Where in the world are Transportation Technology startups? Q3 2017

The analyses below summarize where Transportation Technology innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through May 2017.

Transportation Tech Company Count by Country Q3 2017

The above map shows the number of Transportation Tech companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 500 companies.

Transportation Tech VC Funding by Country Q3 2017

The above map shows the amount of total Transportation Tech startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $31B.

We are currently tracking 1,146 Transportation Tech companies in 17 categories across 66 countries, with a total of $78B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Connected Transportation market report.

Connected Transportation Companies Founded by Year – Q3 2017

The following graph shows the founding year distribution in the Connected Transportation sector. The graphic includes data through May 2017.

Connected Transportation Companies Founded by Year
Connected Transportation Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Connected Transportation companies founded in a certain year. 2013 ranks at the top with 106 companies founded in that year. 2014 is the runner-up with 104 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 1141 Connected Transportation companies in 17 categories across 66 countries, with a total of $77.3 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Connected Transportation market report.

Connected Transportation Funding Trends through Q3 2017

The following graphs highlight recent trends in Transportation Technology startup funding activity. The graphics include data through May 2017.

Transportation Tech Funding by Year Q3 2017

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Transportation Technology startups for each year. 2016 has the most funding to date at $23B.

Transportation Tech Vintage Year Funding Q3 2017

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Transportation Technology companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2012 have raised the most funding at over $20B.

We are currently tracking 1,136 Transportation Technology companies in 17 categories across 66 countries, with a total of $77 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Transportation Technology market report.

Connected Transportation Funding by Round – Q3 2017

The following two graphs summarize the rounds of funding going into the Connected Transportation space. Please note these graphics are made using data through May 2017.

Connected Transportation Funding Amount by Round
Connected Transportation Funding Amount by Round

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. In recent years, we’ve seen a large increase in the amount of Series A and Late Stage funding events. The amount of Series D funding events has seen a large growth in 2014 and then quickly decreased.

Connected Transportation Funding Count by Round
Connected Transportation Funding Count by Round

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by round. Over the past few years we’ve seen a general upward trend that peaked in 2015 and dipped slightly in 2016. Earlier stage deals (Seed, Series A, Series B) have seen the largest growth in the number of funding events.

We are currently tracking 1133 Connected Transportation companies in 17 categories across 66 countries, with a total of $73.6 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Connected Transportation market report.

Connected Transportation Activity by Selected Investors through Q2 2017

The following graph summarizes investor activity in the Transportation Technology space. These graphics are made using data through May 2017.

Transportation Technology Investor Activity Q2 2017

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Transportation Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Major investors include Sequoia Capital, Kleiner Perkins, Fontinalis, and Techstars.

We are currently tracking 1,132 Transportation Technology companies in 12 categories across 66 countries, with a total of $74 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Connected Transportation market report.

Connected Transportation Exits by Category and by Year – Q2 2017

The following graphs highlight the exit activity in the Connected Transportation sector. The graphics include data through May 2017.

Exit Activity by Category in Connected Transportation
Exit Activity by Category in Connected Transportation

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Connected Transportation category. The Telematics category is leading the sector with 31 acquisitions and 11 IPOs. The Mapping, Location, and Route Optimization category is the runner-up with 27 acquisitions and 6 IPOs.

Exit Activity by Year in Connected Transportation
Exit Activity by Year in Connected Transportation

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Connected Transportation by year. 2016 leads the sector with 35 acquisitions and 3 IPOs, with 2015 in the second place with 24 acquisitions.

We are currently tracking 1129 Connected Transportation companies in 17 categories across 66 countries, with a total of $72.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Connected Transportation market report.

Venture Investing in Connected Transportation through Q2 2017

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

Transportation Technology Q2 2017 Venture Investing

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Transportation Technology category to the number of companies in the category. The Ride Hailing category leads in funding, with over $40B raised to date. The Automotive Telematics categories has the most startups at about 210.

Transportation Technology Category Average Funding Q2 2017

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Transportation Technology category. The Ride Hailing category leads the sector with $500M in average funding per company, followed by the Smart Mobility and Autonomous Cars categories.

We are currently tracking 1,125 Connected Transportation companies in 17 categories across 66 countries, with a total of $71B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Connected Transportation market report.