The IoT Investment Opportunity
Hype around the Internet of Things is growing, and venture capital investors are increasingly getting into the game as more IoT-based startups emerge with innovative technology.
According to a study by market research firm CBInsights, funding for IoT startups is at an all-time high, reaching $846 million in financing in the first quarter of 2016, up from $680 million in the year-ago quarter, according to a CBInsights report. Since May, at least eight big IoT startups have landed funding from investors including Intel Capital, Qualcomm Ventures and others.
Following are the 10 most active investors of the past five years, from least active to most active, according to CBInsights.