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IoT Q2 2018 Startup Highlights

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Internet of Things (IoT) startup quarterly highlights. Includes a sector summary with a deep dive on recent events. Contact info@venturescanner.com or visit www.venturescanner.com to learn more about our research platform for technology startups!

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IoT Q2 2018 Startup Highlights

  1. 1. July 2018 Q2 Startup Highlights INTERNET OF THINGS
  2. 2. INTERNET OF THINGS 20 Categories 2,135 Companies $55B Funding 2Sector stats are continuously changing,data cumulativethrough June 2018
  3. 3. The graphic above shows only a sampling of companiesin each category. Data cumulativethrough June 2018 INTERNET OF THINGS The Venture Scanner researchplatform currently tracks 2135 internet of things startups with $55B in funding IoTComponents (106Companies) IoTIndustrial (96Companies) IoTUserInterface (93Companies) IoTAgriculture (107Companies) IoTHome (326Companies) IoTDronesandRobotics (259Companies) IoTCityandBuildings (108Companies) IoTLifestyle (240Companies) IoTSoftwarePlatforms (269Companies) IoTAutomotive (90Companies) IoTEducationandToys (56Companies) IoTFitness (161Companies) IoTHealthCare (253Companies) IoTHardwarePlatforms (105Companies) IoTTagsandJewelry (81Companies) IoTSmartWatches (44Companies) IoTEnterprise (72 Companies) IoTRetail (52 Companies) IoTSecurity (68Companies) IoTUtilitiesandEnergy (55 Companies) 3
  4. 4. Software Platforms Drones and Robotics Fitness Home Hardware Platforms Lifestyle Health Care User Interface Enterprise Components Automotive Agriculture City and Buildings Utilities and Energy Security Industrial Retail Education and ToysSmart Watches Tags and Jewelry 4 Innovation quadrant for internet of things (IoT) AverageFunding of Companiesin Category ESTABLISHED HEAVYWEIGHTS PIONEERS DISRUPTORS AverageAgeofCompaniesinCategory This quadrant shows a relative segmentationof the categories with respect to oneanother, data cumulativethrough June 2018 Visit www.venturescanner.comto learn more about our internetof things report and research platform
  5. 5. 5 IoT Drones and Robotics companies raised the most funding last quarter IoT Drones and Robotics companies raised $1.3B in Q2 2018, and had the highest growth rate at 24% Total IoT Category Funding with CurrentQuarter Highlighted Companiesare categorized by function, and therefore can exist in multiple categories. Data cumulativethrough June 2018 Visit www.venturescanner.comto learn more about our internetof things report and research platform 0% 5% 10% 15% 20% 25% 30% - 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 GrowthFromPreviousTotal Funding($B) Previous Total Quarterly Funding Percent Growth
  6. 6. 6 Funding amounts into IoT are growing Annual funding grew at a CAGR of 44% from 2012-2017, and the first half of 2018 is on par with 2017’s start Internet of Things Quarterly Funding Over Time Data cumulativethrough June2018 Visit www.venturescanner.comto learn more about our internetof things report and research platform 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Funding($B) Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
  7. 7. 7 IoT funding events were mostly Series A and Series B in Q2 2018 There were 75 funding events in Q2 2018, 64% of which were Series A or Series B Recent Internet of Things Funding Round Counts Graph shows only the funding rounds listed therein Visit www.venturescanner.comto learn more about our internetof things report and research platform - 5 10 15 20 25 30 Seed A B C D Late Stage FundingEvents Funding Event
  8. 8. 8 IoT exit activity is on a general upward trend There were 12 exit events in Q2 2018, all of which were acquisitions Internet of Things Exit Events Over Time Data cumulativethrough June2018 Visit www.venturescanner.comto learn more about our internetof things report and research platform 0 5 10 15 20 25 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2012 2012 2012 2012 2013 2013 2013 2013 2014 2014 2014 2014 2015 2015 2015 2015 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017 2017 2017 2017 2018 2018 ExitEvents Acquired IPO
  9. 9. 9 IoT Software Platforms is the most funded category within IoT IoT Software Platforms category accounts for 10% of funding in the sector Venture Investing in Internet of Things Companiesare categorized by function, and therefore can exist in multiple categories. Data cumulativethrough June 2018 Visit www.venturescanner.comto learn more about our internetof things report and research platform 0 50 100 150 200 250 300 350 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 CompanyCount Funding($B) Funding Count
  10. 10. 10 IoT innovation is a global phenomenon Internet of Things Company Count by Country Data cumulativethrough June2018 Visit www.venturescanner.comto learn more about our internetof things report and research platform 12540 Companies
  11. 11. Venture Scanner is the foundation of your startup research 11 Purchase our full reports and research platform to keep ahead of the innovation curve UncoverTrends Develop insights into technology sectors IdentifyStartups Find companies relevant to your strategic needs StayCurrent See all updates and developments Join international Fortune 500 companies that trust Venture Scanner to power their startup research needs Visit www.venturescanner.comto learn more about our internetof things report and research platform
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