Internet of Things (IoT) Market Overview - Q4 2016

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IoT Market Overview Map

The above sector map organizes the Internet of Things (IoT) sector into 20 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

IoT Agriculture: Companies that create connected devices to enhance the productivity of the agricultural and farming industries. Examples include livestock software, moisture-sensing technology, and smart irrigation.

IoT Automotive: Companies that enable machine-to-machine communication in the automotive industry. Examples include mobility status sensors, driving habits applications, and vehicle health handhelds.

IoT City and Buildings: Companies that create connected devices to facilitate smart cities or manage the infrastructure of buildings. Examples include urban projection screens, smart building controls, and parking space locators.

IoT Components: Companies that manufacture the internal technologies of IoT hardware systems. Examples include IoT circuit boards, chips, and semiconductors.

IoT Drones and Robotics: Companies that create...

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Average and Median Age by Internet of Things Category - Q3 2016

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The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each Internet of Things (IoT) category. The IoT Industrial category is the most mature with an average age of just over 16 years. IoT Components and IoT Utilities and Energy the highest median age, at just over 9 years.

We are currently tracking 1,458 IoT companies in 20 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $24.8 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full IoT landscape report and database.

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Internet of Things Funding Over Time - Q3 2016

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The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Internet of Things (IoT) companies for each year. 2014 was the best year so far with over $5B raised, 2016 is on pace to match or exceed that with $3B so far this year.

We are currently tracking 1,434 IoT companies in 20 categories across 45 countries, with a total of $24.7 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full IoT landscape report with dataset.

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Where in the World are IoT Startups? - Q3 2016

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The analyses below summarize where Internet of Things (IoT) innovations are occurring.

The above map shows the number of IoT companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with over 800 companies.

The above map shows the amount of total IoT venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $15B.

We are currently tracking 1,412 IoT companies in 20 categories across 45 countries, with a total of $24 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full IoT landscape report with data.

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Internet of Things Companies Founded by Year Q3 2016

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The above graph summarizes the number of Internet of Things (IoT) companies founded in a certain year. 2013 ranks at the top, with over 195 companies founded in that year alone. 2014 comes in after with around 178 IoT companies founded.

We are currently tracking 1,347 IoT companies in 20 categories across 45 countries, with a total of $23.3 Billion in funding. Click here to see the full IoT landscape report and data.

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IoT Funding by Vintage Year

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The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by the IoT companies founded in a certain year. IoT companies founded in 2011 have raised the most funding at $2.6B, followed by those founded in 2013 which have raised $1.6B. A few key IoT players founded in those two years such as Magic Leap, Oscar, Gogoro, and Jaunt have raised major amounts of funding upwards of $100M.

We are currently tracking 1315 Internet of Things companies in 20 categories across 45 countries, with a total of $22 Billion in funding. Click here to see the full IoT landscape report and data.

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Average Funding by IoT Category

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The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each IoT category. The IoT Enterprise category leads the market with over $82M in funding per company, followed by the IoT Utilities/Energy category with over $71M in funding per company. In these two categories a few key IoT players such as Zebra Technologies, Silver Spring Network, Zscaler, and Trilliant all raised major rounds of funding upwards of $100M.

We are currently tracking 1315 Internet of Things companies in 20 categories across 45 countries, with a total of $22 Billion in funding. Click here to see the full IoT landscape report and data.

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Internet of Things Company Headcount Distribution

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The above graph summarizes the percentage of IoT companies with a certain employee headcount range. Startups with 1–50 employees make up over 80% of the market.

We are currently tracking 1314 Internet of Things companies in 20 categories across 45 countries, with a total of $22 Billion in funding. Click here to see the full IoT landscape report and data.

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