The Speed of a Unicorn

See how long it took for startups to become unicorns 🦄

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Unicorns are rare beasts of the business world, startup companies that are valued at $1B or more. Once considered the stuff of myth, there are now over 180. See how quickly the world's most successful startups got their billion-dollar valuations.


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Ben Tossell@bentossell · newCo
feels really weird reading the graphs the other way around 🙃
Gabriel Reynard
Gabriel Reynard@gabrielreynard · Business Lover ✌
Love this! It's good for studying the companies and the markets around the world. Cool to see how Asia is becoming faster and faster on building Unicorns. Congrats!
Francis Perron
Francis Perron@francisperron · Co-founder of GitMarket
Hope I will be in this list one day. With an average of 4 years for marketplace, I'll work hard and see... 🍀🙏
Ben Tossell@bentossell · newCo
@francisperron be the exception... I'll give you 4 months 😉
Paul Hart
Paul Hart@roamlocally · Oxygen Consumer
It's kinda stupid. Enjoyably stupid. Ahhh Unicorn money.
Jeff Needles
Jeff NeedlesHiring@jsneedles · Data @ Houseparty & Maker of Things
This is an amazing visualization. It takes some very interesting data and presents it in an even more interesting, digestible and understandable way. 💯💯💯💯