In-store retail tech funding, deals, exits, and unicorn births all hit new records in 2021.
Tech to optimize store operations and enhance the in-person shopping experience garnered record funding in 2021. Investors funneled money into retail store tech from cashierless checkout systems to shelf monitoring tools to employee communication tools.
In our State of Retail Tech 2021: In-Store Retail Tech report, we dig into private market trends to uncover takeaways like:
- How much funding in-store tech companies raised in 2021
- Which region garnered more than $3 out of every $10 raised in in-store tech
- The record unicorn count and unicorn birth trends
- How IPO, SPAC, and M&A exits changed year-over-year for in-store tech companies
For all the insights and record figures, download the report in the left sidebar.
For more on retail tech funding activity globally, download the full 192-page report.