Digital Medical Devices Leads Health Technology In Number of Investors

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The health technology industry has seen 3,918 investors and $90B total all time funding. Let's analyze which health technology categories have the most number of investors actively financing the startups. The graphic below highlights health technology categories based on the number of investors in each category.

Health Technology Investors Per Category

As the graphic demonstrates, Digital Medical Devices has the highest number of investors at 1077, with IoT Health Care following behind at 810. Digital Medical Device companies build IT-enabled medical and diagnostic devices for doctors. IoT Health Care companies create connected devices that track health metrics or help improve health well-being. In addition, the average number of investors across all health technology categories is 374.

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Health Technology Average Funding Experiencing Robust Growth

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For this quarter's funding analysis, let's examine how average funding in the health technology sector is evolving. The graphic below shows the health technology average funding across all deals over time by quarter.

Health Technology Average Funding Deal Size

As the graphic demonstrates, health technology average funding deal size in Q1 2019 was at $42M, which increased by 30% from the $32M last quarter. The average funding deal size has demonstrated strong upward growth, with the average funding last quarter around 5 times larger than it was 5 years ago. The top three funding events in Q1 2019 include a $1B round into Verily, a $500M round into Clover Health, and a $299M round into BridgeBio.

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Health Technology Report Highlights  – Q1 2019

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Here is our Q1 2019 summary report on the health technology startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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Health Technology Sector Summary

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Health Technology Innovation Quadrant

Health Technology Funding Over Time

Health Technology Funding By Category

Health Technology Investors Over Time

Health Technology Exits Over Time

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Health Technology Investors With the Most Activity

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The health technology industry has seen $84B in total all time funding. Let's analyze the investors financing the health technology sector and identify the most active firms. 

The graphic below highlights health technology investors based on the number of investments made in the sector. If an investor participates in two investment rounds in the same company (such as a Series A and Series B), that would qualify as two investments for this analysis.

Health Technology Investors With Most Investments

As the graphic demonstrates, New Enterprise Associates has made the most bets in the health technology sector with 88 investments. Khosla Ventures follows with 80 investments. Examples of companies that New Enterprise Associates has invested in include Bright Health, Paladina Health, 23andMe, and Collective Health. The two CVCs rounding out the list include GE Ventures and GV.

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Health Technology Report Highlights  – Q4 2018

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Here is our Q4 2018 summary report on the health technology startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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Health Technology Quarterly Highlights

Health Technology Sector Summary

Health Technology Sector Map

Health Technology Innovation Quadrant

Health Technology Funding Over Time

Health Technology Funding By Category

Health Technology Investors Over Time

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IoT Fitness and Digital Medical Devices Lead Health Technology Funding

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We previously highlighted that health technology funding had the highest quarter on record in Q3 2018. This blog post will take a closer look at the funding trends within the individual health technology categories. Per our analysis, we notice two key takeaways:

The IoT Fitness category leads the sector in Q3 funding
The Digital Medical Devices category leads the sector in all-time funding

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

The IoT Fitness Category Leads Health Technology In Q3 Funding

To start off, let’s review the amount of funding raised this quarter per category within health technology.

Health Technology Latest Quarter Category Funding

The above graphic highlights that the IoT Fitness category leads the sector in Q3 funding with $0.9B. The Digital Medical Devices category follows in the second place with $0.8B.

IoT Fitness companies create connected devices that track fitness and exercise metrics. Such devices include healthy eating trackers, exercise tracking wristbands, and...

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Health Technology Startup Highlights  – Q3 2018

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

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Health Technology Innovation Quadrant

Health Technology Total Category Funding

Health Technology Quarterly Funding Over Time

Health Technology Recent Funding Rounds

Health Technology Recent Exit Events

Health Technology Company Count by Country

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Health Technology Startup Highlights  – Q2 2018

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Here is our Q2 2018 summary report on the health technology startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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Health Technology Startup Highlights  – Q1 2018

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Here is our Q1 2018 summary report on the health technology startup sector. The following report includes an overview, recent activity, and a category deep dive.

