Index Companies

The SharesPost Private Growth Index (the “Index”) is designed to measure the performance of VC-backed, U.S.-based, private growth companies. The Index is composed of a broad array of companies, spanning multiple technology-driven sectors including Consumer Internet, Enterprise Software, Energy, Health Care, and Financial Services. To be included in the Index, a company must be domiciled in the U.S. and have raised USD $100M or more of capital in a single funding round or USD $200MM or more of from multiple financings. For complete eligibility requirements for inclusion in the Index, please see Methodology. The Publisher rebalances the Index annually, removing companies no longer eligible for the Index and adding new company that became eligible during the course of the prior year. Below are the private growth companies comprising the Index for calendar year 2017.

updated: January 1, 2018
Founded in 2006Total Funding 227MM

23andMe was founded on April 1, 2006 by Anne Wojcicki and Linda Avery. The company offers consumer genetic testing as well as supports genetic research. The consumer genetics and research platform give customers interactive, web-based access to their genetic profile. They regularly increase the capabilities of the platform giving users more insight into their DNA. 23andMe was named by MIT Technology Review to its “50 Smartest Companies, 2017” List, and named one of Fast Company’s “25 Brands That Matter Now, 2017”. According to the company, 23andMe has millions of customers worldwide, and approximately 85% consented to participate in research. 23andMe is located in Mountain View, CA. As of December 2018.

Founded in 2009Total Funding 207.5M

Actifio delivers copy data virtualization solutions. The company’s Virtual Data Pipeline technology decouples data from infrastructure, enabling improvements in business resiliency, agility, and access to the cloud. Actifio replaces siloed data management applications with a simple, application-centric, SLA-driven approach that lets customers capture data from production applications, manage it more economically, and use it when and where they need to.

Founded in 2009Total Funding 66.94MM

Addepar is the investment management technology company empowering investors and advisors to navigate the complex world of finance. Addepar brings a new level of integrity, transparency and impact to investment management by enabling a complete, accurate and investor-centric picture across every portfolio. With offices in Silicon Valley, New York and Chicago, Addepar serves more than 130 single and multi-family offices, wealth advisors, financial institutions, and endowments and foundations representing more than $300 billion in assets under management.

Founded in 2012Total Funding 428M

Affirm is a consumer finance company that offers finance solutions aimed at allowing shoppers to buy now and pay later through monthly installments and at reasonable interest rates. For online merchants, integrating Affirm increases average order value and conversion rates.

Founded in 2007Total Funding 2.4B

Airbnb is an online marketplace that enables members to rent out whole or part of their properties to travelers. The company was founded by Brian Chesky (current CEO), Joe Gebbia and Nathan Blecharczyk in 2009 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA. The company operates in 34,000+ cities across 90 countries and has over 800, 000 property listings on its platform. Airbnb’s offerings include Airbnb - a property sharing service for consumers and Airbnb for Business- a service catered towards business travelers. In August 2018, the company hired David Stephenson who was the CFO of Amazon’s prime business, as the CFO, in preparation for its planned public offering in 2019 / early 2020.

Enterprise Software
Anaplan, Inc.
Founded in 2006Total Funding 234M

Anaplan is the enterprise planning cloud that brings together a planning and modeling engine, collaboration in the cloud, and a simple interface for business users. Anaplan customers can choose from over 100 pre-built planning apps from the Anaplan App Hub, or easily build their own apps.

Enterprise Software
Founded in 2009Total Funding 245M

AppDirect is a cloud service commerce leader making software and products accessible globally. The AppDirect cloud service commerce platform unites providers, developers and consumers of cloud services into a single ecosystem. This makes it easy for businesses to find, buy, manage and monitor cloud services from a central location and delivers new opportunities to distribute, sell, and market cloud services. AppDirect-powered marketplaces, billing and distribution, and reselling services help providers – including Telstra, ADP, Samsung, Deutsche Telekom and others – connect millions of businesses to solutions from Microsoft, Google, Box and more. AppDirect is headquartered in San Francisco with global offices.

Founded in 2007Total Funding 363M

AppNexus provides trading solutions and powers marketplaces for Internet advertising. The company’s open and unified programmatic platform allows customers to more effectively buy and sell media, and empowers companies to build, manage and optimize their entire online advertising businesses.

Auris Health
Founded in 2007Total Funding 184MM

Auris Health, formerly Auris Surgical Robotics, is transforming medical intervention by leveraging the power of flexible robotics to enable new possibilities in endoscopy, which uses small cameras and tools to enter the body through its natural openings. The company is headquartered in Redwood City, CA, and was founded by CEO Frredric Moll in 2007. Auris believes that integrating the latest in robotics, micro-instrumentation, endoscope design, and data science into one platform can help improve outcomes and reduce cost. Auris The company’s flagship product is the Auris Robotic Endoscopy System (ARES), which received FDA clearance in May of 2016 and was later rebranded to the “Monarch Platform” in 2017.

Founded in 2005Total Funding 191M

Automattic is best known for the creation and operation of web blogs including the popular blogging site and other products WooCommerce, Jetpack, Simplenote, Longreads, VaultPress, Akismet, Gravatar, Crowdsignal, Cloudup, and more. The company was founded in August 2005 by Matt Mullenwerg and is currently headquartered in San Francisco, CA. Automattic operates with a goal to democratize web publishing and its flagship product powers one out of four top 10 million websites. solidifying its position as one of the leader’s in web publishing platform.

Founded in 2004Total Funding 394.5MM

Provider of tax compliance automation software. The company provides a service-based platform for tax automation and automation effort for financial, electronic commerce, POS and mobility applications for businesses. It provides a complete set of transactional tax compliance services developed specifically to serve the needs of small to mid-sized businesses.

