Artificial Intelligence Companies Founded by Year – Q3 2017

The following graph shows the founding year distribution in the Artificial Intelligence sector. The graphic includes data through July 2017.

Artificial Intelligence Companies Founded by Year
Artificial Intelligence Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Artificial Intelligence companies founded in a certain year. 2014 ranks at the top with around 259 companies founded in that year alone. 2013 is the runner-up with 244 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 1942 Artificial Intelligence companies in 13 categories across 70 countries, with a total of $23 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Artificial Intelligence market report.

Artificial Intelligence Funding by Round – Q3 2017

The following two graphs summarize the rounds of funding going into the Artificial Intelligence (AI) space. Please note these graphics are made using data through July 2017.

Artificial Intelligence Funding Amount by Round
Artificial Intelligence 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 2016. Earlier stage funding rounds (Series A, B, and C) made up most of the funding amount.

Artificial Intelligence Funding Count by Round
Artificial Intelligence 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 general upward trend that peaked in 2014 and 2015, and then declined slightly 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 1917 Artificial Intelligence companies in 13 categories across 70 countries, with a total of $21.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Artificial Intelligence market report.

Artificial Intelligence Exits by Category and by Year – Q3 2017

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

Artificial Intelligence Exits by Category
Artificial Intelligence Exits by Category

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Artificial Intelligence category. The Machine Learning Applications category leads the sector with 4 IPOs and 43 acquisitions. The Natural Language Processing category is the runner-up with 4 IPOs and 29 acquisitions.

Artificial Intelligence Exits by Year
Artificial Intelligence Exits by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Artificial Intelligence by year. 2017 currently leads the sector with 1 IPO and 41 acquisitions, with 2016 following behind with 39 acquisitions.

We are currently tracking 1896 Artificial Intelligence companies in 13 categories across 70 countries, with a total of $19B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Artificial Intelligence market report.

Average and Median Age by Artificial Intelligence Category – Q3 2017

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

Average/Median Age by AI Category
Average/Median Age by AI Category

The above graph summarizes the average and median age of companies in each Artificial Intelligence category. The Speech to Speech Translation category has the highest average age at around 13 years, followed by the Speech Recognition category with an average age of 9 years. The Speech Recognition category also has the highest median age at around 9 years.

We are currently tracking 1866 Artificial Intelligence companies in 13 categories across 70 countries, with a total of $17.6 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Artificial Intelligence market report.

Artificial Intelligence Companies Founded by Year – Q2 2017

The following graph shows the founding year distribution in the Artificial Intelligence sector. The graphic includes data through April 2017.

Artificial Intelligence Companies Founded by Year
Artificial Intelligence Companies Founded by Year

The above graph summarizes the number of Artificial Intelligence companies founded in a certain year. 2014 ranks at the top with around 231 companies founded in that year alone. 2013 is the runner-up with 220 companies founded in that year.

We are currently tracking 1844 Artificial Intelligence companies in 13 categories across 70 countries, with a total of $16.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Artificial Intelligence market report.

Artificial Intelligence Funding by Round – Q2 2017

The following two graphs summarize the rounds of funding going into the Artificial Intelligence (AI) space. Please note these graphics are made using data through April 2017.

Artificial Intelligence Funding Amount by Round
Artificial Intelligence Funding Amount by Round

The graph above shows the total amount of VC funding broken out by round. 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 Count by Round
Artificial Intelligence Funding Count by Round

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by round. 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 1819 Artificial Intelligence companies in 13 categories across 70 countries, with a total of $16.1 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Artificial Intelligence market report.

Artificial Intelligence Exits by Category and by Year – Q2 2017

The following graphs highlight the exit activity in the Artificial Intelligence sector. The graphics include data through April 2017.

Exit Activity by Category in Artificial Intelligence
Exit Activity by Category in Artificial Intelligence

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in each Artificial Intelligence category. The Machine Learning Applications category leads the sector with 5 IPOs and 36 acquisitions. The Computer Vision Platforms category is the runner-up with 2 IPOs and 29 acquisitions.

Exit Activity by Year in Artificial Intelligence
Exit Activity by Year in Artificial Intelligence

The above graph summarizes the number of exits (acquisitions and IPOs) in Artificial Intelligence by year. 2016 currently leads the sector with 36 acquisitions, with 2017 following behind with 1 IPO and 25 acquisitions.

We are currently tracking 1778 Artificial Intelligence companies in 13 categories across 70 countries, with a total of $15B in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Artificial Intelligence market report.