25 startups that will cost $ 1 billion


Forbes revealed annual rankings of fast-growing startups that could soon become unicorns


Forbes presented an annual ranking of the fastest growing startups, which could soon be estimated at $ 1 billion. They include a drug delivery service, psychological help from employees of eBay and Starbucks and a company helping to find programmers at a remote site.

To compile the ratings, Truebridge Capital Partners, an investment company, asked 300 venture firms to name companies that, in their opinion, are likely to become “unicorns”. In return, Forbes directly interviewed more than 100 startups and studied their financial performance. Who entered the ranking?


CEO: Noah Kerner

Founders: Jeff Cratenden, Walter Cratenden

Attracted Investment: $ 257 million

Revenue for 2019: $ 50 million

Leading Investors: Bain Capital, E.Viers, Grecroft, NBCuniversal, PayPal, TPG Capital

Fintech startup Acorn was founded in 2012. The main idea of ​​the service is to prevent changes from purchases that customers make using debit and credit cards, and automatically invest these amounts in the stock market. The startup’s founders focused on investing in exchange-traded funds. Acorn now has 7.7 million users and assets under management of $ 2.3 billion. The startup charges users $ 1 per month for investment services and also provides pensions and current accounts with $ 3 per month servicing.


CEO: Bernadette Nixon

Founders: Nicholas Deseni, Julian Lemoine

Attracted Investment: $ 184 million

Revenue for 2019: $ 50 million

Leading Investors: Excel, Alven, Saestra Fund, Salesforce Ventures

Algolia helps to create a search on the site and thereby increase online audience engagement and revenue. Algolia’s clients include Cortera, NPR, Under Armor and others. With this San Francisco startup, website visitors send 3 billion searches every day. Now Algolia offers the opportunity for each visitor to automatically personalize sites and provide an analysis of what happens after the search, for example, whether it leads to a purchase.


CEO: Jeremy johnson

Founders: Anoluwa Aboedezi, Ian Carnevale, Nadier Engesi, Jeremy Johnson, Bryce Nengsa, Christina Sais

Attracted Investment: $ 181 million

Revenue for 2019: $ 50 million

Leading Investors: Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, CRO Venture Capital, Generation Investment Management, Spark Capital

A startup based in New York seeks and educates software developers in Africa, and then arranges for remote work with companies such as Microsoft, Facebook and Google. “We have become the primary link between the technology ecosystem in Africa and the United States,” says company founder Jeremy Johnson.


CEO: Fitted vikramasekara

Founders: Ashu Singhal, fitted Vikramasekara

Attracted Investment: $ 114 million

Revenue for 2019: $ 21 million

Leading Investors: Alken, Andreessen Horowitz, Benchmark, Menlo Ventures, Thrive Capital, Y Combinator

Today, biotechnology companies Regeneron, Gilead and hundreds of other companies use startup software for research. While many customers are in a hurry to find vaccines and drugs to treat COVID-19, Benchling is ready to help, but has stopped offering software updates to those whose projects have been shut down due to quarantine Huh.


CEO: Eric Kinnariwala

founded by: Eric Kinnariwala

Attracted Investment: $ 270 million

Revenue for 2019: $ 100 million

Leading Investors: Glade Brook Capital, TCV, Thrive Capital

Five years ago, startup founder Eric Kinariwala spent about an hour at a local pharmacy to buy sinusitis medicine. When his turn finally came, it was discovered that the drug was not available. This experience inspired the entrepreneur to create a company capsule in New York, which offers to purchase medicines via application or SMS and receive free courier home delivery within two hours. The startup’s founder says that during the crisis, due to the coronavirus capsule, “it changed from just a convenient service to a necessity”. The capsule has been successful in the New York market, has made good money and is now planning further expansion.


CEO: Joshua Motta

Founders: John Herring, Joshua Mott

Attracted Investment: $ 125 million

Revenue for 2019: $ 27 million

Leading Investors: Hillhouse Capital, Rebbit Capital, Velor Equity Partners, Y Capital

The alliance insurance company specializes in cyber security and helps companies recover up to $ 15 million as a result of hacker attacks, extortion, fraud and security vulnerabilities. The alliance helps prevent such losses by scanning the Internet in advance for vulnerabilities and alerting users to potential threats.

