Artificial Intelligence Startup Landscape Trends and Insights - Q4 2016

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A report providing an overview of the Artificial Intelligence startup landscape, graphical trends and insights, and recent funding and exit events. Click here to see this entire deck on SlideShare.

Artificial Intelligence Trends and Insights

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Artificial Intelligence Trends and Insights

Artificial Intelligence Venture Investing

Artificial Intelligence Funding Over Time

Artificial Intelligence Funding By Type

Artificial Intelligence Vintage Funding

Artificial Intelligence Geo Map

Artificial Intelligence Investor Activity

Artificial Intelligence Exit Activity

Artificial Intelligence Quarterly Report

Artificial Intelligence Recent Funding Events

Artificial Intelligence Recent Exit Events

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We are currently tracking 1500 Artificial Intelligence companies in 13 categories across 73 countries, with a total of $9.1 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Artificial Intelligence landscape report and database.

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Where in the World are Health Technology Startups? - Q4 2016

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The analyses below summarize where Health Technology innovations are occurring.

Health Technology Startup Count by Country

The above map shows the number of Health tech companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with over 1,000 companies.

Health Technology VC Funding by Country

The above map shows the amount of total Health Tech startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $26B.

We are currently tracking 1,579 Health Tech companies in 22 categories across 52 countries, with a total of $33B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology landscape report and database.

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Average and Median Age by Transportation Technology Category - Q4 2016

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Average and Median Age by Transportation Technology Category

The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each Transportation Technology category. The Intelligent Transit Systems category has the highest average age at around 24 years, followed by the V2V Communications category with an average age of 22 years. V2V Communications and Infotainment categories have the highest median age at 19 years, followed by Intelligent Transit Systems and Telematics categories with a median age of 16 years.

We are currently tracking 998 Transportation Technology companies in 17 categories across 64 countries, with a total of $47.6 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Transportation Technology landscape report and database.

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Artificial Intelligence Category Innovation Quadrant - Q4

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Artificial Intelligence Category Innovation Quadrant

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different Artificial Intelligence categories and how they compare with one another.
 
   •  Heavyweights: Categories with high average funding and high average age. These categories are comprised of companies that have reached maturity with significant financing.
 
   •  Established: Categories with low average funding and high average age. These categories are comprised of companies that have reached maturity with less financing.

   •  Disruptors: Categories with high average funding and low average age. These categories are comprised of companies that are less mature with significant financing.

   •  Pioneers: Categories with low average funding and low average age. These categories are comprised of companies that are less mature with earlier stages of financing.
 
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Average Funding by Insurance Technology Category - Q4 2016

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Insurance Technology Average Funding

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Insurance Technology category. The Life, Home, and P&C category leads the sector with around $350M in average funding per company, followed by the Auto Insurance category with just over $200M in average funding per company.

We are currently tracking 1,010 Insurance Technology companies in 14 categories across 53 countries, with a total of $16.7 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Insurance Technology landscape report and database.

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Financial Technology Category Innovation Quadrant - Q4

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FinTech Category Innovation Quadrant

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different FinTech categories and how they compare with one another.
 

   •  Heavyweights: Categories with high average funding and high average age. These categories are comprised of companies that have reached maturity with significant financing.

   •  Established: Categories with low average funding and high average age. These categories are comprised of companies that have reached maturity with less financing.

   •  Disruptors: Categories with high average funding and low average age. These categories are comprised of companies that are less mature with significant financing.

   •  Pioneers: Categories with low average funding and low average age. These categories are comprised of companies that are less mature with earlier stages of financing.

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Venture Investing In Blockchain - Q4 2016

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Venture Investing in Blockchain

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Bitcoin and Blockchain category to the number of companies in the category. Blockchain Innovation category leads the sector in the Total Funding stat with around $800M in funding. The Bitcoin Exchanges category leads in the Company Count stat over 200 companies.

We are currently tracking 888 Bitcoin and Blockchain companies in 12 categories across 74 countries, with a total of $1.85 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Bitcoin and Blockchain report and database.

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Internet of Things Exits by Category and by Year - Q4 2016

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Internet of Things Exits by Category

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Internet of Things category. The IoT Software Platforms category leads the sector with 8 IPOs and 26 acquisitions. The IoT Home and IoT Components categories follow behind with 3 IPOs and 13 acquisitions, and 8 IPOs and 8 acquisitions, respectively.

Internet of Things Exits by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Internet of Things by year. 2016 currently leads the sector with 1 IPO and 34 acquisitions, with 2015 following behind with 4 IPOs and 25 acquisitions.

We are currently tracking 1500 IoT companies in 20 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $25.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full IoT landscape report and database.

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Artificial Intelligence Activity by Selected Investors - Q4 2016

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Artificial Intelligence Activity by Selected Investors

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Artificial Intelligence investors participated in, and the number of unique AI companies funded by selected investors. 500 Startups and Y Combinator take the lead in both categories, both making the highest number of investments and backing the most AI companies. 

We are currently tracking 1,494 Artificial Intelligence companies in 13 categories across 73 countries, with a total of $9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Artificial Intelligence landscape report and database.

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Financial Technology Funding by Type - Q4

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

FinTech Funding by Type by Year - Amount

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by type. In 2016, Series B funding has accounted for a substantial amount of total funding, with Series C and Late Stage funding coming in at second. In 2015, all types of VC funding accounted for approximately the same amount, with the exception of Seed funding.

FinTech Funding by Type by Year - Count

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by type. The general trend over the past few years has been a larger number of early stage funding events, such as Seed, Series A, and Series B funding events--and a diminishing number of events in the later stages.

We are currently tracking 1990 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 59 countries, with a total of $54.6 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology landscape report and database.

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