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Top 6 Unicorn Companies From Australia

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There’s no doubt that the startup scene in Australia is unique.

The country has created dozens of successful startups, over the years. Some of them are already worth billions of dollars.

So whether you’re looking to start your own business, or just interested in learning about unicorns, here’s the complete list of 6 unicorn companies in Australia.

The 6 Unicorns in Australia

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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:

    $40.00

    B (

    January 2018

    )

  • Country:

    Australia

  • City:

    Surry Hills

  • 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:

    $571.26M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    16

  • Number of investors:

    36

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Airwallex

Airwallex

Airwallex is a fintech platform that includes international payments network, global trade finance platform, and digital currency asset trading for the financial ecosystem.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $5.50

    B (

    March 2019

    )

  • Country:

    Australia

  • City:

    Melbourne

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Jack Zhang, Jacob Dai, Lucy Yueting Liu, Max Li

  • Industries:

    Finance, Financial Services, FinTech, Payments

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $802.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    11

  • Number of investors:

    20

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SafetyCulture

SafetyCulture

SafetyCulture is the operational heartbeat of working teams around the world.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.60

    B (

    May 2021

    )

  • Country:

    Australia

  • City:

    Sydney

  • Started in:

    2004

  • Founders:

    Luke Anear

  • Industries:

    Apps, Public Safety, SaaS, Software

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $222.81M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    9

  • Number of investors:

    14

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Culture Amp

Culture Amp

Culture Amp is an employee analytics platform that specializes in staff surveying and analytics.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.50

    B (

    July 2021

    )

  • Country:

    Australia

  • City:

    Richmond

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Didier Elzinga, Douglas English, Jon Williams, Rod Hamilton

  • Industries:

    Analytics, Enterprise Software, Human Resources, SaaS

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $258.30M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    12

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GO1

GO1

GO1 allows companies to upscale their workforce with on-demand training and a dynamic content-driven platform.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    July 2021

    )

  • Country:

    Australia

  • City:

    Brisbane

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Andrew Barnes, Chris Eigeland, Chris Hood, Vu Tran

  • Industries:

    Business Development, Corporate Training, SaaS, Training

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $273.25M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    27

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Pet Circle

Pet Circle

Pet Circle offers pet food, medication, accessories, toys, and treats via its subscription-only online store.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    December 2021

    )

  • Country:

    Australia

  • City:

    Alexandria

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    James Edwards, Michael Frizell

  • Industries:

    Animal Feed, E-Commerce, Pet

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $126.35M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    3

  • Number of investors:

    6

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