Insurance Technology Funding Trends – Q3 2017

The following graphs highlight recent trends in Insurance Technology startup funding activity. The graphics include data through July 2017.

Insurance Technology Funding by Year
Insurance Technology Funding by Year

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Insurance Tech startups for each year. 2014 has the most funding to date at around $6.5B.

Insurance Technology Funding by Vintage Year
Insurance Technology Funding by Vintage Year

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Insurance Tech companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2013 have raised the most funding at around $3.25B.

We are currently tracking 1381 Insurance Tech companies in 14 categories across 61 countries, with a total of $19.1 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Insurance Technology market report.

Blockchain Technology Companies Founded by Year – Q3 2017

The following graph shows the founding date distribution in the Blockchain Technology sector. The graphic includes data through September 2017.

Blockchain Technology Companies Founded by Year
Blockchain Technology Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Blockchain Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2014 ranks at the top with 180 companies founded in that year. 2013 is close behind with 164 companies founded.

We are currently tracking 955 Blockchain Technology companies in 12 categories across 74 countries, with a total of $4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Blockchain Technology market report.

Where in the World Are IoT Startups? – Q3 2017

The analyses below summarize where Internet of Things (IoT) innovations are occurring. The graphics includes data through August 2017.

Internet of Things Company Count by Country
Internet of Things Company Count by Country

The above map shows the number of IoT companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 1200 companies.

Internet of Things VC Funding by Country
Internet of Things VC Funding by Country

The above map shows the amount of total IoT startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $27B.

We are currently tracking 2024 IoT companies in 20 categories across 52 countries, with a total of $41.5B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full IoT market report.

Age by Category in Artificial Intelligence – Q3 2017

The following graph shows average and median age in the Artificial Intelligence sector. The graphic includes data through July 2017.

Artificial Intelligence Age by Category
Artificial Intelligence Age by Category

The above graph summarizes the average and median age of companies in each Artificial Intelligence category. The Speech to Speech Translation category has the highest average age at around 13 years, followed by the Speech Recognition category with an average age of 9 years. The Speech Recognition category also has the highest median age at around 8.5 years. Machine Learning Applications is the youngest category with an average age of 5 years and a median age of 4.5 years.

We are currently tracking 1965 Artificial Intelligence companies in 13 categories across 70 countries, with a total of $23.7 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Artificial Intelligence market report.

Venture Investing in Financial Technology – Q3 2017

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

Financial Technology Venture Investing by Category
Financial Technology Venture Investing by Category

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Fintech category to the number of companies in the category. The Consumer Lending category leads both metrics, with around $22B in funding and about 300 startups.

Financial Technology Average Funding by Category
Financial Technology Average Funding by Category

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Fintech category. The Consumer Lending category leads the sector with around $104M in average funding per company, followed by the Consumer Payments category with around $100M in average funding per company.

We are currently tracking 2323 Fintech companies in 16 categories across 64 countries, with a total of $77.6B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology market report.

Venture Investing in Virtual Reality – Q3 2017

The following graphs highlight venture investing trends into the Virtual Reality (VR) sector. The graphics include data through July 2017.

Virtual Reality Venture Investing by Category
Virtual Reality Venture Investing by Category

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each VR category to the number of companies in the category. The Augmented Reality category leads in funding at around $2B. The VR Environment Content category leads in the number of startups with about 272.

Virtual Reality Average Funding by Category
Virtual Reality Average Funding by Category

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each VR category. The VR Environment Creation category leads the sector with around $51M in average funding per company, followed by the Augmented Reality category with around $41M in average funding per company.

We are currently tracking 718 VR companies in 13 categories across 49 countries, with a total of $8.1B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Virtual Reality market report.

Transportation Technology Activity by Selected Investors – Q3 2017

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

Transportation Technology Activity by Selected Investors
Transportation Technology Activity by Selected Investors

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Transportation Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Major investors include Sequoia Capital, Kleiner Perkins, Fontinalis, and Qualcomm.

We are currently tracking 1163 Transportation Technology companies in 12 categories across 66 countries, with a total of $88.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Connected Transportation market report.