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, 2017
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Healthcare/Biotech
23andMe
Founded in 2006Total Funding 227MM

23andMe is a leading consumer genetics and research company. The company was founded in 2006 to help people access, understand and benefit from human genome. 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.

Enterprise Software
Actifio
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.

Finance/Payments
Affirm
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.

Hospitality/Travel
Airbnb
Founded in 2007Total Funding 2.4B

Airbnb is a community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world — online or from a mobile phone. Whether an apartment for a night, a castle for a week, or a villa for a month, Airbnb connects people at any price point in more than 35,000 cities and 190 countries.

Enterprise Software
Anaplan
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
AppDirect
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.

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Software
AppDynamics
Founded in 2008Total Funding 315M

AppDynamics offers a platform solution that helps software-defined businesses monitor, manage and optimize software environments.

Advertising
AppNexus
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.

Healthcare/Biotech
Auris Surgical Robotics
Founded in 2007Total Funding 184MM

Auris Surgical Robotics, Inc. engages in the development of robotics technology for medical applications. The company designs novel dualarm microsurgical systems for ophthalmic surgery. The company was incorporated in 2007 and is based in Woburn, Massachusetts.

Software
Automattic
Founded in 2005Total Funding 191M

Automattic is best known for the creation and operation of web blogs including the popular blogging site WordPress.com, as well as plugins such as WooCommerce and Jetpack.

FinTech
Avalara
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.

FinTech
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.

Software
Banjo
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.

Finance/Payments
Betterment
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.

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.

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E-Commerce
Blue Apron
Founded in 2012Total Funding 193M

Blue Apron makes incredible home cooking accessible by delivering original recipes and fresh ingredients to customers nationwide. Launched in 2012, Blue Apron is the leading fresh ingredient and recipe delivery service in the United States and delivers over three million meals a month to its loyal following of home chefs. By reinventing the grocery supply chain from the farm to the dinner table, Blue Apron is able to source top-quality, seasonal ingredients, that are fresher and more affordable than customers can get on their own at their local supermarket.

Consumer Web
BuzzFeed
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.

3D Technology
Carbon3D, Inc.
Founded in 2013Total Funding 222MM

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.

Software
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.

IPO
Analytics/Big Data
Cloudera
Founded in 2008Total Funding 1,201M

Cloudera offers enterprises a new data platform built on the Apache Hadoop open-source software package. Hadoop is a data-management platform that can consolidate data in a single repository for comprehensive analysis; store information inexpensively and reliably; and perform sophisticated, detailed processing and analysis of that data at very high speed. Cloudera offers its enterprise customers a family of product and services that complement the open-source Hadoop platform. Cloudera has trained over 22,000 individuals worldwide, according to the company.

Security
CloudFlare
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.

Finance/Payments
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.

Security
CrowdStrike
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.

Security
Cylance
Founded in 2012Total Funding 177MM

Cylance is the first company to apply 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 breakthrough 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 sophisticated math and machine learning with a unique understanding of a hacker’s mentality, Cylance provides the technology and services to be truly predictive and preventive against advanced threats.

Analytics/Big Data
Dataminr
Founded in 2009Total Funding 184M

Dataminr is a leading real-time information discovery company. 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. 

Enterprise Software
DataStax
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.

Software
Docker
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.

Software
DocuSign
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
Domo
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 salesforce.com.

Mobile Technolocgy
DoorDash
Founded in 2013Total Funding 186.7MM

DoorDash is a Silicon Valley technology company that brings the very best of the city to your doorstep by connecting customers with local businesses. Founded in the summer of 2013, DoorDash empowers business-owners to grow their businesses by offering on-demand delivery, data-driven insights, and better in-store efficiency. By building the on-demand delivery infrastructure for local cities, DoorDash is bringing communities closer, one doorstep at a time.

Hosting/Storage
Dropbox
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.

Software
Evernote
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.

Enterprise Software
Fuze
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.

Healthcare
HeartFlow
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.

Education
HotChalk
Founded in 2004Total Funding 343.28MM

Provider of community platform to schools and educational institutions intended to provide access to everyone to education. The company's community platform provides learning based on advertising-supported business model and includes curriculum management, lesson plan development, automated assignment distribution, collection and grading in a Web-based environment, enabling educational institutes to successfully run online degree programs.

Consumer Web
Houzz
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.

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.

Security
Illumio
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
InsideSales.com
Founded in 2004Total Funding 201M

InsideSales.com 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. InsideSales.com has received numerous accolades for its technology and has been named as one of the fastest growing companies by Inc. InsideSales.com enterprise customers include ADP, Microsoft, Groupon and Zenefits.

