The electric car revolution is in full swing and has produced some success stories like Tesla. With the tightening of global regulations and the growing interest in autopilot technology, investors are also concerned about the electric car market.
Therefore, we use CBInsights data to analyze the investment activities of the private market of electric vehicles.
Some of the hottest electric car companies at the beginning of the century received hundreds of millions of dollars from investors and governments, but they were short-lived and soon disappeared from the public. 2012 and 2013 electric vehicle manufacturer Fisker and battery supplier A123 have bankruptcy, and ultimately by the Chinese car supplier Wanxiang Group acquisition. Electric vehicle charging and infrastructure company BetterPlace bankruptcy to $ 450,000 price to sell, its market value has more than 2 billion US dollars.
Electric car start-up enterprise seed investment in 2013 and 2014 after the fluctuations in the healthy development trend. The share of investment in the seed sector in 2015 and 2016 continued to grow, accounting for 30% in 2016.
At the same time, the media on the electric car start-up business concerns and speculation once again warming.