Virtual Reality Report Highlights – Q1 2019

Here is our Q1 2019 summary report on the virtual reality startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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Blockchain Innovations Leads Blockchain Technology In Number of Investors

The blockchain technology industry has seen 1,130 investors and $11B total all time funding. Let’s analyze which blockchain technology categories have the most number of investors actively financing the startups. The graphic below highlights blockchain technology categories based on the number of investors in each category.

Blockchain Technology Investors Per Category
Blockchain Technology Investors Per Category

As the graphic demonstrates, Blockchain Innovations has the highest number of investors at 692, with Digital Asset Exchanges following behind at 237. Blockchain Innovation companies produce blockchain distributed ledger technologies. Digital Asset Exchange companies allow users to buy and sell digital assets, provide market analytics, and allow for the implementation of sophisticated trading strategies. In addition, the average number of investors across all blockchain technology categories is 147.

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Internet of Things Average Funding Shows Robust Growth

For this quarter’s funding analysis, let’s examine how average funding in the internet of things (IoT) sector is evolving. The graphic below shows the IoT average funding across all deals over time by quarter.

Internet of Things Average Funding Deal Size
Internet of Things Average Funding Deal Size

As the graphic demonstrates, internet of things average funding deal size in Q1 2019 was at $42M, which increased by 69% from the $25M in the same quarter last year. The average funding deal size has demonstrated robust growth, with the average funding last quarter around 8 times larger than it was 5 years ago. The top three funding events in Q1 2019 include a $1.3B round into OneWeb, a $600M round into Horizon Robotics, and a $245M round into Niantic.

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Real Estate Technology Average Funding Is On An Upward Trend

For this quarter’s funding analysis, let’s examine how average funding in the real estate technology sector is evolving. The graphic below shows the real estate technology average funding across all deals over time by quarter.

Real Estate Technology Average Funding Deal Size
Real Estate Technology Average Funding Deal Size

As the graphic demonstrates, real estate technology average funding deal size in Q1 2019 was at $66M, which increased by 101% from the $33M in the same quarter last year. The average funding deal size has experienced accelerated growth, with the average funding last quarter around 9 times larger than it was 5 years ago. The top three funding events in Q1 2019 include a $1B round into the We Company, an $800M round into Ke.com, and a $413M round into Delhivery.

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Video Technology Sector Overview – Q1 2019

This blog post examines the different components of the video technology ecosystem. We will illustrate what the categories of innovation are and which categories have the most companies. We will also compare the categories in terms of their funding and maturity.

Video Advertising Platforms and Social Video Platforms Are The Largest Video Technology Categories

Let’s start off by looking at the Sector Map. We have classified 857 video technology startups into 11 categories. They have raised $41B from 1633 investors. The Sector Map highlights the number of companies in each category. It also shows a random sampling of companies in each category.

Video Technology Logo Map
Video Technology Logo Map

We see that Video Advertising Platforms and Social Video Platforms are the largest categories with 154 companies each. The Video Advertising Platforms category is comprised of ad networks that aggregate the supply of publisher inventory, ad servers that facilitate the delivery of ads, and marketplaces that connect ad buyers and sellers. Some example companies in this category include Brightline, Videology, VideoAmp, and Connatix.

The Social Video Platforms category, on the other hand, is comprised of social networks built around video and television content, as well as applications used by the end-users alongside TV programs to offer enhanced viewing experiences. Some example companies in this category include YouNow, Kuaishou, LiveMe, and Dubsmash.

Let’s now look at our Innovation Quadrant to find out the funding and maturity of these categories in relation to one another.

The Established and Pioneers Quadrants Have the Most Video Technology Categories

Our Innovation Quadrant divides the video technology categories into four different quadrants.

Video Technology Innovation Quadrant
Video Technology Innovation Quadrant

We see that the Established and the Pioneers quadrants both have the most number of video technology categories at 4, each accounting for 36% of all video technology categories. The Video Licensing category has both the highest average age and the highest average funding. On the other hand, the Video Discovery and Video Analytics categories are low on both average funding and age.

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Regulatory Technology Sector Overview – Q1 2019

This blog post examines the different components of the regulatory technology (regtech) ecosystem. We will illustrate what the categories of innovation are and which categories have the most companies. We will also compare the categories in terms of their funding and maturity.

Financial Crime Compliance Is The Largest Regulatory Technology Category

Let’s start off by looking at the Sector Map. We have classified 569 regtech startups into 10 categories. They have raised $12B from 987 investors. The Sector Map highlights the number of companies in each category. It also shows a random sampling of companies in each category.

Regulatory Technology Logo Map
Regulatory Technology Logo Map

We see that Financial Crime Compliance is the largest category with 118 companies. Financial Crime Compliance companies help financial institutions comply with regulations on identity related crimes. Their functions include client on-boarding, payment fraud, account takeover, and identity verification. Some example companies in this category are NetGuardians, Finomial, DueDil, and Feedzai.

Let’s now look at our Innovation Quadrant to find out the funding and maturity of these categories in relation to one another.

The Pioneers Quadrant Has the Most Regulatory Technology Categories

Our Innovation Quadrant divides the regtech categories into four different quadrants.

Regulatory Technology Innovation Quadrant
Regulatory Technology Innovation Quadrant

We see that the Pioneers quadrant has the most number of regulatory technology categories at 5, accounting for 50% of all regulatory technology categories. The Quality Compliance category has the highest average age, and the Network Compliance category has the highest average funding. On the other hand, the Compliance Tracking category is low on both average funding and age.

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3D Printing Report Highlights – Q1 2019

Here is our Q1 2019 summary report on the 3D printing startup sector. The following report includes a sector overview and recent activity.

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