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Our sector maps are snapshots of our emerging technology research areas. We show the categories that make up a sector and a random sampling of the startups that are innovating in each category. In this post we share our most up-to-date sector maps for all of our 17 sector reports. They are all available for download.Read More
The below chart summarizes health technology year-to-date funding compared to last year. As you can see, Q1 2020 funding closed at $5B, which is a 7% drop from Q1 2019. A quarter of the way through 2020, and we are at 28% of the 2019 full-year funding amount.Read More
The below chart shows health technology funding over time and calls out the largest funding round in recent years. As you can see, health technology funding hit a historic high in 2018, and then dipped slightly in 2019 to $17.3B.Read More
Our Innovation Quadrants are a framework to guide you in the startup scouting process. The Innovation Quadrant organizes emerging technology categories into four states of innovation by plotting the categories on two axes. One axis uses average age to show maturity. The other uses average funding to give a sense of traction.Read More
As you may know, Venture Scanner provides emerging technology research services to support corporate innovation and startup scouting. To give you a view into our client-only research, here is an excerpt focused on notable startups.Read More
Our sector maps are snapshots of our emerging technology reports. We show the categories that make up a sector and a random sampling of the startups that are innovating in each category. In this post we share our most up-to-date sector maps for all of our 17 sector reports. They are all available for download.Read More
The below chart shows health technology exit activity over time. As you can see, health technology exit activity showed strong growth from 2015 to 2017, and then achieved a record year in 2019 at 81 exits.Read More
How do the different health technology categories compare in terms of exit activity? Let’s find out in the graph below, which shows the number of all-time health technology acquisitions and IPOs by category through Q3 2019.Read More
In this post we examine the different components of the health technology ecosystem. We will illustrate what the categories of innovation are and how they compare with one another.Read More
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