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What are the world's most valuable private technology companies?

A new map released by CB Insights identifies the 197 companies globally that are considered "unicorns," meaning that they have a valuation of at least $1 billion.

Collectively, these companies are valued at approximately $679 billion and have raised approximately $142 billion in funding.

The map includes companies across 13 verticals: E-Commerce/Marketplace, Internet Software & Services, FinTech, Social, Cybersecurity, On-Demand, Big Data, Healthcare, Media, Hardware, Mobile Software & Services, Real Estate and Other. (The "Other" category includes, among others, Ed Tech, Aerospace and Augmented Reality / Virtual Reality).

Here are some key takeaways:

New Unicorns This Year

There are 22 new unicorns this year, seven of which are internet software and services companies.

Most Well-Funded Startup

 -California-based Uber, which is now valued at $68 billion, is the most valuable private company in the world.

Top 5 Global "Unicorns"

The top 5 unicorns in the world (and their respective valuations) are:

1. Uber ($68 billion)

2. Didi Chuxing ($50 billion)

3. Xiaomi ($46 billion)

4. Airbnb ($29 billion)

5. Palantir Technologies ($20 billion)

Top 3 Sectors For Unicorns

These 3 sectors have the world's most valuable unicorns: E-commerce (17%), Internet Software & Services (14%) and FinTech (11%).

Countries With Most Unicorns

-More than half (54%) of the world's unicorns are based in the United States.

-Other countries with the most unicorns include China (23%), India (4%), the UK (4%), Germany (2%) and South Korea (2%).

-No other country has three or more private companies with a valuation of at least $1 billion.


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Source: Forbes
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Nand Kishor is the Product Manager of House of Bots. After finishing his studies in computer science, he ideated & re-launched Real Estate Business Intelligence Tool, where he created one of the leading Business Intelligence Tool for property price analysis in 2012. He also writes, research and sharing knowledge about Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), Data Science, Big Data, Python Language etc... ...

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