Real Estate Technology Funding by Round – Q3 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 June 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 1534 Real Estate Technology companies in 12 categories across 62 countries, with a total of $43.3 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Real Estate Technology market report.

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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Real Estate Technology Company Headcount Distribution

The following infographic summarizes the percentage of Real Estate Technology companies in each headcount range. It shows that companies with 1-10 employees lead the market at 42%, followed by companies with 11-50 employees at 35%. Please note that this data is based only on Real Estate Technology companies that have publicly available headcount data. We are currently tracking over 679 companies in 9 categories across 45 countries, with a total of $12.09 Billion in funding. To see the full list of 679 Real Estate Technology companies, contact us using the form on www.venturescanner.com.

Real Estate Tech headcount graph

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Number of Investments by Top Real Estate Technology Investors

The following infographic summarizes the number of companies invested by the top Real Estate Technology investors. You could see that Y Combinator is in the lead by having invested in 18 companies, followed by Accel Partners and 500 Startups which each invested in 16 companies. At Venture Scanner, we are currently tracking over 659 Real Estate Technology companies in 9 categories across 45 countries, with a total of $10.26 Billion in funding. To see the full list of 659 Real Estate Technology companies, contact us using the form on www.venturescanner.com.

Real Estate investor count

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Real Estate Technology Company Founding Date Distribution

The following infographic summarizes the founding date distribution of Real Estate Technology companies to show the percentage of Real Estate Technology companies that were founded within a specific time period. It shows that the founding of Real Estate Technology companies reached its peak from 2013-Present, with 28% of the companies being founded during this period. Company founding was at the lowest in 2001-2002, with only 2% of the companies being founded during those two years. We are currently tracking over 658 companies in 9 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $10.25 Billion in funding. To see the full list of 658 Real Estate Technology companies, contact us using the form on www.venturescanner.com.

Real Estate Founding Dates

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Real Estate Technology Company Total Funding By Vintage Year

The following infographic summarizes Real Estate Technology companies’ total funding by the vintage year they were founded in. You could see that Real Estate Technology companies founded in 2007 and 2008 are in the lead by raising a total of $3.2 Billion funding up to date. At Venture Scanner, we are currently tracking over 655 Real Estate Technology companies in 9 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $9.67 Billion in funding. To see the full list of 655 Real Estate Technology companies, contact us using the form on www.venturescanner.com.

Real Estate Tech Vintage Year

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Which Real Estate Technology Category is Most Mature?

The following infographic summarizes our Real Estate Technology sector by median age of each category. The Construction Management and Facility Management categories have the highest median age at 8 years, followed by Home/Apartment Search at 7 years. Each category in our Real Estate Technology scan was created by our dedicated team of analysts who specialize in helping you understand the complex startup ecosystem. We are currently tracking over 642 companies in 9 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $9.5 Billion in funding. To see the full list of 642 Real Estate Technology companies, contact us using the form on www.venturescanner.com.

Real Estate Tech Median Age

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