Security Technology Funding by Type – Q4 2016

The following two graphs summarize the types of funding going into the Security Technology space. Please note these graphics are made using 2016 data through October.

Security Technology Funding by Type - Amount
Security Technology Funding by Type – Amount

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by type. In recent years, we’ve seen a general increase in the amount of funding across the board, with growth in the amount of practically all funding stages.

Security Technology Funding by Type - Count
Security Technology Funding by Type – Count

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by type. Similar to the earlier graph, we’ve seen a general upward trend over these past few years. Earlier stage deals (Seed, Series A, Series B) make up a larger share of the total count.

We are currently tracking 767 Security Technology companies in 14 categories across 40 countries, with a total of $12.9 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Security Technology landscape report and database.

Marketing Technology Companies Founded by Year – Q4 2016

Marketing Technology Companies Founded by Year
Marketing Technology Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Marketing Technology companies founded in a certain year. 2010 and 2012 rank at the top with almost 170 companies founded in each of those years. 2011 is close behind, at around 150 companies founded.

We are currently tracking 1,441 Marketing Technology companies in 15 categories across 54 countries, with a total of $21 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Marketing Technology landscape report and database.

Average and Median Age by Health Technology Category – Q1 2017

Health Technology Startup Average and Median Age
Health Technology Startup Average and Median Age

The above graph summarizes the average and median age of companies in each Health Technology category. The Electronic Health/Medical Records category has the highest average age at 14 years, and the Healthcare Robotics category has the highest median age, also at 14 years.

We are currently tracking 1,612 Health Technology companies in 22 categories across 54 countries, with a total of $35 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Health Technology landscape report and database.

Venture Investing In Insurance Technology – Q1 2017

Venture Investing In Insurance Technology - Q1 2016
Venture Investing In Insurance Technology – Q1 2016

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Insurance Technology category to the number of companies in the category. The Health/Travel Insurance category leads the sector in total funding at $9B. The Insurance Comparison category takes the lead in company count, with around 275 startups.

We are currently tracking 1,014 Insurance Technology companies in 14 categories across 54 countries, with a total of $17B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Insurance Technology landscape report and database.

Internet of Things Activity by Selected Investors – Q4 2016

Internet of Things (IoT) Activity by Selected Investors
Internet of Things (IoT) Activity by Selected Investors

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Internet of Things (IoT) investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. SOSV takes the lead in both categories, making the highest number of investments (around 70) and backing the most companies (over 45). Techstars, Intel Capital, and Khosla Ventures round out the top of the list.

We are currently tracking 1,520 Internet of Things companies in 20 categories across 47 countries, with a total of $26.32 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full IoT landscape report and database.

Artificial Intelligence Funding by Type – Q4 2016

The following two graphs summarize the types of funding going into the Artificial Intelligence (AI) space.

Artificial Intelligence Funding Type  - Amount
Artificial Intelligence Funding Type  –  Amount

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by type. In recent years, we’ve seen a general increase in the amount of funding across the board, with growth in the amount of practically all funding stages.

Artificial Intelligence Funding Type  -  Count
Artificial Intelligence Funding Type  –  Count

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by type. Similar to the earlier graph, we’ve seen a general upward trend over these past few years. Earlier stage deals (Seed, Series A) make up a larger share of the total count.

We are currently tracking 1,522 Artificial Intelligence companies in 13 categories across 73 countries, with a total of $9.8 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full AI landscape report and database.

Virtual Reality Companies Founded by Year – Q4 2016

Virtual Reality (VR) Companies Founded by Year
Virtual Reality (VR) Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Virtual Reality companies founded in a certain year. 2015 ranks at the top with just under 100 companies founded. 2014 and 2013 come in at second and third, respectively.

We are currently tracking 572 Virtual Reality companies in 13 categories across 44 countries, with a total of $3.7 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Virtual Reality landscape report and database.