Cockroach Lab

CEO: Spencer Kimball

Founders: Ben Darnell, Spencer Kimball, Peter Mattis

Attracted Investment: $ 195 million

Revenue for 2019: $ 5 million

Leading Investors: Altimeter, Benchmark, GV, Index Ventures, Redpoint

The startup provides cloud-based relational databases that are robust and protected from power outages or system crashes. Cockroach Labs has built an impressive customer base of nearly a hundred subscribers, including Bose, Comcast and Netflix. In May, the company raised $ 87 million at a valuation of $ 850 million.


CEO: Tim junio

Founders: Tim Junio, Matt Cranning, Sean Maguire

Attracted Investment: $ 136 million

Revenue for 2019: $ 30 million

Leading Investors: Founders Fund, IVP, New Enterprise Associates, TPG Capital

A startup in San Francisco offers customers like CVS and PayPal an overview of their digital assets, such as domains, IP addresses, and cloud infrastructure, allowing them to track vulnerabilities and identify potential cyber attacks.


CEO: George fraser

Founders: Taylor Brown, George Fraser

Attracted Investment: $ 60 million

Revenue for 2019: $ 15 million

Leading Investors: Andreessen Horowitz, CEAS, Matrix Partners, Y Combinator

FiveTran, named the Fortran 50s IBM coding system, combines organization data from isolated sources using pre-built “connectors” to enable complex data analysis. To date, the company has built more than 130 automated “connectors” with data sources, including Salesforce, Oracle and Dropbox. Customers include Square, Document and Classpass.


CEO: Amit Bendov

Founders: Amit Bendov, Elon Reshef

Attracted Investment: $ 133 million

Revenue for 2019: $ 30 million

Leading Investors: Battery Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, Sequoia

Gong software automatically processes and scans all user communications with customers: email, call, or video chat – to identify who may already try to offer more expensive tariffs, and who The company is about to be denied services.


CEO: Nikki Beck

Founders: Jack Abraham, Nikki Beck

Attracted Investment: $ 53 million

Revenue for 2019: $ 10 million

Leading Investors: Atom, fifth wall

When several areas of California were ravaged by fire in 2017, entrepreneurs Abraham and Pechet, who lived there, founded Homebound in Santa Rosa to help other homeowners. The startup helped with all the steps: from obtaining permission for a building and applying to an insurance company to design and construction.


CEO: Jason bomeig

Founders: Jason Boimig, Kai Gausevelt

Attracted Investment: $ 84 million

Revenue for 2019: $ 10 million

Leading Investors: Excel, Sequoia, Y Combinator

San Francisco-based startup software allows companies to easily contract, edit, contract, and link to them. The company’s clients, including MasterCard, Staples and Reddit, work closely with Ironclade’s team of attorneys to design software for their needs.

Lyra health

CEO: David iberman

Founders: Dena Bravata, David Ebersman, Bob Kochhar, Brian Roberts

Attracted Investment: $ 176 million

Revenue for 2019: $ 50 million

Leading Investors: Glynn Capital, Graylock Partners, IVP, Maritech Capital, Tenya Capital, Venrock

Every year approximately 50 million Americans suffer from mental health problems. The main difficulty is not in treatment, but in use to help. In 2014, the 50-year-old Ebersman stepped down as Facebook’s financial director to tackle the problem. Lyra’s solution is to help companies provide psychological support. The service was used by around 40 companies, including eBay, Pinterest and Starbucks, resulting in over one million people gaining access to 3,000 psychiatrists, coaches and Lyra doctors.


CEO: Brian Putnam

founded by: Brian Putnam

Attracted Investment: $ 72 million

Revenue for 2019: $ 45 million

Leading Investors: Lerer Hippo, Point 72 Ventures, Spark Capital

This startup sells tech mirrors for $ 1,495 to help build a home gym. After shopping, customers pay $ 39 every month for access to an unlimited library of various exercise groups, from cardio and weight training to yoga.


