B2B Unicorns

Top 11 B2B Unicorn Startups in 2021

Startups are hard and becoming a unicorn startup is even harder, but here is a list of 11 B2B companies that have achieved the unicorn status.

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The B2B industry has grown tremendously in recent years.

And, this can be attributed to the introduction of new technologies that make operational costs more convenient and efficient.

This post is about 11 B2B startups that have achieved unicorn status — privately held companies that reach billion-dollar valuations.

Top 11 B2B Unicorn Startups

AInnovation

AInnovation

AInnovation is an independent innovation company that creates, designs and sells AI-powered personal assistants for businesses.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    December 2020

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Haidian

  • Started in:

    2018

  • Founders:

    Faen Zhang, Hocking Xu

  • Industries:

    Artificial Intelligence, B2B, Information Technology, Machine Learning, Software

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    CN¥900,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    9

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C2FO

C2FO

C2FO is a leading provider of business financial management software. Its cloud-based platform helps businesses of all sizes increase cash flow and manage their accounts payable and accounts receivable in real time.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    August 2019

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Leawood

  • Started in:

    2008

  • Founders:

    Alexander C. Kemper, Pete Thomas

  • Industries:

    B2B, Enterprise Software, Financial Services, Payments

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $397,700,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    13

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Gett

Gett

Gett is the company that provides a comprehensive technology platform for corporate ground transportation (GTM) management.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.50

    B (

    May 2016

    )

  • Country:

    United Kingdom

  • City:

    London

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    Dave Waiser, Roi More

  • Industries:

    B2B, Enterprise Software, SaaS, Software, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $928,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    12

  • Number of investors:

    11

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Huimin

Huimin

Huimin is a B2B e-commerce platform that offers online supermarket websites with a community network. Now anyone can start a business for communities and build a community e-commerce website easier than anyone else.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.00

    B (

    September 2016

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Beijing

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    Zhang Yichun

  • Industries:

    B2B, Communities, E-Commerce, Internet, Retail, Shopping

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $516,946,859

  • Number of funding rounds:

    3

  • Number of investors:

    11

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Justworks

Justworks

Justworks provides essential human-centric benefits, payroll, HR, and employee engagement software for small businesses.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.43

    B (

    January 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    New York

  • Started in:

    2012

  • Founders:

    Iris Ramos, Isaac Oates

  • Industries:

    B2B, Compliance, Employee Benefits, Health Insurance, Human Resources, Internet, Payments, Software

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $143,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    13

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Melio

Melio

Melio is a cloud-based payment and receivables management platform that enables businesses to manage, track, and optimize their financial flows.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.34

    B (

    January 2021

    )

  • Country:

    Israel

  • City:

    Tel Aviv

  • Started in:

    2018

  • Founders:

    Ilan Atias, Matan Bar, Ziv Paz

  • Industries:

    B2B, Financial Services, FinTech, Payments

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $254,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    10

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Payoneer

Payoneer

Payoneer is the trusted cross-border payments platform of Choice for SMEs, Freelancers, and Startups. They massively increase international sales and business opportunities while drastically cutting both transaction fees and transfer times.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    December 2017

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    New York

  • Started in:

    2005

  • Founders:

    Yuval Tal

  • Industries:

    B2B, Finance, FinTech, Payments

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $270,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    13

  • Number of investors:

    18

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Tradeshift

Tradeshift

Tradeshift is a cloud-based platform that allows companies using different ERP, invoicing, and shipping systems to connect and exchange critical business data in real time.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.70

    B (

    May 2018

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2009

  • Founders:

    Christian Lanng, Gert Sylvest, Mikkel Brun

  • Industries:

    B2B, Enterprise Software, Financial Services, FinTech, Procurement, SaaS, Transaction Processing

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $661,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    10

  • Number of investors:

    23

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Udaan

Udaan

Udaan brings manufacturers’ product catalogs, trading companies supply-chains, retailers’ orders, and wholesalers’ warehouses into a single platform to make business more efficient.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $3.10

    B (

    September 2018

    )

  • Country:

    India

  • City:

    Bangalore

  • Started in:

    2016

  • Founders:

    Amod Malviya, Sujeet Kumar, Vaibhav Gupta

  • Industries:

    B2B, Business Development, E-Commerce, Internet, Retail

  • Number of employees:

    5,000-10,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $1,179,919,112

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    13

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XINGYUN GROUP

XINGYUN GROUP

XINGYUN GROUP provides an international service network in China, covering all aspects of business and trade for our customers.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.00

    B (

    September 2020

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Shenzhen

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Billy Wang

  • Industries:

    B2B, Cosmetics, E-Commerce, Logistics, Supply Chain Management

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $949,506,218

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    18

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Yijiupi

Yijiupi

Yijiupi is a one-of-a-kind e-commerce platform that connects beverage suppliers and consumers directly. With this innovative business model, they are transforming the beverage industry.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.50

    B (

    September 2018

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Wuhu

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Sheng Qiang Chen, Shi Tao

  • Industries:

    B2B, E-Commerce, Food and Beverage, Supply Chain Management, Wine And Spirits

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $511,361,922

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    15

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