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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
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
In this post we examine the different components of the retail technology ecosystem. We will illustrate what the categories of innovation are and how they compare to one another.Read More
How do the different retail technology categories compare in terms of exit activity? Let’s find out in the graph below, which shows the number of all-time retail technology acquisitions and IPOs by category through Q3 2019.Read More
How has investor appetite in retail 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.
How is the funding environment shaping up for retail technology in 2019? As we pass the mid-year mark, let's see how the year-to-date metrics compare to the historical trends. The graph below shows retail technology total funding by year, stacked by quarters.
How has the exit activity for retail technology developed in the first half of 2019? This blog post explores retail technology exit metrics through Q2 2019 and compares them to previous years. The graph below shows the number of retail technology exits by year, stacked by quarters.
The retail technology industry has seen 3,189 investors and $85B total all time funding. Let's analyze which retail technology categories have the most number of investors actively financing the startups. The graphic below highlights retail technology categories based on the number of investors in each category.
This blog post examines the different components of the retail 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.
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