AvidXchange, Inc.
Founded in 2000Total Funding 589MM

Provider of automating invoice and payment processes platform designed to provide accounts payable and on-demand invoice management services. The company's platform automates invoice and payment processes serving mid-market companies spanning multiple industries including Real Estate, Financial Services, Energy and Construction throughout North America.

Founded in 2010Total Funding 121MM

Developer of a social discovery platform for smart phones. The company offers a social discovery software that harnesses social updates happening across multiple networks and delivers them into one integrated view.

Founded in 2008Total Funding 205M

Betterment is the largest, fastest-growing automated investing service, helping people to better manage, protect, and grow their wealth through smarter technology. With more than 100,000 customers and over $2.6 billion in assets under management, the service offers a globally diversified portfolio of ETFs, designed to help provide you with the best possible expected returns for retirement planning, building wealth, and other savings goals. Betterment also helps customers get on track for a comfortable retirement with RetireGuide™, a retirement planning tool that lets people know how much they should save and if they are investing correctly. Betterment is a CNBC Disruptor 50, FT 300 and Webby award winner, and it has been featured in the New York Times, Forbes, and the Wall Street Journal. Betterment helps people to achieve a smarter financial future with minimal effort and for a fraction of the cost of traditional financial services.

Founded in 2006Total Funding 230.07MM

Provider of a cloud-based business payments network designed to simplify business payments. The company's cash flow management software helps businesses connect and do business by saving them more than 50 percent of the time typically spent on financial back-office operations, enabling business and finance professionals to consolidate and automate their payments processes for accounts payable, accounts receivable and cash flow management tasks.

Enterprise Software
Blend Labs
Founded in 2012Total Funding 167.08MM

Developer of a digital platform designed to transform the consumer lending ecosystem. The company's mortgage intelligence platform helps capture a fast and more complete application through dynamic data, document and condition collection tailored to each borrower's unique scenario as well as allows lenders to browse, edit and get updates on loan applications from anywhere, enabling lenders to serve the modern borrower and safely navigate the industry's changing rules and regulations as well as make informed and secure decisions faster with verified data from trusted financial sources.

Clean Technology
Bloom Energy
Founded in 2002Total Funding 1,100M

Bloom Energy’s unique on-site power generation systems utilize an innovative new fuel cell technology with roots in NASA's Mars program. Derived from a common sand-like powder, and leveraging breakthrough advances in materials science, Bloom's solid oxide fuel cell technology is able to produce clean, highly efficient on-site power from multiple fuel source.

Consumer Web
Founded in 2008Total Funding 96M

BuzzFeed is the social news and entertainment media company that has redefined online advertising with its social, content-driven publishing technology. According to the company, BuzzFeed provides the most sharable news, original reporting, entertainment and video across the social web to its global audience of well over 100M.

Consumer Electronics
Founded in 2013Total Funding 423.09MM

Developer of 3D printing technologies. The company has developed Continuous Liquid Interface Production Technology (CLIP) which grows molecularly solid objects from a pool of polymeric resin. It is designed to grow objects faster than conventional 3D printing technology and produces parts with isotropic properties that can be considered final parts.

Founded in 2013Total Funding 70M

Casper is an award-winning sleep startup that launched with an outrageously comfortable mattress sold directly to consumers and eliminating commission driven inflated prices. The critically acclaimed sleep surface, has a sleek design, and is delivered right to your door in a small, “how did they do that?” sized box.

Clean Technology
Founded in 2007Total Funding 164M

ChargePoint designs, builds, and supports all aspects of its of electric vehicle charging network including charging stations, hardware, energy management software, and the associated mobile application. Headquartered in Campbell, CA, the company was founded in 2007 by Dave Baxter, Harjinder Bhade, and Richard Lowenthal with the goal of transforming transportation and energy use by helping more people choose to drive electric. ChargePoint offers a number of products designed to serve a broad array of clients including apartment communities, stadium and entertainment venues, cities, parking operators, general workplaces, and individual homes. As of December 2018, the company has over 57 thousand total charging spots spread over 10 countries.

Chrome River
Founded in 2007Total Funding 120MM

Developer of cloud-based expense reporting and supplier invoice automation solutions. The company's SaaS products use an intuitive user interface offering the same high quality experience on a smartphone, tablet or laptop, providing CFOs, AP and travel managers and business travelers with support in today's change business climate.

Founded in 2009Total Funding 182M

CloudFlare’s system optimizes website delivery websites, protects them from spam and other attacks, ensures they are online, and makes it simple to add Web apps with a single click. CloudFlare improves websites’ performance regardless of size or platform with no need to add hardware, install software, or change a line of code.

Clover Health
Founded in 2012Total Funding 425MM

Operator of a Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) intended to improve the quality of life of their members and physicians. The company's health insurance platform utilizes patient-centered analytics and a dedicated care management team to identify potential risks and directly provide preventive care, enabling patients and their health care providers to reduce avoidable spending and identify and better manage chronic diseases.

Founded in 2012Total Funding 142.5MM

Developer of a digital currency platform for bitcoin transactions. The company offers a digital platform that helps merchants and consumers to transact with bitcoin currency.

Real Estate
Founded in 2012Total Funding 1.14B

Compass is a modern real estate platform. The company’s technology platform reduces friction and frustration associated with selling, buying, or renting a property and provides top real estate agents a set of tools to increase efficiency and sales volume. With 30 offices across nine regions, Compass is now among the largest owned luxury brokerages.

