StartUps and their Impact on Smart Buildings 2017

A Comprehensive Evaluation of StartUp Companies in the Smart Building Space

Published: Q1 2017
Date:
Q1 2017
Pages:
247
Charts & Tables:
51
Category:
Smart Buildings
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This Report is a New 2017 Definitive Resource for Evaluating Startup Companies in the Smart Buildings space.

Over the last nine years, a plethora of venture-backed startup companies have targeted commercial and industrial building owners and operators with technology offerings aimed not just at reducing energy costs, but also improving facility management efficiency and real estate operations. Also in order to increase the performance of physical security and safety in buildings and offering smart building to smart grid applications.

More recently, the Internet of Things (IoT) has started to have a profound effect on the competitive landscape, as software platforms, advanced sensors and networking solutions enable a new range of data-driven solutions for buildings. New players are emerging offering innovative solutions and new business models, reflecting the market disruption currently underway.

Our definition of a StartUp is “A private company formed no earlier than 2008 that is focused on the commercial and industrial buildings market, is not a subsidiary or an acquisition of a larger company and is often financed by venture capital or private equity funding.”


Why Do You Need This Report?
  • The report highlights the diversity and range of emerging players in the marketplace, backed up by listings of over 250 companies; segmented into six main categories: Building Internet of Things (BIoT); Enterprise Energy Management; Real Estate and Property Management; Physical Security in Buildings; Smart Building to Smart Grid Applications; and Other Applications.
  • The BIoT and Enterprise Energy Management categories attracted the highest number of new entrants, closely followed by Real Estate & Property Management. These top 3 categories, accounted for over 66% of the total number of companies.
  • The report outlines a fundamental change in the last two years in the nature of collaboration between established incumbents and early stage startups, which is now regarded by many players as being critical to their respective success.

The information and analysis in this report is based on research and interviews with emerging players in the Smart Building Space. It benefits from Memoori’s previous reports over the last 2 years on the Building Internet of Things (BIoT), Big Data and Building Performance Software. It demonstrates the critical contribution that Startups are making to the introduction of innovation in the Smart Buildings space.

As part of the research for this report, Memoori also identified 15 StartUp Companies to Watch in 2017. The full list is 75F / Asset Mapping / Camio / Ecorithm / Enlighted / Foghorn Systems / GELI / Levaux / Origami Energy / PointGrab / Prism Skylabs / Riptide / Stem / Switch Automation / Verdigris Technologies.

You can download a document profiling all of these companies here – 15 StartUp Companies to Watch in 2017.


Within its 247 Pages and 51 Charts and Tables, The Report Sieves out all the Key Facts and Draws Conclusions, so you can Understand how StartUp Companies are Shaping the Future of the Smart Building Industry
  • Companies in our listing of over 250 are predominantly building performance software focused, confirming that software is a key differentiator in intelligent buildings and has low entry barriers for new entrants.
  • 80% of the startups identified have received funding from venture capital or private equity since 2008. Over 60% of the new entrants are based in North America, reflecting the comparative ease with which startups can gain funding from US investors.
  • Startups have attracted a total of $3,927 million since 2008, with the highest level of funding achieved in 2016, showing increased confidence by investors in the sector and indicating the positive response companies are receiving for their products and services in the market.

Starting at only USD $1,500 this report provides valuable information into how StartUp companies are developing their business through Acquisitions, Partnerships and Alliances.


Who Should Buy This Report?

The information contained in this report will be of value to all those engaged in managing, operating and investing in smart building companies around the world. In particular those wishing to find alliance partners within the StartUp community will find it particularly useful.


Table of Contents
  • Preface
  • The Executive Summary
    1. 1. Introduction and Scope of the Report
      • 1.1 Introduction
      • 1.2 Smart Buildings Definition
      • 1.3 Definition of Startup Companies
      • 1.4 Focus and Categorization of Startups
    2. 2. Overview of New Entrants
    3. 3. Smart Building Applications
      • 3.1 The Building Internet of Things (BIoT)
      • 3.2 Enterprise Energy Management (EEM)
      • 3.3 Real Estate and Property Management
      • 3.4 Physical Security in Buildings
      • 3.5 Smart Building to Smart Grid Applications
      • 3.6 Other Smart Building Applications
    4. 4. The Global BIoT Market – Sizing & Growth Projections
    5. 5. Emerging Technologies
      • 5.1 Artificial Intelligence
      • 5.2 Commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and Smart Robots
      • 5.3 Blockchain
    6. 6. Partnerships and Investments
      • 6.1 Venture Capital and Private Equity Funding
      • 6.2 Acquisitions of Emerging Players
      • 6.3 Initial Public Offerings
      • 6.4 Collaboration between Startups and Corporations
      • 6.5 Accelerators and Incubators
    7. 7. Partnerships and Strategic Alliances of the Major Players
      • 7.1 BAS Players
        • 7.1.1 Johnson Controls and Tyco Investments and Partnerships
        • 7.1.2 Schneider Electric Investments and Partnerships
        • 7.1.3 Siemens Investments and Partnerships
        • 7.1.4 Honeywell Investments and Partnerships
      • 7.2 HVAC Equipment Suppliers
        • 7.2.1 United Technologies Corp. (UTC) Investments and Partnerships
      • 7.3 Utilities and Energy Services Providers
        • 7.3.1 Engie Investments and Partnerships
        • 7.3.2 E.ON Investments and Partnerships
      • 7.4 Lighting Companies
        • 7.4.1 General Electric Investments and Partnerships
        • 7.4.2 Osram Investments and Partnerships
        • 7.4.3 Philips Lighting Investments and Partnerships
      • 7.5 IT Players
        • 7.5.1 Cisco Investments and Partnerships
        • 7.5.2 Intel Investments and Partnerships
    8. 8. Profiles of Selected Startups
      • 8.1 75F
      • 8.2 Asset Mapping
      • 8.3 Camio
      • 8.4 Ecorithm
      • 8.5 Enlighted
      • 8.6 Foghorn Systems
      • 8.7 Growing Energy Labs Inc (GELI)
      • 8.8 Levaux
      • 8.9 Origami Energy
      • 8.10 PointGrab
      • 8.11 Prism Skylabs
      • 8.12 Riptide
      • 8.13 Stem
      • 8.14 Switch Automation
      • 8.15 Verdigris Technologies
    9. 9. What Does the Future Hold for StartUps?

