From inventory management software to industrial exoskeletons, startups are giving factories a digital facelift. We investigated the private market trends inside advanced manufacturing.
The advanced manufacturing industry is rapidly heating up, with corporates including GE, Google, and Salesforce reaching into private markets to invest in startups in the space.
Our advanced manufacturing category encompasses technologies for more customizable, automated, and digitized manufacturing and supply chains. The category includes the industrial Internet of Things, and additionally includes robotics, software-as-a-service, and 3D printing, among other technologies being applied to manufacturing.
This post will dive into startups, investors, and major trends in innovation in the advanced manufacturing industry. Highlights from our analysis include:
- Slowing deals and rising exits
- High-momentum startups, including companies working in supply chain software, industrial cybersecurity, and industrial AR
- Corporate interest in 3D printing and Foxconn’s moves
- Trends to watch, including 3D printing’s revival, decentralization of supply chains, and industrial capacity as a service.
- Concluding notes, including the rise of industrial focused SaaS
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Advanced Manufacturing refers to startups working at making factories and manufacturer's supply chains more digitized and efficient. Look for Advanced Manufacturing in the Collections tab.Track Advanced Manufacturing Startups