A unicorn is a privately held startup company valued at over $1 billion. The term was coined in 2013 by venture capitalist Aileen Lee, choosing the mythical animal to represent the statistical rarity of such successful ventures.
In a study conducted by CB Insights and Fast Company, They spotted the companies with high traction and on their way to becoming unicorns. Here are a few of the ones they mentioned and what do they do.
1- Dashlane :
They put all your passwords, payments, and personal info in one place that only you control. Available in 11 languages and trusted by 10+ million people in 180 countries (and growing very rapidly).
2- Frame.io :
A cloud-based collaboration platform enables you to stay connected with all your teams—on videos, images, and more—from anywhere on the world.
3- Tink :
They offer the tools that allow anyone – from big banks and fintechs to startups – to build the future of financial services across Europe.
4- Signavio :
Accelerate crisis & customer response with collaborative process intelligence, this is one of the most interesting business models I came across.
5- Rippling :
Manage employees’ payroll, benefits, devices, apps, and more—all in one platform that automates your manual work, like onboarding new hires.
6- Tray :
Integrate your software applications using powerful automated workflows. Easily build and streamline processes using a beautifully designed visual workflow editor. Use a Connector Press to integrate with any web-based software. They connect you to the very deepest levels of what web services offer.
7- Safety Culture :
Equip your team with a simple safety checklist and inspection app that anyone can learn in minutes, so you can get safely back to business from wherever you are.
8- SendBird :
From connecting doctors and patients in virtual clinics, to helping fans celebrate together in digital stadiums, to enabling sellers to negotiate with buyers across the world in digital bazaars, their chat, voice, and video platform helps businesses and people realize the promise of the technologies that were meant to connect us.
9- FlutterLab :
FlutterLab Is Dynamic & High-Performance Development Shop That Specialized In Flutter And Native Mobile Development Including Android & IOS. They Focus On The Attractive Designs And Easy Customizable Features.
10- Thought Machine :
Many banks have the ambition to deliver better technology to their customers but are held back by legacy platforms and technology. Banks spend an incredible amount just to stand still. The cost of change is huge, and the cost of operations is too expensive because of an inability to automate processes. Building the foundations for a new era in banking is Thought Machine’s mission.
The above 10 are my top picks, and here are the rest of the companies in the infographic. Share with us your favorites in the comments.