Security Technology Funding Trends - Q3 2017

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The following graphs highlight recent trends in the Security Technology startup funding activity. The graphics include data through July 2017.

Security Technology Total Funding by Year

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Security Tech startups for each year. 2015 has the most funding to date at around $3.9B. 

Security Technology Funding by Vintage Year

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Security Tech companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2013 have raised the most funding at around $2.1B.

We are currently tracking 977 Security Tech companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $21.3 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report.

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Security Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q3 2017

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

Security Technology Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Security Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2014 ranks at the top with around 119 companies founded. 2013 follows as the runner-up with about 101 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 977 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $21.3 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report.

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Security Technology Funding by Round - Q3 2017

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

Security 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. Asides from Seed Stage, all other rounds of funding saw relatively equal amounts of funding. After 2015 the overall sector funding saw a sharp decline.

Security 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 a gradual upward trend that peaked in 2015. Earlier stage funding such as Seed, Series A, and Series B events make up the majority of funding event counts. 

We are currently tracking 972 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $20.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report.

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Security Technology Activity by Selected Investors - Q3 2017

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

Security Tech Investor Activity Q3 2017

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Security Tech investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by those investors. Major investors into the space include Sequoia Capital, Accel Partners, Bessemer, Greylock, and Lightspeed. 

We are currently tracking 968 Security Tech companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $21 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report.

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Security Technology Exits by Category and by Year - Q3 2017

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

Security Technology Exit Activity by Category

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Security Technology category. The Threat Detection category leads the sector with 16 IPOs and 40 acquisitions. The Identity Security category follows behind with 7 IPOs and 35 acquisitions.

Security Technology Exit Activity by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Security Technology by year. 2016 currently leads the sector with 39 acquisitions, with 2017 following behind with 1 IPO and 31 acquisitions.

We are currently tracking 958 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $20.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report.

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Venture Investing in Security Technology - Q3 2017

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

Security Technology Venture Investing Q3 2017

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Security Technology category to the number of companies in the category. The Threat Detection category leads in both metrics, with funding at $8.5B and above 250 startups.

Security Technology Category Average Funding Q3 2017

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Security Technology category. The Endpoint Security category leads the sector with around $88M in average funding per company, followed by the Email Security and Computer Forensics categories.

We are currently tracking 949 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $20 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report.

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Security Technology Startup Market Trends and Insights  – Q3 2017

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Here is our Q3 2017 summary report on the Security Technology startup sector. The following report includes a startup landscape overview, graphical trends with insights, and recent funding and exit events.

Security Tech Q3 2017 Summary Report

Security Tech Q3 2017 Report Outline

Security Tech Q3 2017 Sector Overview

Security Tech Q3 2017 Logo Map

Security Tech Q3 2017 Innovation Quadrant

Security Tech Q3 2017 Categories 1

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Security Tech Q3 2017 Sector Trends

Security Tech Q3 2017 Venture Investing

Security Tech Q3 2017 Funding by Year

Security Tech Q3 2017 Funding Amount by Round

Security Tech Q3 2017 Funding by Vintage Year

Security Tech Q3 2017 Company Count by Country

Security Tech Q3 2017 Investor Activity

Security Tech Q3 2017 Exits by Year

Security Tech Q3 2017 Recent Events

Security Tech Q3 2017 Recent Funding Stats

Security Tech Q3 2017 Recent Funding Events

Security Tech Q3 2017 Recent Exit Events

Security Tech Q3 2017 About Venture Scanner

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We are currently tracking 949 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $20 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report.

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Security Technology Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q3 2017

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The following post highlights how Venture Scanner categorizes the Security Technology startup landscape, and presents our Innovation Quadrant showing how those categories compare to one another. The data for this post is through July 2017.

Security Tech Logo Map Q3 2017

The above sector map organizes the sector into 14 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

Security Tech Innovation Quadrant Q3 2017

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different Security Tech 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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Average and Median Age by Security Technology Category - Q3 2017

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

Age by Security Technology Category

The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each Security Technology category. The Email Security category has the highest average age at around 13 years and the highest median age at around 14 years. The Endpoint Security category is the runner-up with an average age of around 11 years and a median age of around 10 years.

We are currently tracking 943 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $19.8 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report.

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Where in the world are Security Tech startups? Q3 2017

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The analyses below summarize where Security Technology innovations are occurring. The graphics includes data through May 2017.

