Virtual Reality Landscape Trends and Insights  - Q1 2017

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

Virtual Reality Q1 2017 Market Report

Virtual Reality Q1 2017 Report Agenda

Virtual Reality Q1 2017 Sector Description

Virtual Reality Q1 2017 Logo Map

Virtual Reality Q1 2017 Innovation Quadrant

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Virtual Reality Q1 2017 Sector Trends

Virtual Reality Q1 2017 Venture Investing

Virtual Reality Q1 2017 Funding Over Time

Virtual Reality Q1 2017 Funding Amount by Round

Virtual Reality Q1 2017 Funding by Vintage Year

Virtual Reality Q1 2017 Company Count by Country

Virtual Reality Q1 2017 Investor Activity

Virtual Reality Q1 2017 Exits by Category

Virtual Reality Q1 2017 Recent Activity

Virtual Reality Q1 2017 Recent Funding Stats

Virtual Reality Q1 2017 Recent Funding Events

Virtual Reality Q1 2017 Recent Exit Events

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

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Where in the world are Marketing Technology startups? Q1 2017

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

Marketing Technology Company Count by Country Q1 2017

The above map shows the number of Marketing Technology companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 975 companies.

Marketing Technology VC Funding by Country Q1 2017

The above map shows the amount of total Marketing Technology startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $18B.

We are currently tracking 1,559 Marketing Technology companies in 15 categories across 56 countries, with a total of $23B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Marketing Technology landscape report and database. 

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Future of TV Companies Founded by Year - Q1 2017

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The following graph shows the founding year distribution in the Future of TV sector. The graphic includes data through February 2017.

Future of TV Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Future of TV companies founded in a certain year. 2011 ranks at the top with around 83 companies founded in that year alone. 2012 and 2007 are the runner-ups with 76 and 75 companies founded in those years, respectively.

We are currently tracking 740 Future of TV companies in 11 categories across 38 countries, with a total of $23.6 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Future of TV market report.

 

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Virtual Reality Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q1 2017

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

Virtual Reality Logo Map Q1 2017

The above sector map organizes the sector into 13 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

Virtual Reality Innovation Quadrant Q1 2017

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different VR 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 VR categories are as follows

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Venture Investing in Health Technology – Q1 2017

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The following graphs highlight venture investing trends into the Health Technology sector. The graphics include data through October 2016.

Health Technology Venture Investing Q1 2017

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Health Technology category to the number of companies in the category. The Digital Medical Devices category takes the lead in total funding at over $4.5B. The IoT Health Care category leads in company count, with around 190 startups.  

Health Technology Average Funding by Category Q1 2017

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Health Technology category. The Health Insurance/Payments category leads the sector with around $70M in average funding per company, followed by the Online Health Destinations and Genomics/Personalized Medicine categories.

We are currently tracking 1,829 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 58 countries, with a total of $41B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology market report.

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Average and Median Age by Retail Technology Category - Q1 2017

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

Average and Median Age by Retail Tech Category

The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each Retail Technology category. The Local Daily Deals category ranks as the most mature Retail Technology category with an average age of around 11 years and a median age of 7 years. Made to Measure Customization comes in as the second oldest category, with a average age of 10 and a median age of 7 years. 

We are currently tracking 1569 Retail Technology companies in 22 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $38.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Retail Technology market report.

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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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