Venture Scanner Sector Maps (Part 1 of 2)

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Our sector maps are snapshots of emerging technology sectors. They show what the different categories in a sector are and how many startups are within each category. They also present a small sampling of the current startups that are innovating in each category.

We will share our most up-to-date sector maps in a two-part series. Below you will find sector maps for the Blockchain Technology, Energy Technology, Financial Technology, Health Technology, Insurance Technology, Video Technology, and 3D Printing sectors.

You can see the other 8 updated sector maps for Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Marketing Technology, Real Estate Technology, Retail Technology, Security Technology, Transportation Technology, and Virtual Reality here

Blockchain Technology: 12 categories, 1007 companies, $6B in funding

Blockchain Technology Map

Energy Technology: 12 categories, 790 companies, $63B in funding

Energy Technology Map

Financial Technology: 16 categories, 2401 companies, $90B in funding

Financial Technology Map

Health Technology: 22...

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Energy Technology Activity by Selected Investors - Q3 2017

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The following graph summarizes investor activity in the Energy Technology space. Please note these graphics are made using data through June 2017.

Energy Technology Activity by Selected Investors

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Energy Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Kleiner Perkins takes the lead in both metrics. Other large investors include DFJ, NYSERDA, and Khosla Ventures.

We are currently tracking 766 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 48 countries, with a total of $57.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology market report.

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Energy Technology Exits by Category and by Year - Q3 2017

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The following graphs highlight the exit activity in the Energy Technology sector. The graphics include data through June 2017.

Energy Technology Exits by Category

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Energy Technology category. The Solar Energy category is leading the sector with 18 acquisitions and 18 IPOs. The Energy Infrastructure category is the runner-up with 24 acquisitions and 8 IPOs.

Energy Technology Exit Activity by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Energy Technology by year. 2016 currently leads the sector with 17 acquisitions and 1 IPO, with 2015 following behind with 11 acquisitions and 6 IPOs. 

We are currently tracking 765 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 48 countries, with a total of $57.8B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology market report.

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Venture Investing in Energy Technology - Q3 2017

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

Energy Tech Q3 2017 Venture Investing

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Energy Tech category to the number of companies in the category. The Solar Energy category leads in both metrics, with a funding of around $18B and over 160 companies.

Energy Tech Q3 2017 Average Funding by Category

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Energy Technology category. The Geothermal Energy category leads the sector with over $180M in average funding per company, followed by the Solar Energy and Wind Energy categories.

We are currently tracking 763 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 48 countries, with a total of $58 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology market report.

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Average and Median Age by Energy Technology Category - Q3 2017

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

Energy Technology Age by Category

The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each Energy Technology category. The Fuel Cell Technology category has the highest average age at 26 years, followed by the Energy Enhancements category with an average age of 23 years. The Fuel Cell Technology category has the highest median age at 17 years, followed by the Geothermal Energy category with a median age of 14 years. Consumer Efficiency is the youngest Energy Technology category with an average age and a median age of 7 years each.

We are currently tracking 762 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 48 countries, with a total of $57.7B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology market report.

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Where in the world are Energy Technology startups? Q3 2017

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The analyses below summarize where Energy Technology innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through June 2017.

Energy Tech Q3 2017 Company Count by Country

The above map shows the number of Energy Tech companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 475 companies.

Energy Tech VC Funding by Country Q3 2017

The above map shows the amount of total Energy Tech startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $1B.

We are currently tracking 760 Energy Tech companies in 12 categories across 48 countries, with a total of $58B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology market report. 

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Energy Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q3 2017

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

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 65 companies founded in that year alone. 2010 is the runner-up with 64 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 759 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 47 countries, with a total of $50.7 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology market report.

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Energy Technology Funding Trends through Q3 2017

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

Energy Tech Q3 2017 Funding by Year

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Energy Technology startups for each year. 2016 has the most funding to date at over $12B. 

Energy Tech Q3 2017 Funding by Vintage Year

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Energy Technology companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2007 have raised the most funding at around $6.5B.

We are currently tracking 759 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 47 countries, with a total of $51 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology market report.

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Energy Technology Funding by Round - Q3 2017

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

Energy Technology Funding Amount by Round

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. From 2007 to 2013, we’ve seen a large increase in the amount of Mid and Late Stage funding events (Series B, C, D, and Late Stage). The amount of overall funding has also seen large growth since 2007 and then somewhat decreased after 2013.

Energy Technology Funding Count by Round

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by round. Over the past decade we’ve seen a gradual upward trend that peaked in 2013 and dipped somewhat after 2015. Earlier stage deals (Seed, Series A, B, and C) have seen the largest growth in the number of funding events.

We are currently tracking 759 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 47 countries, with a total of $50.6 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology market report.

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Energy Technology Activity by Selected Investors - Q2 2017

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The following graph summarizes investor activity in the Energy Technology space. Please note these graphics are made using data through June 2017.

Energy Technology Activity by Selected Investors

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Energy Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Kleiner Perkins takes the lead in both metrics. Other large investors include DFJ, NYSERDA, and Khosla Ventures.

We are currently tracking 755 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 47 countries, with a total of $50.3 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology market report.

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Energy Technology Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q2 2017

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The following post highlights how Venture Scanner categorizes the Energy Technology startup landscape, and presents our Innovation Quadrant showing how those categories compare to one another. The data for this post is through June 2017.

