Washington Unicorns

10 Successful Unicorn Companies in Washington

10 unicorn startups are found in Washington and here is the full list of these unicorn companies.

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The number of successful companies run by people in Washington 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.

Given the excitement surrounding Washington's venture capital industry, it got us thinking about the unicorn companies — a term for startups worth more than $1 billion — that have been founded in Washington.

We decided to put together this list of 10 companies from Washington that have achieved this status.

Top 10 Unicorn Companies in Washington

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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Icertis

Icertis

Icertis simplifies contract management and provides real-time insights. More than just a one-stop shop for contracts, Icertis takes all the guesswork out of ensuring compliance and mitigating risk.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.80

    B (

    July 2019

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Bellevue

  • Started in:

    2009

  • Founders:

    Monish Darda, Samir Bodas

  • Industries:

    Cloud Data Services, CRM, Enterprise Software, Information Technology, Procurement, SaaS, Software

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $291,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    10

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OfferUp

OfferUp

OfferUp brings people together to buy and sell locally. It’s the best way to keep a handle on what you have -- and find great local deals.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.40

    B (

    August 2018

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Bellevue

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Arean van Veelen, Nick Huzar

  • Industries:

    Apps, Classifieds, E-Commerce, E-Commerce Platforms, Marketplace, Mobile, Mobile Payments

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $380,985,067

  • Number of funding rounds:

    9

  • Number of investors:

    16

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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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Tanium

Tanium

Tanium uses next-generation security analytics and automation technologies for enterprises to identify potential threats on their infrastructure.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $9.00

    B (

    March 2015

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Kirkland

  • Started in:

    2007

  • Founders:

    David Hindawi, Orion Hindawi

  • Industries:

    Cyber Security, Enterprise Software, Information Technology, SaaS, Security, Software

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $1,049,991,919

  • Number of funding rounds:

    12

  • Number of investors:

    14

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Zenoti

Zenoti

Zenoti offers a cloud-based spa management platform that enables salons and spas to manage their business operations in real time. It gives salons the ability to find, book, track, and manage all its services, inventory, employees, schedules, clients, purchases, bills and invoices.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    December 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Bellevue

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    Anand Arvind, Dheeraj Koneru, Rohit Agarwal, Saritha Katikaneni, Sudheer Koneru

  • Industries:

    Billing, Cloud Data Services, CRM, Enterprise Software, Marketing, Point of Sale, SaaS, Scheduling, Software

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $251,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    5

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