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Maharashtra Unicorns

Top 5 Unicorn Startups Founded in Maharashtra

5 unicorn startups are found in Maharashtra and here is the full list of these unicorn companies.

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Once a company crosses the USD 1 billion mark, it becomes part of a rare and exclusive club: The Unicorn Club.

This next list contains 5 companies in Maharashtra that have achieved a valuation of more than $1 billion dollars; or in other words, have reached a so-called “Unicorn” status.

Top 5 Unicorn Startups in Maharashtra

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Dream11

Dream11

Dream 11 is India’s leading fantasy sports platform. Play Dream 11 for free & win exciting cash prizes every week.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $5.00

    B (

    April 2019

    )

  • Country:

    India

  • City:

    Mumbai

  • Started in:

    2008

  • Founders:

    Bhavit Sheth, Harsh Jain

  • Industries:

    Fantasy Sports, Information Technology, Sports

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $785,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    11

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FirstCry

FirstCry

FirstCry was created to make your life easy with a range of products that include feeding, bathing, diapering, and toys for baby.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.10

    B (

    February 2020

    )

  • Country:

    India

  • City:

    Pune

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    Amitava Saha, Prashant Jadhav, Sanket Hattimattur, Supam Maheshwari

  • Industries:

    Baby, Consumer Goods, E-Commerce, Retail, Shopping

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $741,360,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    10

  • Number of investors:

    17

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Infra.Market

Infra.Market

Infra.Market is the one-stop shop for contractors, building departments, and government agencies to quickly find and purchase any material or product needed for your next construction project.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    February 2021

    )

  • Country:

    India

  • City:

    Thane

  • Started in:

    2016

  • Founders:

    Aaditya Sharda, Souvik Sengupta

  • Industries:

    Construction, E-Commerce, Marketplace, Procurement

  • Number of employees:

    50-100

  • Funding Amount:

    $161,545,746

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    8

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National Stock Exchange

National Stock Exchange

National Stock Exchange (NSE) is India’s premier stock exchange. NSE offers a wide variety of equity, derivative products and commodity futures across the country.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $6.50

    B (

    July 2020

    )

  • Country:

    India

  • City:

    Mumbai

  • Started in:

    1998

  • Founders:

    No Data

  • Industries:

    Financial Services, FinTech, Stock Exchanges

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    ₹9,790,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    10

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PhonePe

PhonePe

PhonePe is India's leading UPI-based (Unified Payments Interface) mobile app for peer to peer payments and money transfer.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $5.50

    B (

    December 2020

    )

  • Country:

    India

  • City:

    Andheri

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Burzin Engineer, Rahul Chari, Sameer Nigam

  • Industries:

    Customer Service, FinTech, Internet, Mobile Payments, Payments

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $1,393,825,864

  • Number of funding rounds:

    12

  • Number of investors:

    2

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