founding year distribution in the Internet of Things sector. The graphic includes data through October 2016.

IoT Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Internet of Things companies founded in a certain year. 2013 ranks at the top with around 236 companies founded in that year alone. 2014 is the runner-up with 227 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 1792 IoT companies in 20 categories across 49 countries, with a total of $30.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Internet of Things market report.

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Where in the world are Artificial Intelligence startups? Q1 2017

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The analyses below summarize where Artificial Intelligence (AI) innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through October 2016.

AI Company Count by Country Q1 2017

The above map shows the number of AI companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 740 companies.

AI Company VC Funding by Country Q1 2017

The above map shows the amount of total AI startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $6B.

We are currently tracking 1,727 Artificial Intelligence companies in 13 categories across 69 countries, with a total of $13B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full AI landscape report. 

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Average and Median Age by Financial Technology Category - Q1 2017

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

Average and Median Age by FinTech Category

The above graph summarizes the average and median age of companies in each Financial Technology category. The Payments Backend category has the highest average age at around 10 years, and the Banking Infrastructure category is the runner-up with an average age of around 9 years. Both the Payments Backend and Banking Infrastructure categories have the highest median age at around 8 years. 

We are currently tracking 2152 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 61 countries, with a total of $63.9B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology market report. 

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Venture Investing in Virtual Reality – Q1 2017

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The following graphs highlight venture investing trends into the Virtual Reality (VR) sector. The graphics include data through March 2017.

Virtual Reality Venture Investing Q1 2017

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each VR category to the number of companies in the category. The Virtual Augmented Reality category takes the lead in total funding at around $1.9B. The Virtual Environment Content category leads in company count, with around 260 startups.

Virtual Reality Average Funding by Category Q1 2017

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each VR category. The Virtual Augmented Reality category leads the sector with just under $50M in average funding per company, followed by the VR Enabling Software and VR Consumption Hardware categories.

We are currently tracking 660 VR companies in 13 categories across 48 countries, with a total of $4.7B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Virtual Reality market report.

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Energy Technology Exits by Category and by Year - Q1 2017

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

Exit Activity by Category in Energy Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Energy Technology category. The Solar Energy category is leading the sector with 16 acquisitions and 19 IPOs.

Exit Activity by Year in Energy Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Energy Technology by year. 2011, 2014, 2015, and 2016 lead the sector with 16 exits in each year, with 2013 in the second place with 12 exits.

We are currently tracking 744 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $46B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology market report.

 

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3D Printing Activity by Selected Investors - Q1 2017

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The following graph summarizes investor activity in the 3D Printing space. Please note these graphics are made using data through March 2017.

3D Printing Investor Activity Q1 2017

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds 3D Printing investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Lux Capital takes the lead in both metrics, with 9 total investments into the space and 5 companies backed. Other major investors include North Bridge, Matrix Partners, and Atlas Ventures.

We are currently tracking 376 3D Printing companies in 9 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $1.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full 3D Printing market report.

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Security Technology Funding Trends - Q1 2017

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

Security Technology Funding By Year Q1 2017

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Security Technology startups for each year. 2015 is the best year with around $2.8B in funding. 2016 comes in right behind with about $2.7B in funding.

Security Technology Funding By Vintage Year Q1 2017

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Security Technology companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2013 have raised the most funding at around $1.4B.

We are currently tracking 862 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 41 countries, with a total of $16 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology report.

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Real Estate Technology Funding by Round - Q1 2017

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

Real Estate Technology Funding Amount by Round

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. From 2006 to 2016, we saw a sharp increase in the overall sector funding, with the total amount peaking in 2015 and then declining thereafter. Early and late stage funding round events (Series A, B, and Late Stage) have accounted for a substantial amount of total funding.

Real Estate 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 1419 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 62 countries, with a total of $34.7 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full...

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