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The Complete List of 20 Shopping Unicorns

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The Shopping industry is filled with successful companies that have raised millions of dollars in VC funding that came from some of the top investors in the world.

Many of these successes have turned into unicorns — private companies worth over $1 billion.

If you want to build the next unicorn in the Shopping space, these 20 companies should be your inspiration.

20 Shopping Unicorns Companies

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Klarna

Klarna

Klarna combines the simplicity of shopping with the speed of online payment processing to create a superior experience for your customers.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $45.60

    B (

    December 2011

    )

  • Country:

    Sweden

  • City:

    Stockholm

  • Started in:

    2005

  • Founders:

    Niklas Adalberth, Sebastian Siemiatkowski, Victor Jacobsson

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, FinTech, Payments, Shopping

  • Number of employees:

    5,000-10,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $3,471.72M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    33

  • Number of investors:

    65

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Instacart

Instacart

Instacart is a multi-channel grocery delivery service that connects customers with personal shoppers to hand pick items from local stores for same-day delivery or in-store pickup.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $39.00

    B (

    December 2014

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2012

  • Founders:

    Apoorva Mehta, Brandon Leonardo, Max Mullen

  • Industries:

    Delivery Service, E-Commerce, Grocery, Shopping

  • Number of employees:

    5,000-10,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $2,686.01M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    20

  • Number of investors:

    38

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Xiaohongshu

Xiaohongshu

Xiaohongshu is the latest innovation in social interaction, a way to share your experiences and learn from those around you.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $20.00

    B (

    March 2016

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Shanghai

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    Charlwin Mao Wenchao, Miranda Qu

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Mobile Apps, Shopping, Social

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $917.50M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    10

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Xingsheng Selected

Xingsheng Selected

Xingsheng Youxuan is the only one-stop community shopping platform for consumers to buy products and services in one place.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $8.00

    B (

    July 2020

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Changsha

  • Started in:

    2009

  • Founders:

    Lihua Yue

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Food and Beverage, Grocery, Retail, Shopping

  • Number of employees:

    10,000+

  • Funding Amount:

    $5,040.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    9

  • Number of investors:

    14

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Yello Mobile

Yello Mobile

Yello Mobile aims to build a world-class, horizontally integrated business platform under its flagship Yello Digital Marketing.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $4.00

    B (

    November 2014

    )

  • Country:

    South Korea

  • City:

    Seoul

  • Started in:

    2012

  • Founders:

    Sanghyuk Lee

  • Industries:

    Internet, Marketing, Mobile, Shopping, Travel

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $216.07M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    3

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Lenskart

Lenskart

Lenskart is an online eyewear store in India which provides high-quality and stylish frames, free shipping options, and a series of discounts

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.50

    B (

    December 2019

    )

  • Country:

    India

  • City:

    Faridabad

  • Started in:

    2008

  • Founders:

    Amit Chaudhary, Peyush Bansal, Sumeet Kapahi

  • Industries:

    Delivery, E-Commerce, Eyewear, Fashion, Health Care, Internet, Shopping

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $675.90M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    11

  • Number of investors:

    16

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FirstCry

FirstCry

FirstCry was created to make your life easy with a range of products that include feeding, bathing, diapering, and toys for baby.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.10

    B (

    February 2020

    )

  • Country:

    India

  • City:

    Pune

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    Amitava Saha, Prashant Jadhav, Sanket Hattimattur, Supam Maheshwari

  • Industries:

    Baby, Consumer Goods, E-Commerce, Retail, Shopping

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $831.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    10

  • Number of investors:

    17

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HuiMin

HuiMin

Huimin is a B2B e-commerce platform that offers online supermarket websites with a community network. Now anyone can start a business for communities and build a community e-commerce website easier than anyone else.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.00

    B (

    September 2016

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Beijing

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    Zhang Yichun

  • Industries:

    B2B, Communities, E-Commerce, Internet, Retail, Shopping

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $519.63M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    3

  • Number of investors:

    11

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Carsome

Carsome

Carsome is a used automobile e-commerce platform that enables individuals and businesses to sell cars efficiently.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.70