CEO: Bhavin Shah

Founders: Zhang Chen, Vaibhav Nivargi, Bhavin Shah, Varun Sing

Attracted Investment: $ 105 million

Estimated revenue for 2019: $ 10 million

Leading Investors: Bain Capital, Economic Capital, Kleiner Perkins, Lightspeed

With the help of artificial intelligence, the company automates IT support using natural language processing so that tasks such as unlocking accounts or adding associates to an email newsletter are automatically resolved, not with the involvement of a live IT expert with.
After launching a few years ago, artificial intelligence developed by a startup can solve only 5-8% of a company’s IT tickets. Today, thanks to advanced machine learning technologies, this figure has reached nearly 40%.


CEO: Parker Conrad

Founders: Parker Conrad, Prasanna Shankar

Attracted Investment: $ 100 million

Estimated revenue for 2019: $ 10 million

Leading Investors: Starting Capital, Kleiner Perkins, Y Combinator

Startup software allows you to centrally manage employees’ salaries, bonuses, equipment and applications. This means that the process of hiring new employees runs smoothly, and small and medium enterprises can save time on administrative tasks.


CEO: Greg Price

Founders: Gregory Price, Jason Traff

Attracted Investment: $ 47 million

Estimated revenue for 2019: $ 30 million

Leading Investors: Fifth Wall, First Round Capital, Georgian Partners

Shipwell, based in Austin, Texas, with artificial intelligence and machine learning, provides cargo tracking and analytics to help increase efficiency and save millions.


CEO: Andrew Peterson

Founders: Nick Galbraith, Zen Lackey, Andrew Peterson

Attracted Investment: $ 62 million

Estimated revenue for 2019: $ 30 million

Leading Investors: Charles River Ventures, Harrison Metal, Index Ventures, Lead Edge Capital, OATV

The founders of Signal Sciences met as developers at Etsy, where they worked on the cyber defense system for electronic trading platforms. In 2014, he launched his startup in San Francisco, which protects the company’s web applications from cyber attacks.


CEO: Lucas Haldman

founded by: Lucas Haldman

Attracted Investment: $ 102 million

Estimated revenue for 2019: $ 35 million

Leading Investors: Bain Capital, RET Ventures, Spark Capital

SmartRent transforms smart home technologies such as smart locks and thermostats into multifunctional devices. The startup charges users up to $ 1000 for installation and equipment, plus a monthly fee in the amount of $ 5 to $ 10. Smart locks allow potential tenants to personally inspect vacant apartments, without the presence of the owners – a service that is particularly in demand during an epidemic.


CEO: Gaurab Chakraborty

Founders: Gaurab Chakraborty, Sean Hunt

Attracted Investment: $ 80 million

Estimated revenue for 2019: $ 12 million

Leading Investors: Founders Fund, Y Combinator

Startup founders have developed strains of bacteria with an edited genome and enzyme that transforms corn sugar into chemicals that are usually made by breaking down oil. Now a Houston-based company can biologically produce sanitizer materials and treat wastewater. The next goal is to develop environmentally friendly fertilizers for farmers.


CEO: Rahul Vohra

Founders: कॉनराड इरविन, विवेक सोडर, राहुल वोहरा

आकर्षित निवेश: $ 51 मिलियन

2019 के लिए अनुमानित राजस्व: $ 20 मिलियन

अग्रणी निवेशक: आंद्रेसेन होरोविट्ज़, पहला दौर

स्टार्टअप सुपरहुमन का दावा है कि यह जीमेल और आईफोन उपयोगकर्ताओं को “शून्य इनकमिंग” की तलाश में तेजी से मेल पार्स करने में मदद करता है। इसके लिए, कंपनी उपयोगकर्ताओं से प्रति माह $ 30 का शुल्क लेती है।


सी ई ओ: जेसन ब्राउन

संस्थापकों: जेसन ब्राउन, जैस्पर प्लाट्ज

आकर्षित निवेश: $ 92 मिलियन

2019 के लिए अनुमानित राजस्व: $ 20 मिलियन

अग्रणी निवेशक: आंद्रेसेन होरोविट्ज़, काउबॉय वेंचर्स, क्लेनर पर्किन्स, शास्ता वेंचर्स