Credit Karma
Founded in 2007Total Funding 368M

Credit Karma started by providing free credit scores to members, and has grown into an essential platform to help Americans reach their financial goals by helping members consolidate student loans, finance large purchases, compare insurance quotes and select the best credit cards for their spending habits and credit profiles.

Founded in 2011Total Funding 256.15MM

CrowdStrike is a cybersecurity technology firm pioneering next-generation endpoint protection, delivered as a single integrated cloud-based solution. CrowdStrike’s Falcon platform stops breaches by detecting all attacks types, even malware-free intrusions, providing five-second visibility across all current and past endpoint activity while reducing cost and complexity for customers. CrowdStrike’s Falcon platform is delivered via the security industry’s only 100% native cloud architecture, integrated with 24/7 managed hunting capabilities and in-house threat intelligence and incident response teams. CrowdStrike’s unique Threat Graph harnesses the cloud to instantly analyze data from billions of endpoint events across a global crowdsource community, allowing detection and prevention of attacks based on patented behavioral pattern recognition technology.

Founded in 2012Total Funding 190MM

Developer of SaaS endpoint detection and cyber-security technology designed to protect companies from highly advanced attacks. The company's automated cyber-security platform is powered by a custom-built in-memory graph, an automated hunting engine, and detects behavioral patterns across every endpoint and surfaces malicious operations in an user-friendly interface, enabling enterprises to identify the root cause and the scope of the attack with minimal manual effort and spot the attacker's behavior in real time across various stages of the attack lifecycle.

Founded in 2012Total Funding 177MM

Cylance applies artificial intelligence, algorithmic science and machine learning to cyber security and improve the way companies, governments and end users proactively solve the world’s most difficult security problems. Using a mathematical process, Cylance quickly and accurately identifies what is safe and what is a threat, not just what is in a blacklist or whitelist. By coupling math and machine learning with a unique understanding of a hacker’s mentality, Cylance provides the technology and services to be predictive and preventive against advanced threats.

Analytics/Big Data
Founded in 2013Total Funding 107.36MM

Developer of an analytical software for business organizations. The company engages in providing an open source processing engine that enables enterprises to analyze, manage and extract value from big data sources.

Analytics/Big Data
Founded in 2009Total Funding 184M

Dataminr transforms real-time data from Twitter and other public sources into actionable signals, identifying the most relevant information for clients in finance, public sector, news, security and crisis management. DataMinr provides solutions for Corporate Security, Finance, Public Sector, and News Media companies to help discover high-impact events instantly and critical breaking information long before it’s in the news. The company was founded in 2009 by Ted Bailey, Jeff Kinsey, and Sam Hendel and is currently headquartered in New York. Dataminr’s competitive advantage is the company’s access to Twitter’s firehouse API, which provides access to all tweets posted in real-time.

Enterprise Software
Founded in 2010Total Funding 190.79MM

DataStax, the leading provider of database software for cloud applications, accelerates the ability of enterprises, government agencies, and systems integrators to power the exploding number of cloud applications that require data distribution across datacenters and clouds, by using our secure, operationally simple platform built on Apache Cassandra™. With more than 500 customers in over 50 countries, DataStax is the database technology of choice for the world’s most innovative companies, such as Netflix, Safeway, ING, Adobe, Intuit, Target and eBay.

3D Technology
Desktop Metal
Founded in 2015Total Funding 278.03MM

Developer of 3D metal printers designed to make 3D printing accessible for engineering teams. The company's 3D metal printers are office-friendly and do not require third party equipment or special facilities, enabling engineering and manufacturing teams to produce metal parts from prototyping to mass production in an affordable way.

Enterprise Software
Founded in 2010Total Funding 150M

Docker is a platform for developers and system administrators to build, ship and run distributed applications. It enables any application to be created and run as a collection of consistent, low-overhead Docker containers that work across virtually any infrastructure. The docker business model is to offer Docker-related products and services and to create a network of certified professional support, training, and services providers.

Founded in 2003Total Funding 556M

DocuSign is changing how business gets done by empowering more than 100,000 companies and more than 50 million users in 188 countries to sign, send and manage documents anytime, anywhere and on any device. DocuSign replaces printing, faxing, scanning and overnighting documents with the easiest, fastest, most trusted way to make every approval and decision digital. Organizations of all sizes and industries are accelerating contracts, approvals and workflows with DocuSign's Digital Transaction Management (DTM) platform and eSignature solution.

Enterprise Software
Founded in 2011Total Funding 249M

Domo is a cloud-based executive management platform that gives users direct, real-time access to relevant business information, conversations and its actions in one place across a range of industries including media and entertainment, technology, healthcare, financial services and higher education. The company’s founding team includes experience from Amazon, American Express, eBay, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn and

Founded in 2013Total Funding 186.7MM

Doordash is an online food-delivery application for on-demand food delivery. The company is founded by Andy Fang, Stanley Tang, Tony Xu and Evan Moore in 2012. Users can order from a wide network of restaurants available on the platform and track their order in real-time. The company is headquartered in Palo Alto, California and as of July 2018, offers services in over 1200 cities across US and Canada. In April 2018, the company ventured into grocery delivery services through a partnership with Walmart. In July 2018, Doordash hired Prabir Adarkar, who led Uber’s strategic finance team, as the new CFO.

Founded in 2007Total Funding 1,100M

Dropbox is a service that allows their users to bring all photos, docs, and videos anywhere, and share them easily. Any file saved to Dropbox will automatically save to all computers, phone or tablet and the Dropbox website. Dropbox also makes it easy to share with others.

