Security Technology Funding by Round – Q3 2017

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

Security Technology Funding Amount by Round
Security 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 general increase in the overall sector funding, with the total amount peaking in 2015. Asides from Seed Stage, all other rounds of funding saw relatively equal amounts of funding. After 2015 the overall sector funding saw a sharp decline.

Security Technology Funding Count by Round
Security Technology Funding Count by Round

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

We are currently tracking 972 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $20.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report.

Security Technology Exits by Category and by Year – Q3 2017

The following graphs highlight the exit activity in the Security Technology sector. The graphics include data through July 2017.

Security Technology Exit Activity by Category
Security Technology Exit Activity by Category

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Security Technology category. The Threat Detection category leads the sector with 16 IPOs and 40 acquisitions. The Identity Security category follows behind with 7 IPOs and 35 acquisitions.

Security Technology Exit Activity by Year
Security Technology Exit Activity by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Security Technology by year. 2016 currently leads the sector with 39 acquisitions, with 2017 following behind with 1 IPO and 31 acquisitions.

We are currently tracking 958 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $20.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report.

Security Technology Companies Founded by Year – Q2 2017

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

Security Technology Companies Founded by Year
Security Technology Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Security Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2014 ranks at the top with around 106 companies founded. 2013 follows as the runner-up with about 98 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 926 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $19.1 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report.

Security Technology Funding by Round – Q2 2017

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

Security Technology Funding Amount by Round
Security 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 general increase in the overall sector funding, with the total amount peaking in 2015. Asides from Seed Stage, all other rounds of funding saw relatively equal amounts of funding. After 2015 the overall sector funding saw a sharp decline.

Security Technology Funding Count by Round
Security Technology Funding Count by Round

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

We are currently tracking 912 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $18.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report.

Security Technology Exits by Category and by Year – Q2 2017

The following graphs highlight the exit activity in the Security Technology sector. The graphics include data through February 2017.

Exit Activity by Category in Security Technology
Exit Activity by Category in Security Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Security Technology category. The Threat Detection category leads the sector with 17 IPOs and 34 acquisitions. The Data Security category follows behind with 4 IPOs and 30 acquisitions.

Exit Activity by Year in Security Technology
Exit Activity by Year in Security Technology

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Security Technology by year. 2016 currently leads the sector with 38 acquisitions, with 2015 following behind with 20 acquisitions.

We are currently tracking 898 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $17.6 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report.

Average and Median Age by Security Technology Category – Q2 2017

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

Average/Median Age by Security Tech Category
Average/Median Age by Security Tech Category

The above graph summarizes the average age and median age of companies in each Security Technology category. The Email Security category has the highest average age at around 12 years and the highest median age at around 14 years. The Endpoint Security category is the runner-up with an average age of around 11 years and a median age of around 10 years.

We are currently tracking 882 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 42 countries, with a total of $17.1 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report.

Security Technology Companies Founded by Year – Q1 2017

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

Security Technology Companies Founded by Year
Security Technology Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Security Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2014 ranks at the top with around 95 companies founded. 2013 follows as the runner-up with about 91 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 868 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 41 countries, with a total of $16.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology market report.