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The 4 Best Unicorn Startups in Virginia

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I'm sure you've heard the term unicorn before.

It refers to a privately held company that has achieved a $1 billion valuation.

These private companies are rare because reaching the billion-dollar mark is incredibly challenging.

Only 0.004% of all venture-backed companies achieve this distinction – but Virginia is home to 4 unicorns including some of the biggest in the world.

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Trader Interactive

Trader Interactive

Trader Interactive is the leading provider of online market places and digital marketing products serving the lifestyle vehicles .

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.63

    B (

    May 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Norfolk

  • Started in:

    2009

  • Founders:

    No Data

  • Industries:

    Advertising, E-Commerce, Marketing

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $624.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    2

  • Number of investors:

    2

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ID.me

ID.me

ID.me is a private network of websites, companies and online applications that have come together to create an ecosystem for your digital identity. This ecosystem allows users to bypass the lengthy identification process by securely storing their information in one central location.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.50

    B (

    March 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    McLean

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    Blake Hall, Matthew Thompson, Tanel Suurhans

  • Industries:

    Cloud Data Services, Cyber Security, Fraud Detection, Identity Management, Privacy, Software

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $273.07M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    20

  • Number of investors:

    33

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Expel

Expel

Expel is a SOC-as-a-service platform that provides security monitoring and response for cloud, hybrid, and on-premises environments.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    November 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Herndon

  • Started in:

    2016

  • Founders:

    Dave Merkel, Justin Bajko, Yanek Korff

  • Industries:

    Cloud Security, Cyber Security, Network Security, SaaS

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $257.80M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    12

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Interos

Interos

Interos helps companies manage risk and continuously monitor their supply chain and business relationships to avoid disruptions.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    July 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Arlington

  • Started in:

    2005

  • Founders:

    Jennifer Bisceglie

  • Industries:

    Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Security, Risk Management, SaaS, Supply Chain Management

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $132.35M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    5

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