E-Commerce
Instacart
Founded in 2012Total Funding 275M

Instacart uses personal shoppers to pick up customers’ groceries from multiple local stores and deliver them in roughly an hour. The service is often less expensive for consumers than a personal, time-consuming trip to the grocery store. It offers delivery at $5.99 for one-hour delivery, $3.99 for two-hour delivery, or Instacart Express, a grocery delivery membership for $99 per year.

Healthcare/Biotech
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.

Transportation
JetSmarter
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.

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Games
Kabam
Founded in 2006Total Funding 247M

Kabam creates and develops games that are available on mobile devices via its own dedicated channel in the Apple App Store, Google Play, and the Amazon Appstore. The company originates games from it’s Kabam Studios by partnering with Hollywood studios like Disney, Lionsgate and Warner Bros. for games based on franchises, and through third-party publishing. Kabam's “Kingdoms of Camelot” franchise has grossed more than $250 million, making it one of the top 10 strategy franchises of all time, according to the company. Kabam has also created four titles that have grossed more than $100 million each, and employs more than 800 employees around the world.

Software
Lithium Technologies
Founded in 2001Total Funding 244M

Lithium Technologies provides SaaS-based social-networking software to enterprises, which enables brands to converse with customers, get feedback on products and attract fans. The company sells monthly subscriptions that vary in price based on the size of the deployment and number of products purchased. Lithium also offers third-party developers building social applications access to its platform and API.

Security
Lookout
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.

Transportation
Lyft
Founded in 2012Total Funding 2.61B

Lyft was founded in June 2012 by Logan Green and John Zimmer to improve people's lives with the world's best transportation. Lyft is the fastest growing rideshare company in the U.S and is available in over 300 cities. Lyft is preferred by drivers and passengers for its safe and friendly experience, and its commitment to effecting positive change for the future of our cities.

Software
Magic Leap
Founded in 2011Total Funding 592M

Magic Leap endeavors to make computing feel more natural and in tune with our biology, physiology, creativity and community. Inspired by the physics of the processes of our visual and sensory perception, they created the Dynamic Digitized Lightfield Signal. While much of their innovation remains a mystery, we wait in anticipation for the promised unveiling of a unique, unexpected and entirely revolutionary technology the manner of which we have never experienced. 

Enterprise Software
MarkLogic
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
Medallia
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.

E-Commerce
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
Mirantis
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.

IPO
Analytics/Big Data
MongoDB
Founded in 2007Total Funding 311M

MongoDB is a database management company that offers a NoSQL and Big Data database that enables businesses to be agile and scalable. Its MongoDB database is an open-sourve database used by companies across all industries and for a wide variety of applications.

IPO
Enterprise Software
Mulesoft
Founded in 2006Total Funding 259MM

MuleSoft makes it easy to connect the world's applications, data and devices by enabling companies to unlock the full potential of their applications and data through API-led connectivity, both on-premises and in the cloud. Organizations in over 60 countries, from emerging companies to Global 500 corporations, use MuleSoft to innovate faster and transform their businesses.

Media/Entertainment
MZ
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.

Consumer Web
Nextdoor
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.

IPO
Hosting/Storage
Nutanix
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.

E-Commerce
OfferUp
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.

IPO
Enterprise Software
Okta
Founded in 2008Total Funding 230M

Okta is an enterprise-grade identity management service, built from the ground up in the cloud and designed to address the challenges of a cloud, mobile and interconnected business world. Okta integrates with existing directories and identity systemcan you ss, as well as thousands of on-premises, cloud-based, and mobile applications to enable IT to securely manage access anywhere, anytime and from any device.

Healthcare/Biotech
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.

Software
OnShape
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
Opendoor
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
Palantir
Founded in 2004Total Funding 1.6B

Palantir Technologies is working to change how groups analyze information through the company’s suite of software applications for integrating, visualizing and analyzing data of all kinds, including structured, unstructured, relational, temporal, and geospatial. The company was founded by former PayPal executives and Stanford computer science professors.

Finance/Payments
Payoneer
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 Web
Pinterest
Founded in 2009Total Funding 1,129M

Pinterest is a visual discovery and planning tool. Users ("Pinners") use the site and apps to get ideas for their future, such as recipes, places to travel, and products to buy, and save the things they love to their own boards. Pinners also follow the boards of others who they find interesting.

Transportation
Postmates
Founded in 2011Total Funding 138M

Postmates is the leading on-demand logistics provider. With more than 20,000 active Postmates, the company operates the largest on-demand delivery fleet in 40 major US metropolitan markets. Postmates overall mission to power local, on-demand logistics focused on fast deliveries from any type of merchant at scale. With collaborations with Starbucks, Chipotle, 7-Eleven, Walgreens and Apple, Postmates is in line with that mission.