टैली एक ऐसा एप्लिकेशन है जो उपयोगकर्ताओं को क्रेडिट कार्ड ऋण के भुगतान को स्वचालित करने में मदद करता है। टैली उपयोगकर्ता अपने क्रेडिट कार्ड की तस्वीरें लेते हैं, और यदि वे आवश्यकताओं को पूरा करते हैं (उनकी FICO रेटिंग 660 या अधिक होनी चाहिए), टैली उन्हें एक नई क्रेडिट लाइन प्रदान करता है। फिर एल्गोरिथ्म एक एकल मासिक भुगतान का आकार और भुगतान की दर को ब्याज दरों में लेने का क्रम निर्धारित करता है।

सी ई ओ: रिचर्ड वाल्ड्रॉन

संस्थापकों: डोमिनिक लुईस, एलिस्टेयर रसेल, रिचर्ड वाल्ड्रॉन

आकर्षित निवेश: $ 109 मिलियन

2019 के लिए अनुमानित राजस्व: $ 15 मिलियन

अग्रणी निवेशक: जीजीवी कैपिटल, मेरिटेक कैपिटल, मोज़ेक वेंचर्स, स्पार्क कैपिटल, ट्रू वेंचर्स

ट्रे के वर्कफ़्लो ऑटोमेशन टूल कंपनियों को मार्केटिंग लीड पैदा करने और प्रोसेसिंग भुगतान जैसे कार्यों को सुलझाने में मदद करते हैं। एक ग्राफिकल इंटरफेस के माध्यम से अनुप्रयोगों को एकीकृत करके, ट्रे मार्केटर्स को स्वचालित रूप से लीड उत्पन्न करने में मदद करता है और मानक कोड के साथ आईटी विभागों के काम के घंटे बचाता है।

विश्वसनीय स्वास्थ्य

सी ई ओ: लेनी स्लिविंस्की

संस्थापकों: मैट पियर्स, लेनी स्लिविन्स्की

आकर्षित निवेश: $ 25 मिलियन

2019 के लिए अनुमानित राजस्व: $ 28 मिलियन

अग्रणी निवेशक: क्राफ्ट वेंचर्स, फेलिसिस वेंचर्स, फाउंडर कलेक्टिव

ट्रस्टेड हेल्थ नौकरी चाहने वाली नर्सों को उन अस्पतालों से संपर्क करने में मदद करता है जिनकी उन्हें जरूरत है।


सी ई ओ: ब्रैंडन रॉडमैन

संस्थापकों: क्लिंट बेरी, ब्रैंडन रोडमैन, जेरेड रोडमैन

आकर्षित निवेश: $ 152 मिलियन

2019 के लिए अनुमानित राजस्व: $ 50 मिलियन

अग्रणी निवेशक: A. कैपटिटल वेंचर्स, कैटलिस्ट इन्वेस्टर्स, क्रॉसलिंक कैपिटल, लीड एज कैपिटल, टाइगर ग्लोबल मैनेजमेंट

2008 में, ब्रैंडन रोडमैन ने अपनी पहली कंपनी, रिकॉल सॉल्यूशंस की स्थापना की, ताकि टेलीफोन द्वारा दंत चिकित्सकों के रिकॉर्ड मरीजों की मदद की जा सके। 2011 में, उन्होंने इस विचार को आधार के रूप में लिया और वीव को लॉन्च किया। सबसे पहले, उन्होंने दंत चिकित्सकों पर ध्यान केंद्रित किया, और फिर ऑप्टोमेट्रिस्ट्स, डॉक्टरों को पॉलीक्लिनिक्स, पशु चिकित्सकों और अन्य विशेषज्ञों का ध्यान आकर्षित किया, जिनमें से अधिकांश अब विभिन्न उत्पादों के लिए $ 595 प्रति माह का भुगतान करते हैं, जिसमें वीओआईपी प्रोटोकॉल, भुगतान टर्मिनलों के साथ टेलीफोन, साथ ही साथ आने वाले और निवर्तमान एसएमएस।

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