List of unicorn startup companies

This is a list of unicorn startup companies. In finance, a unicorn is a privately held startup company with a current valuation of US$1 billion or more, across technology centers throughout the world.

Notable lists of unicorn companies are maintained by The Wall Street Journal,[1] Fortune Magazine,[2] CNNMoney/CB Insights,[3][4] TechCrunch[5] and PitchBook/Morningstar.[6]

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# Unicorns Total valuation Date Reported by
82 Late January 2015 Forbes, CB Insights[7]
229 US$1.3 trillion January 2016 VentureBeat[8]
208 US$761 billion December 2016 TechCrunch[5]
224 US$771.9 billion April 2017 TechCrunch
193 US$665 billion April 2017 Inc magazine[9]
266 US$861 billion August 2018 CB Insights[3]
394 US$1.2 trillion August 2019 CB Insights[10]
495 US$1.566 trillion November 2020 CB Insights[10]

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Unicorns are concentrated in a few countries/regions: United States (418), China (170), India (65), Israel (23), UK (22), Canada (18), Germany (16), France (14), South Korea (13), Brazil (12), Sweden (9), Hong Kong (8), Singapore (8), Australia (6), Japan (6), Switzerland (6), Argentina (4), Indonesia (4), Portugal (4), Ireland (3), Mexico (3), Netherlands (3), Austria (2), Belgium (2), Denmark (2), Estonia (2), Nigeria (2), Norway (2), Spain (2), Turkey (2), UAE (2) and ten other countries (1 each).

 
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Company Valuation (US $billion) Valuation date Industry Country Founder(s)
ByteDance 140 April 2021[11] Internet   China Zhang Yiming, Liang Rubo
Stripe 95 March 2021[12] Financial services   US /   Ireland Patrick and John Collison
SpaceX 74 February 2021[13] Aerospace   US Elon Musk
Klarna 45.6 June 2021[14] Financial technology   Sweden Sebastian Siemiatkowski, Niklas Adalberth, Victor Jacobsson
Canva 40 September 2021[15] Graphic design   Australia Melanie Perkins, Clifford Obrecht, Cameron Adams
Instacart 39 March 2021[16] Retail   US Apoorva Mehta, Max Mullen, Brandon Leonardo
Databricks 38 August 2021[17] Software   US
Revolut 33 July 2021[18] Financial technology   UK Nikolay Storonsky, Vlad Yatsenko
Nubank 30 June 2021[19] Financial services   Brazil David Velez, Edward Wible, Cristina Junqueira
Telegram 30 January 2021[20] Internet   UK /   UAE Nikolai and Pavel Durov
Epic Games 28.7 April 2021[21] Video games   US Tim Sweeney
Rivian 27.6 January 2021[22] Automotive   US Robert "RJ" Scaringe
Chime 25 August 2021[23] Financial services   US Chris Britt and Ryan King
Fanatics 18 August 2021[24] E-commerce   US
FTX 18 July 2021[25] Cryptocurrency   Hong Kong
GoTo Group (Gojek-Tokopedia) 18 May 2021[26] Technology   Indonesia
Byju's 16.5 June 2021[27] Education technology   India Byju Raveendran, Divya Gokulnath
Paytm 16 November 2019[28] Financial technology   India Vijay Shekhar Sharma
Yuanfudao 15.5 October 2020[29] Education technology   China
Checkout.com 15 January 2021[30] Financial technology   UK
DJI 15 September 2016[1] Technology   China Frank Wang (Wang Tao)
GoPuff 15 July 2021[31] E-commerce   US Yakir Gola, Rafael Ilishayev
Shein 15 February 2021[32] E-commerce   China Chris Xu
Grab 14 March 2019[33] Technology   Singapore Anthony Tan, Tan Hooi Ling
Plaid 13.4 April 2021[34] Financial Technology   US Zach Perret, William Hockey
Biosplice Therapeutics 12 April 2021[35] Health   US Osman Kibar
Bitmain 12 June 2018[36] Cryptocurrency   China
SenseTime 12 January 2021[37] Artificial intelligence   China /   Hong Kong
Northvolt 11.75 June 2021[5] Batteries   Sweden
Celonis 11 June 2021[38] Software   Germany
ZongMu Technology 11 June 2021[39] Self-driving cars   China
Aurora 10 December 2020[40] Self-driving cars   US
Chehaoduo 10 July 2021[41] Marketplace   China
Figma 10 June 2021[42] Software   US Dylan Field and Evan Wallace
Gusto 10 August 2021[43] Software   US Joshua Reeves and Edward Kim
Lalamove 10 January 2021[44] Logistics   Hong Kong /   China
Reddit 10 August 2021[45] Internet media   US Steve Huffman, Aaron Swartz, Alexis Ohanian
Ripple 10 December 2019[46] Computer software   US
Talkdesk 10 August 2021[47] Software as a service   Portugal /   US Cristina Fonseca, Tiago Paiva
Oyo 9.6 August 2021[48] Hospitality   India Ritesh Agarwal
Klaviyo 9.5 May 2021[49] Marketing   US
OutSystems 9.5 February 2021[citation needed] Low-code development platform   Portugal /   US
ServiceTitan 9.5 June 2021[50] Software   US
Tanium 9 June 2020[51] Technology   US David Hindawi, Orion Hindawi
Rapyd 8.7 August 2021[52] Financial technology   UK
Snyk 8.5 September 2021[53] Application security   UK
Tempus 8.1 December 2020[54] Health   US
J&T Express 7.8 April 2021[55] Logistics   Indonesia
Hopin 7.75 August 2021[56] Virtual events   UK
Getir 7.56 June 2021[57] Retail   Turkey Nazım Salur
Netskope 7.5 July 2021[58] Computer security   US Sanjay Beri, Lebin Cheng, Ravi Ithal, Krishna Narayanaswamy
Brex 7.4 April 2021[59] Finance   US Henrique Dubugras and Pedro Franceschi
Carta 7.4 August 2021[60] Software   US Henry Ward
Viva Republica (Toss) 7.4 June 2021[61] Financial technology   South Korea
Scale AI 7.3 April 2021[62] Artificial intelligence   US
Argo AI 7.25 July 2020[63] Artificial intelligence   US Bryan Salesky and Peter Rander
Gong 7.25 June 2021[64] Artificial intelligence   US
Discord 7 December 2020[65] Software   US Jason Citron, Stanislav Vishnevsky
Faire 7 June 2021[66] E-commerce   US
Roivant Sciences 7 November 2018[67] Pharmaceuticals    Switzerland
WeWork 7 November 2019[68] Commercial real estate   US Adam Neumann, Miguel McKelvey
Automation Anywhere 6.8 November 2019[69] Robotic process automation   US
WeDoctor 6.8 February 2021[70] Healthcare   China
Ziroom 6.6 March 2020[71] Real estate technology   China
Mollie 6.5 June 2021[72] Financial technology   Netherlands
DataRobot 6.3 July 2021[73] Artificial intelligence   US
Ola Cabs 6.2 March 2019[74] Transportation   India Bhavish Aggarwal, Ankit Bhati
Lianjia (Homelink) 6.04 April 2017[75] Real estate   China
