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

by Daniel Nikic, Principal & 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 July) and total:


YTD funding and exits by year:

  • 2022 - $32.6B - 326 exits

  • 2021 - $54.1B - 407 exits

  • 2020 - $9.7B - 225 exits

  • 2019 - $18.8B - 235 exits

  • 2018 - $5.3B - 195 exits

  • 2017 - $21.5B - 132 exits

Total funding and exits by year:

  • 2022 - $32.6B - 326 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