CrunchBase Unicorn Leaderboards

Last updated April 5, 2017

The leaderboards below list companies that reached a valuation of $1B or more as private companies and subsequently exited by acquisition or IPO. The list is based on a curated CrunchBase dataset and market data. Valuations credibly reported but not officially confirmed are marked with an asterisk.

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Unicorn Statistics
47 Companies
$219.5B Total Valuation
$30.8B Total Raised
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Facebook TechCrunch Coverage
Jan 2011
May 2012
+108% - $416.29B
Nasdaq: FB
+300% $2.43B
Peter Thiel (Angel)
Accel Partners (Series A)
Greylock Partners (Series B)
Microsoft (Series C)
Horizons Ventures (Series C)
European Founders Fund (Series C)
Horizons Ventures (Series C)
TriplePoint Capital (Debt Financing)
DST Global (Series D)
DST Global (Private Equity)
Goldman Sachs (Private Equity)
Alibaba TechCrunch Coverage
Jun 2016
Sep 2014
+467% - $282.78B
+19% $4.81B
SoftBank (Venture)
SoftBank Capital (Private Equity)
Yahoo (Round)
China Investment Corporation (Private Equity)
Snap Inc. TechCrunch Coverage
May 2016
Mar 2017
+71% - $24.22B
-27% $2.65B
Lightspeed Venture Partners (Seed)
Benchmark (Series A)
IVP (Institutional Venture Partners) (Series B)
Coatue Management (Series C)
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (Series D)
Alibaba (Series E)
Glade Brook Capital Partners (Series F)
Zynga TechCrunch Coverage
Feb 2011
Dec 2011
-23% - $2.42B
Nasdaq: ZNGA
-65% $867M
Union Square Ventures (Series A)
Union Square Ventures (Series A)
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (Series B)
Google (Series B)
SoftBank Capital (Series B)
Twitter TechCrunch Coverage
Sep 2011
Nov 2013
+78% - $10.68B
-25% $800M
Union Square Ventures (Series A)
Spark Capital (Series B)
IVP (Institutional Venture Partners) (Series C)
Benchmark (Series C)
Insight Venture Partners (Series D)
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (Series F)
DST Global (Series G)
Square TechCrunch Coverage
Oct 2014
Nov 2015
-40% - $6.42B
+78% $591M
Khosla Ventures (Series A)
Sequoia Capital (Series B)
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (Series C)
Richard Branson (Series C)
GIC (Series E)
Groupon TechCrunch Coverage
Apr 2016
Nov 2011
+174% - $2.18B
Nasdaq: GRPN
-83% $1.1B
New Enterprise Associates (Series A)
Accel Partners (Series B)
DST Global (Series C)
Mar 2017
Jul 2016
+25% - -
- $1.37B
CAR Inc. (Series A)
Warburg Pincus (Series B)
Alibaba (Series C)
UnionPay International (Series D)
Shanghai Pudong Development Bank (Series D)
Zalando TechCrunch Coverage
Nov 2013
Oct 2014
+66% - -
- $243M
Kinnevik AB (Series C)
DST Global (Venture)
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Private Equity)
TH Lee Putnam Ventures (Private Equity)
Lending Club TechCrunch Coverage
Aug 2014
Dec 2014
+124% - $2.29B
-73% $342M
Canaan Partners (Series A)
Norwest Venture Partners - NVP (Series A)
Morgenthaler Ventures (Series B)
Foundation Capital (Series C)
Union Square Ventures (Series D)
Thomvest Ventures (Venture)
Union Square Ventures (Venture)
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (Venture)
Atlassian TechCrunch Coverage
Apr 2014
Dec 2015
+33% - $7.02B
Nasdaq: TEAM
+59% $462M -
Pure Storage TechCrunch Coverage
Aug 2014
Oct 2015
+3% - $2.12B
-32% $470M
Sutter Hill Ventures (Series A)
Redpoint (Series C)
Index Ventures (Series D)
Tiger Global Management (Series E)
T. Rowe Price (Series E)
T. Rowe Price (Series F)