Better.com 6 April 2021[76] Financial services   US
GitLab 6 January 2021[77] Software   US Sytse Sijbrandij, Dmitriy Zaporozhets
Thrasio 6 February 2021[78]   US
Xingsheng Youxuan 6 January 2021[79] Retail   China
Airtable 5.77 March 2021[80] Collaborative software   US Howie Liu, Andrew Ofstad, Emmett Nicholas
Vice Media 5.7 February 2020[81] Mass media   US
Fivetran 5.6 September 2021[82] Data infrastructure   US
Postman 5.6 August 2021[83] Software as a service   India /   US
PhonePe 5.5 December 2020[84] Financial technology   India Sameer Nigam, Rahul Chari
Swiggy 5.5 July 2021[85] Food delivery   India Nandan Reddy, Sriharsha Majety
Samsara 5.4 May 2020[86] Technology   US
Pony.ai 5.3 November 2020[87] Artificial intelligence   China /   US
Trade Republic 5.3 May 2021[88] Financial technology   Germany
HashiCorp 5.1 March 2020[89] Cloud computing   US
OneTrust 5.1 December 2020[90] Cybersecurity   UK
SambaNova 5.1 April 2021[91] Artificial intelligence   US
Collibra 5+ January 2019[92]   Belgium
CloudKitchens 5 November 2019[93][94] Ghost kitchen   US
Dream11 5 March 2021[95] Fantasy sports   India Harsh Jain, Bhavit Sheth
Hello TransTech 5 March 2021[96] Transportation   China
JUUL Labs 5 October 2019[97] Electronic Cigarettes   US
Nuro 5 November 2020[98] Robotics   US
Ro 5 March 2021[99] Health technology   US
Royole 5 August 2018[100] Flexible electronics   China /   US
TripActions 5 January 2021[101] Travel   US Ariel Cohen and Ilan Twig
UBtech Robotics 5 May 2018[102] Robotics   China
United Imaging Healthcare 5 September 2017[55] Healthcare   China
Zepz 5 August 2021[103] Financial technology   UK
Anduril Industries 4.6 June 2021[104]   US
Checkr 4.6 August 2021[105]   US
Dataiku 4.6 August 2021[106] Artificial intelligence   France
Magic Leap 4.5 February 2016[1][5] Augmented Reality   US
Zenefits 4.5 May 2015[2][5] Human resource management   US
Meizu 4.4 October 2016[55] Consumer electronics   China
Outreach 4.4 June 2021[107] Sales   US
Chainalysis 4.2 June 2021[citation needed] Blockchain   US
Relativity Space 4.2 June 2021[108] Aerospace   US
SSENSE 4.15 June 2021[109] E-commerce   Canada
Bitpanda 4.1 August 2021[110] Cryptocurrency   Austria
Dataminr 4.1 March 2021[111] Data analytics   US
Yello Mobile 4.05 November 2016[5][112] Software industry   South Korea
Amplitude 4 June 2021[113] Data analytics   US
BrowserStack 4 June 2021[114] Software   India Ritesh Arora, Nakul Aggarwal
Clubhouse 4 April 2021[115] Messaging   US
Houzz 4 June 2017[116] Interior design   US
iCapital Network 4 July 2021[117] Financial services   US
Kavak 4 April 2021[118] Marketplace   Mexico
Megvii 4 May 2019[119] Technology   China
Next Insurance 4 March 2021[120] Insurance   US
Olive 4 June 2021[121] Health technology   US
Patreon 4 April 2021[122]   US
PharmEasy 4 June 2021[123] Health technology   India
QuintoAndar [pt] 4 May 2021[124] Real Estate   Brazil
Wealthsimple 4 May 2021[125] Financial technology   Canada
Niantic 3.95 January 2019[126] Video games   US
Sorare 3.8 July 2021[127] Fantasy sports   France
Articulate 3.75 July 2021[128] Education technology   US
Cohesity 3.7 March 2021[129] Software   US
Noom 3.7 May 2021[130] Healthcare   US
Papaya Global 3.7 September 2021[131] Workforce management   Israel
VAST Data 3.7 May 2021[132]   US
Whoop 3.6 August 2021[133] Wearable technology   US
Shouqi 3.55 December 2016[55]   China
Commure 3.5 September 2021[134] Health technology   US
Digit Insurance 3.5 July 2021[135] Insurance   India
N26 3.5 July 2019[136] Financial services   Germany
OwnBackup 3.35 August 2021[137] Data storage   US
Preferred Networks 3.33 September 2019[138] Artificial intelligence   Japan
Rubrik 3.3 January 2019[139] Computer storage   US Bipul Sinha, Arvind Jain, Soham Mazumdar, Arvind Nithrakashyap
Scopely 3.3 October 2020[140] Mobile gaming   US
WeRide 3.3 June 2021[141] Self-driving cars   China
Youxia Motors 3.3 October 2018[142] Electric vehicles   China
Unacademy 3.4 August 2021[143] Education Technology   India Gaurav Munjal
Udemy 3.25 November 2020[144] Education technology   US
Blockstream 3.2 August 2021[145] Fintech   Canada
Eruditus 3.2 August 2021[146] Educational technology   India
PsiQuantum 3.15 July 2021[147] Quantum computing   US
SpotOn 3.15 September 2021[148] Financial technology   US
TiendaNube 3.1 August 2021[149] E-commerce   Argentina
SentinelOne 3.1 November 2020[150]   US
Udaan 3.1 January 2021[151] B2B e-commerce   India
Rappi 3+ April 2019[152] Transportation   Colombia
Wildlife 3+ August 2020[153] Mobile gaming   Brazil
ActiveCampaign 3 April 2021[154] Marketing   US
Automattic 3 September 2019[155] Internet   US Matt Mullenweg
Calendly 3 January 2021[156] Software   US
Contentful 3 July 2021[157] Content management system   Germany
Delhivery 3 May 2021[158] Logistics   India
Forter 3 May 2021[159] Software   Israel /   US
Grafana Labs 3 August 2021[160] Software   US
Horizon Robotics 3 February 2018[161] Semiconductors   China
Lucid Software 3 June 2021[162] Software   US
MessageBird 3 October 2020[163] Cloud communications   Netherlands
Paytm Mall 3 July 2019[164] E-commerce   India
Pine Labs 3 May 2021[165] Financial technology   India
Razorpay 3 April 2021[166] Financial technology   India
Seismic 3 August 2021[167] Software   US
Souche 3 September 2018[168] Marketplace   China
Traveloka 3 October 2020[169] Travel   Indonesia
Truecaller 3 July 2015[170][171]   Sweden
VANCL 3 February 2014[5]   China
VIPKID 3 June 2018[172] Education   China
Warby Parker 3 August 2020[173] Retail   US
Wefox 3 June 2021[174] Insurance   Germany
Yixia Technology 3 November 2016[55]   China
OVO 2.9 October 2020[55] Financial technology   Indonesia
Workrise 2.9 May 2021[175] Workforce management   US
DriveWealth 2.85 August 2021[176] Financial technology   US
BharatPe 2.8 August 2021[177] Financial technology   India
Content Square 2.8 May 2021[citation needed]   France
Graphcore 2.8 December 2020[178] Semiconductors   UK
Icertis 2.8 March 2021[179] Software   India /   US Samir Bodas, Monish Darda.
