Health Technology Companies Founded by Year – Q1 2017

The following graph shows the founding year distribution in the Health Technology sector. The graphic includes data through October 2016.

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Health Tech Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Health Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2013 ranks at the top with 207 companies founded in that year alone. 2012 is the runner-up with 172 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 1775 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $38.4B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology landscape report and database.

Health Technology Funding Trends – Q1 2017

The following graphs highlight recent trends in Health Technology funding activity. The graphics include data through early October 2016.

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The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Health Technology startups for each year. 2015 is the best year with just over $7B in funding. 2014 comes in at second place at around $6B in funding.

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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 just under $4B, followed by those founded in 2011 which have raised about $2.5B.

We are currently tracking 1,687 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 56 countries, with a total of $38 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology report and database.

Health Technology Funding by Type – Q1 2017

The following two graphs summarize the types of funding going into the Health Technology space. Please note these graphics are made using data through October 2016.

Health Technology Funding Amount by Type

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by type. From 2006 to 2015, we saw a general increase in all the different types. There has been a decrease in overall funding in 2016, and Series A, Series B, and Series C funding events make up the majority of funding amount types.

Health Technology Funding Count by Type

 

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by type. Over the past decade we’ve seen a gradual upward trend that peaked in 2013, held roughly constant through 2015, then dipped in 2016. Seed, Series A, and Series B make up the majority of funding event counts.

We are currently tracking 1,667 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 56 countries, with a total of $38 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology landscape report and database.

Health Technology Activity by Selected Investors – Q1 2017

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

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. R Ventures takes the lead in both categories, making the highest number of investments (around 65) and backing the most companies (around 40). NEA, Khosla Ventures, HCA, and Rock Health round out the top of the list.

We are currently tracking 1,641 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 55 countries, with a total of $36 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology landscape report and database.

Average and Median Age by Health Technology Category – Q1 2017

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Health Technology Startup Average and Median Age

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 14 years, and the Healthcare Robotics category has the highest median age, also at 14 years.

We are currently tracking 1,612 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 54 countries, with a total of $35 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology landscape report and database.

Health Technology Funding Trends – Q4 2016

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Total HealthTech Funding by Year

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Health Technology startups for each year. 2015 is the best year so far with over $7.5B in funding. 2014 comes in at second place with just around $6.3B raised to date.

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HealthTech 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 just over $3.9B, followed by those founded in 2011 which have raised about $2.6B.

We are currently tracking 1602 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 54 countries, with a total of $34.4B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology landscape report and database.

Health Technology Startup Landscape Trends and Insights – Q4 2016

A report providing an overview of the Health Technology 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 1595 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 54 countries, with a total of $33.6 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology landscape report and database.