Founded in 2008Total Funding 251.63MM

Developer of a SaaS digital learning platform designed to empower organizations everywhere to instill knowledge around critical topics in the classroom, in the office and in the community. The company's comprehensive critical skills platform delivers engaging digital resources free of charge so teachers can equip students with critical skills for success beyond the classroom and also engages with learners on some of the country's most intractable issues including financial literacy, STEM, diversity and inclusion, student loan management, digital citizenship, civic awareness, entrepreneurial thinking, alcohol and substance abuse and sexual assault prevention, enabling K-12, higher education and adult learners to learn skills needed to be successful in life.

Founded in 2004Total Funding 290M

Evernote allows users to capture, organize, and find information across multiple platforms. Users can take notes, clip webpages, snap photos using their mobile phones, create to-dos, scan business cards and sync them to the LinkedIn account etc. All data is synchronized with the Evernote Web service and made available to clients on Windows, Mac, Web, and mobile devices. The basic Evernote app is free, but the company makes revenues by charging a monthly fee of $5 or an annual fee of $45 for their premium services. A new part of Evernote’s business is physical products – Evernote now sells items ranging from messenger bags to notebooks.

Farmer's Business Network
Founded in 2014Total Funding 194.3MM

Developer of a farmer-to-farmer agronomic insights platform designed to create a better farm economy. The company's platform offers an independent farmer-to-farmer network and provides comprehensive farm benchmarking, real world seed performance, input optimization and pricing analytics based on over 115 million acre events of real-world precision agronomic data, enabling farmers and agronomists to analyze data and monitor weather, crop health, soil quality and irrigation levels in their field.

Enterprise Software
Founded in 2013Total Funding 27M

Flexport is a licensed customs brokerage and freight forwarder that has built an online dashboard for businesses to easily understand, purchase, manage and track the services required for global trade.

Enterprise Software
Founded in 2006Total Funding 89M

Fuze is a global, cloud-based unified communications platform that empowers productivity and delivers insights across the enterprise by enabling simplified business voice communications, flexible video conferencing, and always-on collaboration. Formerly ThinkingPhones, Fuze allows the modern, mobile workforce to seamlessly communicate anytime, anywhere, across any device. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Fuze has additional locations including New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Ottawa, London, Amsterdam, Aveiro (Portugal), Madrid, Paris, Munich, Zurich, and Copenhagen and Sydney.

Ginkgo Bioworks
Founded in 2008Total Funding 428.45MM

Provider of biological engineering services designed to custom microbes across multiple markets and develop new organisms that replace technology with biology. The company's biological engineering services include discovery of enzymes for new applications and improve the efficiency of the microbial strains that power the processes, enabling clients to avail more efficient fermentation and use biology in a varied way.

Guardant Health
Founded in 2012Total Funding 520.24MM

Developer of a comprehensive liquid biopsy technology designed to screen and diagnose cancer. The company's comprehensive liquid biopsy technology is non-invasive and uses a proprietary digital sequencing technology to provide accurate and precise picture of the individual genomic alterations that cause tumors to grow, change and develop resistance to treatment, enabling physicians to detect cancer tumors more quickly and take requisite steps for treatment.

Founded in 2007Total Funding 227M

Developer of personalized medical technologies intended to offer cardiovascular health care. The company's personalized medical technology provides healthcare professionals with actionable knowledge about individual patients, through its non-invasive imaging technology coupled with computational fluid dynamics technology and Big Data software, providing them with treatments to treat patients with coronary artery disease.

Consumer Web
Founded in 2009Total Funding 214M

Houzz is a platform for home remodeling and design, which provides people with everything they need to improve their homes from start to finish - online or from a mobile device. From decorating a room to building a custom home, Houzz connects millions of homeowners, home design enthusiasts and home improvement professionals across the country and around the world.

Human Longevity
Founded in 2013Total Funding 300MM

Human Longevity, Inc. (HLI) is the genomics-based, technology-driven company creating the world’s largest and most comprehensive database of whole genome, phenotype and clinical data. HLI is developing and applying large scale computing and machine learning to make novel discoveries to revolutionize the practice of medicine. HLI’s business also includes the HLI Health Nucleus, a genomic powered clinical research program which uses whole genome sequence analysis, advanced clinical imaging and innovative machine learning, along with curated personal health information, to deliver the most complete picture of individual health.

Mobile Technolocgy
Hyla Mobile
Founded in 2009Total Funding 325.94MM

Provider of a seamless mobile trade-in program designed to capitalize on the mobile lifecycle. The company's mobile trade-in program focuses on maximizing recovery value and offers an omni-channel device collection experience, enabling clients to extend customer loyalty by optimizing supply and demand.

Founded in 2013Total Funding 142.5MM

Illlumio is a data center and cloud security company led by veterans with deep experience in virtualization, networking and security hailing from industry leaders such as VMware, Cisco, Juniper, McAfee and Nicira. The company was founded in January 2013 and is backed by Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst, Formation 8, AME Cloud Ventures, DCVC and other prominent Silicon Valley investors. Illumio’s Adaptive Security Platform (ASP) is completely independent of underlying infrastructure and delivers visibility and control over workloads running in any data center or cloud environment. It computes security policies and ensures they are provisioned accurately by understanding and continuously adapting to changes in the infrastructure and applications. Innovative organizations are using Illumio ASP to operate at speed, while ensuring that security keeps pace.

Enterprise Software
Founded in 2004Total Funding 201M offers the industry’s leading sales acceleration platform built on Neuralytics, a predictive and prescriptive self-learning engine that drives revenue growth by delivering an optimized experience for both salesperson and buyer. The platform fuels sales rep performance and provides buyer personalization with breakthrough innovations in predictive sales communications, gamification and hiring. has received numerous accolades for its technology and has been named as one of the fastest growing companies by Inc. enterprise customers include ADP, Microsoft, Groupon and Zenefits.

