Security Technology Startup Highlights  – Q1 2018

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

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Security Technology Sector Overview - Q1 2018

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Our security technology report and research platform contains companies that enable enterprises and consumers to secure their data and networks. They often focus on protecting information, authenticating identity, and defending against cybersecurity attacks.

In this post we examine the different components of security technology and how they make up this startup ecosystem. We have classified the companies into 14 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.

Threat Detection and Mitigation Is the Largest Security Technology Category

Let’s start off by looking at the Sector Map for the security technology sector. As of March 2018, we have classified 1063 security technology startups into 14 categories that have raised $25 billion. The Sector Map highlights the number of companies in each category. It also...

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Venture Scanner Sector Maps (Part 2 of 2)

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Our sector maps are snapshots of emerging technology sectors. They show what the different categories in a sector are and how many startups are within each category. They also present a small sampling of the current startups that are innovating in each category.

Last week, we kicked off our sector map update with Part 1. You can read that blog post here.

This post is the second of a two-part series. Below you will find sector maps for Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Marketing Technology, Real Estate Technology, Retail Technology, Security Technology, Transportation Technology, and Virtual Reality.

Artificial Intelligence: 13 categories, 2161 companies, $32B in funding

Artificial Intelligence Sector Map

Internet of Things: 20 categories, 2151 companies, $52B in funding

Internet of Things Sector Map

Marketing Technology: 15 categories, 1771 companies, $33B in funding

Marketing Technology Sector Map

Real Estate Technology: 12 categories, 1649 companies, $48B in funding

Real Estate Technology Sector Map

Retail Technology: 21 categories, 1746 companies, $59B in funding

Retail Sector Map

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Age by Category in Security Technology - Q3 2017

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

Security Technology Age by 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 14.5 years. The Endpoint Security category is the runner-up with an average age of around 12 years and a median age of around 10 years. On the other hand, Threat Detection is the youngest Security Technology category with an average age of 9 years and a median age of 6.5 years.

We are currently tracking 1006 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $22.7 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 July 2017.

Security Technology Company Count by Country

The above map shows the number of Security Tech companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 525 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 $16B.

We are currently tracking 996 Security Tech companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $21.9B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report.

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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.

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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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