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The 9 Unicorn Startups Founded in San Mateo

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The number of successful companies run by founders from San Mateo and worth more than $1 billion is becoming increasingly hard to ignore.

Particularly when a lot of these companies were only founded within the last 5 years or so.

That’s why we decided to put together this list of 9 companies from San Mateo that have achieved the Unicorn status.

The 9 Unicorns in San Mateo

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Tipalti

Tipalti

Tipalti delivers cloud-based solution designed to help multinational corporations manage their global payables operations.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $8.30

    B (

    October 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Mateo

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    Chen Amit, Oren Zeev

  • Industries:

    Accounting, Financial Services, FinTech, Payments, Software

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $502.50M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    9

  • Number of investors:

    13

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FalconX

FalconX

FalconX is a blockchain, cryptocurrency, and fintech-focused cryptocurrency brokerage and digital asset trading platform.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $3.75

    B (

    August 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Mateo

  • Started in:

    2018

  • Founders:

    Prabhakar Reddy, Raghu Yarlagadda

  • Industries:

    Cryptocurrency, Financial Exchanges, FinTech, Trading Platform

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $277.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    18

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Neo4j

Neo4j

Neo4j is the leader in graph technology. We help global brands to reveal and predict how people, processes & systems are interrelated.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.15

    B (

    June 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Mateo

  • Started in:

    2007

  • Founders:

    Emil Eifrem, Johan Svensson, Peter Neubauer

  • Industries:

    Analytics, Business Information Systems, Data Visualization, Database, Machine Learning

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $581.10M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    10

  • Number of investors:

    17

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Verkada

Verkada

Verkada is the next generation security platform that integrates with your company’s existing technology to deliver real-time threat prevention and unified, cloud-based visibility into activity across all networks.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.60

    B (

    January 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Mateo

  • Started in:

    2016

  • Founders:

    Benjamin Bercovitz, Filip Kaliszan, Hans Robertson, James Ren

  • Industries:

    Cloud Security, Cyber Security, Enterprise, Enterprise Software, Information Technology, Internet of Things, Network Security, Security, Smart Building, Software

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $139.64M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    11

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Guideline

Guideline

Guideline is a retirement plan platform that offers the all-inclusive 401(k) and full-stack solution for growing businesses.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.15

    B (

    June 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Mateo

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Jeremy Caballero, Kevin Busque, Mike Nelson

  • Industries:

    Finance, Financial Services, FinTech, Insurance, Retirement, Small and Medium Businesses

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $339.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    18

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Sendbird

Sendbird

Sendbird is a provider of messaging-as-a-service APIs for mobile apps, websites and other platforms.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.05

    B (

    April 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Mateo

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    Brandon Y Jeon, Forest Lee, Harry Kim, John S. Kim

  • Industries:

    Developer APIs, Messaging, Mobile, Video Chat

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $219.64M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    21

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Evidation

Evidation

Evidation Health collects, analyses and visualises data to help healthcare teams make faster, more accurate decisions about patients.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    March 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Mateo

  • Started in:

    2012

  • Founders:

    Alessio Signorini, Christine Lemke, Luca Foschini, Mikki Nasch

  • Industries:

    Analytics, Big Data, Health Care, Medical, Mobile Apps, Software

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $259.18M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    10

  • Number of investors:

    17

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Feedzai

Feedzai

Feedzai uses transaction data to ensure that financial institutions comply with regulations to fight fraud and money laundering.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    March 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Mateo

  • Started in:

    2009

  • Founders:

    Nuno Sebastiao, Paulo Marques, Pedro Bizarro

  • Industries:

    Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, FinTech, Fraud Detection, Information Technology

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $277.80M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    12

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SnapLogic

SnapLogic

SnapLogic is a software company that provides a platform for enterprise cloud and big data integration.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    December 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Mateo

  • Started in:

    2006

  • Founders:

    Mike Pittaro

  • Industries:

    Cloud Computing, Cloud Data Services, Enterprise Software, Information Technology, PaaS

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $278.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    10

  • Number of investors:

    18

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