Connected Transportation Funding Trends – Q2 2017

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

Connected Transportation Q2 2017 Funding by Year

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Connected Transportation startups for each year. 2016 is the best year with over $21B in funding. 2015 comes in at second with around $13B in funding.

Connected Transportation Q2 2017 Vintage Year Funding

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Connected Transportation companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2012 have raised the most funding at just under $15B.

We are currently tracking 1,102 Connected Transportation companies in 17 categories across 65 countries, with a total of $65 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Connected Transportation report.

Connected Transportation Funding by Round – Q2 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 January 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 1098 Connected Transportation companies in 17 categories across 65 countries, with a total of $59.1 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Connected Transportation market report.

Connected Transportation Activity by Selected Investors – Q1 2017

The following graph summarizes investor activity in the Connected Transportation space. Please note these graphics are made using data through January 2017.

Connected Transportation Q1 2017 Investor Activity

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Connected Transportation investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Sequoia Capital takes the lead in the number investments made at around 33. Capital Group and Techstars have backed the highest number of companies, at around 17.

We are currently tracking 1,089 Connected Transportation companies in 17 categories across 64 countries, with a total of $58 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Connected Transportation market report.

Connected Transportation Exits by Category and by Year – Q1 2017

The following graphs highlight the exit activity in the Connected Transportation sector. The graphics include data through January 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 26 acquisitions and 12 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 33 acquisitions and 2 IPOs, with 2015 in the second place with 23 acquisitions.

We are currently tracking 1087 Connected Transportation companies in 17 categories across 65 countries, with a total of $58.1 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Connected Transportation market report.

Venture Investing in Connected Transportation – Q1 2017

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

Connected Transportation Venture Investing Q1 2017

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Connected Transportation category to the number of companies in the category. The Ride Hailing category takes the lead in total funding at just over $30B. Automotive Telematics has the most number of startups at around 200.

Connected Transportation Category Average Funding Q1 2017

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Connected Transportation category. The Ride Hailing category leads the sector with around $375M in average funding per company, followed by the Smart City/Mobility and Autonomous/Assisted Car categories.

We are currently tracking 1,083 Connected Transportation companies in 17 categories across 65 countries, with a total of $57B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Connected Transportation landscape report and database.

Average and Median Age by Transportation Technology Category – Q1 2017

The following graph shows average and median age in the Connected Transportation sector. The graphic includes data through January 2017.

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Average and Median Age by Connected Transportation Category

The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each Transportation Technology category. The Intelligent Transit Systems category and V2V Communications category have the highest average age at 22 years, followed by the Infotainment category with an average age of 21 years. V2V Communications category has the highest median age at 19 years, followed by the Infotainment category with a median age of 18 years.

We are currently tracking 1078 Transportation Technology companies in 17 categories across 65 countries, with a total of $56.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Transportation Technology landscape report and database.

Where in the world are Connected Transportation startups?Q1 2017

The analyses below summarize where Connected Transportation innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through January 2017.

Transportation Startup Count by Country

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

Transportation VC Funding by Country

The above map shows the amount of total Connected Transportation startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $28B.

We are currently tracking 1,072 Connected Transportation companies in 17 categories across 65 countries, with a total of $53B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Connected Transportation landscape report and database.