Financial Technology Average Funding Event Size Is On An Upward Trend

For this quarter’s funding analysis, let’s examine how average funding event sizes in the financial technology (fintech) sector are evolving. The graphic below shows the fintech average funding event size over time by quarter.

Financial Technology Averaging Fund Event Size
Financial Technology Averaging Fund Event Size

As the graphic demonstrates, fintech average funding event size in Q1 2019 was at $54M, which dipped by 4% from the $56M last quarter. The average funding size has been on a strong upward trend, with the average funding size last quarter around 4 times larger than it was 5 years ago. The top three funding events in Q1 2019 include a $1.3B round from Sea, a $750M round from CommonBond, and a $440M round from OakNorth.

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Artificial Intelligence Average Funding Event Size Shows Steady Growth

For this quarter’s funding analysis, let’s examine how average funding event sizes in the artificial intelligence (AI) sector are evolving. The graphic below shows the AI average funding event size over time by quarter.

Artificial Intelligence Average Funding Event Size
Artificial Intelligence Average Funding Event Size

As the graphic demonstrates, AI average funding event size in Q1 2019 was at $35M. This is an increase of 75% from the $20M in Q1 2018. The average funding size has been on a robust upward trend, with the average funding size last quarter around 3 times larger than it was 5 years ago. The top three funding events in Q1 2019 include a $940M round from Nuro, a $600M round from Horizon Robotics, and a $530M round from Aurora.

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Health Technology Sector Overview – Q1 2019

This blog post examines the different components of the health technology ecosystem. We will illustrate what the categories of innovation are and which categories have the most companies. We will also compare the categories in terms of their funding and maturity.

Digital Medical Devices is The Largest Health Technology Category

Let’s start off by looking at the Sector Map. We have classified 2,334 health technology startups into 22 categories. They have raised $88B from 3,843 investors. The Sector Map highlights the number of companies in each category. It also shows a random sampling of companies in each category.

Health Technology Logo Map
Health Technology Logo Map

We see that Digital Medical Devices is the largest category with 324 companies. These companies build IT-enabled medical and diagnostic devices for doctors. These devices include detection equipment, monitoring equipment, and surgical tools. Some example companies include Signostics, MediBeacon, Stimwave, and AliveCor.

Let’s now look at our Innovation Quadrant to find out the funding and maturity of these categories in relation to one another.

The Pioneers Quadrant Has the Most Health Technology Categories

Our Innovation Quadrant divides the health technology categories into four different quadrants.

Health Technology Innovation Quadrant
Health Technology Innovation Quadrant

We see that the Pioneers quadrant has the most number of health technology categories at 13, accounting for 59% of all health technology categories. The EHR/EMR category has the highest average age, and the Genomics category has the highest average funding. On the other hand, the Fitness Apps and the Gamification categories are low on both average funding and age.

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Internet Of Things Report Highlights  – Q1 2019

Here is our Q1 2019 summary report on the internet of things startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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Marketing Technology Sector Overview – Q1 2019

This blog post examines the different components of the marketing technology (martech) ecosystem. We will illustrate what the categories of innovation are and which categories have the most companies. We will also compare the categories in terms of their funding and maturity.

Marketing Automation Software is The Largest Marketing Technology Category

Let’s start off by looking at the Sector Map. We have classified 1,833 martech startups into 15 categories. They have raised $44B from 2,417 investors. The Sector Map highlights the number of companies in each category. It also shows a random sampling of companies in each category.

Marketing Technology Logo Map
Marketing Technology Logo Map

We see that Marketing Automation Software is the largest category with 287 companies. These companies enable marketers to automate or enhance the process of inbound and outbound marketing. Some example companies are Sailthru, Infusionsoft, Tinyclues, and Salesfusion.

Let’s now look at our Innovation Quadrant to find out the funding and maturity of these categories in relation to one another.

The Disruptors Quadrant Has the Most Marketing Technology Categories

Our Innovation Quadrant divides the martech categories into four different quadrants.

Marketing Technology Innovation Quadrant
Marketing Technology Innovation Quadrant

We see that the Disruptors quadrant has the most number of martech categories at 6. The SEO category has the highest average age, and the Content Creation category has the highest average funding. The Influencer Marketing category is low on both average funding and age.

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IoT Health Care Leads Internet Of Things In Number of Investors

The internet of things (IoT) industry has seen 3,580 investors and $79B total all time funding. Let’s analyze which IoT categories have the most number of investors actively financing the startups. The graphic below highlights IoT categories based on the number of investors in each category.

Internet of Things Investors Per Category
Internet of Things Investors Per Category

As the graphic demonstrates, IoT Health Care has the highest number of investors at 810, with IoT Software Platforms right behind at 803. In addition, the average number of investors across all IoT categories is 385. IoT Health Care companies create connected devices that track health metrics or help improve health well-being. IoT Software Platform companies build backend software systems that provide infrastructure for IoT companies.

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Financial Technology Report Highlights  – Q1 2019

Here is our Q1 2019 summary report on the financial technology startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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