Venture Investing in the Internet of Things - Q3 2017

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The following graphs highlight venture investing trends into the Internet of Things (IoT) sector. The graphics include data through August 2017.

Internet of Things Venture Investing by Category

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each IoT category to the number of companies in the category. The IoT Software category leads in funding at around $5B. IoT Home leads in company count at just over 300 companies. 

Internet of Things Average Funding by Category

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each IoT category. The IoT Enterprise category leads the sector with around $76M in average funding per company, followed by the IoT Automotive category with around $67M in average funding per company.

We are currently tracking 2062 IoT companies in 20 categories across 53 countries, with a total of $42.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Internet of Things market report.

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Age by Category in Security Technology - Q3 2017

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The following graph shows average and median age in the Security Technology sector. The graphic includes data through July 2017.

Security Technology Age by Category

The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each Security Technology category. The Email Security category has the highest average age at around 13 years and the highest median age at around 14.5 years. The Endpoint Security category is the runner-up with an average age of around 12 years and a median age of around 10 years. On the other hand, Threat Detection is the youngest Security Technology category with an average age of 9 years and a median age of 6.5 years.

We are currently tracking 1006 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $22.7 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report.

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Financial Technology Activity by Selected Investors - Q3 2017

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

Financial Technology Activity by Selected Investors

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Fintech investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by those investors. Major investors into the space include Accel Partners, Sequoia Capital, YC, 500 Startups, and Index Ventures. 

We are currently tracking 2336 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 64 countries, with a total of $79.3 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology market report.

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Health Technology Funding by Round - Q3 2017

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The following two graphs summarize the rounds of funding going into the Health Technology space. Please note these graphics are made using data through August 2017.

Health Technology Funding Amount by Round

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. From 2006 to 2016, we saw a general increase in the overall sector funding, with the total amount peaking in 2015 and declining slightly thereafter. Earlier stage rounds (Series A, B, and C) make up a larger share of the total amount.

Health Technology Funding Count by Round

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by round. From 2006 to 2016 we’ve seen an upward trend that peaked in 2014 and declined slightly thereafter. Earlier stage funding such as Seed, Series A, and Series B events make up the majority of funding event counts. 

We are currently tracking 2040 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $52.3 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology market report.

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Transportation Technology Funding Trends - Q3 2017

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The following graphs highlight recent trends in Transportation Technology startup funding activity. The graphics include data through August 2017.

Transportation Technology Funding by Year

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Transportation Technology startups for each year. 2016 has the most funding to date at $24B. 

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. Companies founded in 2012 have raised the most funding at over $23B.

We are currently tracking 1179 Transportation Technology companies in 17 categories across 66 countries, with a total of $92 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Transportation Technology market report.

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Insurance Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q3 2017

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The following graph shows the founding year distribution in the Insurance Technology sector. The graphic includes data through July 2017.

Insurance Technology Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Insurance Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2015 ranks at the top with around 133 companies founded in that year alone. 2014 is the runner-up with around 131 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 1407 Insurance Technology companies in 14 categories across 61 countries with a total of $19.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Insurance Technology market report.

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Venture Investing in Blockchain Technology - Q3 2017

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The following graphs highlight venture investing trends into the Blockchain Technology sector. The graphics include data through August 2017.

Blockchain Technology Venture Investing by Category

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Blockchain Technology category to the number of companies in the category. The Blockchain Innovations category leads in funding at $2.1B. The category with the most startups is Bitcoin Exchanges, with around 230 companies.

Blockchain Technology Average Funding by Category

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Blockchain Technology category. The Bitcoin Mining category leads the sector with around $28M in average funding per company, followed by the Bitcoin Trust category with around $24M in average funding per company.

We are currently tracking 961 Blockchain Technology companies in 12 categories across 74 countries, with a total of $4.1 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Blockchain Technology market report.

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Age by Category in Internet of Things - Q3 2017

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The following graph shows average and median age in the Internet of Things sector. The graphic includes data through August 2017.

Internet of Things Age by Category

The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each Internet of Things (IoT) category. The IoT Industrial category has the highest average age at around 12.1 years, followed by the IoT Hardware Platforms category with an average age of around 11.8 years. IoT Components, IoT Utilities and Energy, and IoT City and Buildings categories all have the highest median age at around 8.5 years. On the other hand, IoT Tags and Jewelry category is the youngest Internet of Things category with an average age of 5 years and a median age of 4.5 years.

We are currently tracking 2055 IoT companies in 20 categories across 53 countries, with a total of $42.1 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full IoT market report.

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Financial Technology Exits by Category and by Year - Q3 2017

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The following two graphs show exit activity in the Financial Technology sector. The graphics include data through July 2017.

Financial Technology Exit Activity by Category

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Financial Technology category. The Payments Backend category is leading the sector with 39 acquisitions and 8 IPOs. The Personal Finance category follows behind with 35 acquisitions and 2 IPOs.

Financial Technology Exit Activity by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Financial Technology by year. 2016 leads the sector with 56 acquisitions and 7 IPOs. 2017 follows behind with 48 acquisitions and 1 IPO.

We are currently tracking 2330 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 64 countries, with a total of $78 Billion in funding. Click here to see the full Financial Technology market report.

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Where in the World Are Security Tech Startups? - Q3 2017

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The analyses below summarize where Security Technology innovations are occurring. The graphics includes data through July 2017.

Security Technology Company Count by Country

The above map shows the number of Security Tech companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 525 companies.

Security Technology VC Funding by Country

The above map shows the amount of total Security Tech startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $16B.

We are currently tracking 996 Security Tech companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $21.9B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report.

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