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October 27, 2015

asian start up companies with over $1billion valuation : top 15 list

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These are the top 15 start up companies in Asia which has been valued above a billion USD.


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How UBER is eating its competitors for breakfast lunch and dinner :

This is how  cab aggregator "UBER" is marching ahead in the market

Uber is having yellow, green and yes service cabs and taxis for breakfast lunch and dinner. The chart from WSJ shows how " Uber has begun to disrupt this model
" How under has started disrupting local economy"


"Uber market share around the world"



Uber Now is present across  63 countries across the world, out of which according to a Wall Street Journal post says that “an average 46 percent of all total paid car rides were through Uber” in major markets across the U.S. That’s a steep rise from a mere 15 percent in the first quarter of 2014. Meanwhile, the percentage of rides in taxis, limos and shuttles fell from 85 percent to 53 percent over the same period.


Looking back " the  challenge which local mom and pop cab services "it seems is a grand old throwback to " newspaper vs internet days.. when the newspaper  industry never really accepted the " fact that " new media can supplant them and make them" irrelevant. As web continued to dominate  and penetrate new markets, gaining volume.... Consumers had already moved on from newspapers to news portals, specific niches ( tabloids) or online magazine subscription. And by the time the newspaper industry read the riot act... it was too late . and no little to be done anyways..The market had changed


Uber is now available in 58 countries and 300 cities worldwide, and recent estimates place its value in the region of $50bn. All of which rather leaves its competition with two choices… Adapt, or die.”

European tech start ups with the highest valuations

These are the top 10 European start ups with highest valuation


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Spotify
, Global Fashion group and Delivery hero are among the top 3 European start ups with the highest valuation.


Spotify is valued at $8.5billion with a total equity funding of $1.0billion,
The global fashion group is valued at $3.5billlion with a equity of $1.5billion.
Delivery Hero ranks number 3 most valued start up with 3.1billion USD  having been funded to the extent of 1.3billion USD

US top 3 billion dollar start up valuation exceed $95billion

These are the top 10 highest valued start ups
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" start up valuation to funding ratio"
source : Wsj

The top 3 start ups  in US is now valued at a combined $95 billion. Uber leads the list with $51billion  followed by  Airbnb which is valued at  $25.5billion while Palantir is valued at $20billion
Snapchat and SpaceX is respectively valued $16billion and $12billion .

Meanwhile in terms of available funding these 5 top start up companies  has been funded combined upto the tune of $16billion. Effectively the  start up funding to valuation ratio for these top 5 companies is 5 times.

10 biggest technology start ups in terms of valuation


The biggest start ups by valuation

For a start up, being a unicorn ( over  $1 billion valuation )was considered a massive success for tech startups. But in recent years that one billion seems to be a history, as billion-dollar valuations are almost starting to feel routine rather a norm in tech industry.The start up darling continues to be the cab aggregator site UBER which in the last few months, once more raise its equity funding to $7.4 billion. UBER is now  worth over $50billion, and is valued currently with  $51 billion, according to statista

That is double the worth of Airbnb, which is third in the ranking of the world’s top 10 startups with a valuation of  $25 billion 

Xiaomi which has over the last one year notched up impressive marketshare is now valued at $46 billion 

Snapchat ranks 5th in the list with $16billion valuation meanwhile Indian eCommerce  marketplace Flipkart is valued at $15billion, out of  total funding  of $billion it received