Connected Transportation Activity by Selected Investors through Q2 2017

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The following graph summarizes investor activity in the Transportation Technology space. These graphics are made using data through May 2017.

Transportation Technology Investor Activity Q2 2017

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Transportation Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Major investors include Sequoia Capital, Kleiner Perkins, Fontinalis, and Techstars.

We are currently tracking 1,132 Transportation Technology companies in 12 categories across 66 countries, with a total of $74 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Connected Transportation market report. 

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Future of TV Funding Trends through Q2 2017

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The following graphs highlight recent trends in Future of Television (TV) startup funding activity. The graphics include data through May 2017.

Future of TV Funding by Year through Q2 2017

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Future of TV startups for each year. 2016 has the most funding to date at just under $4.5B. 

Future of TV Funding by Vintage Year through Q2 2017

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Future of TV companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2011 have raised the most funding at around $3.7B.

We are currently tracking 760 Future of TV companies in 11 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $25 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Future of TV market report.

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3D Printing Startup Market Trends and Insights  – Q2 2017

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Here is our Q2 2017 summary report on the 3D Printing startup sector. The following report includes a startup landscape overview, graphical trends with insights, and recent funding and exit events.

3D Printing Q2 2017 Report

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3D Printing Q2 2017 Logo Map

3D Printing Q2 2017 Innovation Quadrant

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3D Printing Q2 2017 Funding by vintage Year

3D Printing Q2 2017 Company Count by Country

3D Printing Q2 2017 Investor Activity

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We are currently tracking 379 3D Printing companies in 9 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $1.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full 3D Printing market report.

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Venture Investing in Connected Transportation through Q2 2017

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

Transportation Technology Venture Investing through Q2 2017

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Transportation Technology category to the number of companies in the category. The Ride Hailing category leads in funding, with over $40B raised to date. The Automotive Telematics categories has the most startups at about 210.  

Transportation Technology Category Average Funding Q2 2017

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Transportation Technology category. The Ride Hailing category leads the sector with $500M in average funding per company, followed by the Smart Mobility and Autonomous Cars categories.

We are currently tracking 1,125 Connected Transportation companies in 17 categories across 66 countries, with a total of $71B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Connected Transportation market report. 

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Real Estate Technology Startup Market Trends and Insights  - Q2 2017

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

Real Estate Tech Q2 2017 Market Report

Real Estate Tech Q2 2017 Report Outline

Real Estate Tech Q2 2017 Market Overview

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Real Estate Tech Q2 2017 Funding by Vintage Year

Real Estate Tech Q2 2017 Company Count by Country

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We are currently tracking 1,492 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 62 countries, with a total of $36 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology market report.

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Real Estate Technology Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q2 2017

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The following post highlights how Venture Scanner categorizes the Real Estate 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.

Real Estate Technology Logo Map Q2 2017

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

Real Estate Technology Innovation Quadrant Q2 2017

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different Real Estate 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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Financial Technology Funding Trends through Q2 2017

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The following graphs highlight recent trends in the Financial Technology (fintech) startup funding activity. The graphics include data through April 2017.

Fintech Q2 2017 Funding by Year

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Fintech startups for each year. 2016 has the most funding to date at just over $18B. 

Fintech Vintage Year Funding Q2 2017

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Fintech companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2011 have raised the most funding at around $8.5B.

We are currently tracking 2,215 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 63 countries, with a total of $68 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology report. 

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Blockchain Technology Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q2 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 May 2017.

Blockchain Technology Logo Map Q2 2017

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

Blockchain Technology Innovation Quadrant Q2 2017

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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Where in the world are Real Estate Technology startups? Q2 2017

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The analyses below summarize where Real Estate Technology innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through March 2017.

Real Estate Technology Company Count by Country Q2 2017

The above map shows the number of Real Estate Technology companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 800 companies.

Real Estate Technology VC Funding by Country Q2 2017

The above map shows the amount of total Real Estate Technology startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $20B.

We are currently tracking 1,457 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 62 countries, with a total of $36B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology market report. 

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Insurance Technology Funding Trends - Q2 2017

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The following graphs highlight recent trends in Insurance Technology (insurtech) startup funding activity. The graphics include data through January 2017.

Insurtech Funding by Year Q2 2017

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Insurtech startups for each year. 2014 is the best year with over $6B in funding. 2015 comes in at second with just under $4B in funding.

Insurtech Funding by Vintage Year Q2 2017

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Insurtech companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2013 have raised the most funding at just over $3B.

We are currently tracking 1,201 Insurtech companies in 14 categories across 61 countries, with a total of $18 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Insurance Technology report.

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Where in the world are Internet of Things (IoT) startups? Q2 2017

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The analyses below summarize where Internet of Things (IoT) innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through April 2017.

