Where in the World Are Blockchain Technology Startups? – Q3 2017

The analyses below summarize where Blockchain Technology innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through September 2017.

Blockchain Technology Company Count by Country
Blockchain Technology Company Count by Country

The above map shows the number of Blockchain Technology companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 350 companies.

Blockchain Technology VC Funding by Country
Blockchain Technology VC Funding by Country

The above map shows the amount of total Blockchain Technology startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $2B.

We are currently tracking 963 Blockchain Technology companies in 12 categories across 74 countries, with a total of $4.1B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Blockchain Technology market report.

Venture Investing in Blockchain Technology – Q3 2017

The following graphs highlight venture investing trends into the Blockchain Technology sector. The graphics include data through August 2017.

Blockchain Technology Venture Investing by Category
Blockchain Technology Venture Investing by Category

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Blockchain Technology category to the number of companies in the category. The Blockchain Innovations category leads in funding at $2.1B. The category with the most startups is Bitcoin Exchanges, with around 230 companies.

Blockchain Technology Average Funding by Category
Blockchain Technology Average Funding by Category

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Blockchain Technology category. The Bitcoin Mining category leads the sector with around $28M in average funding per company, followed by the Bitcoin Trust category with around $24M in average funding per company.

We are currently tracking 961 Blockchain Technology companies in 12 categories across 74 countries, with a total of $4.1 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Blockchain Technology market report.

Blockchain Technology Companies Founded by Year – Q3 2017

The following graph shows the founding date distribution in the Blockchain Technology sector. The graphic includes data through September 2017.

Blockchain Technology Companies Founded by Year
Blockchain Technology Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Blockchain Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2014 ranks at the top with 180 companies founded in that year. 2013 is close behind with 164 companies founded.

We are currently tracking 955 Blockchain Technology companies in 12 categories across 74 countries, with a total of $4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Blockchain 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.

Blockchain Technology Funding by Round – Q3 2017

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

Blockchain Technology Funding Amount by Round
Blockchain Technology Funding Amount by Round

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. From 2010 to 2016, we saw a sharp increase in the overall sector funding, with the total amount peaking in 2015 and then declining thereafter. Early to mid-stage funding type events (Seed, Series A, B, and C) have accounted for a substantial amount of total funding.

Blockchain Technology Funding Count by Round
Blockchain 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 948 Blockchain Technology 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.

Blockchain Technology Exits by Category and by Year – Q3 2017

The following graphs highlight the exit activity in the Blockchain Technology sector. The graphics include data through May 2017.

Exit Activity by Category in Blockchain Technology
Exit Activity by Category in Blockchain Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Blockchain Technology category. The Bitcoin Exchanges category leads the sector with 9 acquisitions. The Bitcoin Data Services category is the runner-up with 7 acquisitions.

Exit Activity by Year in Blockchain Technology
Exit Activity by Year in Blockchain Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in the Blockchain Technology sector by year. 2016 leads the sector with 14 acquisitions and 1 IPO. 2015 is the runner-up with 13 acquisitions.

We are currently tracking 942 Blockchain Technology companies in 12 categories across 74 countries, with a total of $3.3 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Blockchain Technology market report.

Average Age by Blockchain Technology Category – Q3 2017

The following graph shows the average age by category in the Blockchain Technology sector. The graphic includes data through May 2017.

Age by Blockchain Technology Category
Age by Blockchain Technology Category

The above graph summarizes the average age of companies in each Blockchain Technology category. Both the Bitcoin Trust Services and the Bitcoin Infrastructure categories have the highest average age at around 5 years each. The Bitcoin Mining category is the runner-up with an average age of 4.5 years.

We are currently tracking 935 Blockchain Technology companies in 12 categories across 74 countries, with a total of $2.8 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Blockchain Technology market report.