3D Printing Technology Funding by Round – Q3 2017

The following two graphs summarize the rounds of funding going into the 3D Printing Technology space. Please note these graphics are made using data through June 2017.

3D Printing Funding Amount by Round
3D Printing Funding Amount by Round

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. From 2006 to 2016, we saw a sharp increase in the overall sector funding, with the total amount peaking in 2015 and then declining thereafter. Series A, B, and C funding have accounted for a substantial amount of total funding.

3D Printing Funding Count by Round
3D Printing 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 substantial number of funding events in the Seed stage and a fewer number in the Series A stage, with the funding events in the later stages quickly dropping off.

We are currently tracking 380 3D Printing companies in 9 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $1.6 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full 3D Printing market report.

3D Printing Technology Exits by Category and by Year – Q3 2017

The following graphs highlight the exit activity in the 3D Printing Technology sector. The graphics include data through June 2017.

Exit Activity by Category in 3D Printing

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each 3D Printing Technology category. The 3D Printer Manufacturers category leads the sector with 6 acquisitions and 8 IPOs. The 3D Printing Services category is the runner-up with 8 acquisitions and 3 IPOs.

Exit Activity by Year in 3D Printing
Exit Activity by Year in 3D Printing

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in 3D Printing Technology by year. 2014 currently leads the sector with 9 acquisitions and 1 IPO. 2013 is the runner-up with 5 acquisitions and 2 IPOs.

We are currently tracking 380 3D Printing Technology companies in 9 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $1.6 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full 3D Printing Technology market report.

 

Venture Investing in 3D Printing Technology – Q3 2017

The following graphs highlight venture investing trends into the 3D Printing Technology sector. The graphics include data through June 2017.

3D Printing Venture Investing Q3 2017

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each 3D Printing category to the number of companies in the category. The 3D Printer Manufacturers category leads in both stats, with a funding at just under $900M and around 110 companies.

3D Printing Average Funding by Category Q3 2017

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each 3D Printing category. The 3D Printing Materials category leads the sector with over $33M in average funding per company, followed by the 3D Scanners and the 3D Printing CAD Software categories.

We are currently tracking 378 3D Printing companies in 9 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $1.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full 3D Printing market report.

Average and Median Age by 3D Printing Category – Q3 2017

The following graph shows average and median age in the 3D Printing sector. The graphic includes data through June 2017.

Age by 3D Printing Category
Age by 3D Printing Category

The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each 3D Printing category. The 3D Scanners category ranks as the most mature 3D Printing category with an average age of 13 years and a median age of 10 years. The 3D Printing CAD Software category comes in as the second oldest category, with an average age of around 13 years and a median age of around 12 years.

We are currently tracking 378 3D Printing companies in 9 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $1.5B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full 3D Printing market report.

Where in the world are 3D Printing startups? Q3 2017

The analyses below summarize where 3D Printing innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through June 2017.

3D Printing Company Count by Country Q3 2017

The above map shows the number of 3D Printing companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 175 companies.

3D Printing VC Funding by Country Q3 2017

The above map shows the amount of total 3D Printing startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $1B.

We are currently tracking 379 3D Printing companies in 9 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $1.4B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full 3D Printing market report.

3D Printing Technology Companies Founded by Year – Q3 2017

The following graph shows the founding year distribution in the 3D Printing Technology sector. The graphic includes data through June 2017.

3D Printing Companies Founded by Year
3D Printing Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of 3D Printing Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2013 ranks at the top with around 84 companies founded in that year alone. 2012 is the runner-up with 41 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 379 3D Printing Technology companies in 9 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $1.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full 3D Printing Technology market report.

3D Printing Funding Trends through Q3 2017

The following graphs highlight recent trends in 3D Printing startup funding activity. The graphics include data through June 2017.

3D Printing Funding by Year Q3 2017

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by 3D Printing startups for each year. 2015 has the most funding to date at just under $400M.

3D Printing Vintage Year Funding Q3 2017

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by 3D Printing companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2013 have raised the most funding at over $350M.

We are currently tracking 379 3D Printing companies in 9 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $1.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full 3D Printing market report.