List of Unicorn Startups in India

wdt_IDNo.CompanySectorValuationTurned into Unicorn (Year)LocationTop Investors
11InMobiMobile Ads1.02011BangaloreKPCB, Sherpalo Ventures, SoftBank
22Mu SigmaAnalytics1.52013BangaloreAccel, Sequoia Capital, General Atlantic
33Flipkart*E-Commerce21.02012BangaloreAccel, Tiger Global, Naspers, SoftBank, Others
44Snapdeal*E-Commerce6.52014DelhiKalaari Capital, Nexus Ventures, Bessemer, SoftBank, Others
55OlaRide Hailing6.02015BangaloreTiger Global, Matrix Partners, Steadview, SoftBank
66PaytmPayments16.02015NoidaSaama Capital, SAIF, Alibaba, Berkshire Hathway
77QuikrClassifieds1.62015BangaloreMatrix Partners, Omidyar Network, Norwest, Kinnevik
88ZomatoFoodtech2.02015GurgaonInfo Edge, Sequoia Capital, Vy Capital, Alibaba
99HikeMessaging1.42016DelhiTiger Global, Tencent, Foxconn
1010Shopclues*E-Commerce1.12016GurgaonNexus Ventures, Helion Ventures, Beenos, Tiger Global, Others
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The above table represents the list of Unicorn startups in India, by year when they turned into unicorns, total valuation, their locations and top investors.

RegionIndia
SourceVenture Intelligence
Table ID336
Note* Former Unicorns

Indian startup ecosystem continues to be the 3rd largest in the world, with 8 new additions to its flourishing Unicorn club.

Founded in 2007, InMobi (formerly known as mKhoj) became India’s first B2B billion-dollar startup in 2011. This is followed by Flipkart, MuSigma, Snapdeal, etc.

A unicorn is a privately held startup company valued at $1 billion or more.


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