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

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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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Energy Technology Exits by Category and by Year - Q1 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.

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 744 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $46B 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 - Q1 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 March 2017.

Energy Technology Logo Map Q1 2017

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

Energy Technology Innovation Quadrant Q1 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 Landscape Trends and Insights  - Q1 2017

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Here is our Q1 2017 summary report on the Energy Technology startup sector. The following report includes a startup landscape overview, graphical trends and insights, and recent funding and exit events.

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Market Report

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Report Outline

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Sector Overview

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Logo Map

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Innovation Quadrant

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Categories 1

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Categories 2

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Trends and Insights

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Venture Investing

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Funding by Year

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Funding Amount by Round

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Funding by Vintage Year

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Company Count by Country

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Investor Activity

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Exits by Year

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Recent Activity

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Recent Funding Stats

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Recent Funding Events

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Recent Exit Events

Energy Technology Q1 2017 About Venture Scanner

Energy Technology Q1 2017 Venture Scanner Value

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We are currently tracking 743 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $44 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology landscape report and database.

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Venture Investing in Energy Technology – Q1 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 Technology Venture Investing Q1 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 takes the lead in both metrics, with a total funding at over $16B and a total company count of around 165. 

Energy Technology Average Funding by Category Q1 2017
 
The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Energy Technology category. The Solar Energy category leads the sector with around $155M in average funding per company, followed by the Wind Energy and Geothermal Energy categories.

We are currently tracking 743 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $44B 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 - Q1 2017

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The following graph shows average and median age in the Energy Technology sector. The graphic includes data through October 2016.

Average and Median Age by Energy Tech Category

The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each Energy Technology category. The Fuel Cell Technology category and Traditional Enhancements category have the highest average age at 25 years, followed by the Hydropower Energy category with an average age of 21 years. 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 743 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $44.3B 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 Energy Technology startups? Q1 2017

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The analyses below summarize where Energy Technology innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through October 2016.

Energy Technology Company Count by Country

The above map shows the number of Energy Technology companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with over 460 companies.

Energy Technology VC Funding by Country

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 $31B.

We are currently tracking 742 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $44B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology landscape report and database.

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Energy Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q1 2017

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The following graph shows the founding year distribution in the Energy Technology sector. The graphic includes data through October 2016.

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 739 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $42.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology landscape report and database

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Energy Technology Funding Trends - Q1 2017

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The following graphs highlight recent trends in Energy Technology funding activity. The graphics include data through early October 2016.

Energy Technology Funding Over Time

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Energy Technology startups for each year. 2016 is the best year with just over $12B in funding. 2013 comes in at second place at around $4B in funding.

Energy Technology 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 over $6.5B, followed by those founded in 2006 which have raised about $4B.

We are currently tracking 737 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $43 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology report and database.

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Energy Technology Funding by Type - Q1 2017

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The following two graphs summarize the types of funding going into the Energy Technology space. Please note these graphics are made using data through October 2016.

Energy Tech Funding by Type - Amount

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by type. 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 Tech Funding by Type - Count

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by type. Over the past decade we’ve seen a gradual upward trend that peaked in 2013 and dipped sharply 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 732 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $42.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology landscape report...

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Venture Investing In Energy Technology - Q4 2016

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The following graph shows venture investing and company count in the Energy Technology sector. The graphic includes data through October 2016. 

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 the sector with $16.1B in total funding and 159 companies in total company count. Energy Infrastructure is the runner-up with $9.5B in total funding and 156 companies.

We are currently tracking 723 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $41.2 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 Energy Technology Startups? - Q4 2016

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The analyses below summarize where Energy Technology innovations are occurring.

Energy Technology Startup Count by Country

The above map shows the number of Energy Technology startups located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 460 companies.

Energy Technology VC Funding by Country

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 $31B.

We are currently tracking 722 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $41 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology landscape report and database.

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Energy Technology Activity by Selected Investors - Q4 2016

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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 EnergyTech companies funded by selected investors. Kleiner Perkins takes the lead in both categories, both making the highest number of investments (63) and backing the most companies (28). DFJ, Khosla Ventures, and Vantage Point Capital round out the top of the list. 

We are currently tracking 722 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $41 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology landscape report and database.

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Energy Technology Category Innovation Quadrant - Q4

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Energy Technology Category Innovation Quadrant

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: 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 Energy Technology Category - Q4 2016

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Energy Technology Average Funding by Category

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Energy Technology category. The Solar Energy category leads the sector with around $160M in average funding per company, followed by the Geothermal Energy category with just under $140M in average funding per company.

We are currently tracking 721 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 45 countries, with a total of $41 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology 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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Energy Technology Market Overview - Q4 2016

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Energy Technology Market Overview Map

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

Bioenergy: Companies that generate energy from biomass. Examples include bioenergy development, research, and monitoring.

Carbon Management: Technologies that aim to reduce carbon dioxide and other greenhouse emissions. Examples include solutions that capture, sequester, and store carbon emissions, carbon emission data analytics, and carbon emission recycling.

Consumer Energy Efficiency Tools: Companies that enables consumers to be more efficient with their energy use. Examples include monitoring devices, predictive/proactive devices, and solutions allowing for the streamlined application of renewable energies. 

Energy Infrastructure: Enabling technologies in the production of energy. Examples include smart metering, energy monitoring/data analytics, and smart grid optimization.

Energy Production By-Product Management: Solutions that reduce waste...

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Energy Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q3 2016

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The above graph summarizes the number of Energy Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2007 ranks at the top with around 50 companies founded in that year alone. 2008, 2010, 2011, and 2013 are all pretty close to each other, with just over 40 startups founded in each of those years.

