Average and Median Age by Retail Technology Category – Q2 2017

The following graph shows average and median age in the Retail Technology sector. The graphic includes data through April 2017.

Age by Retail Technology Category
Age by Retail Technology Category

The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each Retail Technology category. The Local Daily Deals category ranks as the most mature Retail Technology category with an average age of around 11 years and a median age of 7 years. Made to Measure Customization comes in as the second oldest category, with a average age of around 10 years and a median age of 7 years.

We are currently tracking 1628 Retail Technology companies in 22 categories across 58 countries, with a total of $48.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Retail Technology market report.

Where in the world are Retail Technology startups? Q2 2017

The analyses below summarize where Retail Technology innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through April 2017.

Retail Tech Q2 2017 Company Count by Country

The above map shows the number of Retail Tech companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 900 companies.

Retail Tech Q2 2017 VC Funding by Country

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

We are currently tracking 1,622 Retail Tech companies in 22 categories across 58 countries, with a total of $48B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Retail Technology market report.

Retail Technology Companies Founded by Year – Q2 2017

The following graph shows the founding year distribution in the Retail Technology sector. The graphic includes data through May 2017.

Retail Technology Companies Founded by Year
Retail Technology Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Retail Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2012 ranks at the top with around 228 companies founded in that year alone. 2011 is the runner-up with 220 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 1610 Retail Technology companies in 22 categories across 58 countries, with a total of $46.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Retail Technology market report.

Retail Technology Funding Trends through Q2 2017

The following graphs highlight recent trends in the Retail Technology startup funding activity. The graphics include data through April 2017.

Retail Tech Q2 2017 Funding by Year

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Retail Tech startups for each year. 2015 has the most funding to date at just under $9B.

Retail Tech Funding by Vintage Year Q2 2017

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Retail Tech companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2012 have raised the most funding at over $4.5B.

We are currently tracking 1,602 Retail Tech companies in 22 categories across 56 countries, with a total of $44 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Retail Technology report.

Retail Technology Funding by Round – Q2 2017

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

Retail Technology Funding Amount by Round
Retail Technology Funding Amount by Round

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. From 2009 to 2015, we saw a general increase in the overall sector funding, with the total amount peaking once in 2011 and peaking by more than twice that amount in 2015. With the exception of Seed funding, all other rounds of funding saw approximately equal amounts during these years. After 2015 the overall sector funding saw a sharp decline.

Retail Technology Funding Count by Round
Retail Technology Funding Count by Round

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by round. From 2006 to 2014 we’ve seen a steep upward trend that peaked in 2014, dipped slightly in 2015, and then declined sharply in 2016. Earlier stage funding such as Seed, Series A, and Series B events make up the majority of funding event counts.

We are currently tracking 1595 Retail Technology companies in 22 categories across 56 countries, with a total of $43.2 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Retail Technology market report.

Retail Technology Startup Market Trends and Insights Q2 2017

Here is our Q2 2017 summary report on the Retail 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 1,595 Retail Technology companies in 22 categories across 56 countries, with a total of $43 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Insurance Technology market report.

Retail Technology Activity by Selected Investors – Q2 2017

The following graph summarizes investor activity in the Retail Technology space. Please note these graphics are made using data through April 2017.

Retail Technology Q2 2017 Investor Activity

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Retail Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. Major investors include Sequoia Capital, 500 Startups, SV Angel, Accel Partners, and GV.

We are currently tracking 1,589 Retail Technology companies in 22 categories across 56 countries, with a total of $42 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Retail Technology market report.