Online Portals Unicorns

9 Online Portals Companies that went to Become Unicorns

Startups are hard and becoming a unicorn startup is even harder, but here is a list of 9 online portals companies that have achieved the unicorn status.

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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 9 companies in the online portals space that have achieved a valuation of more than $1 billion dollars; or in other words, have reached a so-called “Unicorn” status.

9 Online Portals Companies that Became Unicorns

Bukalapak

Bukalapak

Bukalapak is the first Indonesian e-commerce platform that allows its users to buy consumer goods from thousands of sellers.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $3.50

    B (

    November 2017

    )

  • Country:

    Indonesia

  • City:

    Jakarta

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Achmad Zaky, Fajrin Rasyid, Nugroho Herucahyono

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, E-Commerce Platforms, Internet, Online Portals

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $784,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    12

  • Number of investors:

    17

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Como

Como

Como is the next-generation, end-to-end customer engagement solution that facilitates effortless customer experience management across multi-channel touch points.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.30

    B (

    July 1905

    )

  • Country:

    United Kingdom

  • City:

    London

  • Started in:

    2006

  • Founders:

    Dror Erez, Gaby Bilczyk, Ronen Shilo

  • Industries:

    Big Data, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Software, Loyalty Programs, Online Portals, Point of Sale, Small and Medium Businesses

  • Number of employees:

    50-100

  • Funding Amount:

    $109,800,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    3

  • Number of investors:

    2

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Hike

Hike

Hike designs and develops mobile messaging applications that are intuitive, useful, and fun. It’s the app that helps you share life with more people in ways that are personal, spontaneous, and profound.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.40

    B (

    July 1905

    )

  • Country:

    India

  • City:

    New Delhi

  • Started in:

    2012

  • Founders:

    Kavin Bharti Mittal

  • Industries:

    Apps, Messaging, Mobile, Online Portals, Social Network

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $261,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    10

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Kavak

Kavak

KAVAK is a fast-paced marketplace that enables car dealers and private sellers to communicate directly with serious buyers.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $4.00

    B (

    October 2020

    )

  • Country:

    Mexico

  • City:

    Mexico City

  • Started in:

    2016

  • Founders:

    Carlos Julio Garcia, Roger Laughlin

  • Industries:

    Automotive, E-Commerce, Online Portals

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $883,250,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    17

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KK Group

KK Group

KK Group is a professional online wholesale marketplace seamless mission to provide quality merchandise, efficient customer service and secure trading platform for international buyers to trade competitively.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    October 2019

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Dongguan

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Yuening Wu

  • Industries:

    Apps, E-Commerce, Internet, Marketplace, Online Portals

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $312,128,607

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    11

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VIPKID

VIPKID

VIPKid is an online teaching platform where teachers from North America work one-on-one with students in China.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $4.50

    B (

    August 2016

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Beijing

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    Cindy Mi, Jessie Chen, Victor Zhang

  • Industries:

    E-Learning, Education, Internet, Online Portals, Primary Education

  • Number of employees:

    5,000-10,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $1,055,077,215

  • Number of funding rounds:

    10

  • Number of investors:

    12

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WeBank

WeBank

WeBank is a private commercial bank that employs facial recognition security software when conducting transactions.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $21.20

    B (

    November 2018

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Shenzhen

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Min Gu

  • Industries:

    Banking, Finance, Financial Services, Online Portals

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    CN¥1,200,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    1

  • Number of investors:

    1

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Workrise

Workrise

Workrise is the leading marketplace for on-demand workers, work services, and everything else that delivers efficiency in the energy industry.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.97

    B (

    September 2019

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Austin

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Michael Witte, Sandeep Jain, Xuan Yong

  • Industries:

    Energy, Marketplace, Online Portals, Wind Energy

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $752,499,542

  • Number of funding rounds:

    9

  • Number of investors:

    21

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Yiguo.com

Yiguo.com

Yiguo.com is a fresh food e-commerce platform offering Asia’s best choices in online grocery shopping.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.20

    B (

    November 2016

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Changning

  • Started in:

    2005

  • Founders:

    Zhang Ye

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Grocery, Online Portals, Retail

  • Number of employees:

    5,000-10,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $500,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    3

  • Number of investors:

    3

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