We are currently tracking 705 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 45 countries, with a total of $41 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology landscape report with data.

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Energy Technology Market Overview - Q3

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The above sector map organizes the Energy Technology sector into 12 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.
 
Solar Energy: Companies that generate power by converting sunlight into electricity. Examples include solar panel manufacturers, designers, installers, and monitoring solutions.
 
Wind Energy: Companies that generate power using air flow. Examples includes wind turbine manufacturers, designers, installers, and monitoring solutions.

Geothermal Energy: Companies that use heat from the earth to generate power. Examples include geothermal energy development, design, and monitoring.

Hydropower Energy: Companies that generate power from the energy of moving water. Examples include wave energy converters, run-of-the-river systems, as well as project management and monitoring solutions.

Bioenergy: Companies that generate energy from organic matter. Examples include bioenergy development, research, and monitoring.

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Energy Technology Exits by Category and by Year - Q3 2016

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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 15 IPOs; the Energy Infrastructure category is leading the sector with 19 acquisitions.

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Energy Technology by year. 2011 leads the sector in IPOs (7 companies), while 2016 leads the sector in acquisitions (12 companies).

We are currently tracking 700 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 44 countries, with a total of $35.3 Billion in funding. Click here to see the full Energy Technology landscape report and data.

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Energy Technology Funding by Vintage Year - Q3 2016

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The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Energy Technology companies founded in a certain year. Energy Tech companies founded in 2001 and 2007 have raised the most funding at $3.6B for each, followed by those founded in 2003 which have raised $3.5B.

We are currently tracking 698 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 44 countries, with a total of $35.3 Billion in funding. Click here to see the full Energy Technology landscape report and data.

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Venture Investing In Energy Technology Q3 2016

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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 is leading in the Total Funding stat with over $12.8B invested into that category alone, and is tied in the Company Count stat with Energy Infrastructure, with each category having 148 companies.

We are currently tracking 698 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 44 countries, with a total of $34.9 Billion in funding. Click here to see the full Energy Technology landscape report and data.

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Energy Technology Headcount Distribution Q2 2016

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The above graph summarizes the percentage of Energy Technology companies with a certain employee headcount range. Companies with 1–50 employees make up nearly 70% of the market.

We are currently tracking 696 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 44 countries, with a total of $34 Billion in funding. Click here to see the full Energy Technology landscape report and data.

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Average Funding by Energy Technology Category

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The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Energy Technology. The Geothermal Energy category leads the market with over $156M in funding per company, followed by the Solar Energy category with over $145M in funding per company.

We are currently tracking 689 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 44 countries, with a total of $32 Billion in funding. Click here to see the full Energy Tehnology landscape report and data.

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Energy Technology Activity by Selected Investors

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The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Energy Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique Energy Technology companies funded by selected investors. Kleiner Perkins is currently outperforming all of its peers having made 57 investments into Energy Technology companies, with Draper Fisher as the runner-up with 42 investments. By the same token, Kleiner Perkins takes the top spot again having backed 27 unique Energy Technology companies, with Draper Fisher following with 16 unique Energy Technology companies.

We are currently tracking 688 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 44 countries, with a total of $32 Billion in funding. Click here to see the full Energy Tehnology landscape report and data.

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Energy Technology Category Maturity

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The analyses below summarizes the maturity of Energy Technology startups by category. 

The above graph summarizes the average age of companies in each Energy Technology category. Fuel Cell Technology ranks as the most mature Energy Technology category with an average age of 27 years per company, followed by the Hydropower Energy category with an average age of 22 years per company. We included a few established companies that are still innovating in these categories, which explains their relative maturity.

The above graph summarizes the median age of companies in each Energy Technology category. Fuel Cell Technology ranks as the most mature Energy Technology category with a median age of 15 years per company, followed by the Geothermal Energy category with a median age of over 14 years per company. We included a few established companies that are still innovating in these categories, which explains their...

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Energy Technology Companies Founded by Year

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The above graph summarizes the number of Energy Technology startups founded in a certain year. The year 2007 ranks as the top year with 56 Energy Technology companies founded. 2010 is in second place with 43 Energy Technology companies founded.

We are currently tracking 674 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 43 countries, with a total of $32 Billion in funding. To see the full Energy Technology startup report, contact us!

 
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Venture Investing In Energy Technology

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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 is leading the Total Funding stat by a wide margin with over $12.8B in the category. Solar Energy also leads in the Total Companies stat (along with Energy Infrastructure) with 148 companies. Energy Infrastructure, however, has 1/3 the funding of the Solar Energy category. The Solar Energy companies with the most funding include SolarCity, Sunnova, and Sunrun, each having raised over $900M. 

We are currently tracking 674 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 43 countries, with a total of $32 Billion in funding. To see the full Energy Technology startup report, contact us!

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Energy Technology Q2 Update in 15 Visuals

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We at Venture Scanner are tracking 687 Energy Technology companies across 12 categories, with a combined funding amount of $32.3 Billion. The 15 visuals below summarize the current state of Energy Technology.

 

1. Energy Technology Market Overview

We organize Energy Technology into the 22 categories listed below:

Solar Energy: Companies that generate power by converting sunlight into electricity. Examples include solar panel manufacturers, designers, installers, and monitoring solutions.

Wind Energy: Companies that generate power using air flow. Examples includes wind turbine manufacturers, designers, installers, and monitoring solutions.

Geothermal Energy: Companies that use heat from the earth to generate power. Examples include geothermal energy development, design, and monitoring.

Hydropower Energy: Companies that generate power from the energy of moving water. Examples include wave energy converters, run-of-the-river systems, as well as...

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