Financial Technology Startup Highlights  – Q3 2018

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Here is our Q3 2018 summary report on the financial technology startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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Financial Technology Splash Slide

Financial Technology Sector Map

Financial Technology Innovation Quadrant

Financial Technology Funding by Category

Financial Technology Funding Over Time

Financial Technology Funding Round Counts

Financial Technology Exits Over Time

Financial Technology Company Count by Country

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Marketing Platforms Category Leads Marketing Technology Funding

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As we previously noted, marketing technology funding has remained stable over the past few years. Digging in deeper at the martech category level reveals that the Marketing Platforms category leads both in Q3 and overall funding.

We’ll highlight this observation with some graphics and discussions below.

The Marketing Platforms Category Leads Marketing Technology In Q3 Funding

To start off, let’s review the amount of funding raised this quarter by each category within marketing technology.

Marketing Technology Latest Quarter Category Funding

The above graphic highlights that the Marketing Platforms category leads the sector in Q3 funding with $650M. The Mobile Marketing category follows in a close second place with almost $600M in Q3 funding.

Marketing Platform companies enable businesses to execute and manage marketing campaigns. It also contains customer relationship management tools used to improve customer engagement. Some example companies in this category include Showpad, Sprinklr, Gainsight, and Medallia.

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Security Technology Sector Overview - Q3 2018

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The security technology sector has seen a lot of funding momentum in recent years. This blog post examines the different components of the security tech sector and how they make up this startup ecosystem. We will illustrate what the categories of innovation are and which categories have the most companies. We will also compare the categories in terms of their funding and maturity.

Threat Detection and Mitigation Is the Largest Security Technology Category

Let’s start off by looking at the Sector Map. We have classified 1155 security technology startups into 14 categories that have raised $30 billion. The Sector Map highlights the number of companies in each category. It also shows a random sampling of companies in each category.

Security Technology Sector Map

We see that Threat Detection and Mitigation is the largest category with 285 companies. These companies monitor networks to detect and mitigate cyber attacks. Some example companies in this category include Darktrace, Cylance, Vectra, and Menlo...

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Regulatory Technology Startup Highlights  – Q3 2018

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Here is our Q3 2018 summary report on the regulatory technology startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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Regulatory Technology Splash Slide

Regulatory Technology Sector Map

Regulatory Technology Innovation Quadrant

Regulatory Technology Funding by Category

Regulatory Technology Funding Over Time

Regulatory Technology Funding Round Counts

Regulatory Technology Exits Over Time

Regulatory Technology Company Count by Country

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Threat Detection Category Leads Security Technology Funding

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We’ve previously seen that security technology funding has grown robustly over the past few years. Now we are diving deeper on our security tech research platform to analyze funding by category. Our analysis reveals two key takeaways:

  • The Threat Detection category leads the sector in Q3 funding
  • The Threat Detection category also leads the sector in all-time funding

We’ll highlight these takeaways with some graphics and discussions below.

The Threat Detection Category Leads Security Technology In Q3 Funding

To start off, let’s review the amount of funding raised this quarter by each category within security technology.

Security Technology Latest Quarter Category Funding

The above graphic highlights that the Threat Detection category leads the sector in Q3 funding with $360M. Its funding is more than twice the funding of the next category, Data Security at $180M.

Threat Detection companies monitor networks to detect and mitigate cyber attacks. Some example companies in this category include Darktrace, Cylance,...

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Marketing Technology Sector Overview - Q3 2018

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The marketing technology sector has seen an abundance of activity over the past few years. The blog post examines the different components of the martech sector and how they make up this startup ecosystem. We will illustrate what the major sector categories are and which categories have the most companies. We will also compare the categories in terms of their funding and maturity.

Marketing Automation Software Is the Largest Martech Category

Let’s start off by looking at the Sector Map. We have classified 1801 martech startups into 15 categories that have raised $37 billion. The Sector Map highlights the number of companies in each category. It also shows a random sampling of companies in each category.

Marketing Technology Sector Map

We see that Marketing Automation Software is the largest category with 284 companies. These companies enable marketers to automate or enhance the process of inbound and outbound marketing. Some example companies are Sailthru, Infusionsoft, Tinyclues, and Salesfusion.

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3D Printing Startup Highlights  – Q3 2018

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Here is our Q3 2018 summary report on the 3D printing startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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3D Printing Splash Slide

3D Printing Sector Map

3D Printing Innovation Quadrant

3D Printing Funding by Category

3D Printing Funding Over Time

3D Printing Exits Over Time

3D Printing Company Count by Country

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Security Technology Startup Highlights  – Q3 2018

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Here is our Q3 2018 summary report on the security technology startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

Security Technology Slidedeck Title

Security Technology Splash Slide

Security Technology Sector Map

Security Technology Innovation Quadrant

Security Technology Category Funding

Security Technology Funding Over Time

Security Technology Funding Round Counts

Security Technology Exits Over Time

Security Technology Company Count by Country

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Marketing Technology Startup Highlights  – Q3 2018

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Here is our Q3 2018 summary report on the marketing technology startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

Marketing Technology Slideshare Title

Marketing Technology Splash Slide

Marketing Technology Sector Map

Marketing Technology Innovation Quadrant

Marketing Technology Funding by Category

Marketing Technology Funding Over Time

Marketing Technology Funding Round Counts

Marketing Technology Exits Over Time

Marketing Technology Company Count by Country

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Introducing the Regulatory Technology Sector

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We are excited to announce the launch of our regulatory technology (regtech) coverage!

Regtech companies help businesses automate or streamline activities around regulatory compliance. Examples include compliance for business operations, financial services, health services, and manufacturing. 

This post will introduce and define the different categories that make up the regtech sector.

Regulatory Technology Sector Map

The definitions of the regtech categories are as follows:

Business Regulation Compliance: Companies that help businesses comply with regulations affecting their operations. Examples include compliance for HR training, equity compensation, marketing, and document management.

Compliance Tracking and Reporting: Companies that help businesses track current, changing, and emerging regulations, as well as create reports according to those regulations. Examples include regulation databases and the sending of reports to the appropriate government agencies.

Data and Privacy Compliance: Companies that...

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