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The pandemic and resulting economic toll has presented challenging headwinds for startups. In this post we look back on Q2 ending funding trends for energy technology startups to determine the trajectory of innovation in this emerging technology sector.Read More
The below chart summarizes energy technology year-to-date exit activity compared to last year. As you can see, there were 5 exits in Q1 2020, which is a 67% increase from Q1 2019. A quarter of the way through 2020, and we are at 31% of the 2019 full-year exit activity.Read More
The below chart summarizes energy technology year-to-date funding compared to last year. As you can see, Q1 2020 funding closed at $777M, which is a 47% drop from Q1 2019. A quarter of the way through 2020, and we are at 7% of the 2019 full-year funding amount.Read More
As part of our research process, we track and analyze funding developments within the sector. The below chart shows energy technology funding over time and calls out the largest funding round in recent years. As you can see, energy technology funding had a record year in 2016, and then dropped before increasing again in 2019 to $11.2B.Read More
The below chart shows energy technology exit activity over time. As you can see, energy technology exit activity was on an upward trend from 2015 to 2017, and then dropped in 2018 while holding steady in 2019.Read More
In this post we examine the different components of the energy technology ecosystem. We will illustrate what the categories of innovation are and how they compare with one another.Read More