Consumer Electronics
Prysm
Founded in 2005Total Funding 293.08MM

Provider of cloud-based digital-canvas services designed to offer a visual workspace. The company's Laser Phosphor Display technology offers video walls to deliver immersive and engaging user experiences, enabling clients to explore all their data, content, applications and tools on hyper-visual digital canvases.

Software
Qualtrics
Founded in 2002Total Funding 220M

Qualtrics is a leading enterprise survey technology provider that makes it easy to capture real-time customer, market and employee insights that inform data-driven business decisions. According to the company, enterprises, academic institutions, and government agencies rely on the Qualtrics platform to gather and understand customer satisfaction, NPS, customer experience, brand, market, and employee feedback.

Acquired
Enterprise Software
Servicemax
Founded in 2007Total Funding 204M

Servicemax provides on-demand service management solutions. The company’s suite of cloud-based, collaborative, and mobile applications offer field-service management applications - from contract entitlements, scheduling and workforce optimization to inventory and parts logistics. Servicemax customers include large enterprises such as Electrolux, Coca-Cola Enterprises, and Elekta, and smaller businesses like McKinley Equipment and Kinetico.

Acquired
Hosting/Storage
Simplivity
Founded in 2009Total Funding 277M

Simplivity develops infrastructure technology for the virtualized data center. The company offers OmniStack, a technology that includes 10 patent-pending innovations, that powers a new assimilated, IT infrastructure platform. SimpliVity’s OmniCube platform provides enterprise computing, storage services and network functionality, unified global management, seamless cloud integration and primary storage deduplication, all at a fraction of the acquisition and operating costs of standard infrastructure providers, with less complexity.

Enterprise Software
Slack
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.

IPO
Consumer Web
Snap, Inc.
Founded in 2011Total Funding 1.2B

The company develops a photo and video messaging application that stores the sent message for 1 single viewing, and then deletes the message after the recipient views it. Snap Ads begins with an up to 10-second vertical, full screen video ad that appears in the context of other Snaps. In addition, the applications allows for users to exchange money through its Snapcash function. In September 2016, the company changed its name to Snap, Inc.

Finance/Payments
SoFi
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.

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

Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) designs, manufactures, and launches rockets and spacecraft. The company was founded in 2002 by Elon Musk to revolutionize space transportation, with the ultimate goal of enabling people to live on other planets. Today, SpaceX is advancing the boundaries of space technology through its Falcon launch vehicles and Dragon spacecraft.

Enterprise Software
Sprinklr
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.

Acquired
Clean Technology
Sungevity
Founded in 2008Total Funding 305M

Sungevity is a technology-driven solar energy company focused on scaling solar energy through its unique partner-based model. Leveraging its proprietary remote solar design technology, Sungevity's software enables users to get a quote without a site visit and provides prospective customers with suggested potential savings on their electricity bills. Sungevity's online platform and partner-based approach stands in contrast to the vertically integrated installer business model in the solar service sector.

Software
TangoMe
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.

Security
Tanium
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.

E-Commerce
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. Honest.com 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
Thumbtack
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.

IPO
Hosting/Storage
Tintri
Founded in 2008Total Funding 260M

Tintri builds flash based storage products designed for virtualized and cloud based environments. Tintri powers hundreds of thousands of virtual machines which run business critical databases, enterprise apps, desktop and mobile apps and private cloud deployments. This “smart" storage sees, learns and adapts - enabling IT organizations to focus on virtualized applications and business services rather than managing storage infrastructure. Additionally, it eliminates the planning and complex troubleshooting often required by IT organizations through providing virtual machine level visibility, control, insight and agility.

Transportation
Uber
Founded in 2009Total Funding 6.9B

Uber connects riders with safe, reliable, convenient transportation providers at a variety of price-points in cities around the world. Uber makes money from charging their drivers 20% of the fare as and a $10 weekly phone fee.

Education
Udacity
Founded in 2011Total Funding 160MM

Udacity provides online courses & credentials, built by AT&T, Google, etc. so professionals become data analysts, web or mobile developers.

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.

E-Commerce
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
WeWork
Founded in 2010Total Funding 1B

WeWork provides shared office space and business community and services, worldwide in attractive locations. WeWork offers two types of memberships: Commons and Full-Time. The Commons membership offers flexible access to space and Full-Time offers 24/7 access to a dedicated desk or a private office. WeWork’s members are entrepreneurs, freelancers, startups, artists, small businesses and even division of large corporations.

E-Commerce
Wish
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.

Healthcare/Biotech
ZocDoc
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 ZocDoc.com 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. 

Security
Zscaler
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.

Software
Zuora
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 more than 1,000 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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