Founded in 2012Total Funding 275M

Instacart was founded in 2012 by Apoorva Mehta, Brandon Leonardo, and Max Mullen. Instacart offers a last-mile goods delivery service via an application. The company’s software enables proper timing for delivery based on weather, traffic, and other factors. The application supports over 200 retailers. Instacart has offices in San Francisco, Boston, and Chicago. As of December 2018.

Intarcia Therapeutics
Founded in 1997Total Funding 535M

Intarcia Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company developing therapies to enhance treatment outcomes by optimizing and improving the efficacy, continuous administration, and tolerability of drug therapies for diseases that require long-term chronic treatment. Intarcia is currently conducting a three-stage development program for Type 2 diabetes that consist of four separate clinical trials, two of which have been successfully completed. Intarcia also continues to conduct research and development to treat other chronic serious disorders in the field of diabetes and obesity.

Founded in 2011Total Funding 135.2MM

InVision is the world's leading product design platform, powering the future of digital product design through our deep understanding of the dynamics of collaboration. We provide two million people with the power to prototype, review, refine, manage and user test web and mobile products. InVision drives the product design process at leading Fortune 100 companies, including at Disney, IBM, Walmart, Apple, Verizon and General Motors. Backed by Accel, ICONIQ Capital, FirstMark Capital, Tiger Global and others, InVision is headquartered in New York City with a workforce of over 200 employees worldwide.

Founded in 2012Total Funding 136.3MM

JetSmarter is a mobile marketplace for private jet charter that operates globally and is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The company uses a smart phone application to connect passengers and air carriers to chartered flights.[1] Over 3,000 aircraft are available for booking through JetSmarter’s mobile app.

Founded in 2008Total Funding 198MM

Developer of production equipment for manufacturers of electronic technologies. The company engages in designing and manufacturing of equipment and tools which aims at mass production of OLED displays.

Founded in 2007Total Funding 390M

Lookout builds security software that protects people, businesses and networks from mobile threats. The company secures the mobile experience through Lookout Mobile Security, a consumer app, and its business product, which offers advanced cloud-based security.

Founded in 2012Total Funding 2.61B

Lyft is a peer to peer ride sharing service founded by Logan Green and John Zimmer in 2009. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, and operates in over 300 cities, primarily in the US and has recently expanded into Canada in Dec 2017. Lyft’s services include Lyft - the primary ride sharing service, Lyft scooter – a scooter rental service in select cities, Lyft Business – ride hailing service catered towards business customers and soon to come Lyft Bike - a bike rental service through its recent acquisition of Motivate. The company is also innovating in the on-demand transportation space with futuristic products such as self-driving cars. Lyft is in talks with investment banks in preparation for a public offering in 2019.

Magic Leap
Founded in 2011Total Funding 592M

Magic Leap provides a proprietary wearable technology that uses virtual and augmented-reality technology with dynamic-image computing and alternative stereoscopic 3D that harmonizes with human senses, enabling users to interact with digital devices in a completely visually cinematic way. Magic Leap was founded in 2010 by Rony Abovitz and is headquartered in Florida. On Oct 2018, Company started selling its first wearable headset Magic Leap One in the United States. The company has till date raised most money by any startup in immersive computing space.

Founded in 2010Total Funding 62.55MM

Developer of a mapping platform designed to power location and lets developers build the experience in their app. The company's mapping platform allows designers, journalists and developers to design and insert custom maps into their websites and mobile applications, using open source tools and data, enabling them to make it easy to integrate location into any mobile or online application.

Enterprise Software
Founded in 2003Total Funding 175.56MM

MarkLogic is a software business that makes a NoSQL database, a platform for handling big data applications.

Enterprise Software
Founded in 2001Total Funding 255M

Medallia is the Customer Experience Management company that is used by many brands, including Shell, Marriott International, Nordstrom, Airbnb and CA Technologies. Medallia’s Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) application enables companies to capture customer feedback everywhere the customer is (Web, social, mobile, and contact center channels), understand it in real time, and deliver insights and action everywhere—from the C-suite to the frontline—to improve the customer experience.

Memebox Inc.
Founded in 2012Total Funding 156.28MM

Provider of beauty products. The company provides an online subscription service for a wide variety of beauty products.

Enterprise Software
Founded in 2011Total Funding 220M

Mirantis helps top enterprises build and manage private cloud infrastructure using OpenStack and related open source technologies. The company is the top contributor of open source code to OpenStack project and follows a build-operate-transfer model to deliver its OpenStack distribution and cloud management services, empowering customers to take advantage of open source innovation with no vendor lock-in. To date Mirantis has helped over 200 enterprises build and operate some of the largest OpenStack clouds in the world. Its customers include iconic brands like AT&T, Comcast, Shenzhen Stock Exchange, eBay, Wells Fargo Bank and Volkswagen.

Moda Operandi
Founded in 2010Total Funding 138M

Moda Operandi is an online fashion retailer that allows members to pre-order luxury clothing and accessories directly from the runway.

Founded in 2008Total Funding 390.27MM

Machine Zone is a global leader in free-to-play mobile gaming, leveraging its proprietary technology to create real-time, truly immersive social games. Machine Zone’s flagship title, “Game of War – Fire Age”, is the largest real-time massively-multiplayer mobile game in the world and a worldwide top free and top grossing mobile application on the Apple App Store, Google Play, and the Amazon Appstore. Machine Zone’s portfolio of games, which also includes iMob2, Original Gangstaz, and Global War, have been downloaded and played by over 130 million people worldwide. Founded in 2008 as part of the highly prestigious Y Combinator program and the 2010 winner of the TechCrunch Crunchies Award for “Best Bootstrapped Company", Machine Zone has more than 400 employees around the world and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California with operations in San Diego, Las Vegas, Germany, Japan and Russia.