OakNorth 2.8 February 2019[180] Finance   UK
UnionPay 2.8 October 2016[55] Finance   China
Bird 2.78 October 2019[181] Transportation   US
Convoy 2.75 November 2019[182] Trucking   US
Illumio 2.75 June 2021[183] Cybersecurity   US
Zipline 2.75 June 2021[184] Logistics   US
Karrot Market 2.7 August 2021[185] E-commerce   South Korea
Tradeshift 2.7 March 2021[186] Financial technology   US
Odoo 2.63 July 2021[187] CRM   Belgium
Airwallex 2.6 March 2021[188] Financial services   Australia
AmWINS Group 2.6 October 2016[189]   US
Dapper Labs 2.6 March 2021[190] Blockchain   Canada
ManoMano 2.6 July 2021[191] E-commerce   France
Pendo 2.6 July 2021[192] Software   US
Sourcegraph 2.6 July 2021[193]   US
eToro 2.5 December 2020[194] Financial technology   Israel
Itiviti 2.5 March 2021[195][171] Financial technology   Sweden
Lenskart 2.5 May 2021[196] Retail   India Peyush Bansal, Amit Chaudhary, Sumeet Kapahi
Monzo 2.5 June 2019[197] Financial services   UK
Ualá 2.45 November 2019[citation needed] Personal finance   Argentina
BitSight 2.4 Sep 2021[198] Cyber security   US Nagarjuna Venna, Stephen Boyer
PolicyBazaar 2.4 March 2021[199] Insurance   India Yashish Dahiya, Alok Bansal, Avaneesh Nirjar
Mozido 2.39 October 2014[5] E-commerce   US
Wemakeprice 2.33 September 2015[200]   South Korea
MPL 2.3 September 2021[201] Mobile gaming   India
KeepTruckin 2.25 June 2021[202] Logistics   US
Acorns 2.2 May 2021[203] Financial technology   US
Bitso 2.2 May 2021[204] Cryptocurrency   Mexico
CRED 2.2 April 2021[205] Financial technology   India Kunal Shah
Kurly 2.2 July 2021[206] E-commerce   South Korea
Eightfold.ai 2.1+ June 2021[207] Artificial intelligence   US
C6 Bank [pt] 2.1 December 2020[208] Financial services   Brazil
Mambu 2.1 January 2021[209] Financial technology   Germany
Meesho 2.1 April 2021[210] E-commerce   India Vidit Aatrey, Sanjeev Barnwal
Nextdoor 2.1 May 2019[211] Social network   US
ShareChat 2.1 April 2021[212] Social network   India Ankush Sachdeva, Bhanu Pratap Singh, Farid Ahsan
Octopus Energy 2.06 December 2020[213] Energy supply   UK
Babylon Health 2+ August 2019[214] Healthcare   UK
Bought By Many 2+ June 2021[215] Insurance   UK
FlixMobility 2+ August 2019[216] Transportation   Germany
Tipalti 2+ October 2020[citation needed] Financial Technology   US /   Israel
XtalPi 2+ August 2021[217] Pharmaceuticals   China
Mural 2 July 2021[218] Technology   Argentina Patricio Jutard
Aleph 2 July 2021[219] Digital media   Argentina /   US
1Password 2 July 2021[220] Password manager   Canada
AppsFlyer 2 November 2020[221] Mobile Marketing Analytics   Israel /   US
Beijing Weiying Technology 2 April 2016[5]   China
Clearbanc 2 April 2021[222] Financial services   Canada
Clip 2 June 2021[223] Financial technology   Mexico
Firstp2p 2 September 2016[5]   China
Huimin.cn 2 September 2016[55]   China
Kry 2 April 2021[224][171] Healthcare   Sweden
Meicai.cn 2 June 2016[55]   China
OPay 2 August 2021[225] Financial technology   Nigeria
Oxford Nanopore Technologies 2 November 2012[226] Nanopore sequencing   UK
Taopiaopiao 2 July 2017[55]   China
Trendy International Group 2 February 2012[5][227]   China /   Hong Kong
Unqork 2 October 2020[228] Software development   US
Urban Company 2 April 2021[229] Home improvement   India
Zerodha 2 May 2021[230] Financial technology   India
Avant 1.98 September 2015[5] Consumer Finance   US
Intarcia Therapeutics 1.95 September 2016[5] Pharmaceutical   US
ThoughtSpot 1.95 August 2019[231][232] Analytics   US
Yinlong Group 1.95 December 2016[55]   China
Sanpower Group 1.93 March 2018[55]   China
Bunq 1.9 July 2021[233] Financial services   Netherlands
Prosper Marketplace 1.9 August 2015[5] Financial Technology   US
Dfinity 1.9 August 2018[234] Cloud computing    Switzerland
Musinsa 1.89 November 2019[200]   South Korea
Apus Group 1.85 August 2017[55] Mobile internet   China
BenevolentAI 1.85 August 2015[5]   UK
CARS24 1.84 September 2021[235] Marketplace   India
Landa Digital Printing 1.8 June 2018[236] Printing   Israel
NantOmics 1.8 June 2015[5] Biotechnology   US
Quora 1.8 April 2017[237] Social Network   US
Zocdoc 1.8 August 2015[5] Healthcare   US
L&P Cosmetic 1.78 March 2018[200]   South Korea
Creditas [pt] 1.75 December 2020[citation needed] Financial services   Brazil
Trulioo 1.75 June 2021[238] Identity management   Canada
dutchie 1.7 March 2021[239] Cannabis   US
Harness 1.7 June 2021[240] Software   US Jyoti Bansal
PAX Labs 1.7 April 2019[241] Cannabis   US
Personio GmbH 1.7 January 2021[242] Software[243]   Germany
Pleo 1.7 July 2021[244] Financial technology   Denmark
Taihe Music Group 1.7 June 2018[55]   China
Thumbtack 1.7 July 2019[245][2]   US
VTEX [pt] 1.7 September 2020[246] Technology   Brazil
