I am planning to research all these companies and find if they had some common traits
- Primary reason for not raising : As a founder, I have no interest in exit or liquidity. I am in business to run a business, not to run away from it. Or as Warren Buffet puts it: Our favorite holding period is forever. https://www.zoho.com/general/blo...
- Quick Heal Technologies Ltd., was founded in 1993, is an IT security solutions, having partnered with Microsoft and Intel. With a global spread of offices. Quick Heal has grown on the global footprint with a string of new offices recently set up in the US, UAE, Kenya, and Japan. Since the inception, Quick Heal has more than 24 million product installations and today they have an active license user base of more than 7 million.
- I believe hunter in it's own right is making it big and they don't want to raise money. Here is an interview with the founder Antoine Finkelstein who confirmed that they are profitable and not looking for any funding: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ufgXE28BqyU
- The most helpful creative company in the world. Design Pickle was founded in 2015 by Russ Perry to help small businesses find a reliable graphic designer with an easy-to-use system to submit design requests. To date, Design Pickle has completed over 100,000 design requests and currently staffs over 85 people across the world.