500 Startups Unicorns

Top 15 Unicorns That Graduated from 500 Startups

Here’s a complete list of unicorn companies that graduated from 500 Startups, which includes Reddit and Canva.

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Have you ever wondered who is on the list of 500 Startups companies with the highest valuations?

You’re not alone.

There are hundreds of companies that graduated from this accelerator, and it can be difficult to keep track of them all.

We've decided to take a deep dive and put together a list containing 15 unicorns from 500 Startups that have top-tier venture capital funding.

Top 15 Unicorns from 500 Startups

Lucid

Lucid

Lucid is software that empowers teams to rapidly create and deliver, with the support of a platform that cultivates growth and lets your team own their visual DNA.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $56

    B (

    February 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    South Jordan

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    Ben Dilts, Darrell Swain, Karl Sun

  • Industries:

    Collaboration, Enterprise Software, Information Technology, Internet, Mobile, Mobile Apps, SaaS, Software

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $170,462,414

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    16

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Canva

Canva

Canva is a free, online design tool that helps you create eye-catching, shareable content.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $15.00

    B (

    January 2018

    )

  • Country:

    Australia

  • City:

    Sydney

  • Started in:

    2012

  • Founders:

    Cameron Adams, Cliff Obrecht, Melanie Perkins

  • Industries:

    Graphic Design, Photo Editing, Publishing, Software, Web Design

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $372,555,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    15

  • Number of investors:

    32

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GitLab

GitLab

GitLab is a single software suite which provides an integrated solution to the DevOps lifecycle with built-in CI/CD, issue tracking and more.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $6.00

    B (

    September 2018

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Dmitriy Zaporozhets, Sytse Sijbrandij

  • Industries:

    Information Technology, Open Source, SaaS, Software

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $434,200,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    10

  • Number of investors:

    26

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Reddit

Reddit

Reddit is a place for community, conversation, and connection with millions of users worldwide.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $6.00

    B (

    July 2017

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2005

  • Founders:

    Alexis Ohanian, Steve Huffman

  • Industries:

    Content, News, Social Bookmarking, Social Media, Social Network

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $919,049,748

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    27

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Bukalapak

Bukalapak

Bukalapak is the first Indonesian e-commerce platform that allows its users to buy consumer goods from thousands of sellers.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $3.50

    B (

    November 2017

    )

  • Country:

    Indonesia

  • City:

    Jakarta

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Achmad Zaky, Fajrin Rasyid, Nugroho Herucahyono

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, E-Commerce Platforms, Internet, Online Portals

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $784,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    12

  • Number of investors:

    17

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Udemy

Udemy

Udemy is the global marketplace for learning and teaching online used by students, companies and government.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $3.20

    B (

    February 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2009

  • Founders:

    Eren Bali, Gagan Biyani, Oktay Caglar

  • Industries:

    E-Learning, EdTech, Education, Training

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $296,500,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    13

  • Number of investors:

    26

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Talkdesk

Talkdesk

Talkdesk is a cloud-based contact center and support platform that empowers any organization to deliver better experiences to their customers, fans, and employees. It helps improve customer acquisition costs, increase sales conversion rates, minimize service tickets, and save operational costs.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $3.00

    B (

    October 2018

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Cristina Fonseca, Tiago Paiva

  • Industries:

    Call Center, Cloud Computing, CRM, Customer Service, SaaS, Software

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $267,450,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    13

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ApplyBoard

ApplyBoard

ApplyBoard is a study abroad platform that’s revolutionizing the way students find and apply for programs abroad.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.50

    B (

    May 2020

    )

  • Country:

    Canada

  • City:

    Waterloo

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Martin Basiri, Massi Basiri, Meti Basiri

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce Platforms, EdTech, Enterprise Software, Internet, PaaS, Software

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $178,342,957

  • Number of funding rounds:

    9

  • Number of investors:

    21

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Innovaccer

Innovaccer

Innovaccer makes data work better for healthcare and business analytics.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.30

    B (

    February 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Abhinav Shashank, Abhinav Shashank, Kanav Hasija, Kanav Hasija, Sandeep Gupta, Sandeep K Gupta

  • Industries:

    Analytics, Big Data, Health Care, Information Services

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $229,100,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    19

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Intercom

Intercom

Intercom is a customer engagement platform that helps you build better relationships with your target audience.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.28

    B (

    March 2018

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Ciaran Lee, David Barrett, Des Traynor, Eoghan McCabe

  • Industries:

    Apps, CRM, Customer Service, Marketing Automation, Messaging, SaaS, Sales Automation, Software

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $291,820,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    9

  • Number of investors:

    34

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Paidy

Paidy

Paidy is a one-of-a-kind payment solution which enables consumers to pay online without having to register an account or using a credit card. A one-time token is required for every transaction, thereby eliminating the need to create an account or provide credit/debit card information. This improves the customer experience and security of the site.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.20

    B (

    March 2021

    )

  • Country:

    Japan

  • City:

    Minato

  • Started in:

    2008

  • Founders:

    Lee Smith, Russell Cummer

  • Industries:

    Finance, Financial Services, FinTech, Payments

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $397,886,945

  • Number of funding rounds:

    11

  • Number of investors:

    25

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Clearcover

Clearcover

Clearcover is a digital car insurance provider using innovative technologies and data-driven insights to give clients the best possible prices.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    April 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Chicago

  • Started in:

    2016

  • Founders:

    Derek Brigham, Kyle Nakatsuji

  • Industries:

    Auto Insurance, Financial Services, InsurTech

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $304,500,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    11

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CARS24

CARS24

CARS24 brings buyers and sellers online through an intuitive, tech-enabled platform that simplifies and streamlines the pre-owned car purchase process.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    November 2020

    )

  • Country:

    India

  • City:

    Gurgaon

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Gajendra Jangid, Mehul Agrawal, Ruchit Agarwal, Vikram Chopra

  • Industries:

    Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, B2C, E-Commerce, Marketplace, Sales Automation, Software, Transaction Processing

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $393,848,044

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    21

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Revolution

Revolution

REVOLUTION is the premiere collection of limited edition, pre-crafted properties.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    October 2017

    )

  • Country:

    Philippines

  • City:

    Makati

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Robbie Antonio

  • Industries:

    Architecture, Building Material, Interior Design, Real Estate

  • Number of employees:

    10-50

  • Funding Amount:

    $15,400,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    2

  • Number of investors:

    1

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VTS

VTS

Visitor Tracking System is a real estate CRM connected to every website and offline marketing initiative that allows brokerages, landlords, and tenants to have a near-instantaneous view of who visits their website, what they do there, and how to reach them.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    May 2019

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    New York

  • Started in:

    2012

  • Founders:

    Brandon Weber, Donald DeSantis, Karl Baum, Niall Smart, Nicholas Romito, Ryan Masiello

  • Industries:

    Asset Management, Commercial Real Estate, Enterprise Software, Leasing, Professional Services, Real Estate, SaaS, Software

  • Number of employees:

    50-100

  • Funding Amount:

    $187,360,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    27

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