Security Tech Company Count by Country Q3 2017

The above map shows the number of Security Tech companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 500 companies.

Security Tech VC Funding by Country Q3 2017

The above map shows the amount of total Security Tech startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $14B.

We are currently tracking 936 Security Tech companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $20B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report.

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Security Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q2 2017

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

Security Technology Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Security Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2014 ranks at the top with around 106 companies founded. 2013 follows as the runner-up with about 98 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 926 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $19.1 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report.

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Security Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q2 2017

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

Security Technology Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Security Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2014 ranks at the top with around 106 companies founded. 2013 follows as the runner-up with about 98 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 926 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $19.1 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report.

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Security Technology Funding Trends through Q2 2017

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The following graphs highlight recent trends in the Security Technology startup funding activity. The graphics include data through May 2017.

Security Technology Funding by Year through Q2 2017

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Security Tech startups for each year. 2015 has the most funding to date at just over $3.5B. 

Security Technology Funding by Vintage Year through Q2 2017

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Security Tech companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2013 have raised the most funding at around $1.8B.

We are currently tracking 919 Security Tech companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $19 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report.

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Security Technology Funding by Round - Q2 2017

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

Security 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. Asides from Seed Stage, all other rounds of funding saw relatively equal amounts of funding. After 2015 the overall sector funding saw a sharp decline.

Security 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 a gradual upward trend that peaked in 2015. Earlier stage funding such as Seed, Series A, and Series B events make up the majority of funding event counts. 

We are currently tracking 912 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $18.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report.

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Security Technology Activity by Selected Investors through Q2 2017

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

Security Tech Investor Activity through Q2 2017

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Security Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Major investors include Sequoia, Accel, Bessemer, NVP, and Greylock.

We are currently tracking 903 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $18 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report. 

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Security Technology Startup Market Trends and Insights  - Q2 2017

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Here is our Q2 2017 summary report on the Security Technology startup sector. The following report includes a startup landscape overview, graphical trends with insights, and recent funding and exit events.

Security Tech Q2 2017 Market Report

Security Tech Q2 2017 Report Agenda

Security Tech Q2 2017 Sector Description

Security Tech Q2 2017 Logo Map

Security Tech Q2 2017 Innovation Quadrant

Security Tech Q2 2017 Categories 1

Security Tech Q2 2017 Categories 2

Security Tech Q2 2017 Trends

Security Tech Q2 2017 Venture Investing

Security Tech Q2 2017 Funding by Year

Security Tech Q2 2017 Funding Amount by Year

Security Tech Q2 2017 Funding by Vintage Year

Security Tech Q2 2017 Company Count by Country

Security Tech Q2 2017 Investor Activity

Security Tech Q2 2017 Exits by Year

Security Tech Q2 2017 Quarterly Events

Security Tech Q2 2017 Recent Funding Stats

Security Tech Q2 2017 Recent Funding Events

Security Tech Q2 2017 Recent Exit Events

Security Tech Q2 2017 About Venture Scanner

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We are currently tracking 903 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $18 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report.

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Security Technology Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q2 2017

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The following post highlights how Venture Scanner categorizes the Security Technology startup landscape, and presents our Innovation Quadrant showing how those categories compare to one another. The data for this post is through May 2017.

Security Technology Logo Map Q2 2017

The above sector map organizes the sector into 14 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

Security Technology Innovation Quadrant Q2 2017

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different Security 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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Security Technology Exits by Category and by Year - Q2 2017

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

Exit Activity by Category in Security Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Security Technology category. The Threat Detection category leads the sector with 17 IPOs and 34 acquisitions. The Data Security category follows behind with 4 IPOs and 30 acquisitions.

Exit Activity by Year in Security Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Security Technology by year. 2016 currently leads the sector with 38 acquisitions, with 2015 following behind with 20 acquisitions.

We are currently tracking 898 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $17.6 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report.

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Venture Investing in Security Technology - Q2 2017

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

Security Technology Venture Investing Q2 2017

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Security Technology category to the number of companies in the category. The Threat Detection category takes the lead in both metrics, with around $6.5B in funding and 225 startups. 

Security Technology Category Average Funding Q2 2017

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Security Technology category. The Email Security category leads the sector with over $90M in average funding per company, followed by the Endpoint Security and Computer Forensics categories.

We are currently tracking 890 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $17B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report. 

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Average and Median Age by Security Technology Category - Q2 2017

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

Average/Median Age by Security Tech Category

The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each Security Technology category. The Email Security category has the highest average age at around 12 years and the highest median age at around 14 years. The Endpoint Security category is the runner-up with an average age of around 11 years and a median age of around 10 years.

