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The “Unicorns”: Startups valued valued $1 billion or more

  1. Uber (San Francisco, United States) – Transportation services – $62 billion
  2. Xiaomi (Beijing, China) – Consumer electronics – $45 billion
  3. Airbnb (San Francisco, United States) – Lodging services- $25.5 billion
  4. Palantir (Palo Alto, United States) – Data analytics software- $20.5 billion
  5. Snapchat (Venice, United States) – Social media- $16 billion
  6. Didi Kuaidi (Beijing, China) – Transportation services – $16 billion
  7. Flipkart (Bangalore, India) – E-commerce- $15 billion
  8. China Internet Plus (Beijing, China) – Internet services- $15 billion
  9. SpaceX (Hawthorne, United States) – Aerospace- $12 billion
  10. Pinterest (San Francisco, United States) – Social media – $11 billion
  11. WeWork (New York, United States) – Coworking – $10 billion
  12. Lufax (Shanghai, China) – Financial services – $10 billion
  13. Dropbox (San Francisco, United States) – Cloud storage – $10 billion
  14. Theranos (Palo Alto, United States) – Health care – $9 billion
  15. Spotify (Stockholm, Sweden) – Streaming media – $8.5 billion
  16. Zhong An (Hong Kong) – Insurance – $8 billion
  17. DJI (Beijing, China) – Robotics – $8 billion
  18. Lyft (San Francisco, United States) – Transportation – $5.5 billion
  19. Intarcia Therapeutics (Boston, United States) – Biotechnology – $5.5 billion
  20. Stripe (San Francisco, United States) – Mobile payments – $5 billion
  21. Stemcentrx (San Francisco, United States) – Cancer treatments – $5 billion
  22. Snapdeal (New Delhi, India) – E-commerce – $5 billion
  23. Ola (aka Olacabs; dba Ani Technologies) (Bangalore, India) – Transportation – $5 billion
  24. Coupang (Seoul, South Korea) – E-commerce- $5 billion
  25. Zenefits (dba YourPeople) (San Francisco, United States) – Business Software – $4.5 billion
  26. Vice Media (New York, United States) – Media & entertainment – $4 billion
  27. Social Finance (aka SoFi) (San Francisco, United States) – Financial services – $4 billion
  28. Tanium (Emeryville, United States) – Business software – $3.7 billion
  29. UCar (dba Shenzhou Zuche) (Beijing, China) – Transportation  – $3.6 billion
  30. Credit Karma (San Francisco, United States) – Financial software – $3.5 billion
  31. Global Fashion Group (London, United Kingdom) – E-commerce – $3.4 billion
  32. Meizu (Zhuhai, China) – Consumer electronics – $3.3 billion
  33. Jawbone (dba AliphCom) (San Francisco, United States) – Consumer electronics – $3.3 billion
  34. CloudFlare (San Francisco, United States) – Web publishing – $3.2 billion
  35. Machine Zone (Palo Alto, United States) – Video games – $3.1 billion
  36. Delivery Hero (Berlin, Germany) – Food delivery – $3.1 billion
  37. Wish (dba ContextLogic) (San Francisco, United States) – E-commerce – $3 billion
  38. Vancl (Beijing, China) – E-commerce – $3 billion
  39. Sogou (Beijing, China) – Search engine – $3 billion
  40. Moderna Therapeutics (Cambridge, United States) – Biotechnology – $3 billion
  41. Legendary Entertainment (Burbank, United States) – Film – $3 billion
  42. Fanatics (Jacksonville, United States) – E-commerce – $3 billion
  43. Ele.me (Shanghai, China) – Food delivery – $3 billion
  44. DocuSign (San Francisco, United States) – Business software – $3 billion
  45. Bloom Energy (Sunnyvale, United States) – Alternative energy – $3 billion
  46. Slack (San Francisco, United States) – Business software – $2.9 billion
  47. HelloFresh (Berlin, Germany) – Food delivery – $2.9 billion
  48. Powa (London, United Kingdom) – Mobile payments – $2.7 billion
  49. Klarna (Stockholm, Sweden) – Mobile payments – $2.5 billion
  50. InMobi (San Francisco, United States) – Advertising – $2.5 billion

Source: Fortune

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