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These 5 Indian startups made the world's most successful unicorns list

Updated : 2019-08-01 14:40:40

Five Indian startups have found a place in ‘The World’s Top 100 Most Successful Unicorns, 2019’ list published by CEOWorld Magazine. One97 Communications, Paytm’s parent, is the top ranking Indian unicorn in the list coming in at 18th position. The list is led by Bytedance, operator of TikTok, and is dominated by Chinese and US startups. Here are the five Indian startups to make the grade

<em>One97 Communications</em>, the Paytm parent, ranks 18th position in the list. The Noida-based company, which runs subsidiaries including Paytm Money, is headed by Vijay Shekhar Sharma.(Image source: Twitter/@Paytm)
One97 Communications, the Paytm parent, ranks 18th position in the list. The Noida-based company, which runs subsidiaries including Paytm Money, is headed by Vijay Shekhar Sharma.(Image source: Twitter/@Paytm)
E-commerce firm Snapdeal, headed by Kunal Bahl, secured 25th position in the list. Founded by Kunal and Rohit Bahl, the Delhi based firm has a pan-India base and has links with over 300,000 sellers. (Image source: Reuters)
E-commerce firm Snapdeal, headed by Kunal Bahl, secured 25th position in the list. Founded by Kunal and Rohit Bahl, the Delhi based firm has a pan-India base and has links with over 300,000 sellers. (Image source: Reuters)
Oyo Rooms was founded by Ritesh Agarwal when he was 18. It has quickly established itself among the top hospitality chains in India. The firm, which has secured 39th position, has a valuation of over  $5 billion. (Image source: Reuters)
Oyo Rooms was founded by Ritesh Agarwal when he was 18. It has quickly established itself among the top hospitality chains in India. The firm, which has secured 39th position, has a valuation of over  $5 billion. (Image source: Reuters)
BYJU’S - The Learning App has secured 42nd position in the list. The popular online tutoring firm was founded in 2011 by Byju Ravindran in Bengaluru and has a valuation of over $5 billion.
BYJU’S - The Learning App has secured 42nd position in the list. The popular online tutoring firm was founded in 2011 by Byju Ravindran in Bengaluru and has a valuation of over $5 billion.
Ola Cabs secured 49th position. The cab aggregator was developed by ANI Technologies, and founded by Bhavish Aggarwal and Ankit Bhati and is based in Bengaluru.
Ola Cabs secured 49th position. The cab aggregator was developed by ANI Technologies, and founded by Bhavish Aggarwal and Ankit Bhati and is based in Bengaluru.
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