Unicorn Startup Companies of India

What a unicorn startup company is?


A startup company that is private and has a valuation of $1 billion or more is known as a unicorn startup company.

According to CBInsights, there are more than 260 unicorns in the world.

List of Unicorns of India having a valuation of $1 billion or more

Paytm

  • CEO: Vijay Shekhar Sharma
  • Founded: 2010
  • Sector: Digital Wallet, Payment System and E-commerce
  • Headquarters: B-121, Sector 5, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Revenue: 3,579 crores INR (2019, US$520 million)
  • Parent Company: One97 Communications Ltd
  • Valuation: $10 Billion(As of January 2018)
  • Major Investors: Alibaba and SoftBank
  • Area Served: India, Japan, and Canada
  • Website: www.paytm.com

OYO Rooms

  • CEO: Ritesh Agarwal
  • Founded: 2013
  • Sector: Hospitality
  • Headquarters: Gurugram, India
  • Valuation: $5 Billion
  • Major Investors: Grab, Huazhu Hotels Group and SoftBank
  • Areas Served: India.Nepal, China, Singapore, England, UAE, Sri Lanka, and Malaysia
  • Website: www.oyorooms.com

BYJU’S

  • CEO: Byju Raveendran
  • Founded: 2015
  • Sector: EdTech
  • Headquarters: Bangalore, India
  • Valuation: $4 Billion(As of January 2018)
  • Major Investors: Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative

Ola Cabs

  • CEO: Bhavish Aggarwal
  • Founded: 2010
  • Sector: Transportation and Delivery
  • Headquarters: Bengaluru, India
  • Valuation: $4 Billion
  • Major Investors: SoftBank and Tencent
  • Areas Served: India, Australia, United Kingdom, New Zealand
  • Website: www.olacabs.com
  • Subsidiaries: FoodPanda India

Zomato

  • CEO: Deepinder Goyal
  • Founded: 2008
  • Sector: Consumer Services
  • Headquarters: Gurgaon, India
  • Valuation: $4 Billion
  • Major Investors: Alibaba and Info Edge
  • Area Served: India,Australia,Brazil,NewZealand,Canada,Chile,Poland,Portugal,Qatar,
  • Singapore, SriLanka, United Kingdom, United States
  • Website: www.zomato.com

Swiggy

  • CEO: Sriharsha Majety
  • Founded: 2013
  • Sector: Delivery
  • Headquarters: Bengaluru, India
  • Valuation: $3.3 Billion
  • Major Investors: Tencent and Naspers.
  • Areas Served: India
  • Website: www.swiggy.com
  • Subsidiaries: Scootsy Logistics Pvt.Ltd, Love Food Ventures Private Ltd

Hike

  • Developer and CEO: Kavin Bharti Mittal
  • Founded: 2012
  • Sector: Instant Messaging
  • Headquarters: Delhi, India
  • Valuation: $1.4 Billion
  • Major Investors: Tencent and Foxconn.
  • Areas Served: India
  • Website: hike.in

ShopClues

  • CEO: Sanjay Sethi
  • Founded: 2011
  • Sector: E-commerce
  • Headquarters: Gurugram, India
  • Valuation: $1.1 Billion
  • Major Investors: TigerGlobal and Nexus Venture Partners
  • Areas Served: India
  • Website: www.shopclues.com

Policy Bazaar

  • CEO: Yashish Dahiya
  • Founded: 2008
  • Sector: Finance and Insurance
  • Headquarters: Gurugram, India
  • Valuation: $1.4 Billion
  • Major Investors: SoftBank and InfoEdge
  • Areas Served: India
  • Website: www.policybazaar.com

Quikr

  • CEO: Pranay Chulet
  • Founded: 2008
  • Sector: Classified Advertising
  • Headquarters: Bangalore, India
  • Valuation: $1Billion
  • Major Investors: Tiger Global Management, Brand Capital and Falcon Edge Capital
  • Areas Served: India
  • Website: www.quikr.com

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