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The 8 Most Valuable Unicorns in San Jose

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The city has created dozens of successful startups over the years. Some of them are already worth billions of dollars.

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The 8 Unicorns in San Jose

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Lacework

Lacework

Lacework is an automated compliance checking plug-in for cloud builders that protects your infrastructure from vulnerabilities and security threats.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $8.30

    B (

    January 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Jose

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Mike Speiser, Sanjay Kalra, Vikram Kapoor

  • Industries:

    Cloud Security, Compliance, Cyber Security, Developer Tools

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $1,906.70M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    19

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Automation Anywhere

Automation Anywhere

Automation Anywhere empowers business to streamline processes using powerful Robotic Process Automation (RPA).

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $6.80

    B (

    July 2018

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Jose

  • Started in:

    2003

  • Founders:

    Ankur Kothari, Mihir Shukla, Neeti Mehta, Rushabh Parmani

  • Industries:

    Artificial Intelligence, Enterprise Software, Machine Learning, SaaS, Software

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $840.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    14

  • Number of investors:

    18

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ThoughtSpot

ThoughtSpot

ThoughtSpot is a business intelligence platform that helps enterprise users, developers, analysts, and marketers to explore, analyze, and share data insights easily. It democratizes access to massive amounts of data making it simple for anyone to make data-driven decisions.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $4.20

    B (

    May 2018

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Jose

  • Started in:

    2012

  • Founders:

    Abhishek Rai, Ajeet Singh, Amit Prakash, Priyendra Deshwal, Priyendra Deshwal, Sanjay Agrawal, Shashank Gupta, Vijay Ganesan

  • Industries:

    Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Business Intelligence, SaaS

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $673.70M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    12

  • Number of investors:

    28

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Cohesity

Cohesity

Cohesity is a data platform to deliver hyperconverged secondary storage technology purpose-built for backup, test/dev, file services and analytics.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $3.70

    B (

    June 2018

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Jose

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    Mohit Aron

  • Industries:

    Analytics, Cloud Computing, Data Center, Data Storage, Information Technology

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $692.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    25

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Signifyd

Signifyd

Signifyd is a fraud protection technology for e-commerce businesses. They protect their clients from chargebacks, identity theft, and other fraudulent activities on their websites.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.34

    B (

    April 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Jose

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Michael Liberty, Rajesh Ramanand

  • Industries:

    Cyber Security, E-Commerce, Enterprise Software, Financial Services, FinTech, Fraud Detection, SaaS

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $411.20M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    25

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Vectra Networks

Vectra Networks

Vectra is a cybersecurity platform that uses AI to detect attackers in real time and perform conclusive incident investigations.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.20

    B (

    April 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Jose

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Hitesh Sheth, James Harlacher, Marc Rogers, Mark Abene

  • Industries:

    Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Security, Cyber Security, Network Security, Software

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $352.48M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    9

  • Number of investors:

    14

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CloudBees

CloudBees

CloudBees builds a cloud-based platform that automates the end-to-end software distribution process.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.15

    B (

    December 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Jose

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    Adrian Brock, François Déchery, Kohsuke Kawaguchi, Michael Neale, Ryan Campbell, Sacha Labourey, Vivek Pandey

  • Industries:

    Business Development, Cloud Computing, Cloud Data Services, Delivery, SaaS

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $2,075.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    16

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Splashtop

Splashtop

Splashtop is a leading provider of remote-access software that lets you access the applications, data, and desktops of your business anywhere, anytime.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    January 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Jose

  • Started in:

    2006

  • Founders:

    Mark Lee, Philip Sheu, Robert Ha, Thomas Deng

  • Industries:

    Enterprise Software, Internet of Things, SaaS, Software

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $111.50M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    12

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