Venture Investing in Health Technology through Q2 2017

The following graphs highlight venture investing trends into the Health Technology sector. The graphics include data through April 2017.

Health Tech Venture Investing Q2 2017

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Health Technology category to the number of companies in the category. The Digital Medical Devices category leads in both metrics, with around $8B in funding and about 225 startups.

Health Tech Average Funding by Category Q2 2017

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Health Technology category. The Genomics category leads the sector with $73M in average funding per company, followed by the Insurance/Payments and Health Destination Sites categories.

We are currently tracking 1,932 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $46B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology market report.

Insurance Technology Activity by Selected Investors through Q2 2017

The following graph summarizes investor activity in the Insurance Technology space. These graphics are made using data through April 2017.

Insurtech Investor Activity Q2 2017

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Insurance Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Major investors include 500 Startups, First Round, NEA, GV, and Index Ventures.

We are currently tracking 1,284 Insurance Technology companies in 14 categories across 62 countries, with a total of $19 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Insurance Technology market report.

Connected Transportation Exits by Category and by Year – Q2 2017

The following graphs highlight the exit activity in the Connected Transportation sector. The graphics include data through May 2017.

Exit Activity by Category in Connected Transportation
Exit Activity by Category in Connected Transportation

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Connected Transportation category. The Telematics category is leading the sector with 31 acquisitions and 11 IPOs. The Mapping, Location, and Route Optimization category is the runner-up with 27 acquisitions and 6 IPOs.

Exit Activity by Year in Connected Transportation
Exit Activity by Year in Connected Transportation

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Connected Transportation by year. 2016 leads the sector with 35 acquisitions and 3 IPOs, with 2015 in the second place with 24 acquisitions.

We are currently tracking 1129 Connected Transportation companies in 17 categories across 66 countries, with a total of $72.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Connected Transportation market report.

Blockchain Technology Funding by Round – Q2 2017

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

Blockchain Technology Funding Amount by Round
Blockchain Technology Funding Amount by Round

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. From 2010 to 2016, we saw a sharp increase in the overall sector funding, with the total amount peaking in 2015 and then declining thereafter. Early to mid-stage funding type events (Seed, Series A, B, and C) have accounted for a substantial amount of total funding.

Blockchain Technology Funding Count by Round
Blockchain Technology Funding Count by Round

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by round. The general trend over the past few years has been a substantial number of funding events in the Seed stage and a fewer number in the Series A stage, with the funding events in the later stages quickly dropping off.

We are currently tracking 930 Blockchain Technology companies in 12 categories across 74 countries, with a total of $2.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Blockchain Technology market report.

Internet of Things (IoT) Funding Trends through Q2 2017

The following graphs highlight recent trends in Internet of Things (IoT) startup funding activity. The graphics include data through April 2017.

IoT Q2 2017 Funding by Year

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by IoT startups for each year. 2014 has the most funding to date at just under $7B.

IoT Q2 2017 Vintage Year Funding

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by IoT companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2011 have raised the most funding at around $3.3B.

We are currently tracking 1,919 IoT companies in 20 categories across 49 countries, with a total of $34 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Internet of Things market report.

Artificial Intelligence Companies Founded by Year – Q2 2017

The following graph shows the founding year distribution in the Artificial Intelligence sector. The graphic includes data through April 2017.

Artificial Intelligence Companies Founded by Year
Artificial Intelligence Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Artificial Intelligence companies founded in a certain year. 2014 ranks at the top with around 231 companies founded in that year alone. 2013 is the runner-up with 220 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 1844 Artificial Intelligence companies in 13 categories across 70 countries, with a total of $16.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Artificial Intelligence market report.

Average and Median Age by Virtual Reality Category – Q2 2017

The following graph shows average and median age in the Virtual Reality sector. The graphic includes data through March 2017.

Average/Median Age by Virtual Reality Category
Average/Median Age by Virtual Reality Category

The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each Virtual Reality category. The Virtual Augmented Reality category has the highest average age at around 6 years, followed by the VR Enabling Software and 3D Modeling categories with an average age of around 5.7 years each. The VR Enabling Software category has the highest median age at 7 years, followed by the VR Cinema Content category with a median age of 5.5 years.

We are currently tracking 695 Virtual Reality companies in 13 categories across 49 countries, with a total of $6.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Virtual Reality market report.