Virtual Reality Companies Founded by Year – Q3 2017

The following graph shows the founding year distribution in the Virtual Reality sector. The graphic includes data through July 2017.

Virtual Reality Companies Founded by Year
Virtual Reality Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Virtual Reality companies founded in a certain year. 2015 ranks at the top with around 140 companies founded. 2014 comes in at second with around 108 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 708 Virtual Reality companies in 13 categories across 49 countries, with a total of $6.7 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Virtual Reality market report.

Average and Median Age by 3D Printing Category – Q3 2017

The following graph shows average and median age in the 3D Printing sector. The graphic includes data through June 2017.

Age by 3D Printing Category
Age by 3D Printing Category

The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each 3D Printing category. The 3D Scanners category ranks as the most mature 3D Printing category with an average age of 13 years and a median age of 10 years. The 3D Printing CAD Software category comes in as the second oldest category, with an average age of around 13 years and a median age of around 12 years.

We are currently tracking 378 3D Printing companies in 9 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $1.5B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full 3D Printing market report.

Where in the world are Energy Technology startups? Q3 2017

The analyses below summarize where Energy Technology innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through June 2017.

Energy Tech Q3 2017 Company Count by Country

The above map shows the number of Energy Tech companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 475 companies.

Energy Tech Q3 2017 VC Funding by Country

The above map shows the amount of total Energy Tech startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $1B.

We are currently tracking 760 Energy Tech companies in 12 categories across 48 countries, with a total of $58B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology market report.

Venture Investing in Real Estate Technology – Q3 2017

The following graphs highlight venture investing trends into the Real Estate Technology sector. The graphics include data through June 2017.

Real Estate Venture Investing Q3 2017

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Real Estate Technology category to the number of companies in the category. The Life, Home, and P&C Insurance category leads in funding at $7B. The category with the most startups is IoT Home, with around 215.

Real Estate Category Average Funding Q3 2017

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Real Estate Technology category. The Life, Home, and P&C Insurance category leads the sector with over $200M in average funding per company, followed by the Commercial Search and Short-Term Search categories.

We are currently tracking 1,521 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 62 countries, with a total of $38 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology market report.

Future of TV Activity by Selected Investors – Q3 2017

The following graph summarizes investor activity in the Future of TV space. Please note these graphics are made using data through May 2017.

Future of TV Investor Activity Q3 2017

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Future of TV investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by those investors. Major investors into the space include Intel, Redpoint, Greycroft Partners, 500 Startups, and Comcast.

We are currently tracking 777 Future of TV companies in 11 categories across 41 countries, with a total of $26 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Future of TV market report.

Security Technology Exits by Category and by Year – Q3 2017

The following graphs highlight the exit activity in the Security Technology sector. The graphics include data through July 2017.

Security Technology Exit Activity by Category
Security Technology Exit Activity by Category

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Security Technology category. The Threat Detection category leads the sector with 16 IPOs and 40 acquisitions. The Identity Security category follows behind with 7 IPOs and 35 acquisitions.

Security Technology Exit Activity by Year
Security Technology Exit Activity by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Security Technology by year. 2016 currently leads the sector with 39 acquisitions, with 2017 following behind with 1 IPO and 31 acquisitions.

We are currently tracking 958 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $20.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report.

Marketing Technology Funding by Round – Q3 2017

The following two graphs summarize the rounds of funding going into the Marketing Technology space. Please note these graphics are made using data through May 2017.

Marketing Technology Funding Amount by Round
Marketing Technology Funding Amount by Round

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. From 2006 to 2015, we saw a general increase in the overall sector funding, with the total amount peaking in 2015. With the exception of Seed funding, all other rounds of funding saw approximately equal amounts during these years. After 2015 the overall sector funding saw a sharp decline.

Marketing Technology Funding Count by Round
Marketing Technology Funding Count by Round

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by round. From 2006 to 2013 we’ve seen a steep upward trend that peaked in 2013, dipped slightly in 2014, and then declined sharply after 2014. Earlier stage funding such as Seed, Series A, and Series B events make up the majority of funding event counts.

We are currently tracking 1676 Marketing Technology companies in 15 categories across 58 countries, with a total of $29.2 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Marketing Technology market report.