Health Technology Funding Trends – Q3 2017

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

Health Technology Funding by Year
Health Technology Funding by Year

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Health Technology startups for each year. 2015 has the most funding to date at around $8.9B.

Health Technology Funding by Vintage Year
Health Technology Funding by Vintage Year

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Health Technology companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2013 have raised the most funding at around $5.2B.

We are currently tracking 2053 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $52.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology market report.

Health Technology Funding by Round – Q3 2017

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

Health Technology Funding Amount by Round
Health Technology 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 general increase in the overall sector funding, with the total amount peaking in 2015 and declining slightly thereafter. Earlier stage rounds (Series A, B, and C) make up a larger share of the total amount.

Health Technology Funding Count by Round
Health Technology Funding Count by Round

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by round. From 2006 to 2016 we’ve seen an upward trend that peaked in 2014 and declined slightly 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 2040 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $52.3 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology market report.

Health Technology Activity by Selected Investors – Q3 2017

The following graph summarizes investor activity in the Health Technology space. Please note these graphics are made using data through August 2017.

Health Technology Activity by Selected Investors
Health Technology Activity by Selected Investors

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Health Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Major investors into the space include NEA, GE Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Sequoia Capital, and Y Combinator.

We are currently tracking 2028 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $52.2 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology market report.

Venture Investing in Health Technology – Q3 2017

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

Venture Investing by Category in Health Technology
Venture Investing by Category in Health Technology

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Health Technology category to the number of companies in the category. The Digital Medical Devices category leads in both metrics, with around $9.6B in funding and about 250 startups.

Health Technology Average Funding by Category
Health Technology Average Funding by Category

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Health Technology category. The Genomics category leads the sector with $75M in average funding per company, followed by the Insurance/Payments and Health Destination Sites categories.

We are currently tracking 2008 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $51.4B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology market report.

Health Technology Exits by Category and by Year – Q3 2017

The following graphs highlight the exit activity in the Health Technology sector. The graphics include data through August 2017.

Health Technology Exit Activity by Category
Health Technology Exit Activity by Category

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Health Technology category. The Clinical Administration category leads the sector with 16 IPOs and 24 acquisitions. The Digital Medical Devices category follows behind with 15 IPOs and 9 acquisitions.

Health Technology Exit Activity by Year
Health Technology Exit Activity by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Health Technology by year. 2016 currently leads the sector with 52 acquisitions and 6 IPOs, with 2015 following behind with 30 acquisitions and 12 IPOs.

We are currently tracking 2005 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $51.7 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology market report.

Average and Median Age by Health Technology Category – Q3 2017

The following graph shows average and median age in the Health Technology sector. The graphic includes data through August 2017.

Health Technology Age by Category
Health Technology Age by Category

The above graph summarizes the average and median age of companies in each Health Technology category. The Electronic Health/Medical Records category has the highest average age at around 14 years, and the Healthcare Robotics category has the highest median age, also at around 14 years. On the other hand, Healthcare Search is the youngest Health Technology category with an average age of 6 years and a median age of 5 years.

We are currently tracking 1995 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $50.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology market report.

Where in the world are Health Technology startups? Q3 2017

The analyses below summarize where Health Technology innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through August 2017.

Health Tech Q3 2017 Company Count by Country

The above map shows the number of Health Tech companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 1400 companies.

Health Tech Q3 2017 VC Funding by Country

The above map shows the amount of total Health Tech startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $36B.

We are currently tracking 1,988 Health Tech companies in 22 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $50B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology market report.