Redwood City Unicorns

The 6 Most Well-Known Unicorn Companies from Redwood City

6 companies from Redwood City have become unicorns. We have compiled all of them in this blog article.

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In terms of entrepreneurship and business, Redwood City has evolved into one of the top emerging cities in the world.

Hundreds of startup companies have been founded in this city, many of which are enjoying incredible success.

This has resulted in 6 companies reaching unicorn status and being valued at $1 billion or more.

The 6 Unicorn Companies from Redwood City

Branch

Branch

Branch powers the world's best mobile experiences. They connect products, people and services through APIs, SDKs and custom integrations so you can do amazing things on mobile — faster, smarter, and better than ever before.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    September 2018

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Redwood City

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Alex Austin, Dmitri Gaskin, Mada Seghete, Mike Molinet

  • Industries:

    App Marketing, Mobile, Mobile Apps, Software

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $367,050,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    17

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Carbon

Carbon

Carbon designs and delivers high tech polymer solutions for industries such as pharmaceuticals, energy cells, oil & gas, aerospace & defense, automotive, artificial intelligence, and more.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.40

    B (

    August 2015

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Redwood City

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    Dr. Joseph M. DeSimone, Philip DeSimone

  • Industries:

    3D Printing, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $682,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    26

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Course Hero

Course Hero

Course Hero is a digital classroom with learning resources that help students pass, excel in, and enjoy college.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.10

    B (

    February 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Redwood City

  • Started in:

    2006

  • Founders:

    Andrew T. Grauer, Gregor Carrigan, Jared Grauer

  • Industries:

    Crowdsourcing, E-Learning, EdTech, Education, Internet, Subscription Service

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $97,393,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    26

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HeartFlow

HeartFlow

HeartFlow is a new revolutionary diagnostic tool. It combines ultrasound imaging and artificial intelligence to non-invasively diagnose and detect myocardial fibrosis, a physical condition of the heart muscle that can lead to heart failure.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.30

    B (

    December 2017

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Redwood City

  • Started in:

    2007

  • Founders:

    Charles A. Taylor, Christopher K. Zarins

  • Industries:

    Biotechnology, Health Care, Health Diagnostics, Medical

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $577,722,908

  • Number of funding rounds:

    9

  • Number of investors:

    7

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Impossible Foods

Impossible Foods

Impossible Foods is a food technology company that makes delicious, nutritious plant-based alternatives of meat, dairy and fish.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $4.00

    B (

    May 2019

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Redwood City

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Monte Casino, Patrick Brown

  • Industries:

    Cooking, Food and Beverage, Food Processing, Nutrition, Organic Food

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $1,587,500,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    14

  • Number of investors:

    52

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Skydio

Skydio

Skydio develops fully autonomous and self-flying camera drone designed for all customers including consumers, companies and government.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    February 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Redwood City

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Abraham Bachrach, Adam Bry, Matt Donahoe

  • Industries:

    Artificial Intelligence, Drone Management, Drones, Machine Learning, Robotics

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $340,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    16

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