IoT Company Count by Country Q2 2017

The above map shows the number of IoT companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 1115 companies.

IoT Company VC Funding By Country Q2 2017

The above map shows the amount of total IoT startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $23B.

We are currently tracking 1,826 IoT companies in 20 categories across 50 countries, with a total of $32B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Internet of Things market report. 

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Financial Technology Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q2 2017

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

Fintech Logo Map Q2 2017

The above sector map organizes the sector into 16 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

Fintech Innovation Quadrant Q2 2017

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different Financial 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 Financial Technology – Q2 2017

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

Fintech Venture Investing Q2 2017

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Fintech category to the number of companies in the category. The Consumer Lending category takes the lead in both metrics, with around $19B in funding and about 290 startups. 

Fintech Average Funding by Category Q2 2017

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Fintech category. The Consumer Lending category leads the sector with around $95M in average funding per company, followed by the Payments Backend and Business Lending categories.

We are currently tracking 2,171 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 63 countries, with a total of $64B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology market report.

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Connected Transportation Activity by Selected Investors - Q1 2017

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

Connected Transportation Investor Activity Q1 2017

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Connected Transportation investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Sequoia Capital takes the lead in the number investments made at around 33. Capital Group and Techstars have backed the highest number of companies, at around 17.

We are currently tracking 1,089 Connected Transportation companies in 17 categories across 64 countries, with a total of $58 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Connected Transportation market report.

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Blockchain Technology Funding Trends - Q1 2017

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

Blockchain Technology Funding by Year Q1 2017

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Blockchain Technology startups for each year. 2016 is the best year with around $775M in funding. 2015 comes in at second with about $600M in funding.

Blockchain Technology Funding by Vintage Year Q1 2017

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Blockchain Technology companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2013 have raised the most funding at around $470M.

We are currently tracking 916 Blockchain Technology companies in 12 categories across 74 countries, with a total of $2 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Blockchain Technology report.

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Venture Investing in Virtual Reality – Q1 2017

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The following graphs highlight venture investing trends into the Virtual Reality (VR) sector. The graphics include data through March 2017.

Virtual Reality Venture Investing Q1 2017

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each VR category to the number of companies in the category. The Virtual Augmented Reality category takes the lead in total funding at around $1.9B. The Virtual Environment Content category leads in company count, with around 260 startups.

Virtual Reality Average Funding by Category Q1 2017

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each VR category. The Virtual Augmented Reality category leads the sector with just under $50M in average funding per company, followed by the VR Enabling Software and VR Consumption Hardware categories.

We are currently tracking 660 VR companies in 13 categories across 48 countries, with a total of $4.7B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Virtual Reality market report.

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3D Printing Activity by Selected Investors - Q1 2017

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The following graph summarizes investor activity in the 3D Printing space. Please note these graphics are made using data through March 2017.

3D Printing Investor Activity Q1 2017

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds 3D Printing investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Lux Capital takes the lead in both metrics, with 9 total investments into the space and 5 companies backed. Other major investors include North Bridge, Matrix Partners, and Atlas Ventures.

We are currently tracking 376 3D Printing companies in 9 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $1.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full 3D Printing market report.

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Virtual Reality Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q1 2017

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The following post highlights how Venture Scanner categorizes the Virtual Reality (VR) startup landscape, and presents our Innovation Quadrant showing how those categories compare to one another. The data for this post is through March 2017.

Virtual Reality Logo Map Q1 2017

The above sector map organizes the sector into 13 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

Virtual Reality Innovation Quadrant Q1 2017

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different VR 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.

The definitions of the VR categories are as follows

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Energy Technology Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q1 2017

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

Energy Technology Logo Map Q1 2017

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

Energy Technology Innovation Quadrant Q1 2017

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different Energy 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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Internet of Things (IoT) Funding Trends - Q1 2017

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The following graphs highlight recent trends in Internet of Things (IoT) startup funding activity. The graphics include data through October 2016.

Internet of Things Funding by Year Q1 2017

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by IoT startups for each year. 2014 is the best year with around $5.5B in funding. 2016 comes in at second place with just under $5B in funding.

Internet of Things Vintage Year Funding Q1 2017

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by IoT companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2011 have raised the most funding at around $3B.

We are currently tracking 1,774 IoT companies in 20 categories across 49 countries, with a total of $31 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Internet of Things report and database.

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Future of TV Funding Trends - Q1 2017

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The following graphs highlight recent trends in Future of Television startup funding activity. The graphics include data through February 2017.

Future of TV Funding by Year Q1 2017

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Future of TV startups for each year. 2016 is the best year with around $4.25B in funding. 2015 comes in at second place with more than $3B in funding.

