Real Estate Technology Companies Founded by Year – Q2 2017

The following graph shows the founding date distribution in the Real Estate Technology sector. The graphic includes data through March 2017.

Real Estate Technology Companies Founded by Year
Real Estate Technology Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Real Estate Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2014 ranks at the top with 221 companies founded in that year. 2013 is close behind with 182 companies founded.

We are currently tracking 1440 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 62 countries, with a total of $35.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology market report.

Real Estate Technology Funding by Round – Q1 2017

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

Real Estate Technology Funding Amount by Round
Real Estate 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. Early and late stage funding round events (Series A, B, and Late Stage) have accounted for a substantial amount of total funding.

Real Estate Technology Funding Count by Round
Real Estate 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 1419 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 62 countries, with a total of $34.7 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology market report.

Real Estate Technology Exits by Category and by Year – Q1 2017

The following graphs highlight the exit activity in the Real Estate Technology sector. The graphics include data through March 2017.

Exit Activity by Category in Real Estate Technology
Exit Activity by Category in Real Estate Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Real Estate Technology category. The Life, Home, P&C Insurance category leads the sector with 11 acquisitions and 12 IPOs. The IoT Home category is the runner-up with 18 acquisitions and 4 IPOs.

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Exit Activity by Year in Real Estate Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Real Estate Technology by year. 2016 currently leads the sector with 22 acquisitions and 2 IPOs. 2014 is the runner-up with 19 acquisitions and 3 IPOs.

We are currently tracking 1380 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 62 countries, with a total of $33.8 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology landscape report and database.

Real Estate Technology Companies Founded by Year – Q1 2017

The following graph shows the founding date distribution in the Real Estate Technology sector. The graphic includes data through October 2016.

Real Estate Technology Companies Founded by Year
Real Estate Technology Companies Founded by Year
The above graph summarizes the number of Real Estate Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2014 ranks at the top with 190 companies founded in that year. 2013 is close behind with 163 companies founded.

We are currently tracking 1333 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 60 countries, with a total of $29.7 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology landscape report and database.

Real Estate Technology Market Overview – Q4 2016

 

Real Estate Technology Market Overview Map

The above sector map organizes the Real Estate Technology sector into 12 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.

Commercial Real Estate Search: Tools that help consumers/businesses find commercial real estate for rent and/or sale. Examples include shared working space search engines as well as traditional commercial real estate search engines.

Construction Management: Technologies that help teams manage the construction of new buildings. Examples include construction visualizations tools, project management tools for construction teams, and platforms to manage blueprints.

Facility Management: Technologies focused on building efficiency and long term sustainability, from large structures to individual home units. Examples include quantifying the building (energy usage, water usage, etc.), making buildings more efficient, and building inspections.

Home Services: Technologies that support tenants in the management of their home. Examples include home services (such as cleaning), finding rental units, renovation management, postal services, and navigation.

Indoor Mapping: Companies that help create indoor models for the real estate industry. Examples include cameras that produce 3D renderings and visualization platforms that allow users to interact with floor plans.

IoT Home: Internet of Things devices focused on the residential real estate segment. Solutions include home security, home automation, and energy management.

Life, Home, Property & Casualty Insurance: Companies that offer life, home, and property insurance, as well as other kinds of insurance such as renters, disability, and marriage insurance. Examples include websites that offer life, home, and P&C insurance in packages.

Long-Term Rentals/Sale Search: Tools that help consumers buy, rent, and sell a home/apartment for purchase or rent. This category includes companies that provide short-term rentals.

Portfolio Management: Technologies that real estate investors use to make smarter investment decisions as well as platforms to make investments. Examples include listing data trackers, information on REITs, and real estate crowdfunding.

Property Management: Technologies that help in the day-to-day operation of real estate rentals. Examples include tenant management, electronic payments of rent, and tools for landlords and tenants to communicate.

Real Estate Agent Tools: Technologies that help real estate agents do their jobs, as well as technologies that effectively automate it. Examples include real estate specific CRMs, real estate agent review platforms, and marketing tools.

Short-Term Rental/Vacation Search: Consumer tools that aid in the process of finding residences for short-term rentals or vacation rentals. Examples include platforms for individuals to list their personal properties as well as traditional vacation lodging search engines.

We are currently tracking 1,238 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 60 countries, with a total of $27.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology landscape report and database.

Where in the World are Real Estate Technology Startups? – Q3 2016

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The analyses below summarize where Real Estate Technology innovations are occurring.

Real Estate Technology Company Count by Country
Real Estate Technology Company Count by Country

The above map shows the number of Real Estate Technology companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with over 673 companies.

Real Estate Technology VC Funding by Country
Real Estate Technology VC Funding by Country
The above map shows the amount of total Real Estate Technology venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $10.9B.
We are currently tracking 1232 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 60 countries, with a total of $26.9B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology landscape report and database.

 

The State of Real Estate Technology in Ten Visuals

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We cover many emerging markets in the startup ecosystem. We have previously shared a series of posts that summarized Financial TechnologyInternet of Things, Bitcoin, Artificial Intelligence, and MarTech in six visuals. This week, we do the same with Real Estate Technology, but with 10 visuals.

