The Five Emerging Industries to Put on Your Radar

How Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and other industries are changing the economy

Anass Haijeb


Are you interested in how the market and industries are growing, despite COVID-19?

Industry Report: 5 Emerging Industries to Put on Your Radar

If so then you need to check Crunchbase’s Industry Forecast Report analyzing the emerging industries — those that are seeing significant funding growth — to help you allocate resources in the right areas to ultimately boost profit. In this report, we highlight five industries that not only are growing based on total funding but are prime targets for acquisitions and strategic partnerships:

  • Robotics
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Food and Beverage
  • Transportation
  • Biotech

From future-proofing a business to acquiring companies to gain a competitive advantage, the Industry Forecast Report was developed to help you make strategic decisions now so you can impact your company’s bottom line tomorrow.

Notable Findings

In the Industry Forecast Report, we uncovered several notable findings after analyzing industry funding trends over the last five years on a global scale.

  • Funding in the AI industry grew 388 percent from 2015 to 2019.
  • At least $17.6 billion in funds has been invested in biotech each year since 2015.
  • Total funding for Robotics grew 164% in 2018.
  • As of June 1, 2020, transportation has raised $237.9 billion in five years, the most out of all the industries in this report.
  • As of June 1, 2020, total funding for the food and beverage industry is already at 70 percent of that raised in 2015.
  • Four of the five industries in this report saw the most capital invested in 2018.
  • A.I had the most investments out of all the industries in this report.

Average Yearly Growth by Industry (2015–2019)

Robotics 61.74%

A.I 53.22%

Food & Beverage 29.15%

Transportation 23.43%

Biotech 14.08%.


Initially published by “Industry Report: 5 Emerging Industries to Put on Your Radar”

The full report is downloadable on their site, or here



Anass Haijeb

Direct To the Point Stories: Startup, Innovation, and Career Dev. Our time is more precious than anything else, so stories are kept short. - @ahaijeb