Average and Median Age by Future of TV Category – Q3 2017

The following graph shows average and median age in the Future of TV sector. The graphic includes data through May 2017.

Age by Future of TV Category
Age by Future of TV Category

The above graph summarizes the average and median age of companies in each Future of TV category. The Video Infrastructure category has the highest average age at around 12 years. Video Infrastructure, Video Management, and Video Licensing categories all have the highest median age at around 10 years.

We are currently tracking 767 Future of TV companies in 11 categories across 41 countries, with a total of $25.2 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Future of TV market report.

Future of TV Funding by Round – Q2 2017

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

Future of TV Funding Amount by Round
Future of TV 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 in 2016. With the exception of Seed funding and Late Stage funding, all other rounds of funding saw approximately equal amounts during these years.

Future of TV Funding Count by Round
Future of TV Funding Count by Round

The graph above shows the total count of funding events broken out by round. From 2009 to 2013 we’ve seen an upward trend that peaked in 2013 and then declined sharply thereafter. Earlier stage funding such as Seed, Series A, and Series B events make up the majority of funding event counts.

We are currently tracking 755 Future of TV companies in 11 categories across 39 countries, with a total of $24.5 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Future of TV market report.

Where in the World are Future of TV Startups? – Q4 2016

The analyses below summarize where Future of TV innovations are occurring.

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Future of TV Company Count by Country

The above map shows the number of Future of TV companies located in different countries. The United States ranks as the top country with around 467 companies.

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Future of TV VC Funding by Country
The above map shows the amount of total Future of TV startup venture capital funding in different countries. The United States has the most VC funding at around $17.6B.

We are currently tracking 694 Future of TV companies in 11 categories across 37 countries, with a total of $20.1 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Future of TV report and database.

Future of TV Category Innovation Quadrant – Q4

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Future of TV Category Innovation Quadrant

Our Innovation Quadrant provides a snapshot of the average funding and average age for the different Future of TV categories and how they compare with one another.

  • Heavyweights: Categories with high average funding and high average age. These categories are comprised of companies that have reached maturity with significant financing.
  • Established: Categories with low average funding and high average age. These categories are comprised of companies that have reached maturity with less financing.
  • Disruptors: Categories with high average funding and low average age. These categories are comprised of companies that are less mature with significant financing.
  • Pioneers: Categories with low average funding and low average age. These categories are comprised of companies that are less mature with earlier stages of financing.

The definitions of the Future of TV categories represented in the above Innovation Quadrant are as follows:

Multi-channel Networks: Multi-channel networks (MCN) are entities that aggregate content from multiple YouTube publishers into one channel.

Social Video Platforms: Social networks built around video/TV content, and applications used by the end-users alongside TV programs to offer enhanced viewing experiences.

Video Advertising Platforms: Video Advertising Platforms include ad networks that help marketers by finding and aggregating the supply of publisher inventory, ad servers that facilitate the delivery of ads from a stored server, and marketplaces that connect buyers and sellers over digital advertising space.

Video Analytics Platforms: Video Analytics Platforms measure and provide viewer analytics and social media data around TV shows to publishers and content creators.

Video Consumption Platforms: These companies enable users to consume television content through the Internet and across multiple screens. They include destination and over-the-top video platforms, as well as set-top boxes and connected TV devices.

Video Creation Platforms: Video creation platforms enable users to create or produce video content to be distributed across the Internet or other medium.

Video Discovery Platforms: Companies that help users find and curate relevant video content based on preferences and data analysis, as well as providing viewers with supplemental TV program information (e.g. descriptions, showtimes).

Video Distribution Platforms: Companies that provide a network of servers to deliver content to users based on their geographical location, and platforms that enable users to upload their videos and automatically distribute content across a variety of destinations.

Video Infrastructure Platforms: Video Infrastructure Platforms provide the backend system that support video streaming services. These include general infrastructure platforms as well as data management platforms that store and utilize user demographics and consumption data.

Video Licensing Platforms: Video Licensing Platforms manage and monetize the copyright of television, film, and digital video content and syndicate them with advertisements to deliver to publishers.

Video Management Platforms: Content Management Platforms handle the organization of video content such as processing videos for uploading, managing ad operations, and tagging video content with metadata to enhance targeted advertising.

We are currently tracking 692 Future of TV companies in 11 categories across 37 countries, with a total of $20.1 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Future of TV report and database.

Future of TV Market Overview – Q4 2016

Future of TV (Online Video) Map
Future of TV (Online Video) Map
The above sector map organizes the Future of TV sector into 11 categories and shows a sampling of companies in each category.
Multi-channel Networks: Multi-channel networks (MCN) are entities that aggregate content from multiple YouTube publishers into one channel.
Social Video Platforms: Social networks built around video/TV content, and applications used by the end-users alongside TV programs to offer enhanced viewing experiences.
Video Advertising Platforms: Video Advertising Platforms include ad networks that help marketers by finding and aggregating the supply of publisher inventory, ad servers that facilitate the delivery of ads from a stored server, and marketplaces that connect buyers and sellers over digital advertising space.
Video Analytics Platforms: Video Analytics Platforms measure and provide viewer analytics and social media data around TV shows to publishers and content creators.
Video Consumption Platforms: These companies enable users to consume television content through the Internet and across multiple screens. They include destination and over-the-top video platforms, as well as set-top boxes and connected TV devices.
Video Creation Platforms: Video creation platforms enable users to create or produce video content to be distributed across the Internet or other medium.
Video Discovery Platforms: Companies that help users find and curate relevant video content based on preferences and data analysis, as well as providing viewers with supplemental TV program information (e.g. descriptions, showtimes).
Video Distribution Platforms: Companies that provide a network of servers to deliver content to users based on their geographical location, and platforms that enable users to upload their videos and automatically distribute content across a variety of destinations.
Video Infrastructure Platforms: Video Infrastructure Platforms provide the backend system that support video streaming services. These include general infrastructure platforms as well as data management platforms that store and utilize user demographics and consumption data.
Video Licensing Platforms: Video Licensing Platforms manage and monetize the copyright of television, film, and digital video content and syndicate them with advertisements to deliver to publishers.
Video Management Platforms: Content Management Platforms handle the organization of video content such as processing videos for uploading, managing ad operations, and tagging video content with metadata to enhance targeted advertising.
We are currently tracking 688 Future of TV companies in 11 categories across 36 countries, with a total of $19.4 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Future of TV report and database.

Future of TV Activity by Selected Investors – Q3 2016

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Future of TV Activity by Selected Investors
The above analysis summarizes the total number of investment rounds Future of TV investors participated in, and the number of unique Future of TV companies funded by selected investors. Accel takes the lead with 27 investments and 14 Future of TV companies backed, followed by Intel with 25 investments and 12 Future of TV companies backed.
We are currently tracking 687 Future of TV companies in 11 categories across 36 countries, with a total of $20.3 Billion in funding. Click here to learn more about the full Future of TV landscape report and database.