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The below chart summarizes security technology year-to-date exit activity compared to last year. There were 9 exits in Q1 2020, which is a 10% drop from Q1 2019. A quarter of the way through 2020, and we are at 16% of the 2019 full-year exit activity.Read More
The below chart summarizes security technology year-to-date funding compared to last year. As you can see, Q1 2020 funding closed at $2.6B, which is a 43% increase from Q1 2019. A quarter of the way through 2020, and we are at 25% of the 2019 full-year funding amount.Read More
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
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 security technology funding over time and calls out the largest funding rounds in recent years. As you can see, security technology funding showed strong growth from 2016 to 2019, with last year’s funding hitting a record high at $9.8B.Read More
In this post we examine the different components of the security 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
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