Future of TV Vintage Year Funding Q1 2017

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Future of TV companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2011 have raised the most funding at around $3.3B.

We are currently tracking 735 Future of TV companies in 11 categories across 38 countries, with a total of $23 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Future of TV report and database.

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3D Printing Technology Landscape Trends and Insights  - Q1 2017

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Here is our Q1 2017 summary report on the 3D Printing Technology startup sector. The following report includes a startup landscape overview, graphical trends and insights, and recent funding and exit events.

3D Printing Q1 2017 Report

3D Printing Q1 2017 Report Outline

3D Printing Q1 2017 Sector Description

3D Printing Q1 2017 Logo Map

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3D Printing Q1 2017 Sector Trends

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3D Printing Q1 2017 Funding Amount by Round

3D Printing Q1 2017 Funding by Vintage Year

3D Printing Q1 2017 Company Count by Country

3D Printing Q1 2017 Investor Activity

3D Printing Q1 2017 Exits Over Time

3D Printing Q1 2017 Recent Activity

3D Printing Q1 2017 Recent Funding Stats

3D Printing Q1 2017 Notable Funding Events

3D Printing Q1 2017 Recent Exit Events

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We are currently tracking 374 3D Printing Technology companies in 9 categories across 41 countries, with a total of $1.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full 3D Printing Technology landscape report and database.

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Venture Investing in Connected Transportation – Q1 2017

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The following graphs highlight venture investing trends into the Connected Transportation sector. The graphics include data through January 2017.

Connected Transportation Venture Investing Q1 2017

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Connected Transportation category to the number of companies in the category. The Ride Hailing category takes the lead in total funding at just over $30B. Automotive Telematics has the most number of startups at around 200. 

Average Funding by Connected Transportation Category Q1 2017

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Connected Transportation category. The Ride Hailing category leads the sector with around $375M in average funding per company, followed by the Smart City/Mobility and Autonomous/Assisted Car categories.

We are currently tracking 1,083 Connected Transportation companies in 17 categories across 65 countries, with a total of $57B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Connected Transportation landscape report and database.

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Blockchain Technology Activity by Selected Investors - Q1 2017

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

Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology Investor Activity Q1 2017

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Blockchain Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. The Digital Currency Group takes the lead in both metrics, with over 60 total investments into the space and just under 50 companies backed. Other major investors include Blockchain Capital, Pantera Capital, and 500 Startups.

We are currently tracking 914 Blockchain Technology companies in 12 categories across 73 countries, with a total of $2 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Blockchain Technology landscape report and database.

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Artificial Intelligence Funding Trends - Q1 2017

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The following graphs highlight recent trends in Artificial Intelligence (AI) startup funding activity. The graphics include data through October 2016.

AI Funding by Year Q1 2017

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by AI startups for each year. 2016 is the best year with around $2.5B in funding. 2015 comes in at second place at just under $2B in funding.

AI Funding by Vintage Year Q1 2017

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by AI companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2012 have raised the most funding at around $1.4B.

We are currently tracking 1,675 Artificial Intelligence companies in 13 categories across 70 countries, with a total of $13 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Artificial Intelligence report and database.

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Where in the world are Virtual Reality startups? Q1 2017

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The analyses below summarize where Virtual Reality (VR) innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through October 2016.

Virtual Reality Company Count by Country Q1 2017

The above map shows the number of VR companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 280 companies.

Virtual Reality VC Funding by Country Q1 2017

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

We are currently tracking 637 Virtual Reality companies in 13 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $4.6B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Virtual Reality landscape report and database.

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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

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Security Technology Trends

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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

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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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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 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

Future of TV Report Outline

Future of TV Sector Overview

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

About Venture Scanner

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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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Future of Television Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q1 2017

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

Future of TV Chaos Map

The above sector map organizes the sector into 11 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

Future of TV Innovation Quadrant

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different Future of TV 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 Connected Transportation startups? Q1 2017

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The analyses below summarize where Connected Transportation innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through January 2017.

Transportation Startup Count by Country

The above map shows the number of Connected Transportation companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with over 500 companies.

Transportation VC Funding by Country

The above map shows the amount of total Connected Transportation startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $28B.

We are currently tracking 1,072 Connected Transportation companies in 17 categories across 65 countries, with a total of $53B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Connected Transportation landscape 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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Health Technology Funding Trends - Q1 2017

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

Health Technology Funding Over Time

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Health Technology startups for each year. 2015 is the best year with just over $7B in funding. 2014 comes in at second place at around $6B in funding.

Health Technology Vintage Year Funding

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Health Technology companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2013 have raised the most funding at just under $4B, followed by those founded in 2011 which have raised about $2.5B.

