CrunchBase Unicorn Leaderboards

Last updated July 14, 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
58 Companies
$239.8B Total Valuation
$35.1B Total Raised
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Facebook TechCrunch Coverage
Jan 2011
May 2012
+108% - $476.84B
Nasdaq: FB
+358% $2.43B
Peter Thiel (Angel)
Accel Partners (Series A)
Greylock Partners (Series B)
Microsoft (Series C)
Horizons Ventures (Series C)
Global Founders Capital (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% - $384.74B
+62% $4.81B
SoftBank (Venture)
SoftBank Capital (Series D)
Yahoo (Round)
China Investment Corporation (Private Equity)
Snap Inc. TechCrunch Coverage
May 2016
Mar 2017
+71% - $17.56B
-47% $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% - $3.23B
Nasdaq: ZNGA
-54% $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
Dec 2011
Nov 2013
+78% - $15B
+6% $800M
Union Square Ventures (Series A)
Spark Capital (Series B)
Benchmark (Series C)
IVP (Institutional Venture Partners) (Series C)
Insight Venture Partners (Series D)
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (Series F)
DST Global (Series G)
Alwaleed Bin Talal (Venture)
Square TechCrunch Coverage
Oct 2014
Nov 2015
-40% - $9.87B
+174% $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% - $2.15B
Nasdaq: GRPN
-83% $1.1B
New Enterprise Associates (Series A)
Accel Partners (Series B)
DST Global (Series C)
Jun 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)
Cloudera TechCrunch Coverage
Dec 2016
Apr 2017
-54% - $2.47B
+30% $1.04B
Accel Partners (Series A)
Greylock Partners (Series B)
Meritech Capital Partners (Series C)
Ignition Partners (Series D)
Accel Partners (Series E)
T. Rowe Price (Series F)
Intel Capital (Series F)
Zalando TechCrunch Coverage
Nov 2013
Oct 2014
+66% - -
- $243M
HV Holtzbrinck Ventures (Seed)
Kinnevik AB (Series C)
DST Global (Venture)
TH Lee Putnam Ventures (Private Equity)
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Private Equity)
Lending Club TechCrunch Coverage
Apr 2017
Dec 2014
+124% - $2.1B
-75% $342M
Canaan Partners (Series A)
Norwest Venture Partners - NVP (Series A)
Morgenthaler Ventures (Series B)
Foundation Capital (Series C)
Union Square Ventures (Series D)
Union Square Ventures (Venture)
Thomvest Ventures (Venture)
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (Venture)
Atlassian TechCrunch Coverage
Apr 2014
Dec 2015
+33% - $8.11B
Nasdaq: TEAM
+84% $462M -
Delivery Hero TechCrunch Coverage
May 2017
Jun 2017
+64% - -
- $1.81B
Point Nine Capital (Seed)
Kite Ventures (Series C)
Kite Ventures (Series D)
Phenomen Ventures (Series D)
Insight Venture Partners (Series E)
Luxor Capital Group (Series F)
Kite Ventures (Series G)
Insight Venture Partners (Series G)
Rocket Internet (Series H)
Naspers (Private Equity)
Pure Storage TechCrunch Coverage
Aug 2014
Oct 2015
+3% - $2.87B
-8% $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% - $2.62B
+57% $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% - $1.15B
Nasdaq: GPRO
-61% $288M
Riverwood Capital (Series A)
FIH Mobile (Private Equity)
Blue Apron TechCrunch Coverage
Jun 2015
Jun 2017
-11% - $1.24B
-35% $193M
Bessemer Venture Partners (Series B)
Stripes Group (Series C)
Fidelity Investments (Series D)
Workday TechCrunch Coverage
Oct 2011
Oct 2012
+125% - $21.35B
+374% $230M
New Enterprise Associates (Series E)
T. Rowe Price (Series F)
Morgan Stanley (Series F)
Janus Capital Group (Series F)
Bezos Expeditions (Series F)
Wayfair TechCrunch Coverage
Mar 2014
Oct 2014
+20% - $6.65B
+177% $351M
Spark Capital (Venture)
T. Rowe Price (Series B)
Dec 2014
Dec 2016
+130% - -
HKG: 1357
- $360M -
Nutanix TechCrunch Coverage
Sep 2016
Sep 2016
+10% - $3.64B
Nasdaq: NTNX
+66% $312M
Khosla Ventures (Series B)
Khosla Ventures (Series C)
Lightspeed Venture Partners (Series C)
Riverwood Capital (Series D)
Sapphire Ventures (Series D)
InstantScale Ventures (Series E)
NantHealth TechCrunch Coverage
Jan 2016
Jun 2016
-15% - $525.61M
Nasdaq: NH
-69% $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)
Mobileye TechCrunch Coverage
Jul 2013
Aug 2014
+300% - $14.07B
+85% $515M
Goldman Sachs (Private Equity)
MuleSoft TechCrunch Coverage
May 2015
Mar 2017
+103% - $3.35B
+10% $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% - $764.47M
Nasdaq: RUN
-45% $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)
FireEye TechCrunch Coverage
Jan 2014
Sep 2013
+88% - $2.83B
Nasdaq: FEYE
+20% $102M
DAG Ventures (Series B)
DAG Ventures (Series C)
Okta TechCrunch Coverage
Sep 2015
Apr 2017
+25% - $2.29B
Nasdaq: OKTA
+53% $230M
Andreessen Horowitz (Series A)
Andreessen Horowitz (Series B)
Sequoia Capital (Series C)
Sequoia Capital (Series D)
Sequoia Capital (Series E)
Andreessen Horowitz (Series F)
Sequoia Capital (Series F)
Greylock Partners (Series F)
Vonage TechCrunch Coverage
Aug 2014
May 2006
+141% - $1.46B
-45% $392M
New Enterprise Associates (Series B)
3i Group (Series C)
Meritech Capital Partners (Series C)
New Enterprise Associates (Series D)
Bain Capital Ventures (Series E)
Coupa Software TechCrunch Coverage
Jun 2015
Oct 2016
+56% - $1.63B
Nasdaq: COUP
-3% $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)
Global Founders Capital (Series C)
Bessemer Venture Partners (Series C)
Bain Capital Ventures (Series D)
China Rapid Finance TechCrunch Coverage
Nov 2016
Apr 2017
-66% - $452.36M
+29% $56M
Broadline Capital (Series C)
China United SME Guarantee Corporation (Debt Financing)
Twilio TechCrunch Coverage
Jul 2015
Jun 2016
+17% - $2.81B
+134% $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
May 2017
May 2015
+30% - $8.91B
+586% $122M
Bessemer Venture Partners (Series A)
New Relic TechCrunch Coverage
Apr 2014
Dec 2014
+42% - $2.58B
+82% $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% - $1.05B
-10% $277M
Passport Capital (Series C)
Passport Capital (Series D)
Passport Capital (Series E)
Greylock Partners (Venture)