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2019 Unicorns

The 9 Unicorn Startups Founded in 2019

There are 9 unicorn startups founded in 2019 and here is the complete list of these unicorn companies.

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How do unicorn startups emerge?

How are they formed?

What does it take to become one of the Unicorn startups?

These are all questions many entrepreneurs ask themselves when building their companies.

Here are the 9 startups founded in 2019 – Hopin  and Ramp included – which have become unicorns.

The 9 Unicorn Startups Founded in 2019

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Hopin

Hopin

Hopin is a virtual event platform that creates live online business and social networking experiences. Their events are professional, organized, and open to everyone who has the interest to learn new things.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $5.65

    B (

    November 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United Kingdom

  • City:

    London

  • Started in:

    2019

  • Founders:

    Johnny Boufarhat

  • Industries:

    Events, Meeting Software, Social Network, Video Conferencing

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $571,440,518

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    20

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Pipe

Pipe

Pipe provides a platform to build and manage recurring revenue streams across subscription, e-commerce, and creative marketplaces.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2

    B (

    May 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Miami

  • Started in:

    2019

  • Founders:

    Harry Hurst, Josh Mangel, Zain Allarakhia

  • Industries:

    Finance, Financial Services, FinTech, Trading Platform

  • Number of employees:

    50-100

  • Funding Amount:

    $316,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    43

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Orca Security

Orca Security

Orca Security provides workload-level security for the cloud. Instant on and ready to go.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.20

    B (

    March 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Los Angeles

  • Started in:

    2019

  • Founders:

    Avi Shua, Ety Spiegel Hubara, Gil Geron, Hadas Amitay, Liran Antebi, Matan Ben-Gur, Shay Filosof, Wagde Zabit

  • Industries:

    Cloud Security, Cyber Security, Information Technology

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $292,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    8

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Uplight

Uplight

Uplight is an award-winning technology company that provides end-to-end customer-centric solutions to multinational organizations.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.50

    B (

    March 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Boulder

  • Started in:

    2019

  • Founders:

    No Data

  • Industries:

    Energy, Software

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    No Data

  • Number of funding rounds:

    1

  • Number of investors:

    5

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Ottobock

Ottobock

Ottobock is a global manufacturer of advanced prosthetic and orthotic medical devices for people with mobility challenges.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $3.52

    B (

    June 2017

    )

  • Country:

    Germany

  • City:

    Duderstadt

  • Started in:

    2019

  • Founders:

    Otto Bock

  • Industries:

    Health Care, Medical Device

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    No Data

  • Number of funding rounds:

    2

  • Number of investors:

    2

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Skims

Skims

Skims is the creator of innovative underwear, loungewear, and shapewear designed to fit, flatter, and beautify.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.60

    B (

    April 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Culver City

  • Started in:

    2019

  • Founders:

    Jens Grede, Kim Kardashian

  • Industries:

    Fashion, Lingerie, Retail

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $154,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    1

  • Number of investors:

    3

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EQRx

EQRx

EQRx is a biotechnology company specializing in turning existing drugs into generic versions with greater clinical utility.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.23

    B (

    January 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Cambridge

  • Started in:

    2019

  • Founders:

    Alexis Borisy, Peter Bach, Sandra Horning

  • Industries:

    Biotechnology, Health Care, Medical, Pharmaceutical

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $700,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    2

  • Number of investors:

    8

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Biren Technology

Biren Technology

Biren Technology is an innovative high-tech startup, with expertise in a range of fields that has helped us become the area’s leading developer.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.09

    B (

    August 2020

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Shanghai

  • Started in:

    2019

  • Founders:

    No Data

  • Industries:

    Hardware, Information Technology, Internet, Software

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $285,213,771

  • Number of funding rounds:

    3

  • Number of investors:

    28

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Ramp

Ramp

Ramp is a corporate card that allows business owners to save on expenses like travel, entertainment, and everyday bill payments.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.60

    B (

    March 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    New York

  • Started in:

    2019

  • Founders:

    Eric Glyman, Gene Lee, Karim Atiyeh

  • Industries:

    Finance, Financial Services, FinTech

  • Number of employees:

    50-100

  • Funding Amount:

    $310,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    20

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