Cloud Computing Unicorns

18 Well-Known Unicorn Companies in the Cloud Computing Industry

Here’s a full list of unicorn companies in the cloud computing industry that have made it to the US$1B valuation.

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Cloud Computing has been one of the most talked-about technologies for the last decade.

It has been the darling technology behind many entrepreneurs who wanted to build large tech startups and achieve unicorn status.

And it is not surprising, given that it can be used to build so many ventures.

At the moment, 18 Cloud Computing startups have achieved unicorn status.

18 Unicorn Companies in the Cloud Computing Industry

Cato Networks

Cato Networks

The first integrated cloud-native SaaS platform that converges SD-WAN, security and cloud to transform branch and campus networks.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    November 2020

    )

  • Country:

    Israel

  • City:

    Tel Aviv

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Gur Shatz, Shlomo Kramer

  • Industries:

    Cloud Computing, Information Technology, Network Security, Software

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $332,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    9

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Chinac.com

Chinac.com

Chinac.com is the largest domestic cloud computing infrastructure operator that provides IT solutions and outsourcing services.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    June 2018

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Wuxi

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    Xu Guangbin

  • Industries:

    Cloud Computing, Cloud Data Services, Consulting, Enterprise, Enterprise Software, SaaS, Software, Web Design

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $378,617,690

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    11

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Cockroach Labs

Cockroach Labs

Cockroach Labs is the open source SQL database designed for modern cloud applications.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.16

    B (

    January 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    New York

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Benjamin Darnell, Peter Mattis, Spencer Kimball

  • Industries:

    Cloud Computing, Database, Enterprise Software

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $355,100,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    18

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Cohesity

Cohesity

Cohesity is a data platform to deliver hyperconverged secondary storage technology purpose-built for backup, test/dev, file services and analytics.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $3.70

    B (

    June 2018

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Jose

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    Mohit Aron

  • Industries:

    Analytics, Cloud Computing, Data Center, Data Storage, Information Technology

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $660,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    22

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Collective Health

Collective Health

Collective Health provides quality and affordable health insurance plans to individuals, employers, and groups.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.29

    B (

    June 2019

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    Ali Diab, Rajaie Batniji

  • Industries:

    Cloud Computing, Health Care, Health Insurance

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $719,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    29

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Como

Como

Como is the next-generation, end-to-end customer engagement solution that facilitates effortless customer experience management across multi-channel touch points.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.30

    B (

    July 1905

    )

  • Country:

    United Kingdom

  • City:

    London

  • Started in:

    2006

  • Founders:

    Dror Erez, Gaby Bilczyk, Ronen Shilo

  • Industries:

    Big Data, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Software, Loyalty Programs, Online Portals, Point of Sale, Small and Medium Businesses

  • Number of employees:

    50-100

  • Funding Amount:

    $109,800,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    3

  • Number of investors:

    2

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DFINITY

DFINITY

DFINITY is a decentralized computing network that hosts open internet services, secure software, and general purpose apps

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $9.50

    B (

    September 2020

    )

  • Country:

    Switzerland

  • City:

    Zürich

  • Started in:

    2016

  • Founders:

    Dominic Williams

  • Industries:

    Blockchain, Cloud Computing, Information Technology, Internet, Software

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $166,875,499

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    12

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Dt Dream

Dt Dream

Dt Dream Inc. is a visionary cloud solutions and big data analysis company that is transforming the way businesses make decisions by providing intelligence that harnesses the power of information to improve productivity, efficiency, and profitability.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.50

    B (

    June 2017

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Hangzhou

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Jingchuan Wu

  • Industries:

    Big Data, Cloud Computing, Cloud Data Services, Software

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $266,589,326

  • Number of funding rounds:

    3

  • Number of investors:

    5

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Inspur Cloud

Inspur Cloud

Inspur Cloud provides innovative cloud computing solutions from highly reliable data centers in China, Europe, and the US.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.40

    B (

    March 2020

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Jinan

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    No Data

  • Industries:

    Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Cloud Data Services, Enterprise, Information Technology, Software

  • Number of employees:

    10,000+

  • Funding Amount:

    CN¥20,600,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    4

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Instabase

Instabase

Instabase provides a broad technology platform that maximizes the value of enterprise software, and an app store for business applications that is both secure and cost-effective.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.05

    B (

    October 2019

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Anant Bhardwaj

  • Industries:

    Business Information Systems, Cloud Computing, Developer Platform, Information Technology, Software

  • Number of employees:

    10-50

  • Funding Amount:

    $131,970,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    9

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Kong

Kong

Kong is a service connectivity platform that provides the modern enterprise with on-demand services using today’s most popular cloud technologies.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.40

    B (

    December 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2017

  • Founders:

    Augusto Marietti, Marco Palladino, Michele Zonca

  • Industries:

    Cloud Computing, Cloud Data Services, Developer APIs, Enterprise Software, Open Source, SaaS, Software

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $169,101,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    23

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MessageBird

MessageBird

MessageBird is a cloud communications platform that seamlessly integrates high-quality messaging, voice and video, reducing costs and improving customer satisfaction around the world.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $3.00

    B (

    October 2020

    )

  • Country:

    The Netherlands

  • City:

    Amsterdam

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Adriaan Mol, Robert Vis

  • Industries:

    Cloud Computing, Enterprise Software, Messaging, Telecommunications

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $1,100,120,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    14

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OwnBackup

OwnBackup

OwnBackup is a cloud data protection and backup system for companies using Salesforce. It offers you secure data storage, data recovery services, and security breach prevention tools.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.40

    B (

    January 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Englewood Cliffs

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Ariel Berkman, Daniel Gershuni, Eran Cohen, Ori Yankelev, Sam Gutmann

  • Industries:

    Cloud Computing, Cloud Security, Data Storage, Enterprise Software, SaaS

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $267,250,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    9

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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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Rubrik

Rubrik

The Rubrik platform unifies backup, recovery, and archive to enable an agile approach to data management

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $3.30

    B (

    April 2017

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Palo Alto

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Arvind Jain, Arvind Nithrakashyap, Bipul Sinha, Soham Mazumdar

  • Industries:

    Cloud Computing, Cloud Data Services, Cloud Management, Data Center Automation, Information Technology, Security, Software

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $553,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    10

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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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Workato

Workato

Workato is your enterprise automation platform for automating business processes, creating workflows, and connecting your business applications.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.70

    B (

    January 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Mountain View

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    Alexey Timanovskiy, Dimitris Kogias, Gautham Viswanathan, Harish Shetty, Vijay Tella

  • Industries:

    Cloud Computing, Data Integration, Marketing Automation, SaaS, Sales Automation

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $215,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    11

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Zapier

Zapier

Zapier is the easiest way to connect apps, APIs, and web services together and automate tasks. With Zapier’s powerful automation features, you can do it all without writing a single line of code—and stay compliant with your company’s data protection requirements.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $4.00

    B (

    January 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Bryan Helmig, Mike Knoop, Wade Foster

  • Industries:

    Cloud Computing, Data Integration, SaaS, Software

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $1,362,949

  • Number of funding rounds:

    2

  • Number of investors:

    6

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