[31] 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 (early May) and total:


YTD funding and exits by year:

  • 2022 - $28.69B - 214 exits

  • 2021 - $21.42B - 253 exits

  • 2020 - $6.963B - 139 exits

  • 2019 - $5.77B - 159 exits

  • 2018 - $2.55B - 113 exits

  • 2017 - $1.28B - 83 exits

Total funding and exits by year:

  • 2022 - $28.69B - 214 exits

  • 2021 - $67.43B - 802 exits

  • 2020 - $27.01B - 470 exits

  • 2019 - $23.44B - 450 exits

  • 2018 - $9.48B - 378 exits

  • 2017 - $4.88B - 255 exits