Insurance Technology Companies Founded by Year – Q2 2017

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

Insurance Technology Companies Founded by Year
Insurance Technology Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Insurance Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2015 ranks at the top with around 123 companies founded in that year alone. 2014 is the runner-up with around 120 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 1232 Insurance Technology companies in 14 categories across 61 countries with a total of $18 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Insurance Technology market report.

Average and Median Age by Internet of Things Category – Q2 2017

The following graph shows average and median age in the Internet of Things sector. The graphic includes data through April 2017.

Average/Median Age by IoT Category
Average/Median Age by IoT Category

The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each Internet of Things (IoT) category. The IoT Industrial category has the highest average age at around 13 years, followed by the IoT Hardware category with an average age of around 12 years. IoT Components, IoT Utilities, and IoT City/Buildings categories all have the highest median age at around 8 years, followed by the IoT Industrial category with a median age of 7 years.

We are currently tracking 1860 IoT companies in 20 categories across 50 countries, with a total of $32 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full IoT market report.

Where in the world are Blockchain Technology startups? Q2 2017

The analyses below summarize where Blockchain Technology innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through January 2017.

Blockchain Q2 2017 Company Count by Country

The above map shows the number of Blockchain Technology companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 340 companies.

Blockchain Q2 2017 VC Funding by Country

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

We are currently tracking 919 Blockchain Technology companies in 12 categories across 74 countries, with a total of $2.1B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Bitcoin market report.

Venture Investing in Artificial Intelligence – Q2 2017

The following graphs highlight venture investing trends into the Artificial Intelligence (AI) sector. The graphics include data through April 2017.

AI Venture Investing Q2 2017

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each AI category to the number of companies in the category. The Machine Learning Applications category takes the lead in both stats, with just under $6B in funding and over 500 companies.

Artificial Intelligence Average Category Funding

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each AI category. The Smart Robots category leads the sector with around $37M in average funding per company, followed by the Computer Vision Platforms and Gesture Control categories.

We are currently tracking 1,759 AI companies in 13 categories across 70 countries, with a total of $15B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Artificial Intelligence market report.

Financial Technology Exits by Category and by Year – Q2 2017

The following two graphs show exit activity in the Financial Technology sector. The graphics include data through April 2017.

Exit Activity by Category in Financial Technology
Exit Activity by Category in Financial Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Financial Technology category. The Payments Backend category is leading the sector with 30 acquisitions and 9 IPOs. The Personal Finance category follows behind with 33 acquisitions and 2 IPOs.

Exit Activity by Year in Financial Technology
Exit Activity by Year in Financial Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Financial Technology by year. 2016 leads the sector with 55 acquisitions and 7 IPOs. 2015 follows behind with 40 acquisitions and 3 IPOs.

We are currently tracking 2177 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 63 countries, with a total of $64.4 Billion in funding. Click here to see the full Financial Technology market report.

Virtual Reality Activity by Selected Investors – Q2 2017

The following graph summarizes investor activity in the Virtual Reality (VR) space. Please note these graphics are made using data through March 2017.

VR Q2 2017 Investor Activity

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds VR investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Major investors include Rothenberg Ventures, GV, Andreessen Horowitz, Sky, and Comcast Ventures.

We are currently tracking 682 VR companies in 13 categories across 49 countries, with a total of $4.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Virtual Reality market report.

Energy Technology Funding by Round – Q2 2017

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

Energy Technology Funding Amount by Round
Energy Technology Funding Amount by Round

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. From 2007 to 2013, we’ve seen a large increase in the amount of Mid and Late Stage funding events (Series B, C, D, and Late Stage). The amount of overall funding has also seen large growth since 2007 and then somewhat decreased after 2013.

Energy Technology Funding Count by Round
Energy Technology Funding Count by Round

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by round. Over the past decade we’ve seen a gradual upward trend that peaked in 2013 and dipped somewhat after 2015. Earlier stage deals (Seed, Series A, B, and C) have seen the largest growth in the number of funding events.

We are currently tracking 751 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $46.6 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology market report.