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Hospitality Unicorns

7 Well-Known Unicorn Companies in the Hospitality Industry

Startups are hard and becoming a unicorn startup is even harder, but here is a list of 7 hospitality companies that have achieved the unicorn status.

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Being a Hospitality startup is hard enough, but success is even harder.

There are +700 Unicorns around the world who have reached the $1 billion valuations by raising money from venture capitalists.

If you want to start an online business, you should look for the following 7 Hospitality companies that achieved unicorn status.

7 Unicorn Companies in the Hospitality Industry

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Aledade

Aledade

Aledade is an e-health platform that integrates a wide range of tools and proven best practices in primary care. It also helps physicians manage quality of care for their patients.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.90

    B (

    January 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Bethesda

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Edwin Miller, Farzad Mostashari

  • Industries:

    Health Care, Hospitality, Medical, Wellness

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $294,899,959

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    13

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ezCater

ezCater

EzCater is the fastest growing online marketplace for those in need of catering services. Whether you’re headed to a board meeting, a business lunch, or an after-work happy hour, EzCater makes it easy and affordable for you to find fresh food and fantastic local catering options.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.25

    B (

    April 2019

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Boston

  • Started in:

    2007

  • Founders:

    Briscoe Rodgers, Stefania Mallett

  • Industries:

    Catering, Hospitality, Marketplace, Restaurants

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $320,789,999

  • Number of funding rounds:

    10

  • Number of investors:

    21

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GetYourGuide

GetYourGuide

GetYourGuide is the world’s leading online marketplace for booking tours, activities, and attractions.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.10

    B (

    May 2019

    )

  • Country:

    Germany

  • City:

    Berlin

  • Started in:

    2009

  • Founders:

    Johannes Reck, Martin Sieber, Tao Tao, Tobias Rein

  • Industries:

    Consumer Reviews, E-Commerce, Hospitality, Recreation, Tourism, Travel

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $886,168,933

  • Number of funding rounds:

    12

  • Number of investors:

    35

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KLOOK

KLOOK

Klook redefines the tourist travel market by directly working with local sellers to bring value-added travel experiences and activities to our customers.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.35

    B (

    August 2018

    )

  • Country:

    Hong Kong

  • City:

    Central

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Bernie Xiaokang Xiong, Eric Gnock Fah, Ethan Lin

  • Industries:

    Hospitality, Leisure, Tourism, Travel

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $721,500,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    13

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OYO

OYO

OYO operates a branded network of standardized hotels with the aim to provide customers with the best experience in every city.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $9.00

    B (

    September 2018

    )

  • Country:

    India

  • City:

    Gurgaon

  • Started in:

    2012

  • Founders:

    Ritesh Agarwal

  • Industries:

    Hospitality, Hotel, Leisure, Reservations, Travel

  • Number of employees:

    10,000+

  • Funding Amount:

    $3,439,351,105

  • Number of funding rounds:

    17

  • Number of investors:

    23

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Sonder

Sonder

Sonder offers fully furnished apartments in travel-friendly neighborhoods in major cities around the world. The company provides residents with the freedom to live like a local while enjoying the comfort and convenience of having everything they need on hand.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.30

    B (

    July 2019

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Francis Davidson, Lucas Pellan, Martin Picard

  • Industries:

    Hospitality, Tourism, Travel

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $529,550,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    26

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WeDoctor

WeDoctor

WeDoctor provides state of the art innovative technologies and platforms for multi-specialty medical practitioners and health institutions for efficient effective electronic health care.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $7.00

    B (

    September 2015

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Xiaoshan

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    Liao Jieyuan

  • Industries:

    Health Care, Hospitality, Internet, Medical

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $1,020,500,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    13

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