IoT Home Leads Real Estate Technology In Number of Investors

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The real estate technology industry has seen 2,714 investors and $73B total all time funding. Let's analyze which real estate technology categories have the most number of investors actively financing the startups. The graphic below highlights real estate technology categories based on the number of investors in each category.

Real Estate Technology Investors Per Category

As the graphic demonstrates, IoT Home has the highest number of investors at 697, with Home Services following behind at 580. IoT Home companies produce connected devices focused on the residential real estate segment. Home Service companies build technologies that support tenants in the management of their homes. In addition, the average number of investors across all real estate technology categories is 372.

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Real Estate Technology Average Funding Is On An Upward Trend

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

Real Estate Technology Average Funding Deal Size

As the graphic demonstrates, real estate technology average funding deal size in Q1 2019 was at $66M, which increased by 101% from the $33M in the same quarter last year. The average funding deal size has experienced accelerated growth, with the average funding last quarter around 9 times larger than it was 5 years ago. The top three funding events in Q1 2019 include a $1B round into the We Company, an $800M round into Ke.com, and a $413M round into Delhivery.

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Real Estate Technology Report Highlights  – Q1 2019

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

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Real Estate Technology Sector Summary

Real Estate Technology Sector Map

Real Estate Technology Quarterly Highlights

Real Estate Technology Innovation Quadrant

Real Estate Technology Funding Over Time

Real Estate Technology Funding By Category

Real Estate Technology Investors Over Time

Real Estate Technology Exits Over Time

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Real Estate Technology Sector Overview - Q1 2019

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This blog post examines the different components of the real estate 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.

IoT Home Is The Largest Real Estate Technology Category

Let’s start off by looking at the Sector Map. We have classified 1,755 real estate technology startups into 12 categories. They have raised $72B from 2705 investors. The Sector Map highlights the number of companies in each category. It also shows a random sampling of companies in each category.

Real Estate Technology Logo Map

We see that IoT Home is the largest category with 332 companies. These companies create connected devices focused on residential segment usage. These devices include home security, home automation, and energy management systems. Some example companies are Eero, Leeo, Tado°, and Netatmo.

Let’s now look at our Innovation Quadrant to find out the funding and...

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Real Estate Technology Experiences Highest Funding Ever in 2018

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As we progress through Q1 of 2019, let's look back on 2018 and analyze how funding in the real estate technology (proptech) sector compares to previous years. The graphic below shows the total annual real estate technology funding amounts over time.

Real Estate Technology Funding Over Time

As the graphic demonstrates, 2018 was a record year for real estate technology funding at almost $20B. That represents a 38% increase from the previous year’s funding. In addition, real estate technology funding grew at a CAGR of 62% over the past 5 years. Some of the largest funding events in 2018 include a $3B round for WeWork, a $1.5B round for Lianjia, and a $1.1B round for View.

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Real Estate Technology Investors With the Most Activity

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The real estate technology (proptech) industry has seen $69B in total all time funding. Let's examine the investors financing the real estate technology sector and identify the most active firms. 

The graphic below highlights real estate 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.

Real Estate Technology Investors With Most Investments

As the graphic demonstrates, 500 Startups has made the most investments in the real estate technology sector with 77 investments. Y Combinator follows with 56 investments. Examples of companies that 500 Startups has invested in include Knotel, Kin Insurance, and TaskRabbit.

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Real Estate Technology Report Highlights  – Q4 2018

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

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Real Estate Technology Quarterly Highlights

Real Estate Technology Sector Summary

Real Estate Technology Sector Map

Real Estate Technology Innovation Quadrant

Real Estate Technology Funding Over Time

Real Estate Technology Funding By Category

Real Estate Technology Investors Over Time

Real Estate Technology Exits Over Time

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Real Estate Technology Startup Highlights  – Q3 2018

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

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Real Estate Technology Splash Slide

Real Estate Technology Sector Map

Real Estate Technology Innovation Quadrant

Real Estate Technology Funding By Category

Real Estate Technology Funding Over Time

Real Estate Technology Funding Round Counts

Real Estate Technology Exits Over Time

Real Estate Technology Company Count by Country

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Mid-Year Real Estate Technology Exits Analysis

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Our latest quarterly update for real estate technology highlighted the most recent activity in the sector. Now, with over half the year complete, we're performing a mid-year status check on how exits in the space are shaping up.

Based on analysis on our real estate technology research platform, we see that exit activity in the first half of 2018 is slightly down from 2017.

2018 Mid-Year Real Estate Technology Exit Activity Lower Than 2017 But Higher Than 2016

Let’s take a closer look at the number of real estate technology exit events by year.

The above graphic shows 20 exits in the first half of 2018. For the past three years, Q3 and Q4 accounted for 57% of total exit events on average. If that trend holds, 2018 exits will finish the year slightly lower than 2017, but higher than 2016. We'll see if the second half of the year changes this trend!

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Commercial Search Category Leads Real Estate Technology Funding

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Last quarter we looked at real estate technology funding trends and uncovered that investors are placing bigger bets on fewer companies. This quarter we are performing a deeper examination on our real estate tech research platform to compare funding by category. Our analysis reveals two key takeaways:

  • The Commercial Search category leads the sector in Q2 funding
  • The Commercial Search category also leads the sector in all-time funding

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

The Commercial Search Category Leads Real Estate Technology In Q2 Funding

To start off, let’s review the amount of funding raised this quarter by each category within real estate technology.