We are currently tracking 1,687 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 report and database.

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Average Age by Blockchain Technology Category - Q1 2017

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The following graph shows the average age by category in the Bitcoin sector. The graphic includes data through January 2017.

Bitcoin Category Average Startup Age

The above graph summarizes the average age of companies in each Bitcoin category. The Bitcoin Infrastructure category has the highest average age at around 4.75 years. Other categories with higher average ages include Bitcoin Mining, Bitcoin Gambling, and Bitcoin News/Data.

We are currently tracking 899 Bitcoin companies in 12 categories across 73 countries, with a total of $1.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Bitcoin 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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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

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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

Insurtech Recent Funding Events

Insurtech Recent Exit Events

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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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Insurance Technology Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q1 2017

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

Insurance Technology Logo Map

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

Insurance Technology Innovation Quadrant

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different Insurance 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 Artificial Intelligence – Q1 2017

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The following graphs highlight venture investing trends into the Artificial Intelligence (AI) sector. The graphics include data through October 2016. 

Artificial Intelligence Venture Funding

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each AI category to the number of companies in the category. The Machine Learning Applications category leads the sector in both metrics, with around $3.5B in total funding and 425 startups. 

Artificial Intelligence Average Category Funding

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each AI category. The Smart Robots category leads the sector with around $22M in average funding per company. The Gesture Control and Machine Learning Applications categories round out the top three.

We are currently tracking 1,561 Artificial Intelligence companies in 13 categories across 70 countries, with a total of $10B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Artificial Intelligence landscape report and database.

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Virtual Reality Activity by Selected Investors - Q1 2017

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The following graph summarizes the investor activity in the Virtual Reality (VR) space. Please note these graphics are made using data through October  2016.

Virtual Reality Investor Activity

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds VR investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Frontier Tech Ventures takes the lead in both categories, making the highest number of investments (around 13) and backing the most companies (around 11). Andreessen Horowitz, Sky, GV, and Dana Capital round out the top of the list.

We are currently tracking 585 VR companies in 13 categories across 44 countries, with a total of $3.8 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full VR landscape report and database.

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3D Printing Funding Trends - Q1 2017

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The following graphs highlight recent trends in 3D Printing funding activity. The graphics include data through October 2016.

3D Printing Funding By Year

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by 3D Printing startups for each year. 2015 is the best year so far with just over $400M in funding. 2016 comes in at second place at around $275M in funding.

3D Printing Funding by Vintage Year

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by 3D Printing companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2013 have raised the most funding at over $300M, followed by those founded in 2007 which have raised about $150M.

We are currently tracking 367 3D Printing companies in 9 categories across 41 countries, with a total of $1.3 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full 3D Printing report and database.

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Financial Technology Startup Landscape Trends and Insights - Q1 2017

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

We are currently tracking 2,056 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 59 countries, with a total of $58 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology landscape report and database.

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Financial Technology Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q1 2017

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

Financial Technology Logo Map

The above sector map organizes the Financial Technology sector into 16 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

Venture Scanner Financial Technology Innovation Quadrant

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different Financial 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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Health Technology Activity by Selected Investors - Q1 2017

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

Health Technology Activity by Selected Investors

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Health Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. R Ventures takes the lead in both categories, making the highest number of investments (around 65) and backing the most companies (around 40). NEA, Khosla Ventures, HCA, and Rock Health round out the top of the list.

We are currently tracking 1,641 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 55 countries, with a total of $36 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology landscape report and database.

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Insurance Technology Funding Trends - Q1 2017

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The following graphs highlight recent trends in Insurance Technology (InsurTech) funding activity. 

InsurTech Funding Over TIme

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by InsurTech startups for each year. 2014 is the best year so far with just over $6B in funding. 2015 comes in at second place with just under $4B in funding.

InsurTech Vintage Year Funding

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by InsurTech companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2013 have raised the most funding at around $2.6B, followed by those founded in 2014 which have raised about $1B.

We are currently tracking 1,022 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 report and database.

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Where in the World are Internet of Things Startups? - Q1 2017

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The analyses below summarize where Internet of Things (IoT) innovations are occurring.

IoT Company Count by Country

The above map shows the number of IoT startups located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 930 companies.

IoT VC Funding by Country

The above map shows the amount of total IoT startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $16B.

We are currently tracking 1,544 Internet of Things companies in 20 categories across 47 countries, with a total of $27 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full IoT landscape report and database.

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Connected Transportation Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q1 2017

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

Connected Transportation Logo Map

The above sector map organizes the Connected Transportation sector into 17 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

Connected Transportation Innovation Quadrant

Our Innovation Quadrant above provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different Connected Transportation 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...
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Blockchain Funding Trends - Q1 2017

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The following graphs highlight recent trends in Bitcoin and Blockchain funding activity. 

