This blog post examines the different components of the video technology ecosystem. We will illustrate what the categories of innovation are and which categories have the most companies. We will also compare the categories in terms of their funding and maturity.
Video Advertising Platforms and Social Video Platforms Are The Largest Video Technology Categories
Let’s start off by looking at the Sector Map. We have classified 857 video technology startups into 11 categories. They have raised $41B from 1633 investors. The Sector Map highlights the number of companies in each category. It also shows a random sampling of companies in each category.
We see that Video Advertising Platforms and Social Video Platforms are the largest categories with 154 companies each. The Video Advertising Platforms category is comprised of ad networks that aggregate the supply of publisher inventory, ad servers that facilitate the delivery of ads, and marketplaces that connect ad buyers and sellers....
Here is our Q1 2019 summary report on the video technology startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.
Here is our Q2 2018 summary report on the video technology startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.
As we reported last week, the Video Technology sector has seen a lot of funding and exit momentum over the past few years. Yet what are the different components of Video Technology and how do they make up this startup ecosystem? On our Video Technology research platform, we have classified the companies in the sector into functional categories. This blog post examines these categories and how they compare with one another through a series of graphics.
Video Advertising Platforms Is the Largest Video Technology Category
Let’s start off by looking at the Logo Map for the Video Technology sector. As of March 2018, we have classified 828 video tech startups into 11 categories which collectively raised $35 billion in funding. The Logo Map highlights the number of companies in each category and a random sampling of these companies.
We can see from the Logo Map above that Video Advertising Platforms is the largest video tech category with 152 companies. This category is comprised of...