We are currently tracking 882 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $17.1 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report.

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Where in the world are Security Technology startups? Q2 2017

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The analyses below summarize where Security Technology innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through February 2017.

Security Technology Company Count by Country Q2 2017

The above map shows the number of Security Technology companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 440 companies.

Security Technology VC Funding by Country Q2 2017

The above map shows the amount of total Security Technology startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $12B.

We are currently tracking 875 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 41 countries, with a total of $17B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report. 

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Security Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q1 2017

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

Security Technology Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Security Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2014 ranks at the top with around 95 companies founded. 2013 follows as the runner-up with about 91 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 868 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 41 countries, with a total of $16.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report.

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Security Technology Funding Trends - Q1 2017

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

Security Technology Funding By Year Q1 2017

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Security Technology startups for each year. 2015 is the best year with around $2.8B in funding. 2016 comes in right behind with about $2.7B in funding.

Security Technology Funding By Vintage Year Q1 2017

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Security Technology companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2013 have raised the most funding at around $1.4B.

We are currently tracking 862 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 41 countries, with a total of $16 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology report.

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Security Technology Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q1 2017

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The following post highlights how Venture Scanner categorizes the Security Technology startup landscape, and presents our Innovation Quadrant showing how those categories compare to one another. The data for this post is through February 2017.

Security Technology Logo Map Q1 2017

The above sector map organizes the sector into 14 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

Security Technology Innovation Quadrant Q1 2017

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different Security 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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Security Technology Funding by Round - Q1 2017

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

Security Technology Funding Amount by Round

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. From 2006 to 2015, we saw a general increase in the overall sector funding, with the total amount peaking in 2015. Series A, B, and C funding rounds make up the majority of the funding amount. After 2015 the overall sector funding saw a sharp decline.

Security 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 a gradual upward trend that peaked in 2016. Earlier stage funding such as Seed, Series A, and Series B events make up the majority of funding event counts. 

We are currently tracking 852 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 41 countries, with a total of $15.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology landscape report and...

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Security Technology Landscape Trends and Insights  - Q1 2017

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

Security Technology Q1 2017 Trends and Insights

Security Technology Report Outline

Security Technology Sector Description

Security Technology Logo Map

Security Technology Innovation Quadrant

Security Technology Categories

Security Technology Categories

Security Technology Categories

Security Technology Trends

Security Technology Venture Investing

Security Technology Funding by Year

Security Technology Funding Amount by Round

Security Technology Funding by Vintage Year

Security Technology Company Count by Country

Security Technology Investor Activity

Security Technology Exit Events by Year

Security Technology Recent Activity

Security Technology Recent Funding Counts

Security Technology Notable Recent Funding Events

Security Technology Notable Recent Exit Events

About Venture Scanner

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We are currently tracking 834 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $16 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology landscape report and database.

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Security Technology Activity by Selected Investors - Q1 2017

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

Security Technology Investor Activity Q1 2017

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Security Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Sequoia Capital takes the lead in both metrics, with over 45 total investments into the space and just under 20 companies backed. Other major investors include Accel Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, and Intel. 

We are currently tracking 834 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $16 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology landscape report and database.

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Security Technology Exits by Category and by Year - Q1 2017

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The following graphs highlight the exit activity in the Security Technology sector. The graphics include data through October 2016. 

Exit Activity by Category in Security Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Security Technology category. The Threat Detection/Mitigation category leads the sector with 14 IPOs and 28 acquisitions. The Data/Information Security category follows behind with 4 IPOs and 22 acquisitions.

Exit Activity by Year in Security Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Security Technology by year. 2016 currently leads the sector with 26 acquisitions, with 2015 following behind with 23 acquisitions.

We are currently tracking 828 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $15 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology landscape report and database.

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Venture Investing in Security Technology – Q1 2017

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The following graphs highlight venture investing trends into the Security Technology sector. The graphics include data through October 2016.

Security Technology Venture Investing

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Security Technology category to the number of companies in the category. The Threat Detection/Mitigation category is leading in both stats, with just under $6B in funding and around 200 companies.

Security Technology Average Category Funding

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Security Technology category. The Email Security category leads the sector with around $100M in average funding per company, followed by the Endpoint/Firewall Security and Computer Forensics categories.

We are currently tracking 813 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $15 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology landscape report and database.

