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The 9 Most Valuable Unicorns in Los Angeles

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The 9 Unicorns in Los Angeles

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Black Unicorn Factory

Black Unicorn Factory

Black Unicorn Factory specializes in transforming modest businesses into public unicorns.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $6.10

    B (

    May 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Los Angeles

  • Started in:

    2020

  • Founders:

    Johnny Stewart

  • Industries:

  • Number of employees:

    No Data

  • Funding Amount:

    $645M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    2

  • Number of investors:

    1

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GOAT

GOAT

The Goat Group is an online marketplace that connects people from all over the world to purchase authentic sneakers, apparel, and accessories.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $3.70

    B (

    September 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Los Angeles

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Daishin Sugano, Eddy Lu

  • Industries:

    Consumer Goods, E-Commerce, Fashion, Marketplace, Shoes

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $491.62M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    9

  • Number of investors:

    32

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BlockDaemon

BlockDaemon

Blockdaemon is a blockchain deployment facilitator that maintains blockchain network nodes and payment rails.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $3.25

    B (

    September 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Los Angeles

  • Started in:

    2016

  • Founders:

    Konstantin Richter

  • Industries:

    Bitcoin, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Ethereum

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $401.54M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    37

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Skims

Skims

Skims is the creator of innovative underwear, loungewear, and shapewear designed to fit, flatter, and beautify.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $3.20

    B (

    April 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Los Angeles

  • Started in:

    2019

  • Founders:

    Jens Grede, Kim Kardashian

  • Industries:

    Fashion, Lingerie, Retail

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $394.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    3

  • Number of investors:

    5

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ReCharge

ReCharge

Recharge offers subscription management software for e-commerce businesses.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.10

    B (

    May 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Los Angeles

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Michael Flynn, Oisin O'Connor

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Mobile Payments, Software, Subscription Service

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $327.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    2

  • Number of investors:

    5

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Spotter

Spotter

Spotter provides a financial solution for independent content creators across digital platforms.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.70

    B (

    February 2022

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Los Angeles

  • Started in:

    2019

  • Founders:

    Aaron DeBovoise

  • Industries:

    Digital Media, Finance, Financial Services, FinTech

  • Number of employees:

    No Data

  • Funding Amount:

    $121.75M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    3

  • Number of investors:

    6

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VideoAmp

VideoAmp

VideoAmp is a software and data company that provides measurement and optimization tools for the advertising ecosystem.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.40

    B (

    October 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Los Angeles

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Dave Gullo, Ross McCray

  • Industries:

    Advertising, Advertising Platforms, Business Intelligence, Digital Media, TV

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $437.10M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    22

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FloQast

FloQast

FloQast is a provider of an accounting workflow automation platform.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.20

    B (

    July 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Los Angeles

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    Cullen Zandstra, Mike Whitmire

  • Industries:

    Accounting, B2B, Enterprise Software, SaaS

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $223.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    11

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Sunbit

Sunbit

Sunbit is a buy now, pay later technology of local service providers and retailers.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.10

    B (

    May 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Los Angeles

  • Started in:

    2016

  • Founders:

    Arad Levertov, Ornit Dweck-Maizel, Tal Riesenfeld, Tamir Hazan

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Finance, FinTech, Retail

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $197.67M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    17

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