At this time, we are tracking 679 Real Estate Technology companies across 9 categories, with a combined funding amount of $12.1 billion. To see all of our Real Estate Tech related posts, click here!

The ten Real Estate Tech visuals below help make sense of this dynamic market:

  1. Market Overview: Breakdown of Real Estate Tech into categories.
  2. Number of Companies Per Category: Bar graph summarizing the number of companies in each Real Estate Tech category.
  3. Median Funding By Category: Bar graph summarizing median funding per Real Estate Tech category.
  4. Venture Funding in Real Estate Tech: Graph comparing total venture funding in Real Estate Tech to the number of companies in each category.
  5. Global Breakdown of Real Estate Tech: Heat map indicating where Real Estate Tech companies exist.
  6. Median Age of Real Estate Tech Categories: Bar graph of each Real Estate Tech category by median age.
  7. Founding Date Distribution: Bar graph indicating the years in which Real Estate Tech startups were founded.
  8. Funding by Vintage Year: Bar graph that indicates the level of funding in Real Estate Tech startups by vintage year.
  9. Company Headcount Distribution: Bar graph distributing the number of companies in different headcount ranges.
  10. Top Investors in Real Estate Tech: Bar graph indicating which investors invest in Real Estate Tech most frequently.

1. Real Estate Technology Market Overview

real estate sector map

Property Management: Technologies which help in the day-to-day operations of a building. Examples include approving tenants (background screening), electronic payment of rent, and maintenance.

Construction Management: Technologies which help with the construction of new buildings. Examples include construction visualization, project management, and management of documentation.

Facility Management: Technologies focused on building efficiency and long term sustainability, from large structures to individual home units. Examples include quantifying the building (energy usage, water usage, etc.), making buildings more efficient, and building inspections.

Portfolio Management: Technologies real estate investors use to help determine their investment strategies. Examples include property data trackers at the regional and local level, information on REITs, and real estate crowdfunding.

Home Services: Technologies that support tenants in the management of their home. Examples include cleaning, renovation management, and postal services.

Home/Apartment Search: Consumer tools that aid in the process of finding both short term and long term residences.

Real Estate Agent Tools: Technologies that both help real estate agents do their jobs and technologies that effectively automate it.

Indoor Mapping: Companies that help create indoor models of real estate.

IoT Home: Internet of Things category focused on the residential segment. Solutions include home security, automation, energy management, etc.

2. Number of Companies Per Category

Real Estate Graphic

The bar graph above summarizes the number of companies in each Real Estate Tech category to show which are dominating the current market. Currently, the IoT Home category is leading the way with a total of 161 companies, followed by Portfolio Management with 120 companies.

3. Median Funding By Category

Real Estate Median Funding

The bar graph above summarizes the median company funding per Real Estate Tech category. Again, the IoT Home category leads the way with a median of $19M per funded company. The IoT Home category is focused on the residential segment. Solutions include home security, automation, energy management, etc..

4. Venture Investing in Real Estate Technology

Real Estate VC Investing Graph

The graph above compares total venture funding in Real Estate Tech categories to the number of companies in each category. While Real Estate Search has the most funding at over $6B, it is IoT Home, Construction Management, and Portfolio Management that have the most traction in total startups. It’ll be interesting to see if funding in these categories grows in 2016.

5. Global Breakdown of Real Estate Technology

real estate geo heatmap

The following infographic is an updated heat map indicating where Real Estate Tech startups exist across 45 countries. Currently, the United States is leading the way with 450 companies. The United Kingdom is in second with 35 companies followed by Canada with 31.

6. Median Age of Real Estate Tech Categories

Real Estate Tech Median Age

The bar graph above summarizes Real Estate Tech by median age of each category. The Construction Management and Facility Management categories are the most mature categories at a median age of 8 years, while IoT Home, Portfolio Management, and Home Services are the most emerging with a median age of 1 year.

7. Founding Date Distribution

Real Estate Founding Dates

The bar graph above shows the distribution of years in which Real Estate Tech startups were founded. Over 50% Real Estate Tech startups were founded after 2011, while only 12% of the companies were founded before 2001

8. Funding By Vintage Year

Real Estate Tech Vintage Year

The bar graph above shows the level of funding in Real Estate Tech by vintage year. Real Estate startups founded between 2007–2008 have received $5.2 billion in funding.

9. Real Estate Company Headcount Distribution

Real Estate Tech headcount graph

The bar graph above shows the distribution of employee headcount among Real Estate startups. Nearly half of Real Estate Tech companies are startups with less than 10 employees, indicating that this is in the early stages of innovation.

10. Top Investors in Real Estate Technology

Real Estate investor count

The graph above summarizes which investors invest in Real Estate Tech most frequently. Currently, Y Combinator leads the way with 18 investments, followed by Accel Partners and 500 Startups with 16 investments.

As Real Estate Technology continues to develop, so too will its moving parts. We hope this post provides some big picture clarity on this booming industry.

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