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Average and Median Age by Security Technology Category - Q1 2017

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

Average and Median Age by Security Tech Category

The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each Security Technology category. The Email Security category has the highest average age at around 13 years and the highest median age at around 14 years. The Brand Protection category is the runner-up with an average age of around 12 years and a median age of around 10 years.

We are currently tracking 801 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $14.3 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology landscape report and database.

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Where in the World are Security Technology Startups? - Q1 2017

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

Security Technology Company Count by Country

The above map shows the number of Security Tech startups located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 360 companies.

Security Technology VC Funding by Country

The above map shows the amount of total Security Tech startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $10B.

We are currently tracking 790 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $13.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology landscape report and database.

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Security Technology Funding by Type - Q4 2016

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

Security Technology Funding by Type - Amount

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by type. In recent years, we’ve seen a general increase in the amount of funding across the board, with growth in the amount of practically all funding stages. 

Security Technology Funding by Type - Count

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by type. Similar to the earlier graph, we’ve seen a general upward trend over these past few years. Earlier stage deals (Seed, Series A, Series B) make up a larger share of the total count.

We are currently tracking 767 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $12.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology landscape report and database.

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Venture Investing In Security Technology - Q4 2016

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Venture Investing in Security Technology

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Security Technology category to the number of companies in the category. The Thread Detection/Mitigation category leads the sector in both the Total Funding stat ($6B in funding) and the Company Count stat (over 200 startups).

We are currently tracking 764 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $12.8B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology landscape report and database.

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Security Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q4 2016

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Security Tech Startups Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Security Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2013 ranks at the top with around 80 companies founded, 2014 follows as the runner-up with about 75 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 760 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $13 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology landscape report and database.

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Security Technology Category Innovation Quadrant - Q4

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Security Technology Category Innovation Quadrant

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different Security 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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Security Technology Activity by Selected Investors - Q4 2016

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Security Technology Investor Activity

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Security Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique Security Tech companies funded by selected investors. Sequoia Capital take the lead in both categories, both making the highest number of investments and backing the most companies. Bessemer Venture Partners, Accel Partners, New Enterprise Associates, and Intel Capital round out the top of the list. 

We are currently tracking 754 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 39 countries, with a total of $12 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology landscape report and database.

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Average Funding by Security Technology Category - Q4 2016

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Security Technology Average Funding by Category

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Security Technology category. The Email Security category leads the sector with around $100M in average funding per company, followed by the Endpoint/Firewall category with just over $90M in average funding per company.

We are currently tracking 749 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 39 countries, with a total of $12.3 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Retail Technology landscape report and database.

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Security Technology Market Overview - Q4 2016

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Security Technology Map

The above sector map organizes the Security Technology sector into 14 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.
 
Cloud and Hosting Server Security: Companies that provide security solutions that protect hosting servers from being attacked. Examples include security solutions for cloud applications, third-party cloud services, and cloud data files.

Identity and Fraud Security: Companies that authenticate identities, approve access within a system, and monitor activities to prevent fraud. Examples include password management, security tokens, and digital identity management.

Data and Information Security: Companies that help protect electronic data from unauthorized external access or threats. Examples include data leakage prevention, file-based security, and enterprise data encryption.

Mobile Security: Companies that protect smartphones and tablets from threats associated with mobile computing. Examples include proactive mobile protection, lost device...
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Venture Investing In Security Technology Q3 2016

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Venture Investing in Security Technology

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Security Technology category to the number of companies in the category. The Threat Detection/Mitigation category is leading the sector, coming in at around $6B in funding and about 200 startups. The Endpoint/Firewall Security category comes in second for funding at around $4B. 

We are currently tracking 731 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 39 countries, with a total of $12 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology landscape report and database.

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Security Technology VC Funding by Vintage Year - Q4 2016

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Security Technology Funding by Vintage Year

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Security Technology companies founded in a certain year. SecurityTech companies founded in 2004 have raised the most funding at around $877M, followed by those founded in 2012 which have raised about $716M.

We are currently tracking 729 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 39 countries, with a total of $11.9B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology landscape report and database.

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Average Funding by Security Technology Category - Q3 2016

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The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Security Technology category. The Email Security category leads the sector with over $120M in average funding per company, followed by the Computer Forensics category with around $120M in average funding per company.

We are currently tracking 716 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 39 countries, with a total of $11.9B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology landscape report and dataset.

