We’ve seen a lot of funding and exit activity in Transportation Technology over the past few years. The Transportation Technology sector includes companies that revolutionize the way people move around. It also includes technology companies that enable people to interact with their transportation options.
What are the different components of Transportation Technology? How do they make up this startup ecosystem? On our transportation technology research platform, we have classified the companies into 17 categories. This blog post examines these categories and how they compare with one another.
Automotive Telematics Is the Largest Transportation Technology Category
Let’s start off by looking at the Sector Map for the Transportation Technology sector. As of March 2018, we have classified 1,238 Transportation Technology startups into 17 categories that have raised $117 billion in funding. The Sector Map highlights the number of companies in each category. It also...
As we have previously shared, the Transportation Technology startup sector is seeing a lot of activity. How have its funding trends evolved over time? On our Transportation Technology research platform, we have analyzed the data through 2017 and can conclude that the investments in transportation tech are growing at a significant clip.
We have come to this conclusion from the following three takeaways:
- Transportation tech funding amounts are growing exponentially
- The number of transportation tech deals are increasing steadily
- The number of investors in the space are trending upward
We will illustrate these takeaways with a series of graphics to show the trend of transportation tech investments over time.
Annual Transportation Tech Funding Amounts Growing Exponentially
Let’s start off by examining the annual transportation tech funding amounts, stacked by quarters.
This graph illustrates that transportation tech...
The Transportation Technology sector has seen a lot of activity over the past few years. How does its overall exit activity trend over time? On our Transportation Technology research platform, we have analyzed the data through 2017 and can conclude that transportation tech exit activity continues to rise over time.
This observation was derived from two takeaways:
- Transportation tech exit activity shows strong growth at the annual level
- At the quarterly level, transportation tech exit activity is also on an upward trend for most quarters
We’ll illustrate these takeaways with two graphics that show transportation tech exit activity trends over the years.
Annual Transportation Technology Exit Activity Showing Strong Growth
Let’s start off by examining the transportation tech exit events from 2011 to 2017. Exit events include both acquisitions and IPOs. The below graph highlights the number of transportation tech exit events by year...
Here is our Q4 2017 summary report on the Transportation Technology startup sector. The following report includes an overview, recent activity, and a category deep dive.
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