Health Technology Report Highlights – Q2 2019

Here is our Q2 2019 summary report on the health technology startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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3D Printing Report Highlights – Q2 2019

Here is our Q2 2019 summary report on the 3D printing startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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Real Estate Technology Exit Activity in 2019 Projected To Surpass 2018

How has the exit activity for real estate technology developed in the first half of 2019? This blog post explores real estate technology exit metrics through Q2 2019 and compares them to previous years. The graph below shows the number of real estate technology exits by year, stacked by quarters.

Real Estate Technology Exits Over Time
Real Estate Technology Exits Over Time

As the graphic demonstrates, real estate technology has seen a total of 26 exit events through Q2 of this year. This represents 52% of the total exits in 2018, and 118% of the exits through Q2 in 2018. Some of the exit events in Q2 2019 include Control4’s acquisition by SnapAV, Intelex’s acquisition by Industrial Scientific, and Dynamic Lead Solutions’ acquisition by MRI Software.

A straight-line projection of the completed exit activity this year would come out to 52 exit events, which exceeds the total exits in 2018 by 4%. By the same token, a weighted quarterly average projection of 2019 exit activity would come out to 59 exit events, which surpasses the total exits in 2018 by 18%. Therefore, based on the mid-year data, real estate technology exit activity in 2019 is projected to increase from the exit activity in 2018.

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Artificial Intelligence Investor Activity Is On A Robust Upward Trend

How has investor appetite in artificial intelligence evolved throughout the years? In this blog post we examine the total investments by year into this sector to help answer that question. The graph below shows the total number of investors in all deals stacked by quarters.

Artificial Intelligence Investors Over Time
Artificial Intelligence Investors Over Time

As the graphic demonstrates, investor activity in AI has dipped slightly after reaching a record high. The 5-Year CAGR of AI investor activity from 2013 to 2018 is 31%. In addition, the sector has seen a total of 1,003 investors in all deals through Q2 of this year. This represents 50% of the total investor activity in 2018, and 91% of the investor activity through Q2 in 2018. Taking all these data points together, we can see that investor appetite for AI deals is on a generally upward trend in recent years.

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Regulatory Technology Funding in 2019 Projected To Exceed 2018

How is the funding environment shaping up for regulatory technology in 2019? As we pass the mid-year mark, let’s see how the year-to-date metrics compare to the historical trends. The graph below shows regtech total funding by year, stacked by quarters.

Regulatory Technology Funding Over Time
Regulatory Technology Funding Over Time

As the graphic demonstrates, regtech has amassed $2.9B through Q1 and Q2 of this year. This amount represents 138% of the total funding in 2018, and 322% of the funding through Q2 in 2018. The top three funding events in Q2 2019 include a $500M round into Kaseya, a $300M round into KnowBe4, and a $130M round into Druva.

A straight-line projection of the completed funding this year would result in $5.9B, which is 275% of the total 2018 funding. By the same token, a weighted quarterly average projection of 2019 funding would result in $6.9B, which exceeds the total 2018 funding by a whopping 222%. Therefore, based on the mid-year data, regtech funding in 2019 is projected to be significantly higher than the funding in 2018.

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Transportation Technology Funding in 2019 Projected To Increase From 2018

How is the funding environment shaping up for transportation technology in 2019? As we pass the mid-year mark, let’s see how the year-to-date metrics compare to the historical trends. The graph below shows transportation technology total funding by year, stacked by quarters.

Transportation Technology Funding Over Time
Transportation Technology Funding Over Time

As the graphic demonstrates, transportation technology has amassed $21.7B through Q1 and Q2 of this year. This amount represents 56% of the total funding in 2018, and 111% of the funding through Q2 in 2018. The top three funding events in Q2 2019 include a $1.4B round into NIO, a $1.2B round into Cruise, and a $1B round into Uber.

A straight-line projection of the completed funding this year would result in $43.4B, which is 112% of the total 2018 funding. By the same token, a weighted quarterly average projection of 2019 funding would result in $43.1B, which exceeds the total 2018 funding by 11%. Therefore, based on the mid-year data, transportation technology funding in 2019 is projected to increase from the funding in 2018.

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Regulatory Technology Investor Activity Showing Overall Growth

How has investor appetite in regulatory technology evolved throughout the years? In this blog post we examine the total investments by year into this sector to help answer that question. The graph below shows the total number of investors in all deals stacked by quarters.

Regulatory Technology Investors Over Time
Regulatory Technology Investors Over Time

As the graphic demonstrates, investor activity in regtech has been on a generally upward trend in recent years. The 5-Year CAGR of regtech investor activity from 2013 to 2018 is 19%. In addition, the sector has seen a total of 247 investors in all deals through Q2 of this year. This represents 75% of the total investor activity in 2018, and 176% of the investor activity through Q2 in 2018. Taking all these data points together, we can see that investor appetite for regtech deals has been steadily increasing in recent years, despite the slight drop in 2018.

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