Was super-pumped to unveil the new IoT Revolution Landscape at ReadWrite’s IoT event in San Francisco yesterday.
3000 companies in 30 categories in the U.S. and Canada have raised $125B in funding and are now worth $613B in mostly private valuation. They include 95 unicorns (for now!), plus many tiny startups, and a few big old companies.
Interesting: I asked people where IoT is in the hype cycle:
- expectations rising
- peak of inflated expectations
- trending down
- trough of disillusionment
- slope of enlightment
- plateau of productivity
The consensus? There really wasn’t one. People were scattered all over the graph.
Here’s the IoT Landscape that ReadWrite and Spoke Intelligence put together, and that I walked through in my keynote:
For more info, check my Forbes post from yesterday.