3D Printing Technology Exits by Category and by Year – Q2 2017

The following graphs highlight the exit activity in the 3D Printing Technology sector. The graphics include data through June 2017.

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

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each 3D Printing Technology category. The 3D Printer Manufacturers category leads the sector with 6 acquisitions and 8 IPOs. The 3D Printing Services category is the runner-up with 8 acquisitions and 3 IPOs.

Exit Activity by Year in 3D Printing
Exit Activity by Year in 3D Printing

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in 3D Printing Technology by year. 2014 currently leads the sector with 9 acquisitions and 1 IPO. 2013 is the runner-up with 5 acquisitions and 2 IPOs.

We are currently tracking 379 3D Printing Technology companies in 9 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $1.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full 3D Printing Technology market report.

Average and Median Age by 3D Printing Category – Q2 2017

The following graph shows average and median age in the 3D Printing sector. The graphic includes data through March 2017.

Average and Median Age by 3D Printing Category
Average and Median Age by 3D Printing Category

The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each 3D Printing category. The 3D Scanners category ranks as the most mature 3D Printing category with an average age of 13 years and a median age of 10 years. The 3D Printing CAD Software category comes in as the second oldest category, with an average age and a median age of around 12 years.

We are currently tracking 379 3D Printing companies in 9 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $1.4B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full 3D Printing market report.

Where in the world are 3D Printing startups? Q2 2017

The analyses below summarize where 3D Printing innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through March 2017.

3D Printing Company Count by Country Q2 2017

The above map shows the number of 3D Printing companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 175 companies.

3D Printing VC Funding by Country Q2 2017

The above map shows the amount of total 3D Printing startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $1.1B.

We are currently tracking 377 3D Printing companies in 9 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $1.4B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full 3D Printing market report.

3D Printing Technology Companies Founded by Year – Q2 2017

The following graph shows the founding year distribution in the 3D Printing Technology sector. The graphic includes data through March 2017.

3D Printing Technology Companies Founded by Year
3D Printing Technology Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of 3D Printing Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2013 ranks at the top with around 83 companies founded in that year alone. 2012 is the runner-up with 41 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 377 3D Printing Technology companies in 9 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $1.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full 3D Printing Technology market report.

3D Printing Technology Funding Trends – Q2 2017

The following graphs highlight recent trends in 3D Printing startup funding activity. The graphics include data through March 2017.

3D Printing Funding by Year Q2 2017

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by 3D Printing startups for each year. 2015 is the best year with over $350M in funding. 2016 comes in at second with around $275M in funding.

3D Printing Q2 2017 Vintage Year Funding

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by 3D Printing companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2013 have raised the most funding at just over $350M.

We are currently tracking 377 3D Printing companies in 9 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $1.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full 3D Printing report.

3D Printing Technology Funding by Round – Q1 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 March 2017.

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

3D Printing Technology Funding Count by Round
3D Printing 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 376 3D Printing companies in 9 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $1.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full 3D Printing market report.

3D Printing Activity by Selected Investors – Q1 2017

The following graph summarizes investor activity in the 3D Printing space. Please note these graphics are made using data through March 2017.

3D Printing Investor Activity Q1 2017

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds 3D Printing investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Lux Capital takes the lead in both metrics, with 9 total investments into the space and 5 companies backed. Other major investors include North Bridge, Matrix Partners, and Atlas Ventures.

We are currently tracking 376 3D Printing companies in 9 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $1.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full 3D Printing market report.