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The 6 Best Unicorn Startups in Sunnyvale

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Once a company crosses the $1 Billion mark, it becomes part of a rare and exclusive club: The Unicorn Club.

This next list contains 6 companies in Sunnyvale that have achieved a valuation of more than $1 billion dollars; or in other words, have reached a so-called “Unicorn” status.

The 6 Unicorns in Sunnyvale

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Cerebras Systems

Cerebras Systems

Cerebras' objective is to transform the computing landscape through the acceleration of artificial intelligence.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $4.00

    B (

    November 2018

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Sunnyvale

  • Started in:

    2016

  • Founders:

    Andrew Feldman, Jean-Philippe Fricker, Michael James, Sean Lie

  • Industries:

    Artificial Intelligence, Hardware

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $718.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    11

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Zapier

Zapier

Zapier is the easiest way to connect apps, APIs, and web services together and automate tasks. With Zapier’s powerful automation features, you can do it all without writing a single line of code—and stay compliant with your company’s data protection requirements.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $4.00

    B (

    January 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Sunnyvale

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Bryan Helmig, Mike Knoop, Wade Foster

  • Industries:

    Cloud Computing, Data Integration, SaaS, Software

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $2.58M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    3

  • Number of investors:

    9

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Illumio

Illumio

Adaptive segmentation combines multiple signature-based and behavioral analysis to detect, prevent, and automatically respond to cyber attacks.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.75

    B (

    April 2015

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Sunnyvale

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    Andrew Rubin, PJ Kirner

  • Industries:

    Cloud Security, Cyber Security, Data Center, SaaS, Security

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $525.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    24

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Clari

Clari

Clari provides a real-time, cloud-based platform that provides revenue operations teams with the information they need to execute at warp speed.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.60

    B (

    March 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Sunnyvale

  • Started in:

    2012

  • Founders:

    Andy Byrne, Venkat Rangan

  • Industries:

    Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Business Information Systems, Enterprise Software, Productivity Tools

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $496.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    16

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Druva

Druva

Druva’s data management solution delivers flexible, scalable and affordable enterprise data protection. It provides an intelligent layer that resides between user devices and a company's IT estate, safeguarding it against threats.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.00

    B (

    June 2019

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Sunnyvale

  • Started in:

    2007

  • Founders:

    Jaspreet Singh, Milind Borate, Ramani Kothandaraman

  • Industries:

    Cloud Data Services, Cloud Security, Compliance, Data Storage, Enterprise Software, SaaS, Software

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $475.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    12

  • Number of investors:

    17

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YugaByte

YugaByte

Yugabyte is an open-source distributed SQL database for customers in industries such as cybersecurity, financial markets, and IoT.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.30

    B (

    October 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Sunnyvale

  • Started in:

    2016

  • Founders:

    Kannan Muthukkaruppan, Karthik Ranganathan, Mikhail Bautin

  • Industries:

    Cloud Infrastructure, Database, Enterprise Software, Open Source

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $290.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    10

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