Blockchain Funding Trends – Q1 2017

The following graphs highlight recent trends in Bitcoin and Blockchain funding activity.

Blockchain Startup Funding by Year
Blockchain Startup Funding by Year

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Blockchain startups for each year. 2016 is the best year so far with around $700M in funding. 2015 comes in at second place with just over $600M in funding.

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Blockchain Startup Vintage Funding

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Blockchain companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2014 have raised the most funding at just under $500M, followed by those founded in 2013 which have raised about $440M.

We are currently tracking 896 Bitcoin and Blockchain companies in 12 categories across 74 countries, with a total of $1.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Bitcoin report and database.

Bitcoin/Blockchain Startup Landscape Trends and Insights – Q1 2017

A report providing an overview of the Bitcoin/Blockchain startup landscape, graphical trends and insights, and recent funding and exit events. Click here to see this entire deck on our new blog.

We are currently tracking 893 Bitcoin and Blockchain companies in 12 categories across 74 countries, with a total of $1.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Bitcoin and Blockchain landscape report and database.

Bitcoin/Blockchain Exits by Category and by Year – Q4 2016

Exit Activity by Category in Bitcoin/Blockchain
Exit Activity by Category in Bitcoin/Blockchain

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Bitcoin/Blockchain category. The Bitcoin Exchanges and Bitcoin News/Data categories are leading the sector with 7 acquisitions each.

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Exit Activity by Year in Bitcoin/Blockchain
The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in the Bitcoin/Blockchain sector by year. 2015 leads the sector with 12 acquisitions.

We are currently tracking 890 Bitcoin and Blockchain companies in 12 categories across 74 countries, with a total of $1.8 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Bitcoin and Blockchain landscape report and database.

Average Age by Bitcoin/Blockchain Category – Q4 2016

Blockchain Startup Average Age

The above graph summarizes the average age of companies in each Bitcoin and Blockchain category. The Bitcoin Infrastructure category has both the highest average ages, at around 4.5 years. Other mature categories include Bitcoin News and Data, Bitcoin Gambling, and Bitcoin Exchanges.

We are currently tracking 888 Bitcoin and Blockchain companies in 12 categories across 74 countries, with a total of $1.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Bitcoin and Blockchain landscape report and database.

Bitcoin/Blockchain Funding by Type – Q4 2016

The following two graphs summarize the types of funding going into the Bitcoin/Blockchain space.

Bitcoin/Blockchain Funding by Type by Year - Funding Amount
Bitcoin/Blockchain Funding by Type by Year – Funding Amount

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by type. In recent years, early to mid-stage funding type events (Seed, Series A, B, and C) have accounted for a substantial amount of total funding.

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Bitcoin/Blockchain Funding by Type by Year – Event Count
The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by type. 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 885 Bitcoin/Blockchain Technology companies in 12 categories across 74 countries, with a total of $1.8 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Bitcoin/Blockchain landscape report and database.

Venture Investing In Blockchain – Q4 2016

Venture Investing in Blockchain

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Bitcoin and Blockchain category to the number of companies in the category. Blockchain Innovation category leads the sector in the Total Funding stat with around $800M in funding. The Bitcoin Exchanges category leads in the Company Count stat over 200 companies.

We are currently tracking 888 Bitcoin and Blockchain companies in 12 categories across 74 countries, with a total of $1.85 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Bitcoin and Blockchain report and database.

Where in the World are Blockchain Startups? – Q4 2016

The analyses below summarize where Bitcoin and Blockchain innovations are occurring.

Bitcoin and Blockchain Startup Count by Country

The above map shows the number of Bitcoin and Blockchain companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with over 330 companies.

Bitcoin VC Funding by Country

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

We are currently tracking 882 Bitcoin and Blockchain companies in 12 categories across 73 countries, with a total of $1.84B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Bitcoin and Blockchain landscape report and database.