List of Unicorn Startups in India

wdt_ID No. Company Sector Valuation Turned into Unicorn (Year) Location Top Investors
1 1 InMobi Mobile Ads 1.0 2011 Bangalore KPCB, Sherpalo Ventures, SoftBank
2 2 Mu Sigma Analytics 1.5 2013 Bangalore Accel, Sequoia Capital, General Atlantic
3 3 Flipkart* E-Commerce 21.0 2012 Bangalore Accel, Tiger Global, Naspers, SoftBank, Others
4 4 Snapdeal* E-Commerce 6.5 2014 Delhi Kalaari Capital, Nexus Ventures, Bessemer, SoftBank, Others
5 5 Ola Ride Hailing 6.0 2015 Bangalore Tiger Global, Matrix Partners, Steadview, SoftBank
6 6 Paytm Payments 16.0 2015 Noida Saama Capital, SAIF, Alibaba, Berkshire Hathway
7 7 Quikr Classifieds 1.6 2015 Bangalore Matrix Partners, Omidyar Network, Norwest, Kinnevik
8 8 Zomato Foodtech 2.0 2015 Gurgaon Info Edge, Sequoia Capital, Vy Capital, Alibaba
9 9 Hike Messaging 1.4 2016 Delhi Tiger Global, Tencent, Foxconn
10 10 Shopclues* E-Commerce 1.1 2016 Gurgaon Nexus 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.

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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