Transportation Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q1 2017

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The following graph shows the founding year distribution in the Connected Transportation sector. The graphic includes data through January 2017.

Connected Transportation Founded Distribution

The above graph summarizes the number of Transportation Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2013 ranks at the top with 101 companies founded. 2012 and 2011 are right behind with 94 and 93 companies founded, respectively.

We are currently tracking 1064 Transportation Technology companies in 17 categories across 65 countries, with a total of $51.8 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Transportation Technology landscape report and database.

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Where in the world are Insurance Technology startups? - Q1 2017

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The analyses below summarize where Insurance Technology innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through January 2017.

Insurance Technology Startup Count by Country

The above map shows the number of Insurtech companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with over 580 companies.

Insurance Technology VC Funding by Country

The above map shows the amount of total Insurtech startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $7B.

We are currently tracking 1,087 Insurance Technology companies in 14 categories across 54 countries, with a total of $17B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Insurance Technology landscape report and database.

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Average Age by Blockchain Technology Category - Q1 2017

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The following graph shows the average age by category in the Bitcoin sector. The graphic includes data through January 2017.

Bitcoin Category Average Startup Age

The above graph summarizes the average age of companies in each Bitcoin category. The Bitcoin Infrastructure category has the highest average age at around 4.75 years. Other categories with higher average ages include Bitcoin Mining, Bitcoin Gambling, and Bitcoin News/Data.

We are currently tracking 899 Bitcoin companies in 12 categories across 73 countries, with a total of $1.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Bitcoin landscape report and database.

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Venture Investing in the Internet of Things – Q1 2017

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The following graphs highlight venture investing trends into the Internet of Things (IoT) sector. The graphics include data through October 2016.

Venture Investing in IoT

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Internet of Things category to the number of companies in the category. The IoT Fitness category is leading in the Total Funding stat with over $3.7B, whereas the IoT Home category is leading in the Company Count stat with 230 companies.

Average Funding by IoT Category

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Internet of Things category. The IoT Enterprise category leads the sector with around $78M in average funding per company, followed by the IoT Utilities/Energy category with about $69M in average funding per company.

We are currently tracking 1639 IoT companies in 20 categories across 47 countries, with a total of $27.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full IoT landscape report and database.

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Artificial Intelligence Exits by Category and by Year - Q1 2017

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The following graphs highlight the exit activity in the Artificial Intelligence sector. The graphics include data through October 2016. 

Exit Activity by Category in Artificial Intelligence

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Marketing Technology category. The Machine Learning Applications, Natural Language Processing, and Image Recognition Platforms categories lead the sector with 25 exits each.

Exit Activity by Year in Artificial Intelligence

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Marketing Technology by year. 2016 currently leads the sector with 25 acquisitions, with 2014 following behind with 21 acquisitions.

We are currently tracking 1589 Artificial Intelligence companies in 13 categories across 70 countries, with a total of $10.6B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Artificial Intelligence landscape report and database.

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Financial Technology Activity by Selected Investors - Q1 2017

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The following graph summarizes the investor activity in the Financial Technology space. Please note these graphics are made using data through January 2017.

Financial Technology Investor Activity

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Financial Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Accel Partners takes the lead in total number of investments into the space at around 70. Y Combinator has backed the highest number of companies, at just over 60.

We are currently tracking 2,082 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 60 countries, with a total of $61 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology landscape report and database.

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Virtual Reality Funding by Type - Q1 2017

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The following two graphs summarize the types of funding going into the Virtual Reality space. Please note these graphics are made using data through October 2016.

Virtual Reality Funding Amount by Type

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by type. From 2010 to 2016, we saw a general increase in the overall sector funding, with the total amount peaking in 2014 and peaking by twice that amount in 2016. In 2014 Series B funding events made up the majority of the funding amount; in 2015 Series A comprised the majority; and in 2016 Series C events dwarfed both Series A and Series B events in the amount raised.

Virtual Reality Funding Count by Type

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by type. From 2010 to 2016 we’ve seen a steep upward trend that peaked in 2015 and then dipped slightly in 2016. Seed and Series A events make up the majority of funding event counts. 

We are currently tracking 590 VR companies in 13 categories across 44 countries, with a total of $4.4 Billion in funding. ...

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Energy Technology Funding Trends - Q1 2017

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

Energy Technology Funding Over Time

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Energy Technology startups for each year. 2016 is the best year with just over $12B in funding. 2013 comes in at second place at around $4B in funding.

Energy Technology Funding by Vintage Year

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Energy Technology companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2007 have raised the most funding at over $6.5B, followed by those founded in 2006 which have raised about $4B.

We are currently tracking 737 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $43 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology report and database.

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3D Printing Companies Founded by Year - Q1 2017

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The following graph shows the founding year distribution in the 3D Printing sector. The graphic includes data through October 2016.

3D Printing Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of 3D Printing companies founded in a certain year. 2013 ranks at the top with around 76 companies founded in that year alone. 2012 is the runner-up with 40 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 371 3D Printing companies in 9 categories across 41 countries, with a total of $1.3 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full 3D Printing report and database.

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Where in the World are Real Estate Technology Startups? - Q1 2017

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The analyses below summarize where Real Estate Technology innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through October 2016.

Real Estate Technology Startup Count by Country

The above map shows the number of Real Estate Tech companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with over 740 companies.

Real Estate Technology VC Funding by Country

The above map shows the amount of total Real Estate Tech startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $17B.

We are currently tracking 1,351 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 60 countries, with a total of $30B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology landscape report and database.

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