List of Unicorn Startups in India by Year

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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.

SourceVenture Intelligence
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Note* Former Unicorns

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.

Indian startup ecosystem continues to be the 3rd largest in the world, with 4 new additions to its flourishing Unicorn club in 2020 so far. Interestingly, in June 2020, Bengaluru and San Francisco-based SaaS startup Postman has raised $150 million in its Series C funding round led by the US-based investor Insight Partners. This investment round valued Postman at $2 billion, a huge jump from $350 million in 2019.

Paytm, Zomato, and Nykaa which turned into unicorns in 2015, 2015, 2020 respectively, are now publicly traded companies in India.

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

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