Appendix
  • A1 – Startup Companies Listing
  • A2 – Funding and Investments 2015 – 2016
  • A3 – Acquisitions of New Entrants

List of Charts and Figures
  • Fig 2.1 – Number of StartUp Companies Founded 2008 – 2016
  • Fig 3.1 – New Entrants in The Building Internet of Things (BIoT)
  • Fig 3.2 – The BIoT and Big Data Supply Chain
  • Fig 3.3 – New Entrants in Enterprise Energy Management
  • Fig 3.4 – New Entrants in Real Estate and Property Management
  • Fig 3.5 – New Entrants in Indoor Mapping and Location Analytics
  • Fig 3.6 – New Entrants in Physical Security in Buildings
  • Fig 3.7 – New Entrants in Smart Buildings to Smart Grid Applications
  • Fig 4.1 – The Global Building Systems Market ($Bn)
  • Fig 4.2 – The Global Market for IoT in Buildings 2015 to 2021
  • Fig 5.1 – Assessment of Emerging Technologies
  • Fig 5.2 – New Entrants in Artificial Intelligence
  • Fig 5.3 – New Entrants in Commercial UAVs and Smart Robots
  • Fig 6.1 – Investments ($m) in Smart Building StartUps by Year 2011 to 2016
  • Fig 6.2 – Investment Value (%) in Smart Building StartUps by Segment 2008 to 2016
  • Fig 7.1 – Johnson Controls and Tyco Partnerships and Investments in Smart Building Startups
  • Fig 7.2 – Schneider Electric Partnerships and Investments in Smart Building Startups
  • Fig 7.3 – next47 Support for Startups
  • Fig 7.4 – Siemens Partnerships and Investments in Smart Building Startups
  • Fig 7.5 – Honeywell Partnerships and Investments in Smart Building Startups
  • Fig 7.6 – UTC Partnerships and Investments in Smart Building Startups
  • Fig 7.7 – Engie Partnerships and Investments in Smart Building Startups 2015 – 2016
  • Fig 7.8 – E.ON Partnerships and Investments in Smart Building Startups
  • Fig 7.9 – General Electric Partnerships and Investments in Smart Building Startups
  • Fig 7.10 – Osram Partnerships and Investments in Smart Building Startups
  • Fig 7.11 – Cisco Partnerships and Investments in Smart Building Startups
  • Fig 7.12 – intel Partnerships and Investments in Smart Building Startups

List of Tables
  • Table 1.1 – Business Focus and Application Areas of Smart Building Startups
  • Table 2.1 – StartUp Companies by Category 2008 – 2016
  • Table 3.1 – Focus of Building Internet of Things New Entrants
  • Table 3.2 – Focus of Enterprise Energy Management New Entrants
  • Table 3.3 – Focus of Real Estate & Property Management New Entrants
  • Table 3.4 – Focus of Physical Security New Entrants
  • Table 3.5 – Smart Building to Smart Grid Interface Applications
  • Table 3.6 – Focus of Smart Building to Smart Grid New Entrants
  • Table 3.7 – Focus of Other Smart Building New Entrants
  • Table 6.1 – Highest VC/PE Funded Startups 2008 – 2016
  • Table 6.2 – Leading Investors in Startups 2008 – 2016
  • Table 6.3 – Acquisitions of New Entrants in 2016
  • Table 7.1 – Tyco Accelerator Program: Selected Participants in the Smart Buildings Sector
  • Table 7.2 – Tyco Venture Funding of Early Stage Companies in the Smart Buildings Sector
    2014 – 2016
  • Table 7.3 – Schneider Electric Silicon Valley Innovation Program: Participants in the Smart Buildings Sector
  • Table 7.4 – Aster Capital and Schneider Electric Funding of Startups in the Smart Buildings Sector 2013 – 2016
  • Table 7.5 – Siemens Funding of New Entrants in the Smart Buildings Sector 2014 – 2016
  • Table 7.6 – Engie Funding of Startups in the Smart Buildings Sector 2015 – 2016
  • Table 7.7 – E.ON Funding of Startup Companies in the Smart Buildings Sector 2013 – 2016
  • Table 7.8 – Startups in Cisco’s Digital Building Ecosystem
  • Table 7.9 – Smart Building Startups in Intel IoT Ecosystem Partnership Program
  • Table 9.1 – Examples of Startup Failures

