Video Technology Sector Overview - Q1 2019

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This blog post examines the different components of the video technology 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.

Video Advertising Platforms and Social Video Platforms Are The Largest Video Technology Categories

Let’s start off by looking at the Sector Map. We have classified 857 video technology startups into 11 categories. They have raised $41B from 1633 investors. The Sector Map highlights the number of companies in each category. It also shows a random sampling of companies in each category.

Video Technology Logo Map

We see that Video Advertising Platforms and Social Video Platforms are the largest categories with 154 companies each. The Video Advertising Platforms category is comprised of ad networks that aggregate the supply of publisher inventory, ad servers that facilitate the delivery of ads, and marketplaces that connect ad buyers and sellers....

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Video Technology Report Highlights – Q1 2019

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

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Video Technology Sector Summary

Video Technology Sector Map

Video Technology Quarterly Highlights

Video Technology Innovation Quadrant

Video Technology Funding Over Time

Video Technology Funding By Category

Video Technology Investors Over Time

Video Technology Exits Over Time

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Video Technology Average Funding Has Been Slowing Down

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

Video Technology Average Funding Deal Size

As the graphic demonstrates, video technology average funding event size in Q1 2019 was at $41M, which decreased by 35% from the $63M last quarter. The average funding size has been on a general upward trend, with the average funding size last quarter about twice as large as it was 5 years ago. The top three funding events in Q1 2019 include a $153M round into Hotstar, a $140M round into CuriosityStream, and a $80M round into Zuiyou.

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Video Technology Report Highlights  – Q4 2018

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

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Video Technology Quarterly Highlights

Video Technology Sector Summary

Video Technology Sector Map

Video Technology Innovation Quadrant

Video Technology Funding Over Time

Video Technology Funding By Category

Video Technology Investors Over Time

Video Technology Exits Over Time

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Future of TV Funding by Round - Q3 2017

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The following two graphs summarize the rounds of funding going into the Future of TV space. Please note these graphics are made using data through May 2017.

Future of TV Funding Amount by Round

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. From 2009 to 2015, we saw a general increase in the overall sector funding, with the total amount peaking in 2016. With the exception of Seed funding and Late Stage funding, all other rounds of funding saw approximately equal amounts during these years.

Future of TV Funding Count by Round

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by round. From 2009 to 2013 we’ve seen an upward trend that peaked in 2013 and then declined sharply 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 779 Future of TV companies in 11 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $25.6 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Future of TV market report.

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Future of TV Funding by Round - Q2 2017

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The following two graphs summarize the rounds of funding going into the Future of TV space. Please note these graphics are made using data through May 2017.

Future of TV Funding Amount by Round

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. From 2009 to 2015, we saw a general increase in the overall sector funding, with the total amount peaking in 2016. With the exception of Seed funding and Late Stage funding, all other rounds of funding saw approximately equal amounts during these years.

Future of TV Funding Count by Round

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by round. From 2009 to 2013 we’ve seen an upward trend that peaked in 2013 and then declined sharply 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 755 Future of TV companies in 11 categories across 39 countries, with a total of $24.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Future of TV market report.

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Average and Median Age by Future of TV Category - Q2 2017

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The following graph shows average and median age in the Future of TV sector. The graphic includes data through February 2017.

Average and Median Age by Future of TV Category

The above graph summarizes the average and median age of companies in each Future of TV category. The Video Infrastructure category has the highest average age at around 12 years. Video Infrastructure, Video Management, and Video Licensing categories all have the highest median age at around 10 years. 

We are currently tracking 748 Future of TV companies in 11 categories across 39 countries, with a total of $24 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Future of TV report and database.

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Future of TV Funding Trends - Q1 2017

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Future of TV Total Funding by Year

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Future of TV startups for each year. 2016 is the best year so far with almost $3.5B in funding. 2015 comes in at second place with around $3.1B raised to date.

Future of TV by Vintage Year

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Future of TV companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2011 have raised the most funding at around $3.1B, followed by those founded in 2007 which have raised about $2.6B.

We are currently tracking 697 Future of TV companies in 11 categories across 37 countries, with a total of $20.2 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Future of TV report and database.

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