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The following infographic summarizes the Retail Technology sector by median age of category. The categories with the oldest median age (6 years) are Automated Personalization Platforms, Advertising Technology, Made to Measure Customization, and Price Comparison. The categories with the lowest median age (3 years) are Last Mile Logistics and Retail IoT. Each category in our Retail Technology scan was created by our dedicated team of analysts who specialize in helping you understand the complex startup ecosystem.
The following infographic summarizes the Internet of Things sector by median age of category. The City + Infrastructure category currently has the highest median at 8 years while the Smart Watches + Jewelry category has the lowest at 3 years. Each category in our IoT scan was created by our dedicated team of analysts who specialize in helping you understand the complex startup ecosystem.
The following infographic compares total venture funding in IoT to the number of companies in each category. Which IoT categories do you think have the most traction and potential for growth? At Venture Scanner, we are currently tracking over 782 IoT companies in 16 categories across 43 countries, with a total of $6.49 Billion in funding. To see the full list of 782 IoT companies, contact us using the form on www.venturescanner.com.
Recently I've noticed a growing number of IoT startups raising a lot of money very quickly on kickstarter and indiegogo. Skully Helmets raised more than $1M in a day and still growing, Sense raised more than $2M, and JIBO just surpassed $1.8M, just to name a few (all figures at the time of writing this post).