Future of TV Companies Founded by Year – Q3 2017

The following graph shows the founding year distribution in the Future of TV sector. The graphic includes data through May 2017.

Future of TV Companies Founded by Year
Future of TV Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Future of TV companies founded in a certain year. 2011 ranks at the top with around 89 companies founded in that year alone. 2012 and 2007 are the runner-ups with 81 and 75 companies founded in those years, respectively.

We are currently tracking 784 Future of TV companies in 11 categories across 41 countries, with a total of $24.6 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Future of TV market report.

Future of TV Funding Trends – Q3 2017

The following graphs highlight recent trends in Future of Television (TV) startup funding activity. The graphics include data through May 2017.

Future of TV Q3 2017 Funding by Year

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Future of TV startups for each year. 2016 has the most funding to date at just under $4.5B.

Future of TV Q3 2017 Vintage Year Funding

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Future of TV companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2011 have raised the most funding around $3.7B.

We are currently tracking 781 Future of TV companies in 11 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $25 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Future of Television market report.

Future of TV Funding by Round – Q3 2017

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

Future of TV Funding Amount by Round
Future of TV Funding Amount by Round

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. From 2009 to 2015, we saw a general increase in the overall sector funding, with the total amount peaking in 2016. With the exception of Seed funding and Late Stage funding, all other rounds of funding saw approximately equal amounts during these years.

Future of TV Funding Count by Round
Future of TV Funding Count by Round

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by round. From 2009 to 2013 we’ve seen an upward trend that peaked in 2013 and then declined sharply thereafter. Earlier stage funding such as Seed, Series A, and Series B events make up the majority of funding event counts.

We are currently tracking 779 Future of TV companies in 11 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $25.6 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Future of TV market report.

Future of TV Activity by Selected Investors – Q3 2017

The following graph summarizes investor activity in the Future of TV space. Please note these graphics are made using data through May 2017.

Future of TV Investor Activity Q3 2017

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Future of TV investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by those investors. Major investors into the space include Intel, Redpoint, Greycroft Partners, 500 Startups, and Comcast.

We are currently tracking 777 Future of TV companies in 11 categories across 41 countries, with a total of $26 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Future of TV market report.

Future of TV Exits by Category and by Year – Q3 2017

The following graphs highlight the exit activity in the Future of TV sector. The graphics include data through May 2017.

Exit Activity by Category in Future of TV
Exit Activity by Category in Future of TV

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Future of TV category. The Video Advertising category is leading the sector with 42 acquisitions and 7 IPOs. The Video Consumption category is the runner-up with 31 acquisitions and 5 IPOs.

Exit Activity by Year in Future of TV
Exit Activity by Year in Future of TV

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in the Future of TV sector by year. 2014 leads the sector with 49 acquisitions and 3 IPOs, with 2013 and 2012 in the second place with 22 exits each.

We are currently tracking 772 Future of TV companies in 11 categories across 41 countries, with a total of $25.3B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Future of TV market report.

Venture Investing in the Future of Television through Q3 2017

The following graphs highlight venture investing trends into the Future of Television (TV) sector. The graphics include data through May 2017.

FoTV Venture Investing Q3 2017

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Future of TV category to the number of companies in the category. The Video Consumption category leads in funding at around $9B. Video Advertising leads in company count at around 145.

FoTV Category Average Funding Q3 2017

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Future of TV category. The Video Consumption category leads the sector with under $110M in average funding per company, followed by the Video Licensing and Video Creation categories.

We are currently tracking 770 Future of TV companies in 11 categories across 41 countries, with a total of $25 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Future of Television market report.

Average and Median Age by Future of TV Category – Q3 2017

The following graph shows average and median age in the Future of TV sector. The graphic includes data through May 2017.

Age by Future of TV Category
Age by Future of TV Category

The above graph summarizes the average and median age of companies in each Future of TV category. The Video Infrastructure category has the highest average age at around 12 years. Video Infrastructure, Video Management, and Video Licensing categories all have the highest median age at around 10 years.

We are currently tracking 767 Future of TV companies in 11 categories across 41 countries, with a total of $25.2 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Future of TV market report.