The following graph summarizes the investor activity in the Real Estate Technology space. Please note these graphics are made using 2016 data through October.
The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Real Estate Technology category. The Life, Home, and P&C Insurance category dominates the sector with around $350M in average funding per company. Other categories with high average funding include Short-Term Search and Commercial Search.
We are currently tracking 1,270 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 60 countries, with a total of $28 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology landscape report and database.
The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Real Estate Technology startups for each year. 2014 is the best year so far with over $7.9B in funding. 2015 comes in at second place with just around $6.4B raised to date.
Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different Real Estate Technology categories and how they compare with one another.
- Heavyweights: Categories with high average funding and high average age. These categories are comprised of companies that have reached maturity with significant financing.
- Established: Categories with low average funding and high average age. These categories are comprised of companies that have reached maturity with less financing.
- Disruptors: Categories with high average funding and low average age. These categories are comprised of companies that are less mature with significant financing.
- Pioneers: Categories with low average funding and low average age. These categories are comprised of companies that are less mature with earlier stages of financing.
The definitions of the Real Estate Technology categories represented in the above Innovation Quadrant are as follows:
The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Real Estate Technology category. The Home Insurance, IoT Home, and Long-Term Search all have 16 exits apiece.
The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Real Estate Technology by year. 2014 currently leads the sector with 17 exits, with 2015 and 2016 following right behind with 15 exits apiece.
We are currently tracking 1,258 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 61 countries, with a total of $28 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology landscape report and database.
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.