Venture Investing In Security Technology - Q4 2016

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Venture Investing in Security Technology

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Security Technology category to the number of companies in the category. The Thread Detection/Mitigation category leads the sector in both the Total Funding stat ($6B in funding) and the Company Count stat (over 200 startups).

We are currently tracking 764 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $12.8B 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 - Q4 2016

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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 696 Future of TV companies in 11 categories across 37 countries, with a total of $20.1 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Future of TV report and database.

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Marketing Technology Activity by Selected Investors - Q4 2016

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Marketing Technology Activity by Investors

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Marketing Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique MarTech companies funded by selected investors. 500 Startups takes the lead in both categories, both making the highest number of investments (52) and backing the most companies (36). DFJ, Sequoia, and R Ventures round out the top of the list. 

We are currently tracking 1438 Marketing Technology companies in 15 categories across 54 countries, with a total of $20.4 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 Type - Q4 2016

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The following two graphs summarize the types of funding going into the Retail Technology space.

Retail Technology Funding by Type by Year  - Amount

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by type. In recent years, we’ve seen a general increase in the amount of funding across the board, with growth in the amount of practically all funding stages.

Retail Technology Funding by Type by Year  - Count

 The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by type. We’ve seen a decline in past few years, though earlier stage deals (Seed, Series A) still make up a larger share of the total count.

We are currently tracking 1,481 Retail Technology companies in 22 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $33 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Retail Technology landscape report and database.

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Health Technology Funding Trends - Q4 2016

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Total HealthTech Funding by Year

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Health Technology startups for each year. 2015 is the best year so far with over $7.5B in funding. 2014 comes in at second place with just around $6.3B raised to date.

HealthTech Funding by Vintage Year

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 over $3.9B, followed by those founded in 2011 which have raised about $2.6B.

We are currently tracking 1602 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 54 countries, with a total of $34.4B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology landscape report and database.

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Transportation Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q4 2016

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Transportation Technology Startups Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Transportation Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2013 ranks at the top with just over 80 companies founded. 2011 and 2012 are right behind with around 80 startups founded as well.

We are currently tracking 1,000 Transportation Technology companies in 17 categories across 64 countries, with a total of $48 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? - Q4 2016

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The analyses below summarize where Insurance Technology innovations are occurring.

Insurance Technology Company Count by Country

The above map shows the number of Insurance Technology companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 556 companies.

Insurance Technology VC Funding by Country

The above map shows the amount of total Insurance Technology startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $7.1B.

We are currently tracking 1013 Insurance Technology companies in 14 categories across 53 countries, with a total of $16.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Insurance Technology landscape report and database.

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Average Age by Bitcoin/Blockchain Category - Q4 2016

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Blockchain Startup Average Age

The above graph summarizes the average age of companies in each Bitcoin and Blockchain category. The Bitcoin Infrastructure category has both the highest average ages, at around 4.5 years. Other mature categories include Bitcoin News and Data, Bitcoin Gambling, and Bitcoin Exchanges. 

We are currently tracking 888 Bitcoin and Blockchain companies in 12 categories across 74 countries, with a total of $1.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Bitcoin and Blockchain landscape report and database.

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Average Funding by Internet of Things Category - Q4 2016

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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 1515 Internet of Things companies in 20 categories across 47 countries, with a total of $26.3 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full IoT landscape report and database.

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Venture Investing In Artificial Intelligence - Q4 2016

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Venture Investing in Artificial Intelligence

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Artificial Intelligence category to the number of companies in the category. The Machine Learning Applications category leads the sector in both the Total Funding stat ($3.5B in funding) and the Company Count stat (over 400 startups). 

We are currently tracking 1,513 Artificial Intelligence companies in 13 categories across 73 countries, with a total of $9.5B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Artificial Intelligence landscape report and database.

 

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