Real Estate Technology Current Quarter Category Funding

The above graphic shows that the Commercial Search category leads the sector in Q2 funding with almost $1.1B. Its funding is 40% higher than that in the next category, Home Services at $0.8B.

Commercial Search companies comprise of tools that help consumers or businesses find...

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Real Estate Technology Startup Highlights  – Q2 2018

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

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Real Estate Technology Investors Investing More in Fewer Deals

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As we have previously shared, the Real Estate Technology (proptech) startup sector is seeing a lot of momentum. How have its funding trends evolved over time? On our Real Estate Technology research platform, we have analyzed the data through 2017 and can conclude that investments into the Real Estate Technology market have become fewer in frequency but larger in amount.

We have come to this conclusion from the following three takeaways:

  •      Total funding amounts are seeing strong growth
  •      Number of funding events is seeing a decline
  •      Average funding per deal is increasing

We will illustrate these takeaways through a series of graphics.

Real Estate Technology Funding Amounts Seeing Strong Growth

Let’s start off by examining the annual real estate tech funding amounts, stacked by quarters.

Real Estate Technology Funding Amount by Quarter

This graph illustrates that real estate tech funding saw robust growth at the annual level. Specifically, the funding in 2017 was 162%...

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Real Estate Technology Sector Overview - Q4 2017

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The real estate technology (proptech) sector has seen a lot of funding and exit activity over the past few years. Yet what are the different components of proptech and how do they make up this startup ecosystem? On our real estate technology research platform, we have classified the companies in the sector into functional categories. This blog post aims to examine these categories and how they compare with one another through a series of graphics.

IoT Home Is the Largest Real Estate Technology Category

Let’s start off by looking at the Logo Map for the real estate technology sector. As of January 2018, we have classified 1,613 real estate technology startups into 12 categories which collectively raised $46 billion in funding. The Logo Map highlights the number of companies in each category and a random sampling of these companies.

Real Estate Technology Logo Map

We can see from the Logo Map above that IoT Home is the largest real estate technology category with 329 companies. This category is comprised of...

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Real Estate Technology Funding Trends - Q3 2017

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

Real Estate Technology Total Funding by Year

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Real Estate Tech startups for each year. 2014 has the most funding to date at just over $8B. 

Real Estate Technology Funding by Vintage Year

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Real Estate Tech companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2010 have raised the most funding at around $6B.

We are currently tracking 1550 Real Estate Tech companies in 12 categories across 62 countries, with a total of $44.6 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology market report.

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Real Estate Technology Funding by Round - Q3 2017

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

Real Estate 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 sharp increase in the overall sector funding, with the total amount peaking in 2015 and then declining thereafter. Early and late stage funding round events (Series A, B, and Late Stage) have accounted for a substantial amount of total funding.

Real Estate Technology Funding Count by Round

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by round. The general trend over the past few years has been a substantial number of funding events in the Seed stage and a fewer number in the Series A stage, with the funding events in the later stages quickly dropping off.

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Real Estate Technology Exits by Category and by Year - Q2 2017

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

Exit Activity by Category in Real Estate Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Real Estate Technology category. The Life, Home, P&C Insurance category leads the sector with 11 acquisitions and 12 IPOs. The IoT Home category is the runner-up with 18 acquisitions and 4 IPOs.

Exit Activity by Year in Real Estate Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Real Estate Technology by year. 2016 currently leads the sector with 22 acquisitions and 2 IPOs. 2014 is the runner-up with 19 acquisitions and 3 IPOs.

We are currently tracking 1489 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 62 countries, with a total of $36.1 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology market report.

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Average and Median Age by Real Estate Technology Category - Q2 2017

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

Average and Median Age by Real Estate Tech Category

The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each Real Estate Technology category. The Life, Home, P&C Insurance category has the highest average age at around 14 years and the highest median age at 15 years. Construction Management follows behind with an average age of 12 years and a median age of 9 years.

We are currently tracking 1465 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 62 countries, with a total of $35.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology market report.

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Real Estate Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q2 2017

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The following graph shows the founding date distribution in the Real Estate Technology sector. The graphic includes data through March 2017.

Real Estate Technology Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Real Estate Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2014 ranks at the top with 221 companies founded in that year. 2013 is close behind with 182 companies founded.

We are currently tracking 1440 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 62 countries, with a total of $35.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology market report.

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Real Estate Technology Exits by Category and by Year - Q1 2017

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

Exit Activity by Category in Real Estate Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Real Estate Technology category. The Life, Home, P&C Insurance category leads the sector with 11 acquisitions and 12 IPOs. The IoT Home category is the runner-up with 18 acquisitions and 4 IPOs.

Exit Activity by Year in Real Estate Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Real Estate Technology by year. 2016 currently leads the sector with 22 acquisitions and 2 IPOs. 2014 is the runner-up with 19 acquisitions and 3 IPOs.

We are currently tracking 1380 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 62 countries, with a total of $33.8 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology landscape report and database.

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Average and Median Age by Real Estate Technology Category - Q1 2017

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

Average and Median Age by Real Estate Tech Category

The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each Real Estate Technology category. The Life, Home, P&C Insurance category has the highest average age at around 13 years and the highest median age at 17 years. Construction Management follows behind with an average age of just under 13 years and a median age of 11 years.

We are currently tracking 1358 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 61 countries, with a total of $30.3 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology landscape report and database.

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