Top 15 Most Valuable Unicorn Startups Worldwide

Iris | 12 - 27 - 2021
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There are over billions of startups in the world. Every startup strives to be successful but only a few reach the top and become successful companies. Unicorn startups are successful startups with a valuation of above $1 billion. There are around 900+ unicorn startups in the world. Among them, only some of the unicorn companies make quite successful impacts in software, healthcare, and automotive, aerospace manufacturer, game developers, and other industries. 

Top 15 Highest-Valued unicorn startups

Here, we have enlisted the handful of companies that have massive reach, sales, and influence in the world. Today, these companies are at their peak, but to reach this stage they have also faced so many challenges and controversies. The below mentioned companies are not only the biggest startups in the world, but also they are considered to be the top decacorn (a company with a valuation of more than $10 billion) in the world. 

Founded on Company  Founder  Valuation ($ in Billion) Country  Industry 
2012 ByteDance Zhang Yiming  $280  China Artificial Intelligence 
2011 Kuaishou Su Hua, Cheng Yixiao $160 China Internet
2014 Antgroup  Jack Ma $144 China Fintech 
2008 Airbnb Brian Chesky, Joe Gebbia,Nathan Blecharczyk $130 California  Lodging
2009 SpaceX Elon Musk $100 USA Space Flight 
2009 Stripe  Patrick Collison and John Collison $95 USA Fintech 
2005 Klarna  Sebastian Siemiątkowski, Niklas Adalberth, Victor Jacobsson $46 Sweden  Fintech 
2004 Roblox Corporation David Baszucki, Erik Cassel $41.9 USA Gaming
2013 Canva  Melanie Perkins, Cliff Obrecht, Cameron Adams $40 Australia Software and Graphic Design
2012 Instacart  Apoorva Mehta, Max Mullen, Brandon Leonardo $39 California Technology, E-grocery
2013 Databricks Ali Ghodsi, 

How Many Unicorn Startups Are There in the World?
  • A. 700+
  • B. 800+
  • C. 900+
  • D. 1000+

Andy Konwinski, Ion Stoica, 

Matei Zaharia

$38 California  Data Management 
2005 UiPath Daniel Dines, Marius Tîrcă $35 New York AI, Robotic Process Automation
2015 Revolut  Nikolay Storonsky, Vlad Yatsenko $33 England,UK Fintech 
1991 Epic Games  Tim Sweetney  $28.7 USA Gaming
2013 Chime  Chris Britt and Ryan King $25 USA Financial Service 


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