Future of TV Funding Trends – Q1 2017

The following graphs highlight recent trends in Future of Television startup funding activity. The graphics include data through February 2017.

Future of TV Funding by Year Q1 2017

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by Future of TV startups for each year. 2016 is the best year with around $4.25B in funding. 2015 comes in at second place with more than $3B in funding.

Future of TV Q1 2017 Vintage Year Funding

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by Future of TV companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2011 have raised the most funding at around $3.3B.

We are currently tracking 735 Future of TV companies in 11 categories across 38 countries, with a total of $23 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Future of TV report and database.

3D Printing Technology Landscape Trends and Insights  – Q1 2017

Here is our Q1 2017 summary report on the 3D Printing 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 374 3D Printing Technology companies in 9 categories across 41 countries, with a total of $1.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full 3D Printing Technology landscape report and database.

Where in the world are Retail Technology startups? Q1 2017

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

Retail Technology Company Count by Country Q1 2017

The above map shows the number of Retail Technology companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 880 companies.

Retail Technology VC Funding by Country Q1 2017

The above map shows the amount of total Retail Technology startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $24B.

We are currently tracking 1,559 Retail Technology companies in 22 categories across 57 countries, with a total of $38B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Retail Technology landscape report and database.

Venture Investing in Connected Transportation – Q1 2017

The following graphs highlight venture investing trends into the Connected Transportation sector. The graphics include data through January 2017.

Connected Transportation Venture Investing Q1 2017

The above graph compares the total venture funding in each Connected Transportation category to the number of companies in the category. The Ride Hailing category takes the lead in total funding at just over $30B. Automotive Telematics has the most number of startups at around 200.

Connected Transportation Category Average Funding Q1 2017

The above analysis summarizes the average company funding in each Connected Transportation category. The Ride Hailing category leads the sector with around $375M in average funding per company, followed by the Smart City/Mobility and Autonomous/Assisted Car categories.

We are currently tracking 1,083 Connected Transportation companies in 17 categories across 65 countries, with a total of $57B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Connected Transportation landscape report and database.

Blockchain Technology Activity by Selected Investors – Q1 2017

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

Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology Investor Activity Q1 2017

The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Blockchain Technology investors participated in, and the number of unique companies funded by selected investors. The Digital Currency Group takes the lead in both metrics, with over 60 total investments into the space and just under 50 companies backed. Other major investors include Blockchain Capital, Pantera Capital, and 500 Startups.

We are currently tracking 914 Blockchain Technology companies in 12 categories across 73 countries, with a total of $2 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Blockchain Technology landscape report and database.

Artificial Intelligence Funding Trends – Q1 2017

The following graphs highlight recent trends in Artificial Intelligence (AI) startup funding activity. The graphics include data through October 2016.

AI Funding by Year Q1 2017

The above graph summarizes the total funding raised by AI startups for each year. 2016 is the best year with around $2.5B in funding. 2015 comes in at second place at just under $2B in funding.

AI Vintage Year Funding Q1 2017

The above graph summarizes the total amount of funding raised by AI companies founded in a certain year. Companies founded in 2012 have raised the most funding at around $1.4B.

We are currently tracking 1,675 Artificial Intelligence companies in 13 categories across 70 countries, with a total of $13 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Artificial Intelligence report and database.

Where in the world are Virtual Reality startups? Q1 2017

The analyses below summarize where Virtual Reality (VR) innovations are occurring. The graphic includes data through October 2016.

Virtual Reality Company Count by Country Q1 2017

The above map shows the number of VR companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 280 companies.

VR VC Funding by Country Q1 2017

The above map shows the amount of total VR startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $3B.

We are currently tracking 637 Virtual Reality companies in 13 categories across 46 countries, with a total of $4.6B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Virtual Reality landscape report and database.