Blockchain Startup Funding by Year

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Blockchain startups for each year. 2016 is the best year so far with around $700M in funding. 2015 comes in at second place with just over $600M in funding.

Blockchain Startup Vintage Funding

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Blockchain companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2014 have raised the most funding at just under $500M, followed by those founded in 2013 which have raised about $440M.

We are currently tracking 896 Bitcoin and Blockchain companies in 12 categories across 74 countries, with a total of $1.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Bitcoin report and database.

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Connected Transportation Startup Landscape Trends and Insights - Q1 2017

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A presentation deck providing an overview of the Connected Transportation startup landscape, graphical trends and insights, and recent funding and exit events. Click here to see the report in SlideShare. 

Connected Transportation Quarterly Trends and Insights

Connected Transportation Report Outline

Connected Transportation Sector Description

Connected Transportation Logo Map

Connected Transportation Innovation Quadrant

Connected Transportation Categories

Connected Transportation Categories

Connected Transportation Categories

Connected Transportation Insights Section

Connected Transportation Venture Investing

Connected Transportation Funding over Time

Connected Transportation Funding Amount by Type

Connected Transportation Funding by Vintage Year

Connected Transportation Company Count by Country

Connected Transportation Investor Activity

Connected Transportation Exit Activity

Connected Transportation Quarterly Update

Connected Transportation Recent Funding Events

Connected Transportation Recent Exit Events

About Venture Scanner

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We are currently tracking 1,053 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 landscape report and database.

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Where in the World are Artificial Intelligence Startups? - Q1 2017

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The analyses below summarize where Artificial Intelligence (AI) innovations are occurring.

Artificial Intelligence Company Count by Country

The above map shows the number of AI startups located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 740 companies.

Artificial Intelligence VC Funding by Country

The above map shows the amount of total AI startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $6B.

We are currently tracking 1,531 Artificial Intelligence companies in 13 categories across 71 countries, with a total of $9.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full AI landscape report and database.

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Average Funding by Virtual Reality Category - Q1 2017

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Virtual Reality Average Startup Funding

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Virtual Reality category. The Virtual AR category dominates the sector with around $70M in average funding per company. The VR Enabling Software and VR Consumption Hardware categories round out the top three.

We are currently tracking 573 Virtual Reality companies in 13 categories across 44 countries, with a total of $3.7 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Virtual Reality landscape report and database.

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3D Printing Startup Exit Activity - Q4 2016

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The following two graphs show exit activity in the 3D Printing sector. The graphics include data through October 2016. 

3D Printing Exit Activity by Category

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each 3D Printing category. The 3D Printer Manufacturers category is leading the sector with 12 exits, followed by 3D Printing Services and 3D Printing CAD Software.

3D Printing Exit Activity by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in the 3D Printing sector by year. 2014 leads the sector with 10 exit events (8 acquisitions and 2 IPOs).

We are currently tracking 365 3D Printing companies in 9 categories across 41 countries, with a total of $1.3 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full 3D Printing landscape report and database.

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Marketing Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q4 2016

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Marketing Technology Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Marketing Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2010 and 2012 rank at the top with almost 170 companies founded in each of those years. 2011 is close behind, at around 150 companies founded.  

We are currently tracking 1,441 Marketing Technology companies in 15 categories across 54 countries, with a total of $21 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Marketing Technology landscape report and database.

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Average and Median Age by Health Technology Category - Q1 2017

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Health Technology Startup Average and Median Age

The above graph summarizes the average and median age of companies in each Health Technology category. The Electronic Health/Medical Records category has the highest average age at 14 years, and the Healthcare Robotics category has the highest median age, also at 14 years. 

We are currently tracking 1,612 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 54 countries, with a total of $35 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology landscape report and database.

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Venture Investing In Insurance Technology - Q1 2017

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Venture Investing In Insurance Technology - Q1 2016

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Insurance Technology category to the number of companies in the category. The Health/Travel Insurance category leads the sector in total funding at $9B. The Insurance Comparison category takes the lead in company count, with around 275 startups. 

We are currently tracking 1,014 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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Internet of Things Activity by Selected Investors - Q4 2016

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Internet of Things (IoT) Activity by Selected Investors

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Internet of Things (IoT) investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. SOSV takes the lead in both categories, making the highest number of investments (around 70) and backing the most companies (over 45). Techstars, Intel Capital, and Khosla Ventures round out the top of the list. 

We are currently tracking 1,520 Internet of Things companies in 20 categories across 47 countries, with a total of $26.32 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full IoT landscape report and database.

