From a 1 Metre Startup Booth at our Flagship Event to $1 Billion in 9 Months


From a 1 Metre Startup Booth at our Flagship Event to $1 Billion in 9 Months

August 21, 2015 by Anna O'Hare

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40 startups that exhibited at our flagship event  have raised over $1 billion in funding in less than a year

 

$1,015,800,000 to be exact.

So just 9 months since pitching tent at our flagship event Web Summit in Dublin, Ireland these early-stage startups have hit this incredible figure.

These startups have individually raised funds ranging from $2.6 million to $275 million.

The Band of 40

Glide raised $20,000,000: The Israeli video messaging platform recently announced their Apple Watch integration.

FanDuel raised an amazing $275,000,000. FanDuel has flourished in the US, with their Twitter account regularly announcing bumper wins reaching as far as $2 million. Since exhibiting at Web Summit, they have attracted $275 million in private equity and industry investors, raising the company’s valuation to $1.3 billion.

Silent Circle, has raised $50 million since their Web Summit appearance. The Geneva-based company that works to protect privacy between employees, customers and partners has announced a partnership with British media heavyweights, The Guardian.

Apploi raised $7,000,000: – Apploi were runners up in our PITCH competition at Web Summit powered by Coca-Cola.

FanDuel raised an amazing $275,000,000. FanDuel has flourished in the US, with their Twitter account regularly announcing bumper wins reaching as far as $2 million. Since exhibiting at Web Summit, they have attracted $275 million in private equity and industry investors, raising the company’s valuation to $1.3 billion.

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Rounds Raised:

Fanduel – $275,000,000

HelloFresh – $126,000,000

ArgonCredit – $75,000,000

MapBox – $52,600,000

FreshDesk – $50,000,000

Silent Circle – $50,000,000

Localytics – $35,000,000

Spring – $25,000,000

Y Plan – $24,000,000

GetAround – $24,000,000

Distil – $21,000,000

Glide – $20,000,000

Mavenlink – $19,000,000

Algolia – $18,300,000

CubicTelecom – $18,000,000

FalconSocial – $16,000,000

Similar Web – $5,000,000

Serviz – $12,000,000

MailJet – $11,000,000

FullContact – $10,000,000

Connect – $10,000,000

Pley – $10,000,000

Careem – $10,000,000

Omaze – $9,000,000

Playfab – $7,400,000

Zesty – $7,200,000

Apploi – $7,000,000

Jampp – $7,000,000

Mnubo – $6,000,000

Vin.li – $6,000,000

Sublime Skinz – $5,000,000

Gengo – $5,000,000

Webydo – $5,000,000

Ivideon – $4,000,000

2lemetry – $4,000,000

Cinemacraft – $3,900,000

Lootsie – $3,500,000

Portr – $3,300,000

Zeek – $3,000,000

LaunchDarkly – $2,600,000

About the Author

Anna O'Hare
Anna is a storyteller at heart and is particularly passionate about telling the stories of startups. After returning from a year working in New York City's tech sector, she now writes for Collision, Web Summit, RISE and SURGE.