Founded in 2012Total Funding 400.1MM

Provider of cloud-analytic services designed to understand activities, protect data, stop threats and respond to incidents. The company's cloud-analytic services offers cloud access security brokerage services which help the IT to find, understand and secure cloud applications, enabling businesses to protect sensitive data and ensure compliance in real-time.

Consumer Web
Founded in 2010Total Funding 210M

Nextdoor is the free and private social network for neighborhoods. Using Nextdoor's platform, available on the Web and mobile devices, neighbors create private neighborhood websites where they get to know one another, ask questions, exchange local advice and recommendations, and organize virtual neighborhood watches to reduce crime.

Founded in 2009Total Funding 315M

Nutanix delivers Web-scale converged infrastructure to medium and large enterprises with its software-driven Virtual Computing Platform, converging compute and storage into a single solution to drive simplicity in the datacenter. Customers can start with a few servers and scale to thousands, with predictable performance and economics.

Founded in 2011Total Funding 92M

Provider of a mobile marketplace to buy and sell items locally. The company offers an online platform that allows users to sell used and unused products. The mobile app enables users to sell their own items and search, locate, and communicate with local buyers.

One Medical Group
Founded in 2007Total Funding 182M

One Medial Group is a provider of primary care physician services for patients using online tools, enabling patients to find doctors nearby more easily and conveniently. The company also provides employee wellness assessments, prevention/wellness experts, and integrative health services.

Founded in 2012Total Funding 145MM

Developer of computer-aided design software. The company provides software for product design, utilizing distributed cloud-based architecture and rich web application development. It offers full-cloud 3D CAD system that lets everyone on a design team work together using any web browser, phone or tablet.

Real Estate
Founded in 2014Total Funding 109.95MM

Opendoor makes it possible to sell a home online in minutes, removing all of the headache, uncertainty and risk from the transaction. Opendoor is headquartered in San Francisco, Calif. and has received a total of $30 million in funding from Khosla Ventures and GGV Capital, along with a large group of angel investors.

Analytics/Big Data
Founded in 2004Total Funding 1.6B

Palantir Technologies is a data analytics software company founded by former Peter Thiel, along with Alex Karp (current CEO), Joe Lonsdale, and Stephen Cohen in 2004. Palantir develops data analytics software that addresses fraud prevention, counter-terrorism, and other intelligence tasks for businesses and central governments. The company has over 2200 employees spread across 21 offices worldwide. Palantir’s key products include Palantir Gotham – primarily designed for the governments and Palantir Foundry – focused on industrial and enterprise clients. The company has been making efforts to shift its revenue mix from government to enterprise clients as it prepares towards a public offering in 2019 / early 2020.

Founded in 2005Total Funding 225M

Payoneer empowers global commerce by connecting businesses, professionals, countries and currencies with its innovative cross-border payments platform. In today's borderless digital world, Payoneer enables millions of businesses and professionals from more than 200 countries to reach new audiences by facilitating seamless, cross-border payments. Additionally, thousands of leading corporations including Google, Airbnb, Elance-oDesk and Getty Images rely on Payoneer's mass payout services.

Consumer Electronics
Founded in 2012Total Funding 966.22MM

Peloton designs at-home fitness equipment integrated with the modern technology to provide access to live and on-demand fitness group classes, performance metrics and rankings, and more. In addition to the Peloton Bike and the Peloton Tread, the company also provides subscriptions to their stand-alone fitness application and apparel.

Consumer Web
Founded in 2009Total Funding 1,129M

Pinterest is an interest-sharing platform founded by Ben Silbermann, Evan Sharp, and Paul Sciarra in 2010. The platform acts as a visual discovery and planning tool where users collect, organize, and share visual content using the Pin feature. Pinterest has over 2600 employees in 17 offices worldwide and has currently over 250 million monthly active users on its platform. Pinterest’s key products include Pins – the most used feature by users to save ideas found on the web, Promoted Pins – used by advertisers promote their brands, Pinterest analytics - provides metrics for user engagement, Pinterest Lens – a camera based search tool and Pinterest Browser – used to save content found on the web. In Feb 2018, the company hired Francoise Brougher as the new COO in preparation towards a public offering in 2019 / early 2020.

Analytics/Big Data
Founded in 2010Total Funding 834.33MM

Developer of earth imaging satellites designed to monitor planets and offer satellite imagery. The company's earth imaging satellites image the entire planet and provide open access to that information, enabling clients to use the information to measure agricultural yields and monitor natural resources.

Founded in 2011Total Funding 138M

Postmates is an online delivery platform that connects customers with local couriers who can deliver anything from any store or restaurant. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and was founded in 2011 by Sam Street, Sean Plaice, and Bastian Lehmann. Postmates provides merchants the ability to join the platform as partners, which provides them with the benefit of greater exposure through the application, while Postmates benefits from increased order volume. As of December 2018, Postmates is available in 550 cities throughout the United States with one international presence in Mexico City and has over 25,000 merchant partners, contributing to 3 million monthly deliveries.

Clean Technology
Founded in 2004Total Funding 207M

Proterra is an American designer and manufacturer of electric buses and charging systems founded by Dale Hill in 2004. The company is credited with reducing greenhouse gas emissions by more than 5,000,000 lb. CO2 equivalent when compared to conventional diesel and CNG buses. Proterra’s key products include EcoRide BE35 – a battery-powered electric bus with 60 passenger capacity and Catalyst – a fuel-efficient 100% electric bus with 70 passenger capacity. The company also offers custom built double-decker buses with its proprietary battery packs. Proterra has its headquarters in California and manufactures its buses in California and South Carolina. As of 2017, the company sold over 400 vehicles across US and Canada.