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Artificial Intelligence Funding by Type - Q4 2016

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The following two graphs summarize the types of funding going into the Artificial Intelligence (AI) space.

Artificial Intelligence Funding 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.

Artificial Intelligence Funding 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) make up a larger share of the total count.

We are currently tracking 1,522 Artificial Intelligence companies in 13 categories across 73 countries, with a total of $9.8 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full AI landscape report and database.

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Virtual Reality Companies Founded by Year - Q4 2016

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Virtual Reality (VR) Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Virtual Reality companies founded in a certain year. 2015 ranks at the top with just under 100 companies founded. 2014 and 2013 come in at second and third, respectively.  

We are currently tracking 572 Virtual Reality companies in 13 categories across 44 countries, with a total of $3.7 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Virtual Reality landscape report and database.

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Where in the World are Energy Technology Startups? - Q4 2016

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The analyses below summarize where Energy Technology innovations are occurring.

Energy Technology Startup Count by Country

The above map shows the number of Energy Technology startups located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 460 companies.

Energy Technology VC Funding by Country

The above map shows the amount of total Energy Technology startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $31B.

We are currently tracking 722 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $41 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology landscape report and database.

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Average Funding by Real Estate Technology Category - Q4 2016

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Real Estate Technology Average Funding by Category

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Real Estate Technology category. The Life, Home, and P&C Insurance category dominates the sector with around $350M in average funding per company. Other categories with high average funding include Short-Term Search and Commercial Search.

We are currently tracking 1,270 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 60 countries, with a total of $28 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology landscape report and database.

 

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Retail Technology Funding by Type - Q4 2016

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The following two graphs summarize the types of funding going into the Retail Technology space.

Retail Technology Funding by Type by Year  - 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.

Retail Technology Funding by Type by Year  - Count

 The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by type. We’ve seen a decline in past few years, though earlier stage deals (Seed, Series A) still make up a larger share of the total count.

We are currently tracking 1,481 Retail Technology companies in 22 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $33 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Retail Technology landscape report and database.

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Transportation Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q4 2016

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Transportation Technology Startups Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Transportation Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2013 ranks at the top with just over 80 companies founded. 2011 and 2012 are right behind with around 80 startups founded as well.

We are currently tracking 1,000 Transportation Technology companies in 17 categories across 64 countries, with a total of $48 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Transportation Technology landscape report and database.

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Average Age by Bitcoin/Blockchain Category - Q4 2016

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Blockchain Startup Average Age

The above graph summarizes the average age of companies in each Bitcoin and Blockchain category. The Bitcoin Infrastructure category has both the highest average ages, at around 4.5 years. Other mature categories include Bitcoin News and Data, Bitcoin Gambling, and Bitcoin Exchanges. 

We are currently tracking 888 Bitcoin and Blockchain companies in 12 categories across 74 countries, with a total of $1.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Bitcoin and Blockchain landscape report and database.

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Venture Investing In Artificial Intelligence - Q4 2016

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Venture Investing in Artificial Intelligence

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Artificial Intelligence category to the number of companies in the category. The Machine Learning Applications category leads the sector in both the Total Funding stat ($3.5B in funding) and the Company Count stat (over 400 startups). 

We are currently tracking 1,513 Artificial Intelligence companies in 13 categories across 73 countries, with a total of $9.5B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Artificial Intelligence landscape report and database.

 

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3D Printing Funding by Type - Q4 2016

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The following two graphs summarize the types of funding going into the 3D Printing space.

3D Printing Funding Amount by Type

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by type. In recent years, mid-stage funding type events (Series B and Series C) have accounted for a substantial amount of total funding.

3D Printing Funding Count by Type

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by type. The general trend over the past few years has been a substantial number of funding events in the Seed stage.

We are currently tracking 363 3D Printing companies in 9 categories across 41 countries, with a total of $1.3 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full 3D Printing 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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Average and Median Age by Marketing Technology Category - Q4 2016

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Marketing Tech Startup Age by Category

The above graph summarizes the average and median age of companies in each Marketing Technology category. The Search Engine Marketing category has both the highest average and median ages, at around 11 years each. Other mature categories include Marketing Automation, Email Marketing, and Search Engine Optimization. 

We are currently tracking 1,437 Marketing Technology companies in 15 categories across 54 countries, with a total of $20 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Marketing Technology landscape report and database.

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Venture Investing In Health Technology - Q4 2016

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Venture Investing in Health Technology

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Health Technology category to the number of companies in the category. The Digital Medical Devices category leads the sector in the Total Funding stat with around $4.7B in funding. IoT Healthcare leads in the total count, with over 180 startups in that category alone. 

We are currently tracking 1,590 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 54 countries, with a total of $33B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology landscape report and database.

