Unicorn Startup: A Billion Dollar Dream

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It’s going to be a rainbow and unicorn kind of a day!


What is a Unicorn Startup?

The term Unicorn is used in the venture capital industry to describe a startup company with a value of over $1 billion. It was first coined by venture capitalist Aileen Lee. Some popular unicorns are Airbnb, Uber, SpaceX, Robinhood, and SoFi.

In the business world, the word ‘Unicorn’ is used for privately held startups that use mythical animals to represent the statistical rarity of successful private ventures.


Read the links below to know more about unicorn startups:

What is a Unicorn Startup? | Indian Unicorn Startups

Learn about unicorns and how it is valued. Further, India has many unicorns, read more to find out

What is a Unicorn: definition, origins, and current known "unicorns"

As the title implies, learn what a unicorn is from the definition to the current names of unicorns by clicking here.

World’s unicorn companies

Are you interested in knowing the list of the world's biggest unicorn companies? If yes, then read here


Unicorn Startup: Pros and Cons

Unicorn startups are considered to be good for privately set companies with less investment. Other than this, there are several other benefits and disadvantages. As everything comes with some good and some bad qualities, so do unicorn startups.



Here are some links which will give you all pros and cons:

Unicorn status: a good thing or bad thing for fintech?

This blog lays down the good and the bad things about unicorn so that you can decide for yourself. Read more

Pros and cons of investing in unicorns

Are you planning to invest in the billion dollar dream also known as unicorn startup? Before you decide, read all the pros and cons of investing in unicorns. Read here


List of Unicorn Startup Companies

Unicorn startup companies are all set to rule the world. It is predicted to be a million-dollar dream of all entrepreneurs. In recent times, there are several numbers of unicorn startup corporations that are ready to rule the entrepreneurs’ world.



Visit the links to know the list of unicorn startups:

The Complete List Of Unicorn Companies

Here’s a comprehensive list of all the unicorn startup companies for you to refer. Read now

Top unicorn companies in the world

Read up a list of 17 unicorn companies who are the top unicorn companies in the world. Find out 


Which Indian Companies are Unicorns?

There are 19 stables in India. According to the country of their domicile, in terms of the number of unicorns, India has the distinction of being in the fourth spot globally.


Here are 25 indian unicorn startups that changed the decade, find out


Let us know your views in the comment section below.


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About the author: Sareen Yasmin

Her passion includes creative writing, reading and playing around with words. She is looking forward to bringing some change with the power of pen and thoughts. Mic and pen are her best friends.


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Ayushi Vanzara, OpenGrowth Content Team

Ayushi is currently pursuing Chartered Accountancy. No secrets there that she loves to read!  She believes words have the power of healing and is a medium that can convey like no other. She hopes to connect with people through her empathy, thoughtfulness, and by adding value to their lives.

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