Founded in 2005Total Funding 250.6MM

Operator of a social media platform designed to bridge communities and individuals with ideas, latest digital trends and breaking news. The company's open-source portal allows formation of communities of like-minded readers who are moderated by volunteers, as well as channels for advertisement, enabling users to post content, as well as remark and vote on the content posted by others.

Founded in 2012Total Funding 66MM

Robinhood is a developer of a mobile stock trading application designed to democratize access to the financial markets. The company's free stock trading application offers real-time market data and allows investors to give up a full-service trading platform in exchange for the ability to buy a wide selection of stocks and ETFs without paying commissions or fees, enabling them to invest what they can afford and skip the fees. Recently, the company rolled out zero-fee trading of Bitcoin and Ethereum to investors in certain states.

Founded in 2014Total Funding 61M

Rubrik offers live data access for recovery and application development by fusing enterprise data management with web-scale IT, and eliminating backup software. This marks the end of a decade-long innovation drought in backup and recovery, the backbone of IT. Within minutes, businesses can manage the explosion of data across private and public clouds.

Enterprise Software
Founded in 2013Total Funding 547M

Slack is a team collaboration platform that integrates with dozens of services including Dropbox, Google Docs, GitHub and Twitter to collect all files, messages, and notifications in one searchable platform.

Founded in 2012Total Funding 906.43MM

Developer of a SaaS-based cloud data warehousing platform designed to safely and efficiently store, transform and analyze business data so anyone can easily and quickly gain data-driven insight. The company's SaaS-based Snowflake platform consists of data infrastructure for the cloud, with focus on big data, security and storage for bringing together all users, all data and all workloads in a single cloud service, enabling companies to access data from any location.

Founded in 2011Total Funding 766M

Social Finance (SoFi), a leader in marketplace lending and the largest provider of student loan refinancing, offers student loan refinancing, mortgages, mortgage refinancing, and personal loans. The company has streamlined the lending process with online application, mobile document upload and customers service via text, email or phone. Unlike traditional lenders, SoFi’s community-based model offers borrowers benefits including career coaching, entrepreneurship support and unemployment protection.

Space Exploration Technologies
Founded in 2002Total Funding 1,200M

Space Exploration Technologies (“SpaceX”) was founded to design, manufacture, and launch advanced rockets and spacecrafts with the ultimate goal of enabling people to live on other planets. Headquartered in Hawthorne, CA, the company was founded by Elon Musk in 2002. Though its interplanetary goals are yet to be achieved, the company currently generates revenue through commercial and government contracts. These contracts make use of SpaceX rockets for a range of objectives, including launching satellites into orbit and resupplying the International Space Station. In 2010, SpaceX demonstrated its ability of returning a spacecraft from low Earth orbit. In 2012, the company delivered cargo to and from the International Space Station via its Dragon spacecraft. Through March 2018, SpaceX has secured 100 missions to its manifest, representing over $12 billion on contract.

Enterprise Software
Founded in 2009Total Funding 228.5M

Sprinklr is the most complete enterprise social media management technology in the world, purpose-built for large companies to drive business outcomes and manage customer experiences across all touch points. Called "the most powerful technology in the market" by Forrester, Sprinklr's fully integrated social experience management software powers more than four billion social connections across 77 countries. Headquartered in New York City with almost 700 employees globally, Sprinklr is revolutionizing customer engagement for almost 800 of Fortune’s top enterprise brands, including IHG, Intel, Microsoft, Samsung, and Virgin America, and partners like Accenture, Havas, and Razorfish.

Founded in 2009Total Funding 379.88

Provider of a free mobile messaging application designed to provide free video and voice calls, texting and social discovery. The company's free mobile messaging application is available in 15 languages and available in android phones, tablets, iPhone and iPad, enabling users to make free mobile video calls through Internet to family and friends.

Founded in 2007Total Funding 263M

Tanium is transforming IT security and systems management. It is the industry’s only platform capable of delivering 15-seconds visibility and control over millions of geographically distributed endpoints, from laptops to desktops to virtual machines to ATMs. Instead of relying on data that is hours, days or weeks old, Tanium technology provided security and IT teams accurate and complete data that is only seconds old with the unique ability to make changes across the enterprise in seconds, as well.

The Honest Company
Founded in 2011Total Funding 122M

The Honest Company was created to ensure that parents have access to non-toxic, eco-friendly and effective family products at an attractive price point. offers a variety of family products including diapers, wipes, bath, skin care, home cleaning, and health and wellness products delivered through a monthly subscription service or in selected retail outlets.

Consumer Web
Founded in 2008Total Funding 275M

Thumbtack introduces customers to experienced professionals who are available and qualified to meet their specific needs. Whether looking for a painter for their home, a math tutor for their child, or a DJ for their wedding, Thumbtack provides anyone in the U.S. with an easy and dependable way to get started, compare options, and hire with confidence. Customers get started by answering specific questions to communicate their individual needs. Within hours, Thumbtack introduces customers to several available and qualified professionals. Customers hire professionals after comparing custom quotes, reviews, business profiles and, if necessary, calling or meeting with the professionals to discuss their work. The company makes money by having professionals pay to contact customers through thumbtack credits.