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Insurance Technology Activity by Selected Investors - Q4 2016

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Insurance Technology Activity by Selected Investors

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Insurance Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique InsurTech companies funded by selected investors. 500 Startups and NEA take the lead the total number of investments, and 500 Startups also backing to most individual companies. First Round, Index Ventures, and Founders Fund are also players towards the top of the list. 

We are currently tracking 1,010 Insurance Technology companies in 14 categories across 53 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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Internet of Things Funding Trends - Q4 2016

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IoT Startup Funding over Time

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Internet of Things (IoT) startups for each year. 2014 is the best year so far with over $5B in funding. 2016 comes in at second place with just around $4.75B raised to date.

IoT Startup Funding by Vintage Year

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by IoT companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2011 have raised the most funding at just under $3B, followed by those founded in 2012 which have raised about $2B.

We are currently tracking 1,504 Internet of Things companies in 20 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $26 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full IoT landscape report and database.

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Where in the World are Financial Technology Startups? - Q4 2016

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The analyses below summarize where Financial Technology innovations are occurring.

Fintech Startup Count by Country

The above map shows the number of Fintech companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 1,000 companies.

Fintech Startup Funding by Country

The above map shows the amount of total Fintech startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $31B.

We are currently tracking 2,001 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 59 countries, with a total of $55B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology landscape report and database.

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Average Funding by Energy Technology Category - Q4 2016

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Energy Technology Average Funding by Category

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Energy Technology category. The Solar Energy category leads the sector with around $160M in average funding per company, followed by the Geothermal Energy category with just under $140M in average funding per company.

We are currently tracking 721 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 45 countries, with a total of $41 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology landscape report and database.

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Real Estate Technology Exit Activity - Q4 2016

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Real Estate Technology Exit Activity by Category

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Real Estate Technology category. The Home Insurance, IoT Home, and Long-Term Search all have 16 exits apiece. 

Real Estate Technology Exit Activity by Year
The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Real Estate Technology by year. 2014 currently leads the sector with 17 exits, with 2015 and 2016 following right behind with 15 exits apiece.

We are currently tracking 1,258 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 61 countries, with a total of $28 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology landscape report and database.

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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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Future of TV Funding by Type - Q4 2016

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The following two graphs summarize the types of funding going into the Future of Television space.

Future of TV Funding Amount by Type

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by type. In recent years, later stage funding type events have accounted for a substantial amount of total funding, coupled with a decent amount of Series B funding. 

Future of TV Funding Count by Type
The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by type. The general trend over the past few years has been a smaller number of funding events across all types, though there is still a relatively healthy number of deals in the earlier stages. 

We are currently tracking 691 Future of TV companies in 11 categories across 37 countries, with a total of $19 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Future of TV landscape report and database.

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Marketing Technology Funding Trends - Q4 2016

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Marketing Technology Funding Over Time

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Marketing Technology startups for each year. 2015 is the best year so far with almost $4B raised to date. 2014 comes in at second place with just over $3.5B raised.

Marketing Technology Funding by Vintage Year

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 $3.5B, followed by those founded in 2006 which have raised about $2B.

We are currently tracking 1,371 Marketing Technology companies in 15 categories across 51 countries, with a total of $20 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 Health Technology Startups? - Q4 2016

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The analyses below summarize where Health Technology innovations are occurring.

Health Technology Startup Count by Country

The above map shows the number of Health tech companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with over 1,000 companies.

Health Technology VC Funding by Country

The above map shows the amount of total Health Tech startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $26B.

We are currently tracking 1,579 Health Tech companies in 22 categories across 52 countries, with a total of $33B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology landscape report and database.

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Average Funding by Insurance Technology Category - Q4 2016

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Insurance Technology Average Funding

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Insurance Technology category. The Life, Home, and P&C category leads the sector with around $350M in average funding per company, followed by the Auto Insurance category with just over $200M in average funding per company.

We are currently tracking 1,010 Insurance Technology companies in 14 categories across 53 countries, with a total of $16.7 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Insurance Technology landscape report and database.

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Venture Investing In Blockchain - Q4 2016

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Venture Investing in Blockchain

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Bitcoin and Blockchain category to the number of companies in the category. Blockchain Innovation category leads the sector in the Total Funding stat with around $800M in funding. The Bitcoin Exchanges category leads in the Company Count stat over 200 companies.

We are currently tracking 888 Bitcoin and Blockchain companies in 12 categories across 74 countries, with a total of $1.85 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Bitcoin and Blockchain report and database.

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Artificial Intelligence Activity by Selected Investors - Q4 2016

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Artificial Intelligence Activity by Selected Investors

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Artificial Intelligence investors participated in, and the number of unique AI companies funded by selected investors. 500 Startups and Y Combinator take the lead in both categories, both making the highest number of investments and backing the most AI companies. 