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Digital Medical Devices Annual Funding Amounts

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Health Technology Sector Overview - Q1 2018

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The Health Technology sector contains companies focused on the digitization of healthcare across the value chain from the providers, to the payers, to the patients and consumers. They often optimize existing medical practices, provide health information to individuals, or create new frontiers in medicine.

In this post we examine the different components of Health Technology and how they make up this startup ecosystem. On our Health Technology research platform, we have classified the companies into 22 categories. This blog post will illustrate what these categories are and which categories have the most companies. We will also look at how these categories compare with one another in terms of their funding and maturity.

Digital Medical Devices Is the Largest Health Technology Category

Let’s start off by looking at the Sector Map for the Health Technology sector. As of March 2018, we have classified 2139 Health Technology startups into 22 categories that have raised $64 billion....

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Health Technology Funding Trends - Q3 2017

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

Health Technology Funding by Year

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Health Technology startups for each year. 2015 has the most funding to date at around $8.9B.

Health Technology Funding by Vintage Year

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Health Technology companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2013 have raised the most funding at around $5.2B.

We are currently tracking 2053 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $52.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health 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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Health Technology Activity by Selected Investors - Q3 2017

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

Health Technology Activity by Selected Investors

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Health Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Major investors into the space include NEA, GE Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Sequoia Capital, and Y Combinator. 

We are currently tracking 2028 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $52.2 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology market report.

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Venture Investing in Health Technology - Q3 2017

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

Health Technology Venture Investing by Category

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Health Technology category to the number of companies in the category. The Digital Medical Devices category leads in both metrics, with around $9.6B in funding and about 250 startups.  

Health Technology Average Funding by Category

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Health Technology category. The Genomics category leads the sector with $75M in average funding per company, followed by the Insurance/Payments and Health Destination Sites categories.

We are currently tracking 2008 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $51.4B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology market report. 

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Health Technology Exits by Category and by Year - Q3 2017

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

Health Technology Exits Activity by Category

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Health Technology category. The Clinical Administration category leads the sector with 16 IPOs and 24 acquisitions. The Digital Medical Devices category follows behind with 15 IPOs and 9 acquisitions.

Health Technology Exit Activity by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Health Technology by year. 2016 currently leads the sector with 52 acquisitions and 6 IPOs, with 2015 following behind with 30 acquisitions and 12 IPOs.

We are currently tracking 2005 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $51.7 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology market report.

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Average and Median Age by Health Technology Category - Q3 2017

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

Health Technology Age by Category

The above graph summarizes the average and median age of companies in each Health Technology category. The Electronic Health/Medical Records category has the highest average age at around 14 years, and the Healthcare Robotics category has the highest median age, also at around 14 years. On the other hand, Healthcare Search is the youngest Health Technology category with an average age of 6 years and a median age of 5 years.

We are currently tracking 1995 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $50.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology market report.

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Health Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q3 2017

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

Health Technology Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Health Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2013 ranks at the top with 267 companies founded in that year alone. 2012 is the runner-up with 211 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 1983 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $48.5B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health 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 April 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 1960 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $47.1 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology market report.

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Health Technology Exits by Category and by Year - Q2 2017

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

Exit Activity by Category in Health Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Health Technology category. The Administration/Backend category leads the sector with 16 IPOs and 21 acquisitions. The Digital Medical Devices and EHR/EMR categories follow behind with 20 exits each.

Exit Activity by Year in Health Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Health Technology by year. 2016 currently leads the sector with 51 acquisitions and 5 IPOs, with 2015 following behind with 28 acquisitions and 10 IPOs.

We are currently tracking 1942 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $46.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology market report.

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Average and Median Age by Health Technology Category - Q2 2017

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

Average/Median Age by Health Technology Category

The above graph summarizes the average and median age of companies in each Health Technology category. The Electronic Health/Medical Records category has the highest average age at around 14 years, and the Healthcare Robotics category has the highest median age, also at 14 years. 

We are currently tracking 1924 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $45.6 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology market report.

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