Venture Investing in Real Estate Technology through Q2 2017

The following graphs highlight venture investing trends into the Real Estate Technology sector. The graphics include data through March 2017.

Real Estate Tech Q2 2017 Venture Investing

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Real Estate Technology category to the number of companies in the category. The Life, Home, and P&C Insurance category leads in total funding with just under $7B. The IoT Home category has the most startups at around 260.

Real Estate Tech Q2 2017 Category Average Funding

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Real Estate Technology category. The Life, Home, and P&C Insurance category leads the sector with just under $30M in average funding per company, followed by the Commercial Search and Short-Term Search categories.

We are currently tracking 1,479 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 62 countries, with a total of $36B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology market report.

Average and Median Age by Real Estate Technology Category – Q2 2017

The following graph shows average and median age in the Real Estate Technology sector. The graphic includes data through March 2017.

Average and Median Age by Real Estate Tech Category
Average and Median Age by Real Estate Tech Category

The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each Real Estate Technology category. The Life, Home, P&C Insurance category has the highest average age at around 14 years and the highest median age at 15 years. Construction Management follows behind with an average age of 12 years and a median age of 9 years.

We are currently tracking 1465 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 62 countries, with a total of $35.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology market report.

Where in the world are Real Estate Technology startups? Q2 2017

The analyses below summarize where Real Estate Technology innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through March 2017.

Real Estate Technology Company Count by Country Q2 2017

The above map shows the number of Real Estate Technology companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 800 companies.

Real Estate Tech Q2 2017 VC Funding by Country

The above map shows the amount of total Real Estate Technology startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $20B.

We are currently tracking 1,457 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 62 countries, with a total of $36B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology market report.

Real Estate Technology Companies Founded by Year – Q2 2017

The following graph shows the founding date distribution in the Real Estate Technology sector. The graphic includes data through March 2017.

Real Estate Technology Companies Founded by Year
Real Estate Technology Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Real Estate Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2014 ranks at the top with 221 companies founded in that year. 2013 is close behind with 182 companies founded.

We are currently tracking 1440 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 62 countries, with a total of $35.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology market report.

Real Estate Technology Funding Trends – Q1 2017

The following graphs highlight recent trends in Real Estate Technology startup funding activity. The graphics include data through March 2017.

Real Estate Technology Q1 2017 Funding By Year

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Real Estate Technology startups for each year. 2014 is the best year with around $8B in funding. 2016 comes in at second with about $7B in funding.

Real Estate Technology Funding by Vintage Year Q1 2017

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Real Estate Technology companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2010 have raised the most funding at just under $6B.

We are currently tracking 1,430 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 62 countries, with a total of $35 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology report.

Real Estate Technology Funding by Round – Q1 2017

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

Real Estate Technology Funding Amount by Round
Real Estate 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 sharp increase in the overall sector funding, with the total amount peaking in 2015 and then declining thereafter. Early and late stage funding round events (Series A, B, and Late Stage) have accounted for a substantial amount of total funding.

Real Estate Technology Funding Count by Round
Real Estate Technology Funding Count by Round

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by round. The general trend over the past few years has been a substantial number of funding events in the Seed stage and a fewer number in the Series A stage, with the funding events in the later stages quickly dropping off.

We are currently tracking 1419 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 62 countries, with a total of $34.7 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology market report.

Real Estate Technology Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant – Q1 2017

The following post highlights how Venture Scanner categorizes the Real Estate Technology startup landscape, and presents our Innovation Quadrant showing how those categories compare to one another. The data for this post is through March 2017.

Real Estate Technology Q1 2017 Logo Map

The above sector map organizes the sector into 12 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

Real Estate Technology Q1 2017 Innovation Quadrant

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different Real Estate Technology categories and how they compare with one another.

  • Heavyweights: These categories are comprised of companies that have reached maturity with significant financing.
  • Established: These categories are comprised of companies that have reached maturity with less financing.
  • Disruptors: These categories are comprised of companies that are less mature with significant financing.
  • Pioneers: These categories are comprised of companies that are less mature with earlier stages of financing.

The definitions of the Real Estate Technology categories are as follows

Commercial Real Estate Search: Companies that help consumers/businesses find commercial real estate for rent and/or sale. Examples include shared working space search engines as well as traditional commercial real estate search engines.

Construction Management: Companies that help teams manage the construction of new buildings. Examples include construction visualizations tools, project management tools for construction teams, and platforms to manage blueprints.

Facility Management: Companies that focus on building efficiency and long term sustainability, from large structures to individual home units. Examples include quantifying the building (energy usage, water usage, etc.), making buildings more efficient, and building inspections.

Home Services: Companies that support tenants in the management of their home. Examples include home services (such as cleaning), finding rental units, renovation management, postal services, and navigation.

Indoor Mapping: Companies that help create indoor models for the real estate industry. Examples include cameras that produce 3D renderings and visualization platforms that allow users to interact with floor plans.

IoT Home: Companies that provide Internet of Things devices focused on the residential real estate segment. Solutions include home security, home automation, and energy management.

Life, Home, Property & Casualty Insurance: Companies that offer life, home, and property insurance, as well as other kinds of insurance such as disability and marriage insurance.

Long-Term Rentals/Sale Search: Companies that help consumers buy, rent, and sell a home/apartment for purchase or rent. This category includes companies that provide short-term rentals.

Portfolio Management: Companies that provide technologies that real estate investors use to make smarter investment decisions as well as platforms to make investments. Examples include listing data trackers, information on REITs, and real estate crowdfunding.

Property Management: Companies that help in the day-to-day operation of real estate rentals. Examples include tenant management, electronic payments of rent, and tools for landlords and tenants to communicate.

Real Estate Agent Tools: Companies that help real estate agents do their jobs, as well as technologies that effectively automate it. Examples include real estate specific CRMs, real estate agent review platforms, and marketing tools.

Short-Term Rental/Vacation Search: Companies that aid in the process of finding residences for short-term rentals or vacation rentals. Examples include platforms for individuals to list their personal properties as well as traditional vacation lodging search engines.

We are currently tracking 1,417 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 62 countries, with a total of $35 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology report and database.