Developer Tools Unicorns

7 Developer Tools Startups that are now Unicorn Companies

If you're building a developer tool startup, you must check these 7 companies that have joined the unicorn club.

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How do unicorn startups emerge?

How are they formed?

What does it take to become one of the Unicorn startups?

These are all questions many entrepreneurs ask themselves when building their companies.

Here are 7 Developer Tools startups – Sentry and Postman included – which have become unicorns.

7 Developer Tools Startups that are now Unicorns

Airtable

Airtable

Airtable is a cloud-based software company that offers an elegant, intuitive interface for creating and sharing relational databases on your own server.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $5.77

    B (

    November 2018

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    Andrew Ofstad, Emmett Nicholas, Howie Liu

  • Industries:

    Collaboration, Database, Developer Tools, SaaS

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $617,600,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    38

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Figma

Figma

Figma is a browser-based design tool for team collaboration.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.00

    B (

    April 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2012

  • Founders:

    Dylan Field, Evan Wallace

  • Industries:

    Collaboration, Developer Tools, Graphic Design, Internet, Product Design, Software, UX Design, Web Design

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $132,874,996

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    24

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Harness

Harness

Harness is a Platform as a Service (PaaS) that enables engineering and DevOps teams to effortlessly deploy code into production.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.70

    B (

    January 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2016

  • Founders:

    Jyoti Bansal, Rishi Singh

  • Industries:

    Artificial Intelligence, Delivery, Developer Tools, SaaS

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $195,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    13

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OutSystems

OutSystems

OutSystems helps enterprises have a new competitive advantage by allowing them to rapidly develop, deploy, and manage enterprise-grade apps.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $9.50

    B (

    June 2018

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Boston

  • Started in:

    2001

  • Founders:

    Paulo Rosado, Rui Pereira

  • Industries:

    Data Integration, Developer Platform, Developer Tools, PaaS, SaaS, Software

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $572,081,803

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    11

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Postman

Postman

Postman is the collaboration platform for API development. Designed to integrate seamlessly with the tools you already use, Postman helps you and your team collaborate faster.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.00

    B (

    June 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Abhijit Kane, Abhinav Asthana, Ankit Sobti

  • Industries:

    Developer APIs, Developer Tools, SaaS, Software

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $208,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    3

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Sentry

Sentry

Sentry provides developers and DevOps engineers with a platform that monitors application performance in real time to help them catch bugs faster than ever before.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    February 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2012

  • Founders:

    Chris Jennings, David Cramer

  • Industries:

    Application Performance Management, Developer Tools, Real Time, Software, Web Apps

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $127,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    6

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Snyk

Snyk

Snyk provides integrated development environment plugins and security analysis tools to identify, track and fix vulnerabilities in open source software code.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $4.70

    B (

    January 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United Kingdom

  • City:

    Reading

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Assaf Hefetz, Danny Grander, Guy Podjarny

  • Industries:

    Cyber Security, Developer Tools, Network Security, Software

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $752,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    20

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