Unicorn Startup Companies of India




What a unicorn startup company is?

A startup company which 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.


unicorn startup company.


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


1)Paytm


   Ceo: Vijay Shekhar Sharma
   Founded: 2010
   Sector: Digital Wallet, Payment System and E-commerce
   HeadQuarters: Noida,India
   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

                    
e-commerce payment system and digital wallet


2)OYO Rooms


   Ceo: Ritish 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


largest hospitality company



3)BYJU'S


   Ceo:  Byju Raveendran
   Founded: 2015
   Sector: EdTech
   HeadQuarters:  Bangalore,India
   Parent Company:
   Valuation: $4 Billion(As of January 2018)
   Major Investors: Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative



BYJU’S - The Learning App



4)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



Transportation and Delivery





5)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



Consumer Services




6)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 



Delivery



7)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: gethike.in


Instant Messaging



8)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


E-commerce


9)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

Finance and Insurance

10)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

Classified Advertising

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