Founded in 2009Total Funding 6.9B

Uber Technologies is a peer to peer ride sharing service founded by Travis Kalanick and Garrett Camp in 2009. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, and operates in over 785 cities worldwide. The company’s services include Uber - the primary ride sharing service, Uber Eats - a food-delivery service, Uber Freight – a service that matches carriers with shippers and Uber Bike – a bike rental service. The company is also innovating in the on-demand transportation space with futuristic products including self-driving cars and Uber Elevate – quicker air transportation. Uber went through a PR turmoil in 2017 ending with its CEO & Founder being ousted. with a new CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi, the company is on recovery phase and is filling up its key management positions, in preparation for a public offering in 2019 / early 2020.

Founded in 2011Total Funding 160MM

Udacity began as an experiment in online learning, when Stanford instructors Sebastian Thrun and Peter Norvig elected to offer their “Introduction to Artificial Intelligence” course online to anyone, for free. Over 160,000 students in more than 190 countries enrolled. The potential to educate at a global scale was awe-inspiring, and Udacity was founded to pursue a mission to democratize education. Current Udacity courses include innovative fields such as AI, Machine Learning and Self-driving cars.

Unity Technologies
Founded in 2004Total Funding 198M

Unity Technologies is the creator of a flexible and high-performance end-to-end development platform used to create rich interactive 2D, 3D, VR and AR experiences. Unity's powerful graphics engine and full-featured editor serve as the foundation to develop beautiful games or apps and easily bring them to multiple platforms: mobile devices, home entertainment systems, personal computers, and embedded systems. Unity also offers solutions and services for creating games, boosting productivity, and connecting with audiences including the Unity Asset Store, Unity Cloud Build, Unity Analytics, Unity Ads, Unity Everyplay, Unity Connect and Unity Certification. Unity Technologies serves over 5.5 million registered developers including large publishers, indie studios, students and hobbyists around the globe.

Founded in 2014Total Funding 45MM

Uptake, a predictive analytics company, empowers global companies to optimize performance and reduce failure of assets. Leveraging unique partnerships, Uptake integrates cross-industry expertise, data science, and workflow connectivity to build high-value solutions based on massive data sets. The result is a platform that identifies problems before they happen and delivers refined insights to drive unparalleled efficiency and productivity.

Clean Technology
VIA Motors
Founded in 2010Total Funding 64MM

Manufacturer of electric trucks and sport utility vehicles. The company operates in the hybrid electric vehicle and electric propulsion system industry and offers a range of electric trucks and sport utility vehicles for personal and commercial use.

Consumer Web
Vox Media
Founded in 2003Total Funding 324M

Operator of an online media publishing company. The company owns and operates three online portals in distinct vertical categories such as SB Nation, an online sports media brand and network of fan centric communities, The Verge, focused on technology news and Polygon, a media outlet focused on adult gamers.

Warby Parker
Founded in 2010Total Funding 218MM

Approximately one billion people don't have access to affordable glasses. Glasses can increase one's income by 20%, enable students to see a blackboard and offer dignity to those with poor eyesight. Warby Parker works with experienced non-profit partners to ensure that each sale of our frames will give someone in need access to affordable glasses.

Real Estate
Founded in 2010Total Funding 1B

WeWork was founded in 2010 by Adam Neumann and Miguel McKelvey to design and operate shared workspaces for a broad array of customers including startups, freelancers, small businesses, and entrepreneurs. As of 2018, the company has over 5,000 employees and 280 shared workspaces spread over 81 cities in 28 countries. Beyond simply the spaces, the WeWork has found success in its focus on creating a community between its members, hosting many events including happy hours, lunch and learns, external events, and even a “Summer Camp”. In addition to the workspaces, WeWork has grown to include additional offerings such as WeWork Labs, which essentially functions as an accelerator or incubator for early-stage startups.

Founded in 2010Total Funding 578M

Provider of a mobile e-commerce platform. The company provides a digital shopping mall by leveraging a global supply chain of direct suppliers and avoiding retail overhead costs. It leverages big data principles to provide personalized browsing services to individual users.

Founded in 2007Total Funding 225M

ZocDoc was founded with a mission of improving access to healthcare. It is a free service that allows patients to find a nearby doctor or dentist who accepts their insurance, see their real-time availability, and instantly book an appointment via or ZocDoc’s free apps for iPhone or Android. By revealing the 'hidden supply' of appointments, the typical ZocDoc patient sees a doctor in under 24 hours. The company’s most recent product, ZocDoc Check-In, allows patients to fill out their paperwork online in advance of their appointment, and a Spanish-language version called ZocDoc en Español is also available. 

Zoom Video Communications
Founded in 2011Total Funding 160.5MM

Developer of enterprise video and web communications technology designed to unify online meetings, group messaging and a software-defined video conference room platform. The company's video conferencing services enable video, audio and screen-sharing experience across multiple web and mobile systems.

Founded in 2008Total Funding 148M

Zscaler provides security as a service protecting more than 15 million users against cyber attacks and data breaches while staying fully compliant with corporate and regulatory policies. Clients include GE, Nestle, ExxonMobil, and NATO.

Founded in 2007Total Funding 243M

Zuora, the leading Subscription Economy® evangelist, provides the only SaaS platform that automates all subscription order-to-cash operations in real-time for any business. Companies in any industry can launch new businesses, shift products to subscription, implement new pay-as-you-go pricing and packaging models, gain new insights into subscriber behavior, and disrupt market segments to gain competitive advantage. Zuora serves over 900 companies around the world in a wide range of industries, including Box, Komatsu, Rogers, Schneider Electric, Toshiba, Xplornet and Zendesk. The Subscription Economy Index (SEI) demonstrates that SEI companies are growing revenues approximately nine times faster than the S&P 500. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Zuora also operates offices in Atlanta, Boston, Denver, San Francisco, London, Paris, Beijing, Sydney, Chennai and Tokyo.


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