Companies Mentioned INCLUDE;
  • 38 Zeros / 3rdeye Systems / 75F / Aclima / Actility / Advanced Microgrid Solutions / Aisle411 / AisleLabs / AlertMedia / AllGoVision / Altuity Solutions / amBX / Analytics4Energy / Aptonomy / Aquicore / Asset Mapping / Augury / Autogrid / Avob / Axiom Exergy / Ayla Networks / Azur Drones / BärDrones / BaseLayer / Beco / Betterspace / BetterView / BioConnect / Biscuit / Bractlet / Build.Science / Building Energy / BuildPulse / BuiltSpace / C3 IoT / Callida Energy / Camio / Candi Controls / Cape Analytics / CarbonTRACK / Caterva / Causam Energy / Chess Wise / Circuit Meter / Cityzenith / Comfy (formerly Building Robotics) / Connexient / CONNIT / ContinUse Biometrics / CountLogic / Coworkr / CrowdComfort / Curb / DCbrain / Dedrone / Deepki / Demand Energy / Demand Logic / Density / Device42 / Digital Lumens / digivod / e-Chromic Technologies / Eagle Eye Networks / EagleEye intelligence / Eco GTB / Ecobee / Ecorithm / Electric Imp / Encored / Energy Hippo / EnergyDeck / Enlighted / Enmetric Systems / enModus / Entic / Entouch Controls / enVerid Systems / Envio Systems / Estimote / EverCharge / Feenics / FinalCAD / FirstFuel Software / Floored / Flywheel / Foghorn Systems / FST Biometrics / Future Decisions / Geli / Genability / Goby / Gooee / Gozio Health / Green Energy Corp / Greensmith Energy / GreenSync / Greenwave Systems / Gridium / Guardly / HappyCo (formerly Happy Inspector) / Heliotrope Technologies / Helium / Honest Buildings / Houze Advanced Building Science / Hypr / Ibis Networks / IdentyTech Solutions / ievo / Igor / indoo.rs / Indoor Atlas / Indoor Ninja / InfraSpeak / Injoo Networks / InnerSpace Technology / Intellestar / Intelligent Generation / Intent Technologies / Invicara / iotium / Isotera / J2 Innovations / Jenetric / Jooxter / KGS Buildings / Kiwi Power / Klever Logic / Knightscope / Kodaro / Levaux / Limejump / Living Map / LO3 Energy / Locatee / LogicLadder / Lone Rooftop / Lunera / Maalka / Magnum Energy Solutions / Mantissa / MappedIn / Mapwize / Matterport / Mavin Technologies / MelRok / Modcam / Morphean / MotionLoft / Navisens / Navvis / NetEnergy / Network Optix / Nightingale Security / Nologis / NowForce / NuLEDS / Nuuka Solutions / Octopus / OfficeSpace Software / OhmConnect / Opinum / Optigo Networks / Optio3 / Organic Response / Origami Energy / Outsmart Power Systems / Oxford Photovoltaics / Partnering Robotics / Percepto / Persistent Efficiency / PlanetEcosystems / Platformatics / PlotWatt / Pointgrab / Powerhouse Dynamics / Prescriptive Data / Princeton Identity / Prism Skylabs / pureLiFi / Qarnot Computing / Qolsys / Qualisteo / QOS Energy / Quanergy Systems / Quantify Technology / Qwiksense / Radgreen / Rapyuta Robotics / Ravti / Razberi Technologies / Reactive Technologies / Relayr / Restore / RetailNext / Rifiniti / Riptide / Robin / Samsara / Saule Technologies / Senseware / Sensewhere / Sensibo / Sensoro / SensorSuite / Senzo IT / Sigfox / Silvair / Site 1001 / Smart Building Apps / SmartB / Solaxess / SPICA Technologies / SpotterRF / Stem / Stimergy / Streetlight Data / Sunbird Software / Sunverge Energy / Switch Automation / tado / Tangent Energy / Teem (formerly EventBoard) / TeraDeep / ThinkEco / Tier44 Technologies / Transformative Wave / Trekeye / Trove / TSO Logic / Tvilight / Ubiant / Unienergy Technologies / Unispectral / Upside Energy / UrbanVolt / UrjaGreen / Urjanet / Vayyar / Verdigris Technologies / Veridium / Viakoo / Vigilent / Viking Cold Solutions / Viridity Energy / Virtual Power Solutions / VisionLabs / Wapo.io / Wattics / Waygum / Wegowise / Wirepas / WiseUP / WorkMesh / Xenio Systems / Yanzi Networks / You Know Watt / Zwipe
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