early-stage fintech market map March 4, 2017 Newsletter Archive March 4, 2017 Share early-stage fintech market map on Facebook Share early-stage fintech market map on Twitter Share early-stage fintech market map on LinkedIn Share early-stage fintech market map via Email Newsletter Archive International sales tech startups. Big 5 private market bets. Digital health financing. Hi there, Here are this week’s top briefs: Snap IPO: Where Does It Stack Up Against Recent Social & Messaging Exits Snap is the biggest US-based tech company IPO since Facebook’s in 2012. Where Smart Money VCs Are Placing Bets in Fintech in One Market Map From banking to blockchain to insurance and real estate, here’s where smart money VCs are investing in fintech. Google Leads Top US Tech Companies In Investments While Google leads the US tech giants in equity investments, Microsoft and Amazon have increased their investment activity since 2015. 45 Sales Tech Startups Outside The US In One Infographic Between 2012 and 2016, deal share to sales tech startups outside the US increased from 25% to 45%. Energy Deals Outside The United States India has emerged as the leading country for renewable deals outside the United States since 2015. The Trends, Companies, And Categories The Top VC Firms Are Betting On Advertising and e-commerce are out, AI and insurance tech are in. These are the industries that have the eye of elite venture investors. Grapeless Wine And Cowless Milk: 60+ Synthetic Biology Startups In A Market Map Synthetic biology startups are engineering cells to produce everything from painkillers to jet fuel. Digital Health Funding Sees Record Year In 2016 Early-stage deals dominate with 58% of global deal share in 2016. 95 Bitcoin & Blockchain Startups In One Market Map Bitcoin and blockchain companies are popping up in numerous sectors, including financial services, social, intellectual property, and IoT. Three Cybersecurity AI Startups Acquired By Tech Giants In 2017 Amazon and Hewlett Packard were among the acquirers. Invincea, provider of malware threat detection, is featured below. Have a great weekend. I love you. Anand @asanwal If you aren’t already a client, sign up for a free trial to learn more about our platform.