Energy Technology Startup Market Trends and Insights  – Q2 2017

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Here is our Q2 2017 summary report on the Energy Technology startup sector. The following report includes a startup landscape overview, graphical trends with insights, and recent funding and exit events.

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Energy Tech Q2 2017 Sector Trends

Energy Tech Q2 2017 Venture Investing

Energy Tech Q2 2017 Funding by Year

Energy Tech Q2 2017 Funding Amount by Round

Energy Tech Q2 2017 Funding by Vintage Year

Energy Tech Q2 2017 Company Count by Country

Energy Tech Q2 2017 Investor Activity

Energy Tech Q2 2017 Exits by Year

Energy Tech Q2 2017 Recent Events

Energy Tech Q2 2017 Recent Funding Stats

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We are currently tracking 755 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 47 countries, with a total of $50 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology market report.

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Insurance Technology Funding by Round - Q2 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 April 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 1292 Insurance Technology companies in 14 categories across 62 countries, with a total of $18.7 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Insurance Technology market report.

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Blockchain Technology Funding Trends through Q2 2017

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

Blockchain Tech Funding by Year Q2 2017

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Blockchain Tech startups for each year. 2016 has the most funding to date at just over $800M. 

Blockchain Tech Funding by Vintage Year Q2 2017

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Blockchain Tech companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2013 have raised the most funding at around $550M.

We are currently tracking 930 Blockchain Tech companies in 12 categories across 74 countries, with a total of $2.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Blockchain Technology market report.

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Where in the world are Artificial Intelligence startups? Q2 2017

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The analyses below summarize where Artificial Intelligence (AI) innovations are occurring. The graphics includes data through April 2017.

AI Company Count by Country Q2 2017

The above map shows the number of AI companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 875 companies.

AI Company VC Funding by Country Q2 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 $8B.

We are currently tracking 1,859 AI companies in 13 categories across 70 countries, with a total of $17B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Artificial Intelligence market report.

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Internet Of Things (IoT) Companies Founded by Year - Q2 2017

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The following graph shows the founding year distribution in the Internet of Things sector. The graphic includes data through April 2017.

IoT Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Internet of Things companies founded in a certain year. 2014 ranks at the top with around 311 companies founded in that year alone. 2013 is the runner-up with 284 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 1930 IoT companies in 20 categories across 49 countries, with a total of $34.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Internet of Things market report.

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Average and Median Age by Financial Technology Category - Q2 2017

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

Average/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 2252 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 64 countries, with a total of $71.3B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology market report. 

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Venture Investing in Virtual Reality through Q2 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.

VR Venture Investing Q2 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 leads in funding at around $1.9B. The VR Environment Content category leads in the number of startups with about 275. 

VR Category Average Funding Q2 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 698 VR companies in 13 categories across 49 countries, with a total of $6.5B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Virtual Reality market report. 

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3D Printing Activity by Selected Investors through Q2 2017

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The following graph summarizes investor activity in the 3D Printing Technology space. These graphics are made using data through June 2017.

3D Printing Investor Activity Q2 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. Major investors include Lux Capital, North Bridge, Matrix Partners, VTT Ventures, and Atlas.

We are currently tracking 379 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 through Q2 2017

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

Security Technology Funding by Year through Q2 2017

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Security Tech startups for each year. 2015 has the most funding to date at just over $3.5B. 

Security Technology Funding by Vintage Year through Q2 2017

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Security Tech companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2013 have raised the most funding at around $1.8B.

We are currently tracking 919 Security Tech companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $19 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report.

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Energy Technology Exits by Category and by Year - Q2 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. The Energy Infrastructure category is the runner-up with 24 acquisitions and 8 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 753 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 47 countries, with a total of $50.3B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology market report.

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