Retail Technology Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q1 2017

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The following post highlights how Venture Scanner categorizes the Retail 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.

Venture Scanner Retail Technology Logo Map

The above sector map organizes the sector into 22 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

Venture Scanner Retail Technology Innovation Quadrant

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different Retail 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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Energy Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q1 2017

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The following graph shows the founding year distribution in the Energy Technology sector. The graphic includes data through October 2016.

Energy Technology Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Energy Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2007 ranks at the top with around 66 companies founded in that year alone. 2010 and 2013 are roughly tied for second, with 54 and 53 companies founded in each year respectively.

We are currently tracking 739 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $42.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology landscape report and database

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Where in the world are 3D Printing startups?

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The analyses below summarize where 3D Printing innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through October 2016.

3D Printing Startup Count by Country

The above map shows the number of 3D Printing companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with over 170 companies.

3D Printing VC Funding by Country

The above map shows the amount of total 3D Printing startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $1.1B.

We are currently tracking 372 3D Printing companies in 9 categories across 41 countries, with a total of $1.3B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full 3D Printing landscape report and database.

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Retail Technology Startup Landscape Trends and Insights - Q1 2017

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

Retail Tech Landscape Report

Retail Tech Report Outline

Retail Tech Sector Description

Retail Tech Logo Map

Retail Tech Innovation Quadrant

Retail Tech Categories

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Retail Tech Funding Trends

Retail Tech Venture Investing

Retail Tech Funding Over Time

Retail Tech Funding Amount by Round

Retail Tech Funding by Vintage Year

Retail Tech Company Count by Country

Retail Tech Investor Activity

Retail Tech Exit Activity

Retail Tech Recent Events

Retail Tech Recent Funding Statistics

Retail Tech Notable Recent Funding Events

Retail Tech Notable Recent Exit Events

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We are currently tracking 1,534 Retail Technology companies in 22 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $37 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Retail Technology landscape report and database.

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Average and Median Age by Real Estate Technology Category - Q1 2017

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The following graph shows average and median age in the Real Estate Technology sector. The graphic includes data through October 2016. 

Average and Median Age by Real Estate Tech Category

The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each Real Estate Technology category. The Life, Home, P&C Insurance category has the highest average age at around 13 years and the highest median age at 17 years. Construction Management follows behind with an average age of just under 13 years and a median age of 11 years.

We are currently tracking 1358 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 61 countries, with a total of $30.3 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology landscape report and database.

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Venture Investing in Security Technology – Q1 2017

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

Security Technology Venture Investing

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Security Technology category to the number of companies in the category. The Threat Detection/Mitigation category is leading in both stats, with just under $6B in funding and around 200 companies.

Security Technology Average Category Funding

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Security Technology category. The Email Security category leads the sector with around $100M in average funding per company, followed by the Endpoint/Firewall Security and Computer Forensics categories.

We are currently tracking 813 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $15 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology landscape report and database.

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Future of TV Exits by Category and by Year - Q1 2017

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The following graphs highlight the exit activity in the Future of TV sector. The graphics include data through October 2016. 

Exit Activity by Category in Future of TV

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Future of TV category. The Video Advertising Platforms category is leading the sector with 36 acquisitions and 6 IPOs.

Exit Activity by Year in Future of TV

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in the Future of TV sector by year. 2014 leads the sector with 48 exits, with 2013 in the second place with 24 exits.

We are currently tracking 707 Future of TV companies in 11 categories across 37 countries, with a total of $21B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Future of TV landscape report and database.

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Marketing Technology Activity by Selected Investors - Q1 2017

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The following graph summarizes the investor activity in the Marketing Technology space. Please note these graphics are made using data through October 2016.

Marketing Technology Investor Activity

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Marketing Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. 500 Startups takes the lead in both the total number of investments into the space at around 52, and the number of companies backed at around 36.

We are currently tracking 1,502 Financial Technology companies in 15 categories across 54 countries, with a total of $22 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Marketing Technology landscape report and database.

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Retail Technology Funding by Round - Q1 2017

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The following two graphs summarize the rounds of funding going into the Retail Technology space. Please note these graphics are made using data through October 2016.

Retail Tech Funding by Type by Year

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. From 2009 to 2015, we saw a general increase in the overall sector funding, with the total amount peaking once in 2011 and peaking by more than twice that amount in 2015. With the exception of Seed funding, all other rounds of funding saw approximately equal amounts during these years. After 2015 the overall sector funding saw a sharp decline.

Retail Tech Funding by Type by Event

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by round. From 2006 to 2014 we’ve seen a steep upward trend that peaked in 2014, dipped slightly in 2015, and then declined sharply 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 1528 Retail Technology companies in 22...

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Health Technology Funding Trends - Q1 2017

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The following graphs highlight recent trends in Health Technology funding activity. The graphics include data through early October 2016.

Health Technology Funding Over Time

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Health Technology startups for each year. 2015 is the best year with just over $7B in funding. 2014 comes in at second place at around $6B in funding.

Health Technology Vintage Year Funding

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Health Technology companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2013 have raised the most funding at just under $4B, followed by those founded in 2011 which have raised about $2.5B.

We are currently tracking 1,687 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 56 countries, with a total of $38 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology report and database.

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