Blockchain Technology Startup Highlights  – Q4 2017

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Here is our Q4 2017 summary report on the Blockchain Technology startup sector. The following report includes an overview, recent activity, and a category deep dive.

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Blockchain Technology Slideshare Intro

Blockchain Technology Sector Summary

Blockchain Technology Splash Slide

Blockchain Technology Logo Map

Blockchain Technology Innovation Quadrant

Blockchain Technology Annual Funding Over Time

Blockchain Technology Quarterly Funding Over Time

Blockchain Technology Exit Events Over Time

Blockchain Technology Latest Activity

Blockchain Technology Funding Round Counts

Blockchain Technology Quarterly Category Funding
Blockchain Technology Recent Funding Events

Blockchain Technology Recent Acquisition Events

Blockchain Technology Blockchain Innovations

Blockchain Technology Venture Investing

Blockchain Technology Category Funding Quartiles

Blockchain Innovations Total Annual Funding

Blockchain Innovations Companies with Largest Funding Amounts

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Real Estate Technology Investors Investing More in Fewer Deals

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As we have previously shared, the Real Estate Technology (proptech) startup sector is seeing a lot of momentum. How have its funding trends evolved over time? On our Real Estate Technology research platform, we have analyzed the data through 2017 and can conclude that investments into the Real Estate Technology market have become fewer in frequency but larger in amount.

We have come to this conclusion from the following three takeaways:

  •      Total funding amounts are seeing strong growth
  •      Number of funding events is seeing a decline
  •      Average funding per deal is increasing

We will illustrate these takeaways through a series of graphics.

Real Estate Technology Funding Amounts Seeing Strong Growth

Let’s start off by examining the annual real estate tech funding amounts, stacked by quarters.

Real Estate Technology Funding Amount by Quarter

This graph illustrates that real estate tech funding saw robust growth at the annual level. Specifically, the funding in 2017 was 162%...

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Video Technology Sector Overview - Q4 2017

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As we reported last week, the Video Technology sector has seen a lot of funding and exit momentum over the past few years. Yet what are the different components of Video Technology and how do they make up this startup ecosystem? On our Video Technology research platform, we have classified the companies in the sector into functional categories. This blog post examines these categories and how they compare with one another through a series of graphics.

Video Advertising Platforms Is the Largest Video Technology Category

Let’s start off by looking at the Logo Map for the Video Technology sector. As of March 2018, we have classified 828 video tech startups into 11 categories which collectively raised $35 billion in funding. The Logo Map highlights the number of companies in each category and a random sampling of these companies.

Video Technology Sector Map

We can see from the Logo Map above that Video Advertising Platforms is the largest video tech category with 152 companies. This category is comprised of...

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Video Technology Startup Highlights – Q4 2017

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Here is our Q4 2017 summary report on the Video Technology startup sector. The following report includes an overview, recent activity, and a category deep dive.

Video Technology Slideshare Title

Video Technology Slideshare Intro

Video Technology Sector Summary

Video Technology Splash Slide

Video Technology Logo Map

Video Technology Innovation Quadrant

Video Technology Annual Funding Over Time

Video Technology Quarterly Funding Over Time

Video Technology Exit Events Over Time

Video Technology Latest Activity

Video Technology Funding Round Counts

Video Technology Quarterly Category Funding

Video Technology Recent Funding Events

Video Technology Recent Acquisition Events

Video Technology Video Consumption Platforms

Video Technology Venture Investing

Video Technology Category Funding Quartiles

Video Consumption Platforms Total Annual Funding

Video Technology Companies with Largest Funding Amounts

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Artificial Intelligence Exit Activity Sees Strong Growth

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The Artificial Intelligence (AI) sector saw exponential growth in last year’s funding. Does its exit activity trend correspond with the growth in funding? On our AI research platform, we have analyzed the data through 2017 and can conclude that AI exit activity is also seeing very robust growth over time. 

This observation was derived from two takeaways:

  •      AI exit activity exploded at the annual level
  •      Quarterly AI exits also saw healthy growth

We’ll illustrate these takeaways with two graphics that show AI exit activity trends over the years.

AI Exit Activity Exploded in Recent Years

Let’s start off by examining the AI exit events from 2011 to 2017. Exit events include both acquisitions and IPOs. The below graph highlights the number of annual AI exits stacked by quarters.

Artificial Intelligence Exits by Quarter Stacked

This graph illustrates that AI exit activity is skyrocketing. Specifically, the number of exits in 2017 was 175% of that in 2016. Additionally, the...

