Virtual Reality Funding Trends - Q4 2016

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Virtual Reality Funding Over Time

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Virtual Reality startups for each year. 2016 is the best year so far with almost $1.6B raised to date. 2014 comes in at second place with almost $0.8B raised.

Virtual Reality Funding by Vintage Year

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Virtual Reality companies founded in a certain year. VR companies founded in 2011 have raised the most funding at around $1.4B, followed by those founded in 2012 which have raised about $0.3B.

We are currently tracking 564 Virtual Reality companies in 13 categories across 43 countries, with a total of $3.46 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Virtual Reality landscape report and database.

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Energy Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q4 2016

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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 719 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 45 countries, with a total of $41.4 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? - Q4 2016

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The analyses below summarize where 3D Printing innovations are occurring.

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 Startup 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 $1B.

We are currently tracking 366 3D Printing companies in 9 categories across 41 countries, with a total of $1.28B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full 3D Printing landscape report and database.

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Average and Median Age by Real Estate Technology Category - Q4 2016

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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 1251 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 61 countries, with a total of $27.7 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology landscape report and database.

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Average Funding by Security Technology Category - Q4 2016

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Security Technology Average Funding by Category

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 category with just over $90M in average funding per company.

We are currently tracking 749 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 39 countries, with a total of $12.3 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Retail Technology landscape report and database.

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Venture Investing In Future of TV - Q4 2016

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Future of TV Online Video Venture Investing

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Future of TV category to the number of companies in the category. The Video Consumption Platforms category leads the sector in the Total Funding stat with over $5.8B in funding. The Video Advertising Platforms category leads in the Company Count stat with 136 companies.

We are currently tracking 689 Future of TV companies in 11 categories across 37 countries, with a total of $19.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Future of TV report and database.

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Marketing Technology Exits by Category and by Year - Q4 2016

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Marketing Technology Exits by Category

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Marketing Technology category. The Marketing Automation category leads the sector with 6 IPOs and 38 acquisitions. The Social Media Marketing category follows behind with 2 IPOs and 27 acquisitions.

Marketing Technology Exits by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Marketing Technology by year. 2016 currently leads the sector with 48 acquisitions, with 2015 following behind with 38 acquisitions and 3 IPOs.

We are currently tracking 1355 Marketing Technology companies in 15 categories across 51 countries, with a total of $19.8 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Marketing Technology landscape report and database.

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Retail Technology Activity by Selected Investors - Q4 2016

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Retail Technology Activity by Selected Investors

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Retail Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique Retail Technology companies funded by selected investors. Sequoia takes the lead with 56 investments and 24 companies backed, followed by R Ventures with 55 investments and 40 Retail Technology companies backed.

We are currently tracking 1,442 Retail Technology companies in 22 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $32.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Retail Technology landscape report and database.

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Health Technology Funding by Type - Q4

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

Health Tech VC Funding by Type - Amount

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by type. For the past few years, Series A and Series C funding both account for a substantial amount of total funding, while Series B funding comes in at second. 

Health Tech VC Funding by Type — 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 and Series A rounds, with a diminishing number of events in the later stages. 

We are currently tracking 1,558 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 52 countries, with a total of $32.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology landscape report and database.

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Transportation Technology Funding Over Time/Vintage Funding - Q4 2016

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Transportation Technology Funding by Year

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Transportation Technology companies for each year. 2016 was the best year so far with almost $19B raised; 2015 is in second place with almost $13B raised to date.
 

Transportation Technology Funding by Vintage Year

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Transportation Technology companies founded in a certain year. TransportationTech companies founded in 2012 have raised the most funding at around $13.7B, followed by those founded in 2009 which have raised about $11.8B.

We are currently tracking 992 Transportation Technology companies in 17 categories across 64 countries, with a total of $47.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Transportation Technology landscape report and database.

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