10 billionths of startups have become so in less than 3 years
Young start-ups, which are estimated at $ 1 billion or more are called "unicorns". Probably for the reason that these companies meet extremely difficult. Nevertheless, it is possible. Moreover, there are startups that have achieved this title in record time. Below we will discuss ten "Unicorn", which, according to Pitchbook, set the speed record.
Jeff Huber, CEO of Grail, has received investments from Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates. His startup is working to identify cancer in humans. It was founded in 2016 and became the "Unicorn" for 1 year and 9 months. Only 1, 38 billion dollars has been received and evaluated the company at 2, 5 billion dollars.
In 2015, Andy Rubin, the creator of the operating system Android, has decided to start producing smartphones and founded Essential. Today, the company is estimated at one billion dollars, and this result has been achieved for 1 year and 11 months. The company received $ 330 million investment.
Ric Fulop decided to make a 3D-press the metal more affordable for producers and engineers. In 2015, he led the Desktop Metal. Over 1 year and 9 months the company achieved in the evaluation of a billion dollars. 277 million dollars of investment was attracted.
In 2014, the company began Zoox development of unmanned vehicles. For 2 years the company became "unicorn". Today, it is estimated at 3, 5 billion dollars. The size of investments amounted to 302 million dollars.
This building was a startup founded by former interim CEO Tesla in 2015. Over 2 years and 1 month, he reached the assessment of a billion dollars, and today is estimated at $ 3 billion. Investments amounted to 1, 1 billion dollars.
On-line platform for the sale of used goods reached assessment of a billion dollars in two years and was able to attract $ 475 million in 2015.
In 2013, Andrew Rubin headed the company that provides secure cloud storage for enterprise customers. 2 years and 3 months of work have made the company "Unicorn". Today, it is estimated at 1, 2 billion dollars. 267 million dollars of investment was attracted.
In 2012, started its work meal delivery service Instacart, which is currently estimated at 4, $ 4 billion. It has attracted billions of investment and "unicorn" was 2 years and 4 months.
For 2 years and 8 months of service Opendoor estate assessment reached a billion dollars. It was founded in 2014 and raised $ 320 million investment.
Closes Airbnb service list, which needs no introduction. Founded in 2008, it has become a unicorn for 2 years and 11 months. Today, it is estimated at 31 billion dollars.