Artificial Intelligence Report 1H2018
Developments in Artificial Intelligence (AI) are arguably the most fascinating of software innovations to emerge in recent years. This new wave has attracted increased consumer curiosity, and a number of industry experts have professed that adapting to the world of AI will be pre-condition for survival in the technology industry.
AI is programming designed to demonstrate self-learning capabilities. Rather than simply following fixed algorithms, AI has the potential to adapt as time progresses, making it an exciting prospect across all technology-oriented sectors.
The report also includes:
- Trends and analysis of deal activity
- Deal geography
- Top acquirers
- Valuation metrics
Total Number of Artificial Intelligence M&A Deals
The volume of artificial intelligence related M&A deals has shown impressive growth year-on-year. AI market size is forecast to grow from $21.46b in 2018 to $190b by 2025 at a CAGR of 36.62% (PR Newswire, 2018).
Venture-backed AI companies have secured more than $1.9 billion investment in 1Q 2018. Some of the biggest investments went into robotic automation, autonomous vehicles and predictive analytics.