Where in the World Are Artificial Intelligence Startups? – Q3 2017

The analyses below summarize where Artificial Intelligence (AI) innovations are occurring. The graphics includes data through July 2017.

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

The above map shows the number of AI companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with over 1000 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 $10B.

We are currently tracking 1951 AI companies in 13 categories across 70 countries, with a total of $23.3B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Artificial Intelligence 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.

Insurance Technology Activity by Selected Investors – Q3 2017

The following graph summarizes investor activity in the Insurance Technology space. These graphics are made using data through July 2017.

Insurance Technology Activity by Selected Investors
Insurance Technology Activity by Selected Investors

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Insurance Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Major investors include 500 Startups, First Round, NEA, GV, and Sequoia Capital.

We are currently tracking 1365 Insurance Technology companies in 14 categories across 61 countries, with a total of $18.8 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Insurance Technology market report.

Blockchain Technology Funding Trends – Q3 2017

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

Blockchain Technology Total Funding by Year
Blockchain Technology Total Funding by Year

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Blockchain Tech startups for each year. 2017 has the most funding to date at around $1.3 Billion.

Blockchain Technology Funding by Vintage Year
Blockchain Technology Funding by Vintage Year

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Blockchain Tech companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2014 have raised the most funding at around $1 Billion.

We are currently tracking 948 Blockchain Tech companies in 12 categories across 74 countries, with a total of $3.7 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Blockchain Technology market report.

Virtual Reality Exits by Category and by Year – Q3 2017

The following graphs highlight the exit activity in the Virtual Reality sector. The graphics include data through July 2017.

Virtual Reality Exit Activity by Category
Virtual Reality Exit Activity by Category

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Virtual Reality category. The Virtual Reality Enabling Software category leads the sector with 8 acquisitions, followed by the Augmented Reality, VR Environment Content, and 3D Modeling categories with 4 exits each.

Virtual Reality Exit Activity by Year
Virtual Reality Exit Activity by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Virtual Reality by year. 2017 currently leads the sector with 10 acquisitions, followed by 2016 with 5 acquisitions.

We are currently tracking 716 Virtual Reality companies in 13 categories across 49 countries, with a total of $7.3B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Virtual Reality market report.

3D Printing Technology Funding by Round – Q3 2017

The following two graphs summarize the rounds of funding going into the 3D Printing Technology space. Please note these graphics are made using data through June 2017.

3D Printing Funding Amount by Round
3D Printing 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. Series A, B, and C funding have accounted for a substantial amount of total funding.

3D Printing Funding Count by Round
3D Printing 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 380 3D Printing companies in 9 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $1.6 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full 3D Printing market report.

Security Technology Companies Founded by Year – Q3 2017

The following graph shows the founding year distribution in the Security Technology sector. The graphic includes data through July 2017.

Security Technology Companies Founded by Year
Security Technology Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Security Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2014 ranks at the top with around 119 companies founded. 2013 follows as the runner-up with about 101 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 977 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $21.3 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report.