Wave 1.7 September 2021[247] Financial technology   Senegal /   US
Wiz 1.7 March 2021[248] Cybersecurity   Israel
Workato 1.7 December 2020 Technology   US
Alan 1.68 April 2021[249] Health technology   France
GoStudent 1.67 June 2021[250] Education technology   Austria
Solarisbank 1.65 July 2021[251] Financial Technology   Germany
Afiniti 1.6 May 2017[252] Software development   US
AIWAYS 1.6 April 2018[55]   China
BlaBlaCar 1.6 August 2016[5] Carpooling   France
Caocao Zhuanche 1.6 January 2018[55]   China
Clari 1.6 March 2021[253] Software   US
Clio 1.6 April 2021[254] Legal technology   Canada
Cognite 1.6 May 2021 Software   Norway
Infinidat 1.6 October 2017[citation needed] Data storage   Israel /   US
Judo Bank 1.6 December 2020[255] Financial services   Australia
SafetyCulture 1.6 May 2021[256] Technology   Australia
SmartHR 1.6 May 2021[257]   Japan
HeartFlow 1.5+ February 2018[258]   US
Aihuishou 1.5 January 2018[55]   China
Culture Amp 1.5 July 2021[259] Software   Australia
Duolingo 1.5 December 2019[citation needed] Education   US
Gett 1.5 May 2019[260] Transportation   Israel
ID.me 1.5 March 2021[261] Identity verification service   US
Mirakl 1.5 September 2020[262] Marketplace   France
Mu Sigma 1.5 February 2013[263] Management consulting   India /   US
NextSilicon 1.5 June 2021[264] Semiconductors   Israel
NotCo 1.5 July 2021[265] Food technology   Chile
OfBusiness 1.5 July 2021[266] B2B e-commerce   India
Podium 1.5 August 2019[267][268] Software   US
Remote 1.5 July 2021[269]   Portugal
Spring Rain Software 1.5 June 2016[55]   China
Starling Bank 1.5 March 2021[270] Financial technology   UK
Tujia.com 1.5 October 2017[271][272]   China
VNG 1.5 June 2014[citation needed] Internet   Vietnam
ZBJ.com 1.5 June 2015[55]   China
Ascend Money 1.5 Sep 2021[273] Financial technology   Thailand
Hellobike 1.47 June 2018[55]   China
Suning Sports 1.47 July 2018[55] Holding company   China
Koudai Gouwu 1.45 October 2014[55]   China
M1 Finance 1.45 July 2021[274] Financial technology   US
Zeta 1.45 May 2021[275] Financial technology   India Bhavin Turakhia, Ramki Gaddipati
ApplyBoard 1.4 May 2020[276] Education technology   Canada Martin Basiri, Massi Basiri, Meti Basiri
Away 1.4 May 2019[277] Retail   US
Cabify 1.4 January 2018[278] Transportation   Spain
Chargebee 1.4 April 2021[279] Financial technology   India /   US
Deezer 1.4 January 2016[280] Music   France
Epidemic Sound 1.4 March 2021[281] Music   Sweden Peer Åström, David Stenmarck, Oscar Höglund, Jan Zachrisson
Five Star Finance 1.4 March 2021[282] Financial services   India
Gupshup 1.4 April 2021[283] Messaging   India /   US
NetDocuments 1.4 May 2021[284] Software   US
QOMPLX, Inc. 1.4 March 2021[citation needed] Computer Security   US
Stash 1.4 February 2021[285] Financial technology   US
Symphony 1.4 June 2019[286][287] Software   US
Vinted 1.4 November 2019[288]   Lithuania
Yotpo 1.4 March 2021[289] Marketing   Israel
Zetwerk 1.33 August 2021[290]   India
GPClub 1.32 December 2018[200]   South Korea
ETCP 1.3 October 2016[55]   China
Feedzai 1.3 March 2021[291] Artificial intelligence   Portugal /   US
G2 1.3 June 2021[292] Technology   US Tim Handorf, Godard Abel, Matt Gorniak, Mark Myers, Mike Wheeler
Innovaccer 1.3 February 2021[293] Health care   India /   US
Knotel 1.3 August 2019[294]   US
Kr Space 1.3 June 2018[55]   China
Melio 1.3 January 2021[295] Financial technology   Israel
Applied Intuition 1.25 October 2020[296] Software   US
BigID 1.25 May 2018[297] Technology   US /   Israel
Deel 1.25 April 2021[298]   Israel /   US
ezCater 1.25 April 2019[299]   US Stefania Mallett, Briscoe Rodgers
Iwjw 1.25 November 2015[55]   China
Marshmallow 1.25 September 2021[300] Insurance   UK
Rec Room Inc 1.25 March 2021[301] Video games   US
Nexii 1.23 September 2021[302] Building services engineering   Canada
Spiber 1.22 September 2021[303] Biotechnology   Japan
Ada 1.2 May 2021[304] Software   Canada
Alation 1.2 June 2021[305] Software   US Satyen Sangani, Aaron Kalb, Feng Niu, and Venky Ganti
Apotea 1.2 April 2021[171] E-commerce   Sweden
Axonius 1.2 March 2021[306] Cybersecurity   Israel /   US
Byton 1.2 June 2018[55] Automotive   China
Dada 1.2 August 2018[55]   China
Deutsche Health 1.2 August 2020[55]   Germany /   Russia
Droom 1.2 July 2021[307] Marketplace   India
Fair 1.2 December 2018[308]   US
FirstCry 1.2 February 2020[309] E-commerce   India
FloQast 1.2 July 2021[310] Software   US
Forto 1.2 June 2021[311] Software   Germany
Glossier 1.2 March 2019[312]   US
Intercom 1.2 March 2018[313] Software   US
Kyriba 1.2 June 2019[314] Fintech   France
MindTickle 1.2 August 2021[315] Software as a service   India
Nykaa 1.2 April 2020[316] E-commerce   India