Box TechCrunch Coverage
Jul 2014
Jan 2015
-30% - $2.2B
+32% $559M
Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ) (Series A)
U.S. Venture Partners (USVP) (Series B)
Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ) (Series B)
Scale Venture Partners (Series C)
Meritech Capital Partners (Series D)
General Atlantic (Series E)
GoPro TechCrunch Coverage
Dec 2012
Jun 2014
+32% - $1.26B
Nasdaq: GPRO
-57% $288M
Riverwood Capital (Series A)
FIH Mobile (Private Equity)
Wayfair TechCrunch Coverage
Mar 2014
Oct 2014
+20% - $3.97B
+66% $351M
Spark Capital (Venture)
T. Rowe Price (Series B)
NantHealth TechCrunch Coverage
Jan 2016
Jun 2016
-15% - $401.37M
Nasdaq: NH
-76% $495M
Verizon Ventures (Series B)
Celgene (Series B)
BlackBerry (Series B)
Kuwait Investment Authority (Series B)
Kuwait Investment Authority (Series B)
Blackstone (Series B)
Allscripts (Venture)
Dec 2014
Dec 2016
+130% - -
HKG: 1357
- $360M -
Nutanix TechCrunch Coverage
Sep 2016
Sep 2016
+10% - $2.33B
Nasdaq: NTNX
+6% $312M
Khosla Ventures (Series B)
Lightspeed Venture Partners (Series C)
Khosla Ventures (Series C)
Sapphire Ventures (Series D)
Riverwood Capital (Series D)
InstantScale Ventures (Series E)
Mobileye TechCrunch Coverage
Jul 2013
Aug 2014
+300% - $13.69B
+80% $515M
Goldman Sachs (Private Equity)
MuleSoft TechCrunch Coverage
May 2015
Mar 2017
+103% - $2.81B
-8% $259M
HWVP, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners (Series A)
Lightspeed Venture Partners (Series B)
New Enterprise Associates (Series E)
Meritech Capital Partners (Series F)
Salesforce Ventures (Series G)
Sunrun TechCrunch Coverage
Jul 2016
Aug 2015
+8% - $535.77M
Nasdaq: RUN
-62% $682M
Foundation Capital (Series A)
U.S. Bancorp (Debt Financing)
Accel Partners (Series B)
U.S. Bancorp (Debt Financing)
PG&E Corporation (Debt Financing)
Sequoia Capital (Series C)
SunShot Initiative fund (Grant)
Vonage TechCrunch Coverage
Aug 2014
May 2006
+141% - $1.41B
-47% $392M
New Enterprise Associates (Series B)
Meritech Capital Partners (Series C)
3i Group (Series C)
New Enterprise Associates (Series D)
Bain Capital Ventures (Series E)
Coupa Software TechCrunch Coverage
Jun 2015
Oct 2016
+56% - $1.54B
Nasdaq: COUP
-9% $169M
BlueRun Ventures (Series A)
Battery Ventures (Series B)
El Dorado Ventures (Series C)
Mohr Davidow Ventures (Series D)
Crosslink Capital (Series E)
Meritech Capital Partners (Series F)
T. Rowe Price (Series G)
LinkedIn TechCrunch Coverage
Feb 2016
May 2011
+308% - -
Nasdaq: LNKD
- $206M
Sequoia Capital (Series A)
Greylock Partners (Series B)
Bessemer Venture Partners (Series C)
European Founders Fund (Series C)
Bain Capital Ventures (Series D)
Twilio TechCrunch Coverage
Jul 2015
Jun 2016
+17% - $2.7B
+125% $204M
Union Square Ventures (Series A)
Bessemer Venture Partners (Series B)
Bessemer Venture Partners (Series C)
Bessemer Venture Partners (Series D)
T. Rowe Price (Series E)
Shopify TechCrunch Coverage
Dec 2013
May 2015
+30% - $6.83B
+425% $122M
Bessemer Venture Partners (Series A)
New Relic TechCrunch Coverage
Apr 2014
Dec 2014
+42% - $2.08B
+46% $215M
Benchmark (Series A)
Trinity Ventures (Series B)
Allen & Company (Series C)
Tenaya Capital (Series C)
Four Rivers Group (Venture)
DAG Ventures (Venture)
Insight Venture Partners (Venture)
BlackRock (Private Equity)
Passport Capital (Private Equity)
Quotient Technology TechCrunch Coverage
Apr 2016
Mar 2014
+17% - $935.95M
-20% $277M
Passport Capital (Series C)
Passport Capital (Series D)
Passport Capital (Series E)
Greylock Partners (Venture)