Where in the World are Artificial Intelligence Startups? – Q1 2017

The analyses below summarize where Artificial Intelligence (AI) innovations are occurring.

Artificial Intelligence Company Count by Country
Artificial Intelligence Company Count by Country

The above map shows the number of AI startups located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 740 companies.

Artificial Intelligence VC Funding by Country
Artificial Intelligence VC Funding by Country

The above map shows the amount of total AI startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $6B.

We are currently tracking 1,531 Artificial Intelligence companies in 13 categories across 71 countries, with a total of $9.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full AI landscape report and database.

Average and Median Age by Financial Technology Category – Q4 2016

The following graph shows average and median age in the Financial Technology sector. The graphic includes data through October 2016.

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Average and Median Age by FinTech Category
The above graph summarizes the average and median age of companies in each Financial Technology category. The Payments Backend category has the highest average age at 9 years, and the Banking Infrastructure category has the highest median age at 10 years.

We are currently tracking 2045 Financial Technology companies in 16 categories across 59 countries, with a total of $57.8B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Financial Technology landscape report and database.

Average Funding by Virtual Reality Category – Q1 2017

Virtual Reality Average Startup Funding
Virtual Reality Average Startup Funding

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Virtual Reality category. The Virtual AR category dominates the sector with around $70M in average funding per company. The VR Enabling Software and VR Consumption Hardware categories round out the top three.

We are currently tracking 573 Virtual Reality companies in 13 categories across 44 countries, with a total of $3.7 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Virtual Reality landscape report and database.

Venture Investing In Energy Technology – Q4 2016

The following graph shows venture investing and company count in the Energy Technology sector. The graphic includes data through October 2016.

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Venture Investing in Energy Technology
The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Energy Technology category to the number of companies in the category. The Solar Energy category leads the sector with $16.1B in total funding and 159 companies in total company count. Energy Infrastructure is the runner-up with $9.5B in total funding and 156 companies.

We are currently tracking 723 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $41.2 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology landscape report and database.

Bitcoin/Blockchain Startup Landscape Trends and Insights – Q1 2017

A report providing an overview of the Bitcoin/Blockchain 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 893 Bitcoin and Blockchain companies in 12 categories across 74 countries, with a total of $1.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Bitcoin and Blockchain landscape report and database.

3D Printing Startup Exit Activity – Q4 2016

The following two graphs show exit activity in the 3D Printing sector. The graphics include data through October 2016.

3D Printing Exit Activity by Category
3D Printing Exit Activity by Category

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each 3D Printing category. The 3D Printer Manufacturers category is leading the sector with 12 exits, followed by 3D Printing Services and 3D Printing CAD Software.

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The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in the 3D Printing sector by year. 2014 leads the sector with 10 exit events (8 acquisitions and 2 IPOs).

We are currently tracking 365 3D Printing companies in 9 categories across 41 countries, with a total of $1.3 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full 3D Printing landscape report and database.

Real Estate Technology Activity by Selected Investors – Q4 2016

The following graph summarizes the investor activity in the Real Estate Technology space. Please note these graphics are made using 2016 data through October.

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Real Estate Technology Activity by Selected Investors
The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Real Estate Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. 500 Startups takes the lead in both categories, making the highest number of investments (around 46) and backing the most companies (around 37). Sequoia Capital, Y Combinator, Accel Partners, and KCPB round out the top of the list.

We are currently tracking 1280 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 60 countries, with a total of $28.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology landscape report and database.