Orca Security 1.2 March 2021[317] Cybersecurity   Israel
Rohlik 1.2 June 2021[318] Retail   Czech Republic
Starburst Data 1.2 January 2021[319] Technology   US
upGrad 1.2 August 2021[320] Educational technology   India
Voodoo 1.2 August 2020[321] Gaming   France
Workhuman 1.2 June 2020[322] Software   Ireland
Sysdig 1.18 April 2021[323] Cybersecurity   US
NetEase Cloud Music 1.16 April 2017[55]   China
Doctolib 1.13 March 2019[324]   France
Apna 1.1 September 2021[325]   India
Benevity 1.1 December 2020[326] Technology   Canada
CoinDCX 1.1 August 2021[327] Cryptocurrency   India
Coveo 1.1 November 2019[328] Software as a service   Canada
Luoji Siwei 1.1 September 2017[55]   China
Nexthink 1.1 February 2021[329] Technology    Switzerland
Sisense 1.1 January 2020[330] Business intelligence   Israel /   US
SmartNews 1.1 August 2019[331]   Japan
Trax 1.1 May 2019[332]   Singapore /   Israel
TuSimple 1.1 February 2019[333]   US
Virta Health 1.1 December 2020[334] Healthcare   US
Wheels Up 1.1 August 2019[335] Private aviation   US
Zego 1.1 March 2021[336] Insurance   UK
Instabase 1.05 October 2019[337] Software   US
Rivigo 1.05 October 2019[338] Logistics   India
Aprogen 1.04 December 2019[339]   South Korea
58 Daojia 1+ October 2015[55]   China
Acronis 1+ September 2019[340] Software   Singapore /    Switzerland
Age of Learning, Inc. 1+ May 2016[341] Education   US
Amber Group 1+ June 2021[342] Cryptocurrency   Hong Kong
AppDirect 1+ October 2015[343]   US
Aqua Security 1+ March 2021[344] Cloud computing   Israel /   US
Arctic Wolf 1+ October 2020[345] Cybersecurity   US
Beibei 1+ June 2016[55] E-commerce   China
Blackbuck 1+ July 2021[346] Logistics   India
Bluecore 1+ August 2021[347] E-commerce   US
Bolt 1+ May 2018[348] Vehicle for hire   Estonia
Branch Metrics 1+ September 2018[349]   US
Bringg 1+ June 2021[350] Logistics   Israel
Byggfakta 1+ April 2021[171]   Sweden
Calabrio 1+ March 2021[351] Software   US
Carro 1+ June 2021[352] Marketplace   Singapore
Carsome 1+ July 2021[353] Marketplace   Malaysia
Chubao Technology 1+ May 2017[55]   China
CitiusTech 1+ July 2019[354] Healthcare technology management   India
Dream Games 1+ June 2021[355] Video games   Turkey
DriveNets 1+ January 2021[356] Software as a service   Israel
Druva 1+ June 2019[357] Cloud computing   India
Dt Dream 1+ June 2017[55]   China
Dunamu 1+ July 2021[358] Fintech   South Korea
DXY 1+ April 2018[55]   China
Earnix 1+ February 2021[359] Financial technology   Israel
Ebanx 1+ October 2019[360] Financial services   Brazil
EMPG 1+ June 2020[361] Real estate technology   UAE
Flash Express 1+ June 2021[362][363] Logistics   Thailand
Flutterwave 1+ March 2021[364] Financial technology   Nigeria /   US
FreshBooks 1+ August 2021[365] Accounting software   Canada
Frontline Education 1+ September 2017[366]   US
FXiaoKe 1+ January 2018[55]   China
Gelato 1+ August 2021[367]   Norway
GeoComply 1+ March 2021[368] Cybersecurity   Canada
GetYourGuide 1+ May 2019[369] Travel   Germany
Glance 1+ December 2020[370] Artificial intelligence   India
Glovo 1+ December 2019[371] Courier service   Spain
Go1 1+ July 2021[372] Education   Australia
GoGoVan 1+ September 2017[373] Technology   Hong Kong
Gorillas 1+ March 2021[374] Retail   Germany
Gousto 1+ November 2020[citation needed] Meal kit   UK
Grammarly 1+ October 2019[375] Software   US
Grofers 1+ June 2021[376] Retail   India
Grove Collaborative 1+ September 2019[citation needed]   US
Groww 1+ April 2021[377] Financial technology   India
Gympass 1+ September 2019[378] Other   Brazil
Hailo 1+ June 2021[379] Electronics   Israel
HighRadius 1+ January 2020[380] Software as a service   India /   US
HoneyBook 1+ May 2021[381] Financial services   US /   Israel
Hopper 1+ March 2021[382] Travel   Canada
Huikedu Group 1+ May 2018[55]   China
iCarbonX 1+ July 2016[55] Healthcare   China
IFood 1+ November 2018[383] Food delivery   Brazil
Improbable 1+ May 2017[384] Cloud computing   UK
Infobip 1+ July 2020[385] Cloud communications   Croatia /   UK
Infra.Market 1+ February 2021[386] Technology company   India
InMobi 1+ May 2017[387] Internet   India
InVision 1+ November 2017[388]   US
Ivalua 1+ May 2020[389]   France
Jollychic 1+ May 2018[55]   China
JoyTunes 1+ June 2021[390] Music   Israel
Kitopi 1+ July 2021[391] Ghost kitchen   UAE
Klook 1+ April 2019[392][393]   Hong Kong
Lamabang 1+ February 2017[55]   China
LetsGetChecked 1+ June 2021[394] Healthcare   Ireland
Lilium 1+ June 2020[395] Transportation   Germany
Lightricks 1+ July 2019[citation needed] Software Development   Israel
LinkSure Network (WiFi Master Key) 1+ January 2015[55]   China
Liquid Group 1+ April 2019[396] Cryptocurrency   Japan
Locus Robotics 1+ February 2021[397] Robotics   US
