Energy Technology Landscape Trends and Insights  – Q1 2017

Here is our Q1 2017 summary report on the Energy Technology startup sector. The following report includes a startup landscape overview, graphical trends and insights, and recent funding and exit events.

We are currently tracking 743 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $44 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology landscape report and database.

Where in the world are Energy Technology startups? Q1 2017

The analyses below summarize where Energy Technology innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through October 2016.

Energy Technology Company Count by Country

The above map shows the number of Energy Technology companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with over 460 companies.

Energy Technology VC Funding by Country

The above map shows the amount of total Energy Technology startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $31B.

We are currently tracking 742 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $44B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology landscape report and database.

Energy Technology Funding Trends – Q1 2017

The following graphs highlight recent trends in Energy Technology funding activity. The graphics include data through early October 2016.

Energy Technology Funding Over Time

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Energy Technology startups for each year. 2016 is the best year with just over $12B in funding. 2013 comes in at second place at around $4B in funding.

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The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Energy Technology companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2007 have raised the most funding at over $6.5B, followed by those founded in 2006 which have raised about $4B.

We are currently tracking 737 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $43 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology report and database.

Average Funding by Energy Technology Category – Q4 2016

Energy Technology Average Funding by Category

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Energy Technology category. The Solar Energy category leads the sector with around $160M in average funding per company, followed by the Geothermal Energy category with just under $140M in average funding per company.

We are currently tracking 721 Energy Technology companies in 12 categories across 45 countries, with a total of $41 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Energy Technology landscape report and database.