Average and Median Age by Insurance Technology Category – Q2 2017

The following graph shows average and median age in the Insurance Technology sector. The graphic includes data through April 2017.

Average and Median Age by InsurTech Category
Average and Median Age by InsurTech Category

The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each Insurance Technology category. The Reinsurance category ranks as the most mature Insurance Technology category with an average age of 21 years and a median age of 16 years. The Life, Home, P&C Insurance category comes in as the second oldest category, with an average age and a median age of 14 years for each.

We are currently tracking 1256 Insurance Technology companies in 14 categories across 62 countries, with a total of $18.2 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Insurance Technology market report.

Internet of Things Exits by Category and by Year – Q2 2017

The following graphs highlight the exit activity in the Internet of Things sector. The graphics include data through April 2017.

Exit Activity by Category in IoT
Exit Activity by Category in IoT

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Internet of Things category. The IoT Software category leads the sector with 9 IPOs and 35 acquisitions. The IoT Home category follows behind with 4 IPOs and 21 acquisitions.

Exit Activity by Year in IoT
Exit Activity by Year in IoT

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Internet of Things by year. 2016 currently leads the sector with 2 IPOs and 51 acquisitions, with 2015 following behind with 6 IPOs and 27 acquisitions.

We are currently tracking 1877 IoT companies in 20 categories across 50 countries, with a total of $32.7 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full IoT market report.

Financial Technology Funding by Round – Q2 2017

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

Financial Technology Funding Amount by Round
Financial Technology Funding Amount by Round

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. In 2016, Series B funding has accounted for a substantial amount of total funding, with Series C and Late Stage funding coming in at second. In 2015, all types of VC funding accounted for approximately the same amount, with the exception of Seed funding.

Financial Technology Funding Count by Round
Financial 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 larger number of early stage funding events, such as Seed, Series A, and Series B funding events–and a diminishing number of events in the later stages.

We are currently tracking 2207 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 63 countries, with a total of $67.3 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology market report.

Transportation Technology Startup Market Trends and Insights  – Q2 2017

Here is our Q2 2017 summary report on the Transportation Technology startup sector. The following report includes a startup landscape overview, graphical trends and insights, and recent funding and exit events.

We are currently tracking 1,113 Transportation Technology companies in 17 categories across 65 countries, with a total of $67 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Transportation Technology market report.

Venture Investing in Blockchain Technology through Q2 2017

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

Bitcoin Venture Investing through Q2 2017

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Blockchain Technology category to the number of companies in the category. The Blockchain Innovations category leads in total funding with $1.1B. The Bitcoin Exchanges category has the most startups at around 215.

Bitcoin Category Average Funding Q2 2017

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Blockchain Technology category. The Bitcoin Mining category leads the sector with just under $30M in average funding per company, followed by the Bitcoin Trust Services and Bitcoin Wallet categories.

We are currently tracking 923 Blockchain Technology companies in 12 categories across 74 countries, with a total of $2.2B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Blockchain Technology market report.

AI Activity by Selected Investors – Q2 2017

The following graph summarizes investor activity in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) space. Please note these graphics are made using data through April 2017.

AI Investor Activity through Q2 2017

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds AI investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Major investors include YC, NEA, Intel Capital, 500 Startups, and CE Ventures.

We are currently tracking 1,797 AI companies in 13 categories across 70 countries, with a total of $16 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Artificial Intelligence market report.

Virtual Reality (VR) Funding Trends – Q2 2017

The following graphs highlight recent trends in the Virtual Reality (VR) startup funding activity. The graphics include data through March 2017.

VR Funding By Year Q2 2017

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by VR startups for each year. 2016 has the most funding to date at just under $2B.

VR Q2 2017 Vintage Year Funding

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by VR companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2011 have raised the most funding at around $1.5B.

We are currently tracking 688 VR companies in 13 categories across 49 countries, with a total of $6 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Virtual Reality report.