Loft Brazil Technology [pt] 1+ January 2020[398] Real Estate   Brazil
Lunar 1+ July 2021[399] Financial technology   Denmark
Loggi [pt] 1+ June 2019[citation needed] Logistics   Brazil
Lookout Security 1+ August 2014[400]   US
MadeiraMadeira [pt] 1+ January 2021[401] Furniture   Brazil
Maimai 1+ August 2018[402]   China
Matrixport 1+ August 2021[403] Cryptocurrency   Singapore
Meero 1+ June 2019[404] Internet   France
Mia.com 1+ October 2016[55]   China
MindMaze 1+ February 2016[405]    Switzerland
Mobvoi 1+ October 2015[55] Artificial intelligence   China
Mofang Apartment 1+ April 2016[55]   China
Moglix 1+ May 2021[406] E-commerce   India /   Singapore
Nium 1+ July 2021[407] Financial technology   Singapore
Numbrs 1+ August 2019[408] Financial technology    Switzerland
OCSiAl 1+ March 2019[409] Nanotechnology   Luxembourg
Ola Electric 1+ July 2019[410] Electric vehicles   India
OrCam 1+ February 2018[411] Health   Israel
Pantheon 1+ July 2021[412] WebOps   US
PatSnap 1+ March 2021[413] Intellectual property   Singapore
Picsart 1+ August 2021[414] Graphic design   Armenia /   US
Pipedrive 1+ November 2020[415] CRM   Estonia /   US
Playco 1+ September 2020[416] Mobile gaming   Japan
Printful 1+ May 2021[417] Technology   Latvia
Prometheus Group 1+ May 2019[418]   US
Redis Labs 1+ August 2020[419] Software   Israel /   US
REEF Technology 1+ November 2020[420] Information Technology & Services   US
Quizlet 1+ May 2020[421] Education technology   US
Rent the Runway 1+ March 2019[422] E-commerce   US
Revolution Precrafted 1+ October 2017[423] Architecture   Philippines
Rubicon Global 1+ September 2017[424] Waste management   US
Sennder 1+ January 2021[425] Logistics   Germany
Shape Security 1+ September 2019[426]   US
Sift 1+ April 2021[427] Digital Trust & Safety   US
SmartMore 1+ June 2021[428] Artificial intelligence   China
Snapdeal 1+ May 2017[5] E-commerce   India
Socar 1+ October 2020[358] Car Sharing   South Korea
Sonder 1+ July 2019[429]   US
Splashtop 1+ January 2021[430] Software   US
StockX 1+ June 2019[431] E-commerce   US
Tekion 1+ October 2020[432][433] Software as a Service (SaaS)   US
Tenstorrent 1+ May 2021[434] Semiconductors   Canada
Tongdun Technology 1+ October 2017[55]   China
Tractable 1+ June 2021[435] Artificial intelligence   UK
TransparentBusiness 1+ October 2020[436][437][438] Technology   US
Tresata 1+ October 2018[439]   US
Trustly 1+ June 2020[440] Financial technology   Sweden
Turo 1+ July 2019[441] Car sharing   US
Udacity 1+ November 2015[442] Education   US
Unisound 1+ July 2018[55] Technology   China
Verbit 1+ June 2021[443] Software   Israel
VerSe Innovation 1+ December 2020[444] Technology   India
Vestiaire Collective 1+ March 2021[445] Marketplace   France
Visier 1+ June 2021[446] Technology   Canada
volocopter 1+ March 2021[447] Transportation   Germany
Vox Media 1+ August 2015[448] Digital media   US
VTS 1+ May 2019[449]   US
Wacai.com 1+ July 2018[55]   China
WeLab 1+ December 2019[450] Financial technology   Hong Kong
Womai 1+ October 2015[55]   China
Xiaozhu.com 1+ November 2017[55]   China
Yanolja 1+ February 2019[451]   South Korea
YH Global 1+ September 2017[55] Telecommunications   China
Yidian Zixun 1+ October 2017[55]   China
Yitu Technology 1+ July 2018[55]   China
YunQuNa 1+ May 2021[452] Logistics   China
Zenoti 1+ December 2020[453] Software company   India /   US
Zhaogang.com 1+ July 2017[55]   China
Zhuanzhuan 1+ April 2017[55]   China
Zigbang 1+ July 2021[454] Real Estate   South Korea
Zuoyebang 1+ July 2018[55]   China

Former unicornsEdit

These companies were formerly unicorns, but exited the list due to IPO or acquisitions: United States (81), China (42), India (8), United Kingdom (4), Canada (3), South Korea (3), Sweden (3)

Company Last valuation (US $B) Valuation date Exit date Exit reason Exit valuation (US $B) Country
Uber 72 August 2018[455] May 2019[456] IPO 82.4   US
DiDi 62 July 2019[11] June 2021[457] IPO 73   China
Facebook 50 January 2011 May 2012[458] IPO 104   US
Xiaomi 45 April 2015 July 2018[459] IPO 70   China
Alibaba 42 June 2016 September 2014[460] IPO 238   China
Lufax 39.4 March 2019 October 2020[461] IPO 33   China
UiPath 35 February 2021[462] April 2021[463] IPO 29   US /   Romania
Airbnb 31 March 2017[464] December 2020[465] IPO 100   US
Meituan-Dianping 30.0 October 2017[55] September 2018[466] IPO 53   China
Kuaishou 28 December 2019[467] January 2021[468] IPO 60.9   China
Flipkart 37.6 July 2021 May 2018 Acquired 22   India
Krafton 5 August 2021[469] August 2021 IPO 25   South Korea
DoorDash 16 June 2020[470] December 2020[471] IPO 32.4   US
CATL 20.0 March 2018[472] June 2018[473] IPO 12.3   China
Snap Inc 19.3 May 2016[5] March 2017[474][475] IPO 24   US