We are currently tracking 1,494 Artificial Intelligence companies in 13 categories across 73 countries, with a total of $9 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 - Q4 2016

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Virtual Reality Funding Over Time

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Virtual Reality startups for each year. 2016 is the best year so far with almost $1.6B raised to date. 2014 comes in at second place with almost $0.8B raised.

Virtual Reality Funding by Vintage Year

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Virtual Reality companies founded in a certain year. VR companies founded in 2011 have raised the most funding at around $1.4B, followed by those founded in 2012 which have raised about $0.3B.

We are currently tracking 564 Virtual Reality companies in 13 categories across 43 countries, with a total of $3.46 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Virtual Reality 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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Retail Technology Activity by Selected Investors - Q4 2016

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Retail Technology Activity by Selected Investors

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Retail Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique Retail Technology companies funded by selected investors. Sequoia takes the lead with 56 investments and 24 companies backed, followed by R Ventures with 55 investments and 40 Retail Technology companies backed.

We are currently tracking 1,442 Retail Technology companies in 22 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $32.4 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 - Q4

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The following two graphs summarize the types of funding going into the Health Technology space. 

Health Tech VC Funding by Type - Amount

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by type. For the past few years, Series A and Series C funding both account for a substantial amount of total funding, while Series B funding comes in at second. 

Health Tech VC Funding by Type — Count

The graph above shows the total count of funding events, broken out by type. The general trend over the past few years has been a larger number of early stage funding events, such as Seed and Series A rounds, with a diminishing number of events in the later stages. 

We are currently tracking 1,558 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 52 countries, with a total of $32.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology landscape report and database.

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Insurance Technology Companies Founded by Year - Q4 2016

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Insurance Technology Startups Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Insurance Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2015 ranks at the top with around 95 companies founded in that year alone. 2013 and 2014 are roughly tied for second, with just over 90 startups founded.

We are currently tracking 987 Insurance Technology companies in 14 categories across 53 countries with a total of $16.7 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Insurance Technology landscape report with database.

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Where in the World are Blockchain Startups? - Q4 2016

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The analyses below summarize where Bitcoin and Blockchain innovations are occurring.

Bitcoin and Blockchain Startup Count by Country

The above map shows the number of Bitcoin and Blockchain companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with over 330 companies.

Bitcoin VC Funding by Country

The above map shows the amount of total Bitcoin and Blockchain startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $1B.

We are currently tracking 882 Bitcoin and Blockchain companies in 12 categories across 73 countries, with a total of $1.84B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Bitcoin and Blockchain landscape report and database.

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Average and Median Age by Internet of Things Category - Q4 2016

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Average and Median IoT Startup Age

The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each Internet of Things (IoT) category. The IoT Industrial category has the highest average age at just under 14 years. IoT Components and IoT Utilities/Energy have the highest median age, at just under 10 years.

We are currently tracking 1,490 IoT companies in 20 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $25.3 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full IoT landscape report and database.

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Average Funding by Artificial Intelligence Category - Q4 2016

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Artificial Intelligence Average Funding

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Artificial Intelligence category. The Smart Robots category leads the sector with $22M in average funding per company, followed by the Gesture Control category with around $18M in average funding per company.

We are currently tracking 1,481 Artificial Intelligence companies in 13 categories across 73 countries, with a total of $8.8 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Artificial Intelligence landscape report and database.

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Venture Investing In Financial Technology - Q4 2016

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Venture Investing in Financial Technology

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Financial Technology category to the number of companies in the category. The Consumer Lending category leads the sector, coming in at over $16B in funding and about 260 startups. The Payments Backend category follows with around $10.5B in funding, and Personal Finance has 195 companies. 

We are currently tracking 1,952 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 59 countries, with a total of $54 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology landscape report and database.

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Virtual Reality Market Overview - Q4 2016

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Virtual Reality Market Overview Map

The above sector map organizes the Virtual Reality sector into 13 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

3D Modeling: Companies that enable the user to capture and render everyday objects in 3D. Examples include 3D full-body scanners, 3D head modeling, and 3D merchandise modeling.

Enterprise Virtual Reality: Companies that utilize virtual reality for enterprise/business purposes. Examples include virtual work rooms, virtual real estate visualizations, and virtual data visualizations.

Medical/Health Virtual Reality: Companies that utilize virtual reality for medical and health/wellness purposes. Examples include virtual meditation environments, virtual fitness simulations, and virtual environments to treat eye illnesses.

Virtual Augmented Reality: Companies that create virtual reality solutions but also incorporate relevant augmented reality capabilities and functionalities. Examples include augmented reality headsets, augmented reality social games, and...

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