Venture Investing in Connected Transportation – Q1 2017

The following graphs highlight venture investing trends into the Connected Transportation sector. The graphics include data through January 2017.

Connected Transportation Venture Investing Q1 2017

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Connected Transportation category to the number of companies in the category. The Ride Hailing category takes the lead in total funding at just over $30B. Automotive Telematics has the most number of startups at around 200.

Connected Transportation Category Average Funding Q1 2017

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Connected Transportation category. The Ride Hailing category leads the sector with around $375M in average funding per company, followed by the Smart City/Mobility and Autonomous/Assisted Car categories.

We are currently tracking 1,083 Connected Transportation companies in 17 categories across 65 countries, with a total of $57B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Connected Transportation landscape report and database.

Average and Median Age by Transportation Technology Category – Q1 2017

The following graph shows average and median age in the Connected Transportation sector. The graphic includes data through January 2017.

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Average and Median Age by Connected Transportation Category

The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each Transportation Technology category. The Intelligent Transit Systems category and V2V Communications category have the highest average age at 22 years, followed by the Infotainment category with an average age of 21 years. V2V Communications category has the highest median age at 19 years, followed by the Infotainment category with a median age of 18 years.

We are currently tracking 1078 Transportation Technology companies in 17 categories across 65 countries, with a total of $56.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Transportation Technology landscape report and database.

Where in the world are Connected Transportation startups?Q1 2017

The analyses below summarize where Connected Transportation innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through January 2017.

Transportation Startup Count by Country

The above map shows the number of Connected Transportation companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with over 500 companies.

Transportation VC Funding by Country

The above map shows the amount of total Connected Transportation startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $28B.

We are currently tracking 1,072 Connected Transportation companies in 17 categories across 65 countries, with a total of $53B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Connected Transportation landscape report and database.

Transportation Technology Companies Founded by Year – Q1 2017

The following graph shows the founding year distribution in the Connected Transportation sector. The graphic includes data through January 2017.

Connected Transportation Companies Founded by Year
Connected Transportation Companies Founded by Year
The above graph summarizes the number of Transportation Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2013 ranks at the top with 101 companies founded. 2012 and 2011 are right behind with 94 and 93 companies founded, respectively.

We are currently tracking 1064 Transportation Technology companies in 17 categories across 65 countries, with a total of $51.8 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Transportation Technology landscape report and database.

Connected Transportation Funding Trends – Q1 2017

The following graphs highlight recent trends in Connected Transportation funding activity. The graphics include data through early January 2017.

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The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Connected Transportation startups for each year. 2016 is the best year with just over $20B in funding. 2015 comes in at second place at around $13B in funding.

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The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Connected Transportation companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2012 have raised the most funding at over $14B, followed by those founded in 2009 which have raised about $12B.

We are currently tracking 1,059 Connected Transportation companies in 17 categories across 65 countries, with a total of $51 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Connected Transportation report and database.

Connected Transportation Funding by Type – Q1 2017

The following two graphs summarize the types of funding going into the Connected Transportation space. Please note these graphics are made using data through January 2017.

Connected Transportation Funding Amount by Type
Connected Transportation Funding Amount by Type

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by type. In recent years, we’ve seen a large increase in the amount of Series A and Late Stage funding events. The amount of Series D funding events has seen a large growth in 2014 and then quickly decreased.

Connected Transportation Funding Count by Type
Connected Transportation Funding Count by Type
The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by type. Over the past few years we’ve seen a general upward trend that peaked in 2015 and dipped slightly in 2016. Earlier stage deals (Seed, Series A, Series B) have seen the largest growth in the number of funding events.

We are currently tracking 1054 Connected Transportation companies in 17 categories across 65 countries, with a total of $51.3 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Connected Transportation landscape report and database.

Average Funding by Transportation Technology Category – Q1 2017

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Average Funding by Transportation Technology Category
The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Transportation Technology category. The Ride Hailing category dominates the sector with around $440M in average funding per company. The Smart City/Mobility category is the runner-up with around $132M in average funding per company.

We are currently tracking 1009 Transportation Technology companies in 17 categories across 64 countries, with a total of $49 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Transportation Technology landscape report and database.