Tencent Music 18 January 2018 December 2018[476] IPO 21.3   China
Lyft 15.1 June 2018[477] March 2019[478] IPO 24.0   US
Adyen 15.1 March 2018[5] June 2018[479] IPO 8.3   Netherlands
Pinduoduo 15 April 2018[55] July 2018[480] IPO 60   China
Okta 15 November 2019 April 2012[481] IPO 2.1   US
Pinterest 13.0 July 2018[482] April 2019[483] IPO 10.0   US
Snowflake 12.4 Feb 2020[484] Dec 2020[484] IPO 33   US
Robinhood 11.7 September 2020[485] July 2021[486] IPO 26.7   US
Dropbox 10 January 2014[487] March 2018[488] IPO 12   US
Squarespace 10 March 2021[489] May 2021[490] Direct listing 7.4   US
Zynga 9.1 February 2011 December 2011[491] IPO 7   US
Coupang 9 November 2018[492] March 2021[493] IPO 58   South Korea
Spotify 8.53 March 2016[5] April 2018[494] Direct listing 30   Sweden
Skype 8.5 May 2011 September 2015[495] Acquired 2.6   Sweden
Toast 8 November 2020[496] September 2021[497] IPO 20   US
Twitter 8 September 2011 November 2013[498] IPO 14.2   US
Coinbase 8 October 2018[499] April 2021[500] IPO 65   US
Deliveroo 7.0 January 2021[501] March 2021[502][503] IPO 10.5   UK
Slack Technologies 7.0 August 2018[504] IPO   US
Compass 6.4 July 2019[505][506] April 2021 IPO 7.0   US
Square 6 October 2014 November 2015[507] IPO 3.6   US
SoFi 6 May 2020 May 2021[508] SPAC merger 8.65   US
Zomato 5.4 February 2021[509] July 2021 IPO 8.7   India
Stemcentrx 5 September 2015 April 2016[510] Acquired 5.8   US
dLocal 5.0 April 2021[511] June 2021[512] IPO 6.1   Uruguay
Groupon 4.75 December 2010[513] November 2011[514] IPO 13   US
Confluent 4.5 April 2020[515] June 2021[516] IPO 9   US
Ucar 4.4 March 2017 July 2016[517] IPO 5.5   China
Zalando 4.03 November 2013 October 2014[518][519] IPO 6.7   Germany
Peloton 4.0 August 2018[520] September 2019 IPO 8.1   US
Credit Karma 4 March 2018[521] December 2020 Acquired 8.1   US
Ginkgo Bioworks 4 September 2019[522] September 2021[523] SPAC merger 2.5   US
Lending Club 3.8 August 2014 December 2014[524] IPO 8.5   US
Sea Limited 3.7 March 2016 October 2017[525] IPO 5.3   Singapore
Freshworks 3.5 November 2019 September 2021 IPO 10.13   India /   US
Bukalapak 3.5 April 2021[55] August 2021[526] IPO 6   Indonesia
Wise 3.5 May 2019[527] July 2021[528] Direct listing 11   UK
Zhihu 3.5 August 2019[529] March 2021[530] IPO 5.3   China
Atlassian 3.3 April 2014 December 2015[531] IPO 7.02   Australia
e-Shang Redwood 3.25 July 2017[55] October 2019[532] IPO 6.7   China
SmileDirectClub 3.2 October 2018 September 2019[533] IPO 8.9   US
Zoox 3.2 July 2018[534] July 2020[535] Acquired 1.3   US
Oscar Health 3.2 March 2018[536] March 2021[537] IPO 7.9   US
Cloudflare 3 March 2019 September 2019[538] IPO 4   US
Pure Storage 3 August 2014[539] October 2015 IPO 3.1   US
Maoyan 3.0 November 2017 January 2019[540] IPO 2.2   China
Jia.com 3 February 2015[55] July 2018[541] IPO 0.74   China
Mogu 3 January 2016 December 2018[542] IPO 1.3   China
Luckin Coffee 2.9 April 2019[55][543] May 2019 IPO   China
Pivotal 2.8 May 2016[5] April 2018[544][545] IPO 3.9   US
Monday.com 2.7 May 2020[546] June 2021[547] IPO 6.8   Israel
Cazoo 2.6 September 2020[548] August 2021[549] SPAC merger 8   UK
Woowa Brothers 2.6 March 2018[358] December 2019[550] Acquired 4   South Korea
Ucommune 2.6 August 2018[55] November 2020 SPAC merger 0.769   China
Coursera 2.5 July 2020[551] March 2021[552] IPO 4.3   US
Cambricon 2.5 June 2018[55] June 2020[553] IPO   China
The Hut Group 2.5 August 2017[554] September 2020[555] IPO 5.8   UK
Postmates 2.4 September 2019[556] December 2020[557] Acquired 2.65   US
Box 2.4 July 2014 January 2015[558] IPO 1.67   US
Mercari 2.4 March 2018[559] June 2018[560] IPO 3.7   Japan
Kingsoft 2.4 January 2018[55] May 2020[561] IPO 3.7   China
Sportradar 2.4 July 2018[562] September 2021[563] IPO 21    Switzerland
GoPro 2.25 December 2012 June 2014[564] IPO 2.96   US
Babytree 2.19 May 2018 November 2018[565] IPO 1.47   China
Roku, Inc. 2.1 September 2017 September 2017[566] IPO 2.1   US
Three Squirrels 2.09 September 2015[55] July 2019[567] IPO 0.86   China
AppDynamics 2.05 November 2015 January 2017[568] Acquired 3.7   US
Wayfair 2 March 2014 October 2014[569] IPO 2.4   US
NantHealth 2 January 2016 June 2016[570] IPO 1.7   US
Meitu 2 December 2014 December 2016 IPO 4.6   China
Nutanix 2 September 2016 September 2016 IPO 2.21   US
Uxin 2.0 January 2017[55] June 2018[571] IPO   China
Careem 2 October 2018 March 2019[572] Acquired 3.1   UAE
AppLovin 2 July 2018[573] April 2021[574] IPO 28.6   US
ReNew Power 2 February 2017[575] August 2021[576] SPAC merger 4.5   India
Auth0 1.92 July 2020[577] March 2021[578] Acquired 6.5   Argentina /   US
Mobileye 1.9 July 2013 August 2014 IPO 7.6   Israel
WalkMe 1.9 December 2019 June 2021[579] IPO 2.6   Israel /   US