    B (

    July 2021

    )

  • Country:

    Malaysia

  • City:

    Petaling Jaya

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Eric Cheng, Jiun Ee Teoh

  • Industries:

    Automotive, E-Commerce Platforms, Shopping

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $597.35M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    13

  • Number of investors:

    25

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Koudai

Koudai

Koudai is a new intelligent software that lets you experience personalized shopping and styling.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.40

    B (

    October 2014

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Beijing

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    Ke Wang

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Fashion, Mobile, Shopping

  • Number of employees:

    10-50

  • Funding Amount:

    $362.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    12

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Oda

Oda

Oda is an online grocery retailer that provides door-to-door delivery services.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.20

    B (

    June 2021

    )

  • Country:

    Norway

  • City:

    Oslo

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    Andreas Skaranger, Christian Mikalsen, Ida Johnsen, Jon Kåre Stene, Karl Kristian Mydske, Karl Munthe-Kaas, Mats André Kristiansen, Mats Barlo, Tommy Gudmundsen, Vegard Vik

  • Industries:

    Delivery, E-Commerce, Grocery, Shopping

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $201.96M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    6

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Juanpi

Juanpi

Juanpi.com is a premier site for finding high-quality, discounted electronics, appliances, and more.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.10

    B (

    April 2016

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Wuhan

  • Started in:

    2012

  • Founders:

    Chengsong Huang

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Fashion, Internet, Shopping

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $136.05M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    3

  • Number of investors:

    6

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BeiBei

BeiBei

Beibei is an e-commerce platform providing a variety of affordable products for parents and caregivers.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    January 2015

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Hangzhou

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Lianglun Zhang

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Fashion, Shopping

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $224.40M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    7

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Ibotta

Ibotta

Ibotta is a money-saving app that pays its users back for their everyday purchases.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    August 2019

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Denver

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Bryan Leach

  • Industries:

    Apps, Coupons, Mobile, Retail, Shopping

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $95.91M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    12

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Lamabang

Lamabang

Lamabang is a Chinese ecommerce company that creates lifestyle products for modern mothers who are always on the go.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    March 2015

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Shenzhen

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Jin Zan

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Fashion, Internet, Lifestyle, News, Parenting, Shopping

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $120.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    8

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Standard

Standard

Standard Cognition provides a checkout tool that allows retailers to increase the efficiency and speed of their transactions.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    February 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2017

  • Founders:

    Brandon Ogle, Daniel Fischetti, David Valdman, John Novak, Jordan Fisher, Michael Suswal, TJ Lutz

  • Industries:

    Artificial Intelligence, Retail, Retail Technology, Shopping, Software

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $235.62M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    10

  • Number of investors:

    20

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Fetch Rewards

Fetch Rewards

Fetch Rewards is an ecommerce loyalty platform designed to reward shoppers for their purchases.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    March 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Madison

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Daniel Litvak, Tyler Kennedy, Wes Schroll

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Grocery, Loyalty Programs, Mobile Apps, Shopping

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $341.51M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    10

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Mia.com

Mia.com

Mia.com is a retailer specializing in premium baby care products for newborns up to two years.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    September 2015

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Beijing

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Nan Liu

  • Industries:

    Baby, Consumer Goods, E-Commerce, Shopping

  • Number of employees:

    10-50

  • Funding Amount:

    $231.60M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    4

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Snapdeal

Snapdeal

Snapdeal is the place to discover, buy and sell great products at unbelievable prices.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    May 2014

    )

  • Country:

    India

  • City:

    New Delhi

  • Started in:

    2008

  • Founders:

    Kunal Bahl, Rohit Bansal

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Internet, Retail, Shopping

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $1,776.20M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    14

  • Number of investors:

    26

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Womai

Womai

Womai net is a comprehensive B2C food store platform that helps urban middle-class and youth families to discover and order healthy food online.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    October 2015

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Beijing

  • Started in:

    2009

  • Founders:

    No Data

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Internet, Retail, Shopping

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $320.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    3

  • Number of investors:

    4

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