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JUUL Labs

JUUL Labs

JUUL is a maker of advanced vapor products, and their mission is to make the transition from cigarettes to vapor as smooth and easy as possible.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $12.00

    B (

    December 2017

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Adam Bowen, James Monsees, Kevin Burns, Tim Danaher

  • Industries:

    B2C, Consumer Electronics, Consumer Goods, Leisure, Lifestyle

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $15,371.68M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    12

  • Number of investors:

    17

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Bytedance

Bytedance

ByteDance is an Internet technology company founded to become the market leader in developing and operating content platforms.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $140.00

    B (

    April 2017

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Beijing

  • Started in:

    2012

  • Founders:

    Yiming Zhang

  • Industries:

    Content, Data Mining, Internet

  • Number of employees:

    10,000+

  • Funding Amount:

    $7,440.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    12

  • Number of investors:

    29

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MediaMath

MediaMath

MediaMath delivers world-class, global technology and data science solutions that provide an end-to-end advertising platform - from planning to activation - for brands and agencies.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    July 2018

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    New York

  • Started in:

    2007

  • Founders:

    Erich Wasserman, Greg Williams, Joe Zawadzki

  • Industries:

    Advertising, Analytics, Digital Media, Internet, Marketing, Software

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $6,873.95M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    10

  • Number of investors:

    14

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Global Switch

Global Switch

Global Switch is a multi-tenant colocation and cloud hosting provider with a large scale network of carrier and cloud neutral data centres.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $11.10

    B (

    December 2016

    )

  • Country:

    United Kingdom

  • City:

    London

  • Started in:

    1998

  • Founders:

    Andy Ruhan

  • Industries:

    Data Center, Real Estate, Wholesale

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $6,254.75M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    3

  • Number of investors:

    4

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Northvolt

Northvolt

Northvolt delivers clean energy by developing and recycling sustainable batteries for renewable power storage.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $9.08

    B (

    June 2019

    )

  • Country:

    Sweden

  • City:

    Stockholm

  • Started in:

    2016

  • Founders:

    Paolo Cerruti, Peter Carlsson

  • Industries:

    Battery, Clean Energy, CleanTech, Electronics, Manufacturing

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $6,162.15M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    9

  • Number of investors:

    47

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ENOVATE

ENOVATE

ENOVATE is a high-end new energy vehicle manufacturer employing modern technology and innovative methods to change the way people travel.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.85

    B (

    April 2019

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Shanghai

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Hailiang Zhang

  • Industries:

    Automotive, Energy, Mobile

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $5,986.82M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    1

  • Number of investors:

    No Data

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BYJU's

BYJU's

BYJU’S is an educational technology company that designs and develops personalized, high quality learning programs for K-12 students.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $21.00

    B (

    July 2017

    )

  • Country:

    India

  • City:

    Bengaluru

  • Started in:

    2008

  • Founders:

    Byju Raveendran, Divya Gokulnath

  • Industries:

    E-Learning, EdTech, Education, Higher Education, Software

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $5,182.78M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    21

  • Number of investors:

    49

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Xingsheng Selected

Xingsheng Selected

Xingsheng Youxuan is the only one-stop community shopping platform for consumers to buy products and services in one place.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $8.00

    B (

    July 2020

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Changsha

  • Started in:

    2009

  • Founders:

    Lihua Yue

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Food and Beverage, Grocery, Retail, Shopping

  • Number of employees:

    10,000+

  • Funding Amount:

    $5,040.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    9

  • Number of investors:

    14

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Ola Cabs

Ola Cabs

Ola is India's leading mobile app that allows you to discover, book, and pay for rides seamlessly.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $7.50

    B (

    October 2014

    )

  • Country:

    India

  • City:

    Bengaluru

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Ankit Bhati, Bhavish Aggarwal

  • Industries:

    Apps, Mobile, Ride Sharing, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    5,000-10,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $5,008.30M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    28

  • Number of investors:

    54

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J&T Express

J&T Express

J&T Express is an E-Commerce Freight Forwarding and Expedited Service provider of international shipping services for businesses and individuals.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $20.00

    B (

    April 2021

    )

  • Country:

    Indonesia

  • City:

    Jakarta

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Jet Lee, Tony Chen

  • Industries:

    Courier Service, E-Commerce, Freight Service

  • Number of employees:

    10,000+

  • Funding Amount:

    $4,653.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    6

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Tanium

Tanium

Tanium uses next-generation security analytics and automation technologies for enterprises to identify potential threats on their infrastructure.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $9.00

    B (

    March 2015

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Kirkland

  • Started in:

    2007

  • Founders:

    David Hindawi, Orion Hindawi

  • Industries:

    Cyber Security, Enterprise Software, Information Technology, SaaS, Security

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $4,376.50M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    16

  • Number of investors:

    17

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Apus Group

Apus Group

APUS is a mobile technology company that has developed the most user friendly operating system and apps for both Android phones and tablets. They believe in providing smart, customised solutions to enhance your mobile experience.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.73

    B (

    January 2015

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Beijing

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Tao Li

  • Industries:

    Apps, Internet, Mobile, Mobile Apps

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $4,304.03M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    2

