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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
Our Innovation Quadrants act as a framework to guide you in the startup scouting process. The Innovation Quadrant organizes categories into four states of innovation by plotting the sector categories on two axes. One axis uses average age to show maturity. The other uses average funding to give a sense of traction. Knowing which quadrant each category sits will help in developing your scouting strategy.Read More
The health technology industry has seen $95B in all-time funding through Q3 2019. Let's examine the graphic below and analyze which of the 22 health technology categories are leading the sector in total funding amounts.Read More
Our sector maps are snapshots of our emerging technology reports. We show the categories that make up a sector and how many startups are within each category. We also present a random sampling of the startups that are innovating in each category.Read More
How has investor appetite in health technology evolved throughout the years? In this blog post we examine the total investments by year into this sector to help answer that question. The graph below shows the total number of investors in all deals stacked by quarters.