Glossier is the newest tech startup to reach a $1 billion valuation. These are the companies that have already reached unicorn status in 2019.

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Not every tech startup can hit a $US72 billion valuation like Uber, but the club of startups valued at $US1 billion or more is getting bigger.

Members of this coveted group are known as “unicorns.” They make up only a small percentage of all startups, but that percentage has been gradually growing.

Last year was a record-setting year for unicorns – almost 100 companies were able to woo investors and achieve ten-digit valuations, according to data from Pitchbook. As 2019 takes off, Pitchbook has been tracking the startups that have already reached unicorn status this year.

These are the tech startups whose valuations reached $US1 billion in 2019:


10x Genomics — Gene sequencing system

YouTube/Bloomberg TechnologySerge Saxonov, cofounder & CEO of 10x Genomics.

Date unicorn status achieved: January 7

Headquarters: Pleasanton, California

Year founded: 2012

Current valuation: $US1.28 billion

Read more about 10x Genomics on PitchBook.


360 Enterprise Security Group — Internet cybersecurity platform

Date unicorn status achieved: January 9

Headquarters: Beijing, China

Year founded: 2015

Current valuation: $US3 billion

Read more about 360 Enterprise Security Group on Pitchbook.


N26 — Mobile banking services

Date unicorn status achieved: January 10

Headquarters: Berlin, Germany

Year founded: 2013

Current valuation: $US2.7 billion

Read more about N26 on Pitchbook.


Hims — Online platform for wellness products

YouTube/TerminalAndrew Dudum, founder & CEO of Hims.

Date unicorn status achieved: January 28

Headquarters: San Francisco, California

Year founded: 2017

Current valuation: $US1.1 billion

Read more about Hims on Pitchbook.


Databricks — Data analytics platform

Databricks/YouTubeAli Ghodsi, cofounder & CEO of Databricks.

Date unicorn status achieved: February 5

Headquarters: San Francisco, California

Year founded: 2013

Current valuation: $US2.75 billion

Read more about Databricks on Pitchbook.


Calm — Meditation app

CalmAlex Tew, (left) and Michael Acton Smith, cofounders & co-CEOs of Calm.

Date unicorn status achieved: February 6

Headquarters: San Francisco, California

Year founded: 2012

Current valuation: $US1 billion

Read more about Calm on Pitchbook.


Aurora — Autonomous car technology

Date unicorn status achieved: February 7

Headquarters: Palo Alto, California

Year founded: 2016

Current valuation: $US2.5 billion

Read more about Aurora on Pitchbook.


Health Catalyst — Healthcare analytics platform

YouTube/World Medical Innovation ForumDan Burton, CEO of Health Catalyst.

Date unicorn status achieved: February 7

Headquarters: Salt Lake City, Utah

Year founded: 2008

Current valuation: $US1 billion

Read more about Health Catalyst on Pitchbook.


Nuro — Autonomous delivery vehicles

YouTube/XDave Ferguson, cofounder & CEO of Nuro.

Date unicorn status achieved: February 11

Headquarters: Mountain View, California

Year founded: 2016

Current valuation: $US2.7 billion

Read more about Nuro on Pitchbook.


Flexport — Freight logistics platform

YouTube/Y CombinatorRyan Petersen, cofounder & CEO of Flexport

Date unicorn status achieved: February 21

Headquarters: San Francisco, California

Year founded: 2013

Current valuation: $US3.2 billion

Read more about Flexport on Pitchbook.


Horizon Robotics — Artificial intelligence technology

VCG/VCG via Getty ImagesKai Yu, cofounder & CEO of Horizon Robotics.

Date unicorn status achieved: February 26

Headquarters: Beijing, China

Year founded: 2015

Current valuation: $US3 billion

Read more about Horizon Robotics on Pitchbook.


Danke Apartment — Apartment rental platform

Danke website

Date unicorn status achieved: February 28

Headquarters: Beijing, China

Year founded: 2015

Current valuation: $US2 billion

Read more about Danke Apartment on Pitchbook.


Chime — Mobile banking platform

Chime/YouTubeChris Britt, cofounder & CEO of Chime.

Date unicorn status achieved: March 5

Headquarters: San Francisco, California

Year founded: 2013

Current valuation: $US1.3 billion

Read more about Chime on Pitchbook.


Glossier — Online beauty brand

Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for Fast CompanyEmily Weiss, founder & CEO of Glossier.

Date unicorn status achieved: March 19

Headquarters: New York, NY

Year founded: 2013

Current valuation: $US1.2 billion

Read more about Glossier on Pitchbook.


Doctolib

Date unicorn status achieved: March 20

Headquarters: Paris, France

Year founded: 2013

Current valuation: $US1.32 billion

Read more about Doctolib on Pitchbook.

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