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Top 9 Unicorn Companies From Florida

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I'm sure you've heard the term unicorn before.

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

These private companies are rare because reaching the billion-dollar mark is incredibly challenging.

Only 0.004% of all venture-backed companies achieve this distinction – but Florida is home to 9 unicorns including some of the biggest in the world.

The 9 Unicorns in Florida

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Fanatics

Fanatics

Fanatics is a worldwide leader in licensed sports merchandise and fan gear, including jerseys, t-shirts, hats, and much more.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $18.00

    B (

    June 2012

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Jacksonville

  • Started in:

    1995

  • Founders:

    Alan Trager, Michael G. Rubin, Mitch Trager

  • Industries:

    Manufacturing, Retail, Sporting Goods, Sports

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $1,170.29M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    17

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MoonPay

MoonPay

MoonPay is a financial technology company that builds payments infrastructure for crypto.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $3.40

    B (

    November 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Miami

  • Started in:

    2019

  • Founders:

    Ivan Soto-Wright, Victor Faramond

  • Industries:

    Cryptocurrency, Financial Services, FinTech, Mobile Payments

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $555.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    1

  • Number of investors:

    7

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Magic Leap

Magic Leap

Magic Leap is a next-generation wearable computer that enables users to interact with digital devices in a cinematic way.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.00

    B (

    October 2014

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Plantation

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    Brian Schowengerdt, Rony Abovitz

  • Industries:

    Augmented Reality, Computer Vision, Video, Wearables

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $426.50M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    11

  • Number of investors:

    28

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Kaseya

Kaseya

Kaseya empowers the IT department to manage complex environments, simplifying administration and reducing costs. Available as a managed service with predictable monthly payments, it’s the convenient, easy way to gain control over your IT environment.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.00

    B (

    March 2019

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Miami

  • Started in:

    2000

  • Founders:

    Gerald Blackie, Louis Leporace

  • Industries:

    Cyber Security, Enterprise, SaaS, Security, Software

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $617.57M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    5

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Pipe

Pipe

Pipe provides a platform to build and manage recurring revenue streams across subscription, e-commerce, and creative marketplaces.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.00

    B (

    May 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Miami

  • Started in:

    2019

  • Founders:

    Harry Hurst, Josh Mangel, Zain Allarakhia

  • Industries:

    Finance, Financial Services, FinTech, Trading Platform

  • Number of employees:

    10-50

  • Funding Amount:

    $366.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    54

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Papa

Papa

Papa is a platform that connects college students to senior citizens for companionship and assistance.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.40

    B (

    November 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Miami

  • Started in:

    2016

  • Founders:

    Alfredo Vaamonde, Andrew Parker, Jake Rothstein

  • Industries:

    Elder Care, Elderly, Nursing and Residential Care

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $242.05M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    16

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Modernizing Medicine

Modernizing Medicine

Modernizing Medicine is changing how healthcare is delivered. They created the Electronic Medical Assistant, an award-winning Electronic Health Record system helping doctors get paid for quality, instead of quantity.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    May 2017

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Boca Raton

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    Daniel Cane, Michael Sherling

  • Industries:

    Electronic Health Record (EHR), Health Care, Software

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $340.42M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    9

  • Number of investors:

    6

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REEF Technology

REEF Technology

Reef Finance is a DeFi platform that enables cross-chain integrations across various DeFi protocols.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    December 2018

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Miami

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    Denko Mancheski

  • Industries:

    Artificial Intelligence, Finance, Financial Services, Trading Platform

  • Number of employees:

    10-50

  • Funding Amount:

    $766.48M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    10

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ReliaQuest

ReliaQuest

ReliaQuest provides a SaaS security platform designed to minimize data loss and business disruptions.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    December 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Tampa

  • Started in:

    2007

  • Founders:

    Brian Murphy

  • Industries:

    Cloud Data Services, Cyber Security, Information Technology, Network Security, SaaS

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $330.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    3

  • Number of investors:

    4

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