Atlanta Unicorns

The 6 Most Well-Known Unicorn Companies from Atlanta

6 companies from Atlanta have become unicorns. We have compiled all of them in this blog article.

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There's no doubt that Atlanta has become a leading hub for technology-based startups.

Major factors behind Atlanta's success with these startups include an abundance of highly skilled talent, government support that includes tax incentives, and progressive attitudes towards startups.

Here's the full list including Calendly and OneTrust.

The 6 Unicorn Companies from Atlanta

Bakkt

Bakkt

Bakkt is a trusted way to bring together market leaders, including an enterprise software company and consumer companies, an independent software vendor, and financial technology companies.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.10

    B (

    January 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Atlanta

  • Started in:

    2018

  • Founders:

    Adam White, Kelly L. Loeffler, Mike Blandina

  • Industries:

    Cryptocurrency, Financial Services, FinTech, Loyalty Programs

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $482,500,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    2

  • Number of investors:

    16

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Calendly

Calendly

Calendly's easy-to-use online scheduling tool makes it simple to quickly schedule meetings, appointments and calls.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $3.00

    B (

    January 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Atlanta

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    Tope Awotona

  • Industries:

    Productivity Tools, Recruiting, SaaS, Scheduling, Software

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $350,550,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    2

  • Number of investors:

    3

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Greenlight

Greenlight

Greenlight is the first family-friendly debit card that allows parents monitor and set allowances for their children.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.20

    B (

    September 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Atlanta

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Johnson Cook, Timothy Sheehan

  • Industries:

    Debit Cards, Financial Services, FinTech, Payments

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $556,500,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    26

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OneTrust

OneTrust

OneTrust helps companies to manage privacy and security of healthcare data via is an integrated platform.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $5.10

    B (

    July 2019

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Atlanta

  • Started in:

    2016

  • Founders:

    Kabir Barday

  • Industries:

    Compliance, Privacy, Risk Management, Software

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $920,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    5

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Rubicon

Rubicon

Rubicon provides efficient smart waste and recycling software that helps businesses save time, increase recycling rates, and reduce landfill.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.07

    B (

    August 2017

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Atlanta

  • Started in:

    2008

  • Founders:

    Lane B. Moore, Marc Spiegel, Nate Morris, Perry Moss

  • Industries:

    Cloud Computing, Computer, Recycling, SaaS, Software, Sustainability, Waste Management

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $222,699,949

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    27

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SalesLoft

SalesLoft

SalesLoft is a training platform that helps sales professionals to deliver a better sales experience for their customers.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.10

    B (

    January 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Atlanta

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    David Cummings, Kyle Porter, Rob Forman, Tim Dorr

  • Industries:

    Email, SaaS, Sales, Sales Automation

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $245,700,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    13

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