Energy Technology Logo Map Q2 2017

The above sector map organizes the sector into 12 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

Energy Tech Innovation Quadrant Q2 2017

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

Heavyweights: These categories are comprised of companies that have reached maturity with significant financing.
Established: These categories are comprised of companies that have reached maturity with less financing.
Disruptors: These categories are comprised of companies that are less mature with significant financing.
Pioneers: These categories are comprised of companies that are less mature with earlier stages of financing.

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Energy Technology Startup Market Trends and Insights  – Q2 2017

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Here is our Q2 2017 summary report on the Energy Technology startup sector. The following report includes a startup landscape overview, graphical trends with insights, and recent funding and exit events.

Energy Tech Q2 2017 Market Report

Energy Tech Q2 2017 Report Outline

Energy Tech Q2 2017 Sector Overview

Energy Tech Q2 2017 Logo Map

Energy Tech Q2 2017 Innovation Quadrant

Energy Tech Q2 2017 Categories 1

Energy Tech Q2 2017 Categories 2

Energy Tech Q2 2017 Sector Trends

Energy Tech Q2 2017 Venture Investing

Energy Tech Q2 2017 Funding by Year

Energy Tech Q2 2017 Funding Amount by Round

Energy Tech Q2 2017 Funding by Vintage Year

Energy Tech Q2 2017 Company Count by Country

Energy Tech Q2 2017 Investor Activity

Energy Tech Q2 2017 Exits by Year

Energy Tech Q2 2017 Recent Events

Energy Tech Q2 2017 Recent Funding Stats

Energy Tech Q2 2017 Recent Funding Events

Energy Tech Q2 2017 About Venture Scanner

Energy Tech Q2 2017 Venture Scanner Value

Energy Tech Q2 2017 Venture Scanner Contact Info

We are currently tracking 755 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 47 countries, with a total of $50 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology market report.

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Energy Technology Exits by Category and by Year - Q2 2017

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The following graphs highlight the exit activity in the Energy Technology sector. The graphics include data through March 2017.

Exit Activity by Category in Energy Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Energy Technology category. The Solar Energy category is leading the sector with 16 acquisitions and 19 IPOs. The Energy Infrastructure category is the runner-up with 24 acquisitions and 8 IPOs.

Exit Activity by Year in Energy Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Energy Technology by year. 2011, 2014, 2015, and 2016 lead the sector with 16 exits in each year, with 2013 in the second place with 12 exits.

We are currently tracking 753 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 47 countries, with a total of $50.3B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology market report.

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Venture Investing in Energy Technology through Q2 2017

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

Energy Tech Venture Investing Q2 2017

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Energy Technology category to the number of companies in the category. The Solar Energy category leads in both metrics, with around $17B in funding and 160 startups.  

Energy Tech Category Average Funding Q2 2017

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Energy Technology category. The Solar Energy category leads the sector with $150M in average funding per company, followed by the Wind Energy and Geothermal Energy categories.

We are currently tracking 752 Energy Transportation companies in 12 categories across 47 countries, with a total of $48B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Transportation market report. 

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Average and Median Age by Energy Technology Category - Q2 2017

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

The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each Energy Technology category. The Fuel Cell Technology category has the highest average age at 25 years, followed by the Energy Enhancements category with an average age of 23 years. The Fuel Cell Technology category has the highest median age at 17 years, followed by the Geothermal Energy category with a median age of 14 years.

We are currently tracking 752 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 47 countries, with a total of $47.5B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology market report.

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Where in the world are Energy Tech startups? Q2 2017

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The analyses below summarize where Energy Technology innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through March 2017.

Energy Technology Company Count by Country Q2 2017

The above map shows the number of Energy Technology companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 475 companies.

Energy Technology VC Funding by Country Q2 2017

The above map shows the amount of total Energy Technology startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $33B.

We are currently tracking 752 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 47 countries, with a total of $48B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology market report.

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Energy Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q2 2017

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

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 65 companies founded in that year alone. 2010 is the runner-up with 64 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 752 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 47 countries, with a total of $47.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology market report.

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Energy Technology Funding Trends - Q2 2017

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

Energy Technology Funding by Year Q2 2017

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Energy Technology startups for each year. 2016 has the most funding to day, at over $12B. 2013 comes in at second with around $4B in funding.

Energy Technology Funding by Vintage Year Q2 2017

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Energy Technology companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2007 have raised the most funding at just under $6.5B.

We are currently tracking 752 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $48 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology report. 

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Energy Technology Funding by Round - Q2 2017

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

Energy Technology Funding Amount by Round

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. From 2007 to 2013, we’ve seen a large increase in the amount of Mid and Late Stage funding events (Series B, C, D, and Late Stage). The amount of overall funding has also seen large growth since 2007 and then somewhat decreased after 2013.

Energy Technology Funding Count by Round

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by round. Over the past decade we’ve seen a gradual upward trend that peaked in 2013 and dipped somewhat after 2015. Earlier stage deals (Seed, Series A, B, and C) have seen the largest growth in the number of funding events.

We are currently tracking 751 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $46.6 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology market report.

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Energy Technology Activity by Selected Investors - Q1 2017

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The following graph summarizes investor activity in the Energy Technology space. Please note these graphics are made using data through March 2017.

Energy Technology Investor Activity Q1 2017

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Energy Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Kleiner Perkins takes the lead in both metrics. Other large investors include DFJ, NYSERDA, and Khosla Ventures.

We are currently tracking 747 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $46 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology market report.

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