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Transportation Technology Funding Seeing Significant Growth

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As we have previously shared, the Transportation Technology startup sector is seeing a lot of activity. How have its funding trends evolved over time? On our Transportation Technology research platform, we have analyzed the data through 2017 and can conclude that the investments in transportation tech are growing at a significant clip.

We have come to this conclusion from the following three takeaways:

  •      Transportation tech funding amounts are growing exponentially
  •      The number of transportation tech deals are increasing steadily
  •      The number of investors in the space are trending upward

We will illustrate these takeaways with a series of graphics to show the trend of transportation tech investments over time.

Annual Transportation Tech Funding Amounts Growing Exponentially

Let’s start off by examining the annual transportation tech funding amounts, stacked by quarters.

Transportation Technology Funding by Quarter

This graph illustrates that transportation tech...

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Insurance Technology Funding Continues on a Healthy Trend

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The Insurance Technology (insurtech) sector is seeing a lot of activity. How have its funding trends evolved over time? On our insurtech research platform, we have analyzed the data through 2017 and can conclude that the investments in insurtech continue on a healthy trend despite a decline in certain metrics.

We have come to this conclusion from the following three takeaways:

  •      The number of insurtech deals has been growing consistently year over year
  •      The number of insurtech investors participating in the deals has been on an upward trend
  •      Insurtech funding amounts have seen a decline over the last few years

We will illustrate these takeaways with a series of graphics to show the trend of insurtech investments over time.

Annual Insurtech Funding Events Growing Consistently

We will start off by examining the annual number of insurtech startup funding deals, stacked by quarters.

Insurance Technology Funding Count by Quarter

This graph illustrates that the number of...

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Transportation Technology Exit Activity Rising Over Time

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The Transportation Technology sector has seen a lot of activity over the past few years. How does its overall exit activity trend over time? On our Transportation Technology research platform, we have analyzed the data through 2017 and can conclude that transportation tech exit activity continues to rise over time.

This observation was derived from two takeaways:

  •      Transportation tech exit activity shows strong growth at the annual level
  •      At the quarterly level, transportation tech exit activity is also on an upward trend for most quarters

We’ll illustrate these takeaways with two graphics that show transportation tech exit activity trends over the years.

Annual Transportation Technology Exit Activity Showing Strong Growth

Let’s start off by examining the transportation tech exit events from 2011 to 2017. Exit events include both acquisitions and IPOs. The below graph highlights the number of transportation tech exit events by year...

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Transportation Technology Startup Highlights  – Q4 2017

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Here is our Q4 2017 summary report on the Transportation Technology startup sector. The following report includes an overview, recent activity, and a category deep dive.

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Transportation Technology Slideshare Intro Slide

Transportation Technology Sector Summary

Transportation Technology Splash Slide

Transportation Technology Logo Map

Transportation Technology Innovation Quadrant

Transportation Technology Annual Funding Over Time

Transportation Technology Quarterly Funding Over Time

Transportation Technology Exit Events Over Time

Transportation Technology Latest Activity

Transportation Technology Funding Round Counts

Transportation Technology Quarterly Category Funding

Transportation Technology Recent Funding Events

Transportation Technology Recent Acquisitions

Transportation Technology Ride Hailing and Scheduling

Transportation Technology Venture Investing

Transportation Technology Category Funding Quartiles

Ride Hailing Total Annual Funding

Ride Hailing Companies with Largest Funding Amounts

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To learn more about our complete Transportation Technology report and research platform, visit us at www.venturescanner.com or contact [email protected].

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Internet of Things Investments Becoming More Substantial

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The internet of things (IoT) sector has seen vibrant funding and exit activity over the past few years. How have its funding trends evolved over time? On our internet of things research platform, we have analyzed the data through 2017 and can conclude that the investments in IoT have become more substantial over time.

We have come to this conclusion from the following three takeaways:

  •      Funding amounts are seeing robust growth at the annual level
  •      Funding events are seeing a decline in recent years
  •      Average funding per deal amounts are growing

We will illustrate these takeaways with a series of graphics to show the trend of IoT investments over time.

IoT Funding Amounts Seeing Robust Growth Annually

We will start off by examining the IoT funding trends over the years stacked by quarters.

IoT Funding Amount by Quarter

This graph illustrates that IoT funding saw explosive growth at the annual level. Specifically, the CAGR in funding amounts from 2012 to...

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