Seattle Unicorns

6 Most Established Unicorn Startups in Seattle

Over 5 unicorn startups are found in Seattle and here is the full list of these unicorn companies.

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There are a lot of things to consider when building a new startup - where to get funding, how to validate your idea, and what features should the product have.

One of the challenges, however, is finding a market that is willing to pay for your solution without even knowing what it is yet.

While some people say this makes your idea too vague and hard to monetize, there’s actually good news.

There’s more money in this space than ever before by angels investing in early-stage companies.

If you're building a startup in Seattle, you must check these 6 companies that have joined the unicorn club.

The 6 Unicorn Startups in Seattle

Convoy

Convoy

Convoy is a real-time, demand-based digital freight network to bring efficiency and transparency between shippers and carriers.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.75

    B (

    September 2018

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Seattle

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Dan Lewis, Grant Goodale

  • Industries:

    Freight Service, Logistics, Service Industry, Supply Chain Management, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $665,500,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    45

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Highspot

Highspot

Highspot is an AI-powered sales platform that makes use of machine learning and natural language processing (NLP) to deliver relevant, personalized content to your sales team, at scale.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.30

    B (

    February 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Seattle

  • Started in:

    2012

  • Founders:

    David Wortendyke, Oliver Sharp, Robert Wahbe, Scot Gellock

  • Industries:

    Artificial Intelligence, Enterprise Software, SaaS, Sales Automation, Software

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $396,850,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    10

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Outreach

Outreach

Outreach is an all-in-one sales engagement platform to increase sales productivity across the enterprise by optimising consumer interactions.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.33

    B (

    April 2019

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Seattle

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Andrew Kinzer, Gordon Hempton, Manny Medina, Wes Hather

  • Industries:

    CRM, Enterprise, Enterprise Software, SaaS, Sales

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $289,018,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    9

  • Number of investors:

    28

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Qumulo

Qumulo

Qumulo is the first and only distributed file platform that enables enterprises to store and manage all their file data -- regardless of where it resides -- in one place, with confidence.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.20

    B (

    July 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Seattle

  • Started in:

    2012

  • Founders:

    Aaron Passey, Neal Fachan, Peter Godman

  • Industries:

    Big Data, Cloud Data Services, Cloud Storage, Data Storage, Enterprise Software, Software

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $347,300,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    13

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Rec Room

Rec Room

Rec Room is a social network for gamers and creators. Play games, create your own levels, and share all with friends.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.25

    B (

    March 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Seattle

  • Started in:

    2016

  • Founders:

    Bilal Orhan, Cameron Brown, Dan Kroymann, John Bevis, Josh Wehrly, Nick Fajt

  • Industries:

    Augmented Reality, Software, Virtual Reality

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $149,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    10

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Remitly

Remitly

Remitly is a free and secure international money transfer service that allows you to send money to bank accounts and mobile phones worldwide.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.50

    B (

    July 2019

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Seattle

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Joshua Hug, Matthew Oppenheimer, Shivaas Gulati

  • Industries:

    Financial Services, FinTech, Payments

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $505,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    12

  • Number of investors:

    28

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