  • Number of investors:

    6

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Yuanfudao

Yuanfudao

Yuanfudao aims to revolutionize online education by connecting Chinese and English speakers with a world class education.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $15.50

    B (

    May 2017

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Beijing

  • Started in:

    2012

  • Founders:

    Ke Shuai, Xin Li, Yong Li

  • Industries:

    E-Learning, EdTech, Tutoring

  • Number of employees:

    10,000+

  • Funding Amount:

    $4,044.20M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    11

  • Number of investors:

    18

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Swiggy

Swiggy

Swiggy is India's digital food delivery marketplace for customers to order food online and delivered to their doorstep.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $10.70

    B (

    June 2018

    )

  • Country:

    India

  • City:

    Bengaluru

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Nandan Reddy, Phani Kishan Addepalli, Rahul Jaimini, Sriharsha Majety

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce Platforms, Food Delivery, Mobile Apps

  • Number of employees:

    10,000+

  • Funding Amount:

    $3,571.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    17

  • Number of investors:

    40

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Circle

Circle

Circle is the global crypto finance platform, making it possible for anyone to buy, sell, use, and accept crypto assets.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $3.00

    B (

    May 2018

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Boston

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    Jeremy Allaire, Sean Neville

  • Industries:

    Banking, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Financial Services, FinTech

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $3,497.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    10

  • Number of investors:

    39

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Skydance Media

Skydance Media

Skydance Media is a full-service entertainment company that creates elevated, event-level films, television series, and original digital content.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.30

    B (

    February 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Santa Monica

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    David Ellison

  • Industries:

    Film Production, Motion Capture

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $3,483.50M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    2

  • Number of investors:

    3

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Klarna

Klarna

Klarna combines the simplicity of shopping with the speed of online payment processing to create a superior experience for your customers.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $45.60

    B (

    December 2011

    )

  • Country:

    Sweden

  • City:

    Stockholm

  • Started in:

    2005

  • Founders:

    Niklas Adalberth, Sebastian Siemiatkowski, Victor Jacobsson

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, FinTech, Payments, Shopping

  • Number of employees:

    5,000-10,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $3,471.72M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    33

  • Number of investors:

    65

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XForcePlus

XForcePlus

Xforceplus develops enterprise collaborative solutions for software as a service.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    June 2021

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Shanghai

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Yun Wu

  • Industries:

    Cloud Computing, Enterprise Software, Information Technology, SaaS, Software

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $3,435.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    11

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Chime

Chime

Chime is a financial technology company offering an online marketplace where members can find, select, compare financial products made specifically for them.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $25.00

    B (

    March 2019

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    Chris Britt, Ryan King

  • Industries:

    Banking, Debit Cards, Financial Services, FinTech

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $3,396.75M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    10

  • Number of investors:

    30

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Thrasio

Thrasio

Thrasio is a data driven investment firm that acquires growing Amazon e-commerce businesses.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $10.00

    B (

    July 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Walpole

  • Started in:

    2018

  • Founders:

    Carlos Cashman, Joshua Silberstein

  • Industries:

    Brand Marketing, Consumer Goods, E-Commerce

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $3,396.46M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    13

  • Number of investors:

    24

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Zihaiguo

Zihaiguo

Zihaiguo is a developer and retailer of self-heating hot pots.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    May 2021

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Chongqing

  • Started in:

    2018

  • Founders:

    Hongliang Cai

  • Industries:

    Food and Beverage, Food Processing

  • Number of employees:

    10-50

  • Funding Amount:

    $3,206.53M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    5

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OYO Rooms

OYO Rooms

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:

    $9.60

    B (

    September 2018

    )

  • Country:

    India

  • City:

    Gurugram

  • Started in:

    2012

  • Founders:

    Ritesh Agarwal

  • Industries:

    Hospitality, Travel, Travel Accommodations

  • Number of employees:

    5,000-10,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $3,113.68M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    22

  • Number of investors:

    28

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Seismic

Seismic

Seismic is a software platform that empowers companies to build better marketing campaigns and scale their sales and marketing operations, faster.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $3.00

    B (

    December 2018

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Diego

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    Douglas Winter, Ed Calnan, Fred Xie, Marc Romano, Nasser Barghouti

  • Industries:

    Analytics, Enterprise Software, Machine Learning, Marketing Automation, Sales Automation

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $2,900.94M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    8

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UISEE Technology

UISEE Technology

UISEE provides leading-edge products on autonomous driving and transformative services on mobility on demand.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.08

    B (

    January 2021

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Beijing

  • Started in:

    2016

  • Founders:

    Gansha Wu, Yan Jiang

  • Industries:

    Autonomous Vehicles, Machine Learning, Robotics

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $2,700.97M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    11

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Vice Media

Vice Media

Vice is a multi-platform media company. They make television, videos, magazines, and websites about the things that interest young people.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $5.70

    B (

    April 2011

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Brooklyn

  • Started in:

    1994

  • Founders:

    Shane Smith, Suroosh Alvi

  • Industries:

    Media and Entertainment, News, Publishing, Video, Video Streaming

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $2,690.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    13

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