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Let's look back on 2018 and examine how funding in the blockchain technology sector compares to previous years. The graphic below shows the total annual blockchain technology funding amounts over time.
Here is our Q1 2018 summary report on the Blockchain Technology startup sector. The following report includes an overview, recent activity, and a category deep dive.
We cover many emerging markets in the startup ecosystem. Previously, we published posts that summarized Financial Technology and the Internet of Things in six visuals. This week, we do the same with Bitcoin. At this time, we are tracking 729 Bitcoin companies across 13 categories, with a combined funding amount of $881 million. To see the full list of 729 Bitcoin startups, contact us using the form on www.venturescanner.com/bitcoin.
The following infographic is an updated heat map indicating where Bitcoin startups exist across 68 countries along with some key companies in each region. Currently, the United States is leading the way with 264 companies. The United Kingdom is in second with 42 companies, and Canada is in third with 36. We are currently tracking 729 Bitcoin companies in 13 categories, with a total of $881 Million in funding. To see the full list of Bitcoin companies, contact us using the form on www.venturescanner.com.
The following infographic summarizes the Bitcoin sector by median age of each category. Bitcoin is a relatively young sector; the categories with the oldest median age (3 years) are Blockchain Innovations, Wallets, and Infrastructure. Each category in our Bitcoin scan was created by our dedicated team of analysts who specialize in helping you understand the complex startup ecosystem.