Marketing Technology Funding Trends - Q1 2017

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

Marketing Technology Funding by Year

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Marketing Technology startups for each year. 2015 is the best year with just under $4.5B in funding. 2014 comes in at second place at over $4B in funding.

Marketing Technology Vintage Year Funding

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Marketing Technology companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2009 have raised the most funding at around $4B.

We are currently tracking 1,528 Marketing Technology companies in 15 categories across 55 countries, with a total of $23 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Marketing Technology report and database.

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Future of TV Activity by Selected Investors - Q1 2017

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The following graph summarizes the investor activity in the Future of Television (TV) space. Please note these graphics are made using data through February 2017.

Future of TV Investor Activity

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Future of TV investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Intel takes the lead in the total number of investments into the space at around 31. Other major investors include Redpoint, Greycroft Partners, and 500 Startups. 

We are currently tracking 717 Future of TV companies in 11 categories across 36 countries, with a total of $23 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Future of TV landscape report and database.

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Future of TV Startup Landscape Trends and Insights  - Q1 2017

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Here is our Q1 2017 summary report on the Future of Television (TV) startup sector. The following report includes a startup landscape overview, graphical trends and insights, and recent funding and exit events.

Future of TV Landscape Report

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Future of TV Logo Map

Future of TV Innovation Quadrant

Future of TV Categories

Future of TV Categories

Future of TV Insights

Future of TV Venture Investing

Future of TV Funding By Year

Future of TV Funding Amount by Round

Future of TV Vintage Year Funding

Future of TV Company Count By Country

Future of TV Investor Activity

Future of TV Exits by Year

Future of TV Recent Events

Future of TV Recent Funding Statistics

Future of TV Recent Funding Events

Future of TV Recent Exit Events

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We are currently tracking 717 Future of TV companies in 11 categories across 36 countries, with a total of $23 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Future of TV landscape report and database.

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Retail Technology Funding Trends - Q1 2017

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

Retail Technology Funding By Year

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Retail Tech startups for each year. 2015 is the best year with just under $9B in funding. 2014 comes in at second place at around $8B in funding.

Retail Technology Funding By Vintage Year

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Retail Tech companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2010 have raised the most funding at around $4.5B.

We are currently tracking 1,543 Retail Technology companies in 22 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $38 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Retail Technology report and database.

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Venture Investing in Bitcoin – Q1 2017

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The following graphs highlight venture investing trends into the Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology sector. The graphics include data through January 2017.

Bitcoin Venture Investing

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Bitcoin category to the number of companies in the category. The Blockchain Innovations category is leading in funding, with just over $850M. Bitcoin Exchanges take the lead in company count, at around 225.

Bitcoin Average Category Funding

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Bitcoin category. The Bitcoin Mining category leads the sector with around $27M in average funding per company, followed by the Bitcoin Big Data and Bitcoin Wallet categories.

We are currently tracking 910 Bitcoin companies in 12 categories across 73 countries, with a total of $2 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Bitcoin landscape report and database.

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Artificial Intelligence Activity by Selected Investors - Q1 2017

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The following graph summarizes the investor activity in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) space. Please note these graphics are made using data through October 2016.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) VC Investor Activity

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds AI investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. 500 Startups and Y Combinator take the lead in both the total number of investments into the space at around 23, and the number of companies backed at around 21.

We are currently tracking 1,612 AI companies in 13 categories across 70 countries, with a total of $12 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Artificial Intelligence landscape report and database.

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Virtual Reality Funding Trends - Q1 2017

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The following graphs highlight recent trends in Virtual Reality (VR) startup funding activity. The graphics include data through early October 2016.

VR Funding by Year

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by VR startups for each year. 2016 is the best year with just under $1.6B in funding. 2014 comes in at second place at around $0.75B in funding.

VR Vintage Year Funding

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by VR companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2011 have raised the most funding at over $1.4B.

We are currently tracking 626 VR companies in 13 categories across 45 countries, with a total of $4.6 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Virtual Reality report and database.

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Retail Technology Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q1 2017

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The following post highlights how Venture Scanner categorizes the Retail 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.

Venture Scanner Retail Technology Logo Map

The above sector map organizes the sector into 22 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

Venture Scanner Retail Technology Innovation Quadrant

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different Retail 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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Where in the world are 3D Printing startups?

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The analyses below summarize where 3D Printing innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through October 2016.

3D Printing Startup Count by Country

The above map shows the number of 3D Printing companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with over 170 companies.

3D Printing VC Funding by Country

The above map shows the amount of total 3D Printing startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $1.1B.

We are currently tracking 372 3D Printing companies in 9 categories across 41 countries, with a total of $1.3B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full 3D Printing landscape report and database.

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Marketing Technology Activity by Selected Investors - Q1 2017

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The following graph summarizes the investor activity in the Marketing Technology space. Please note these graphics are made using data through October 2016.

Marketing Technology Investor Activity

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Marketing Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. 500 Startups takes the lead in both the total number of investments into the space at around 52, and the number of companies backed at around 36.

We are currently tracking 1,502 Financial Technology companies in 15 categories across 54 countries, with a total of $22 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Marketing Technology landscape report and database.

