[Numbers] How long does it take to become a unicorn?

by bold-lichterman

The fastest-growing unicorn startup is Uptake, according to the report “Unicorn Trends»Published by CB Insights. The data software company took 236 days to reach a billion dollar valuation after starting its capital funding. The 10 companies to have passed this milestone the fastest are all Americans.

Infographic: How Long To Become A Unicorn?  |  Statista

There are currently 185 companies that qualify as unicorns, according to the study by CB Insights. The most represented sectors are e-commerce (18%), service software (14%) and FinTech (12%). On their own, they have raised nearly 126 billion dollars and represent 663 billion dollars.

The United States is the country where they are most present, 52%. China comes next (23%).

  • Uber valued at $ 12.5 billion

  • Airbnb valued at $ 3.9 billion

  • Infor valued at $ 2.6 billion

  • Snap valued at $ 2.6 billion

  • Palantir valued at $ 1.9 billion

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