Avito.ru 1.82 February 2014[5][580] January 2019[581] Acquired 1.16   Russia
BillDesk 1.8 November 2018[582] August 2021[583] Acquired 4.7   India
23andMe 1.75 September 2017[584] June 2021[585] SPAC merger 3.5   US
IronSource 1.75 October 2019[586] June 2021[587] SPAC merger 11   Israel
MedMen 1.65 February 2018[588] May 2018 Reverse takeover 2.0   US
Better Place 1.6 November 2012 July 2013 Acquired 0.012   US
Farfetch 1.5 May 2016[589] September 2018[590] IPO 6.2   UK
Freshly 1.5 October 2020[591] October 2020 Acquired 1.5   US
MuleSoft 1.5 May 2015 March 2015 IPO, Acquired 6.5   US
Jet.com 1.5 November 2015[592] August 2016[593] Acquired 3.3   US
LivingSocial 1.5 February 2013 October 2016 Acquired   US
WhatsApp 1.5 July 2013 February 2014 Acquired 19   US
Lakala 1.5 June 2015[55] April 2019 IPO   China
UCloud 1.5 June 2018[55] January 2020[594] IPO 1.9   China
One Medical 1.5 August 2018[595] January 2020[596] IPO 1.7   US
Quikr 1.5 October 2015[597] February 2020[598] Devalued 0.57   India
Letgo 1.5 August 2018[599] March 2020[600] Acquired   Spain /   US
Ninebot 1.5 October 2017[55] October 2020[601] IPO   China
DouYu 1.5 March 2018[55] July 2019[602] IPO 3.73   China
Proteus Digital Health 1.5 February 2016[603] July 2020[604] Bankruptcy   US
Tuandaiwang 1.46 May 2017[55] April 2019[605] Bankruptcy   China
HomeAway 1.4 October 2010 November 2016 Acquired 3.9   US
Hike Messenger 1.4 August 2016[575] January 2021[606] Defunct   India
Jasper 1.35 April 2014 February 2016 Acquired 1.4   US
Paidy 1.32 March 2021[607] September 2021[608] Acquired 2.7   Japan
eFront 1.3 March 2019[609] May 2019[610] Acquired 1.3   France
Sunrun 1.3 July 2016 August 2015 IPO 1.4   US
Solstice 1.7 July 2018 December 2009 Acquired 1.3   US
Darktrace 1.25 May 2018[611] April 2021[612] IPO 2.37   UK
Good Technology 1.2 September 2014 September 2015 Acquired 0.425   US
Bigbasket 1.2 March 2019[613] February 2021[614] Acquired 1.8   India
HeadSpin 1.16 February 2020 August 2020[615] Devalued 0.25   US
Fab 1.15 August 2013 March 2015 Acquired 0.015   US
Gilt Groupe 1.15 February 2015 January 2016 Acquired 0.25   US
Vonage 1.11 August 2014 May 2006 IPO 2.65   US
ShopClues 1.1 January 2016 October 2019[616] Acquired 0.1   India
Global Fashion Group 1.1 July 2016[617] July 2019[618] IPO   Luxembourg
Zulily 1.09 November 2012 October 2015 Acquired 2.4   US
Coupa 1.08 June 2015 October 2016 IPO 1.68   US
LinkedIn 1.06 February 2016 May 2011 IPO 4.3   US
Twilio 1.03 July 2015 June 2016 IPO 1.2   US
SimpliVity 1.03 March 2015 January 2017 Acquired 0.65   US
Kabam 1+ December 2016[619] February 2017[620] Acquired 0.8   Canada
Zoom 1 January 2017 April 2019 IPO[621] 9.0   US
Shopify 1 December 2013 May 2015 IPO 1.3   Canada
Kik 1+ August 2015 October 2019 Acquired   Canada
AirWatch 1 May 2013 January 2014 Acquired 1.54   US
Lynda.com 1 January 2015 April 2015 Acquired 1.5   US
New Relic 1 April 2014 December 2014 IPO 1.42   US
Quotient Technology 1 April 2016 March 2014 IPO 1.17   US
Futu Holdings 1+ June 2017[55] March 2019[622] IPO   China
Peak Games 1+ May 2020[623] Acquired 1.8   Turkey
Skyscanner 1.6 February 2016[624] November 2016[625] Acquired 1.74   UK
Blue Apron 2 January 2015[5] June 2017[626] IPO 2   US
Stitch Fix November 2017[627][628] IPO 1.5   US
Shazam 1 January 2015[629] December 2017[630] Acquired 0.4   UK
Flywire 1+ February 2020[631] May 2021[632] IPO 2.4   US
Mobike 3 July 2017[633] April 2018[634] Acquired 2.7   China
Ele.me 6.0 June 2017[55][635] April 2018[636] Acquired 9.5   China
Duo Security 1.17 October 2017[637] August 2018[638] Acquired 2.35   US
Bloom Energy 2.83 January 2015[5] July 2018[639] IPO 1.6   US
Moderna Therapeutics 7.5 February 2018[640] December 2018 IPO 7.5   US
Vlocity 1.0 March 2019[641] February 2020[642] Acquired 1.33   US
JFrog 1+ October 2018[643] September 2020[644] IPO 3.9   Israel /   US
Innovent Biologics 1+ April 2018[55] November 2018[645] IPO 2.1   China
iTutorGroup 1+ August 2016[55] July 2019[646] Acquired   China
9F 1+ March 2018[55] August 2019[citation needed] IPO 2.1   China
Fangdd.com 1+ September 2015[55] November 2019[647] IPO 1.2   China
36Kr Media 1+ December 2017[55] November 2019[648] IPO 0.67   China
Fanli 1+ April 2015[55] March 2020[649] Direct listing   China
17Zuoye 1+ March 2018[55] December 2020[650] IPO 2.2   China
Zimi 1+ February 2015[55] March 2021[651] Acquired 0.4   China
QingCloud 1+ June 2017[55] March 2021[652] IPO 0.46   China
Novogene 1+ November 2016[55] April 2021 IPO   China
MissFresh 1+ December 2017[55] June 2021[653] IPO 2.5   China
Essential Products 1+ August 2017[654] February 2020[655] Defunct   US

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