Crunchbase: in 2019, 142 startups worth more than $ 1 billion appeared in the world – 16 less unicorns than a year earlier.

Uber startups

From January 1 to December 25, 2019, an estimate of 142 companies exceeded $ 1 billion, Crunchbase estimates. This is 16 less than in 2018 with a record high of 158 unicorns.

In 2017, 102 “unicorns” appeared, in 2016 – 87, in 2015 – 106 such companies.

The United States led the ranking in the number of new “unicorns” – 78 companies received an estimate above $ 1 billion, 22 companies in China, five companies in Brazil and Germany, and four companies in the UK, Israel and India.

$ 85.1 billion.
In total, they attracted new unicorn companies in 2019.

In 2018, the unicorns raised $ 139 billion, in 2017 – $ 93.8 billion.

The most expensive “unicorns” for the year were:

Uber Advanced Technologies Group, Uber’s unmanned vehicle development subsidiary – $ 7.3 billion.

JD Health Online Drug Trading Platform – $ 7 Billion.

Databricks Platform for Combining Analytical Data – $ 6.2 Billion.

CloudKitchens, which builds and leases cloud-based kitchens – $ 5 billion.

Electric car manufacturer Rivian – $ 5 billion.

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