[30] Update: Azafran's Applied Deep Tech Index & Tracker

by Daniel Nikic, Senior Associate & Data Team Lead

Compiled each week by the Azafran Data Team, transactions specific to the Azafran Fund II Thesis have soared from a total of ~$4B in 2017 to over $60B YTD Q4 2021 and are forecasted to exceed $200B by 2025. The Azafran Applied Deep Tech Index tracks all transactions globally related to companies utilizing voice, acoustics / sensory and imagery feeding augmented AI/ML into the MedTech, IoT and Enterprise / B2B markets. Funding and exit results, YTD and total: YTD funding and exits by year:

  • 2022 - $27.3B - 174 exits

  • 2021 - $17B - 192 exits

  • 2020 - $4.3B - 111 exits

  • 2019 - $15.8B - 125 exits

  • 2018 - $3.6B - 92 exits

  • 2017 - $17.4B - 67 exits

Total funding and exits by year:

  • 2022 - $27.3B - 174 exits

  • 2021 - $152.1B - 802 exits

  • 2020 - $25.7B - 470 exits

  • 2019 - $29.9B - 450 exits

  • 2018 - $21.2B - 378 exits

  • 2017 - $29.7B - 255 exits