 

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Security Technology Headcount Distribution - Q3 2016

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The above graph summarizes the percentage of Security Technology companies with a certain employee headcount range. Companies with 11–50 employees make up almost 45% of the market, with the ranges of 1-10 employees making up over 25% of the market. 

We are currently tracking 706 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 39 countries, with a total of $11 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology landscape report and dataset.

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Average and Median Age by Security Technology Category - Q3 2016

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The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each Security Technology category. The Email Security category ranks as the most mature Security Technology category with an average and median age of just over 13 years. The Brand Protection category comes in as the second oldest category, with a average age of around 12 years and a median age of over 10 years.

We are currently tracking 576 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 34 countries, with a total of $7.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about our Security Technology landscape report with data.

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Security Technology Activity by Selected Investors - Q3 2016

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The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Security Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique Security Tech companies funded by selected investors. Accel currently leads the pack with 26 investments into Security Technology and backing 21 companies. Sequoia Capital is the runner-up with 24 investments into Security Technology and backing 10 companies.

We are currently tracking 565 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 34 countries, with a total of $7.6 Billion in funding. Click here to see the full Security Technology landscape report and data.

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Where in the World is Security Technology?

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The analyses below summarize where Security Technology innovations are occuring.

The above map shows the number of Security Technology companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with 249 companies.

The above map shows the amount of Security Technology venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most Security Technology VC funding at $5.3B.

We are currently tracking 550 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 32 countries, with a total of $7.4 Billion in funding. Click here to see the full Security Technology landscape report and data.

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Security Technology Total Funding by Year

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The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Security Technology companies each year. 2015 was the best year in Security Technology funding thus far with over $1.6B raised, followed by 2014 at a close second with over $1.4B raised.

We are currently tracking 541 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 31 countries, with a total of $7 Billion in funding. Click here to see the full Security Technology landscape report and data.

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Security Technology Companies Founded by Year

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The above graph summarizes the number of Security Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2014 ranks as the top year with 56 Security Technology companies founded, with 2013 in second place with 54 Security Technology companies founded.

We are currently tracking 524 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 31 countries, with a total of $6.6 Billion in funding. Click here to see the full Security Technology landscape report and data.

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Security Technology Market Overview

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The sector map below organizes the Security Technology sector into 14 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

We organize Security Technology into the 14 categories listed below:

Cloud and Hosting Server Security: Companies that provide security solutions that protect hosting servers from being attacked. Examples include security solutions for cloud applications, third-party cloud services, and cloud data files.

Identity and Fraud Security: Companies that authenticate identities, approve access within a system, and monitor activities to prevent fraud. Examples include password management, security tokens, and digital identity management.

Data and Information Security: Companies that help protect electronic data from unauthorized external access or threats. Examples include data leakage prevention, file-based security, and enterprise data encryption.

Mobile Security: Companies that protect smartphones and tablets from threats associated with mobile computing....

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Security Technology Q2 Update in 15 Visuals

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We at Venture Scanner are tracking 520 Security Technology companies across 14 categories, with a combined funding amount of $6 Billion. The 15 visuals below summarize the current state of Security Technology.

1. Security Technology Market Overview

We organize Security Technology into the 14 categories listed below:

Cloud and Hosting Server Security: Companies that provide security solutions that protect hosting servers from being attacked. Examples include security solutions for cloud applications, third-party cloud services, and cloud data files.

Identity and Fraud Security: Companies that authenticate identities, approve access within a system, and monitor activities to prevent fraud. Examples include password management, security tokens, and digital identity management.

Data and Information Security: Companies that help protect electronic data from unauthorized external access or threats. Examples include data leakage prevention, file-based security, and enterprise data...

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Introducing the Security Technology Startup Landscape

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We are excited to introduce our coverage of the Security Technology startup landscape which stands at 520 companies across 14 categories and $6.2 Billion in funding. To see the full Security Technology landscape report and data, visit us at https://www.venturescanner.com/security-technology or contact us at [email protected].

We organize Security Technology into the 14 categories listed below:

Cloud and Hosting Server Security: Companies that provide security solutions that protect hosting servers from being attacked. Examples include security solutions for cloud applications, third-party cloud services, and cloud data files.

Identity and Fraud Security: Companies that authenticate identities, approve access within a system, and monitor activities to prevent fraud. Examples include password management, security tokens, and digital identity management.

Data and Information Security: Companies that help protect electronic data from unauthorized external access or threats....

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