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Where in the world are Insurance Technology startups? - Q1 2017

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The analyses below summarize where Insurance Technology innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through January 2017.

Insurance Technology Startup Count by Country

The above map shows the number of Insurtech companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with over 580 companies.

Insurance Technology VC Funding by Country

The above map shows the amount of total Insurtech startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $7B.

We are currently tracking 1,087 Insurance Technology companies in 14 categories across 54 countries, with a total of $17B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Insurance Technology landscape report and database.

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Financial Technology Activity by Selected Investors - Q1 2017

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

Financial Technology Investor Activity

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Financial Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Accel Partners takes the lead in total number of investments into the space at around 70. Y Combinator has backed the highest number of companies, at just over 60.

We are currently tracking 2,082 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 60 countries, with a total of $61 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology landscape report and database.

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Energy Technology Funding Trends - Q1 2017

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The following graphs highlight recent trends in Energy Technology funding activity. The graphics include data through early October 2016.

Energy Technology Funding Over Time

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Energy Technology startups for each year. 2016 is the best year with just over $12B in funding. 2013 comes in at second place at around $4B in funding.

Energy Technology Funding by Vintage Year

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Energy Technology companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2007 have raised the most funding at over $6.5B, followed by those founded in 2006 which have raised about $4B.

We are currently tracking 737 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $43 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology report and database.

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Where in the World are Real Estate Technology Startups? - Q1 2017

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

Real Estate Technology Startup Count by Country

The above map shows the number of Real Estate Tech companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with over 740 companies.

Real Estate Technology VC Funding by Country

The above map shows the amount of total Real Estate Tech startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $17B.

We are currently tracking 1,351 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 60 countries, with a total of $30B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology landscape report and database.

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Blockchain Technology (Bitcoin) Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q1 2017

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

Blockchain Technology/Bitcoin Logo Map

The above sector map organizes the  sector into 12 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

Blockchain Technology Innovation Quadrant

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different Blockchain 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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Venture Investing in the Future of TV – Q1 2017

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The following graphs highlight venture investing trends into the Future of Television (FoTV) sector. The graphics include data through October 2016. 

Future of TV Venture Investing

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each FoTV category to the number of companies in the category. The Video Consumption Platforms category leads the sector in funding, with just under $6B. The Video Advertising Platforms category leads in the number of startups, coming it at around 140.

Future of TV Category Average Funding

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each FoTV category. The Video Consumption Platforms category leads the sector with around $85M in average funding per company. The Video Creation Platforms and Social Video Platforms categories round out the top three.

We are currently tracking 704 Future of TV companies in 11 categories across 37 countries, with a total of $21B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Future of TV landscape report and database.

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Retail Technology Activity by Selected Investors - Q1 2017

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The following graph summarizes the investor activity in the Retail Technology space. Please note these graphics are made using data through October 2016.

Retail Technology Investor Activity

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Retail Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Sequoia Capital takes the lead in total number of investments into the space at around 55. 500 Startups has backed the highest number of companies, at just under 50.

We are currently tracking 1,517 Retail Technology companies in 22 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $37 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Retail Technology landscape report and database.

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Health Technology Funding by Type - Q1 2017

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

Health Technology Funding Amount by Type

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by type. From 2006 to 2015, we saw a general increase in all the different types. There has been a decrease in overall funding in 2016, and Series A, Series B, and Series C funding events make up the majority of funding amount types.

Health Technology Funding Count by Type

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by type. Over the past decade we’ve seen a gradual upward trend that peaked in 2013, held roughly constant through 2015, then dipped in 2016. Seed, Series A, and Series B make up the majority of funding event counts. 

We are currently tracking 1,667 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 56 countries, with a total of $38 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology landscape report and database.

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Connected Transportation Funding Trends - Q1 2017

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The following graphs highlight recent trends in Connected Transportation funding activity. The graphics include data through early January 2017.

Connected Transportation Funding over Time

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Connected Transportation startups for each year. 2016 is the best year with just over $20B in funding. 2015 comes in at second place at around $13B in funding.

Connected Transportation Funding by Vintage Year

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Connected Transportation companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2012 have raised the most funding at over $14B, followed by those founded in 2009 which have raised about $12B.

We are currently tracking 1,059 Connected Transportation companies in 17 categories across 65 countries, with a total of $51 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Connected Transportation report and database.

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Insurance Technology Startup Landscape Trends and Insights – Q1 2017

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

Insurtech Q1 2017 Report

Insurtech Report Agenda

Insurtech Sector Overview

Insurtech Logo Map

Insurtech Innovation Quadrant

Insurtech Category Definitions 1

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Insurtech Category Definitions 3

Insurtech Sector Trends

Insurtech Venture Investing

Insurtech Funding Over Time

Insurtech Funding Amount by Type

Insurtech Funding by Vintage Year

Insurtech Startup Count by Country

Insurtech Investor Activity

Insurtech Exits Over Time

Insurtech Recent Events

Insurtech Recent Funding Types

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We are currently tracking 1,050 Insurance Technology companies in 14 categories across 54 countries, with a total of $17 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Insurance Technology landscape report and database.

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