Google vs CB Insights March 16, 2017 Newsletter Archive March 16, 2017 Share Google vs CB Insights on Facebook Share Google vs CB Insights on Twitter Share Google vs CB Insights on LinkedIn Share Google vs CB Insights via Email Newsletter Archive Startup graveyard. Bitcoin & blockchain startups to watch. Wealth tech financing. 3.14159 Hi there, Do you love pie charts? Well, today is your lucky day. Also, today is the last day to get discounted tickets for The Future of Fintech Conference. The speaker lineup is bonkers. Here’s just a sampling of the 40 speakers. Use code NLFintech17 to get $1000 off through the end of today. On with the show. First, we put the CB Insights startup search engine up against Google search, and we kind of schooled them. The startup graveyard We looked at startup failure and VC-backed deal activity within the renewables space. In the last 5 years, top investor in the space Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers saw a drop in deal activity from more than 12 overall to just 1 in 2016. A real pie chart Never hated pie so much. Into the deep We identified over 60 startups in the deep learning space. The companies below operate across 10 different categories, from computer vision to robotics to healthcare, and more. I’ll never get this time back I spent 25 minutes trying to figure out what this was trying to say. I’ve got problems. Startups to watch We identified 10 early-stage bitcoin and blockchain startups to watch based on recency of funding, quality of investors, and company health. The companies on our list have all raised funding in the past 20 months. All these companies can be found on the Bitcoin & Blockchain Collection on the CB Insights platform. Spread the wealth We looked at funding trends to investment and wealth management startups since 2012. 2016 set a record with 74 deals to wealth tech companies across $657M. Love the attention to detail Ever wondered where US foreign aid goes? This pie chart breaks it down. The Industry Standard CB Insights data is the most trusted by those in the industry and the media. A few recent hits. Business Insider. Julio M. Ottino & Mark P. Mills write about the need for educators to foster innovation-as-a-skill, a key feature of entrepreneurship, and refer to the CB Insights Unicorn Tracker. Deal Street Asia. Shiwen Yap (@shiwenyap) digs into the regulatory barriers insurance tech faces and cites CB Insights investment data in the space. Betakit. Amira Zubairi (@amirazubairi) reports on a University of Toronto study identifying top Canadian companies using CB Insights data on VC-backed Canadian startups. Zee Business. A look at investment into the ag tech space with a mention of CB Insights data on the subject. I love you. Anand @asanwal P.S. We’ll be diving into synthetic biology startups, investors, and financing trends on March 21st. Sign up here. If you aren’t already a client, sign up for a free trial to learn more about our platform.