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The 6 Most Valuable Unicorns in British Columbia

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It refers to a privately held company that has achieved a $1 billion valuation.

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Dapper Labs

Dapper Labs

Dapper Labs is a consumer-focused cryptocurrency company that builds blockchain games and supports digital collectables.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $7.60

    B (

    March 2021

    )

  • Country:

    Canada

  • City:

    Vancouver

  • Started in:

    2018

  • Founders:

    Dieter Shirley, Mack Flavelle, Roham Gharegozlou

  • Industries:

    Blockchain, Gaming, Software

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $665.07M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    95

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Blockstream

Blockstream

Blockstream is one of the global leaders in Bitcoin and blockchain technology. Their products form the foundations of the future economy.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $3.20

    B (

    August 2021

    )

  • Country:

    Canada

  • City:

    Vancouver

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Alex Fowler, Erik Svenson, Gregory Maxwell, Jonathan Wilkins, Jorge Timón, Mark Friedenbach, Matt Corallo, Pieter Wuille

  • Industries:

    Bitcoin, Computer, Cryptocurrency, Data Storage, FinTech

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $311.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    29

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Trulioo

Trulioo

Trulioo is an online verification company that operates a digital identity network deploying security and privacy standards.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.75

    B (

    June 2021

    )

  • Country:

    Canada

  • City:

    Vancouver

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Stephen Ufford, Tanis Jorge

  • Industries:

    Big Data, Compliance, Finance, Identity Management, Security

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $469.74M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    15

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Clio

Clio

Clio is a collection of web-based applications that assist law firms in managing their practices and collaborating with clients.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.60

    B (

    April 2021

    )

  • Country:

    Canada

  • City:

    Burnaby

  • Started in:

    2008

  • Founders:

    Jack Newton, Rian Gauvreau

  • Industries:

    CRM, Legal, Legal Tech, Software

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $415.79M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    10

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Nexii

Nexii

Nexii provides platform for whole building solutions, that enables the rapid assembly of high‑quality buildings.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.23

    B (

    September 2021

    )

  • Country:

    Canada

  • City:

    Vancouver

  • Started in:

    2020

  • Founders:

    Ben Dombowsky

  • Industries:

    Building Maintenance, Building Material, Construction

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $101.97M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    3

  • Number of investors:

    4

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Visier

Visier

Visier is an HR analytics platform that offers cloud-based solutions for workforce analytics and workforce planning.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    June 2021

    )

  • Country:

    Canada

  • City:

    Vancouver

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    John Schwarz, Ryan Wong

  • Industries:

    Analytics, Business Intelligence, Human Resources, SaaS, Software

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $216.50M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    6

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