10 Most Valuable Startups (Unicorn startup) In India 2018

The startup which has valuation more than 1 billion-dollar is called a Unicorn startup  (valuable startups).

FLIPKART was the most valuable startup, having valuation about 20 billion dollars, but now it is acquired by WALLMART.

This blog will be very simple and readable so that you will get the information in very little time.

10 most valuable startup in India 2018

  1. Paytm.

Paytm which is Noida based company was started by Vijay Shekhar Sharma who is India’s youngest billionaire. The initial investment was  $2 million by its founder  Vijay Shekhar Sharma in NOIDA.

Paytm has a valuation of about 10 billion USD.

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  1. Oyo rooms.

It is India’s second most valuable startup. which was founded by Ritesh Agarwal who is originally from Odisha.

At the age of 18, he founded OYO rooms India biggest hospitality industry.

When he was out for a stay in any hotel room he had a very bad experience with the hotel so he started OYO rooms to get a good experience for his customers.

Oyo rooms is India’s biggest hospitality company and outside India, it has branches in China UI Indonesia and Nepal, etc.

Ritesh Agarwal is only 24 years old and running a 2nd most valuable startup.

OYO rooms have a valuation of about 5 Billion USD.

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OLA Cabs.

India’s third most valuable startup is OLA CABS.

Which was founded by Mr. Bhavish Aggarwal and Ankit Bhati it was started in 2010

OLA cabs have a valuation of about 4.4 billion USD.

They are operated in Australia as well as in New Zealand.

10 most valuable startups in India

  1. Paytm Mall

valuable startups

Paytm Mall is India’s 4th most valuable startup. It was launched in 2017 and it was India’s fastest valuable startup to reach 1 billion valuations.

Paytm has a valuation of about 2 billion dollars.


5.Renew power

valuable startups

Renew power is a renewable power company. Their business is mainly in solar power and wind power industry

It was started in 2011 and it is 2 billion valuation company

10 most valuable startups in India


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India’s 6 most valuable startup is freshworks. It is mainly a software company and works in mainly customer support software and service support software

It was started in 2010 and it’s about 1.2 billion of valuation.

Freshworks has gathered about 250 million dollars of funding.

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7. Swiggy

valuable startups

It is a 7th most valuable startup in India.  Swiggy, a food-ordering, and delivery start-up, was founded by Majety and Reddy in Bengaluru in August 2014. The company has gathered about 465 million dollars of funding from investors.

And it has a valuation of about 1.3 billion dollars.

Right now Swiggy is in a loss but in future, it will be a profitable business.


8. Zomato

valuable startups

It is the 7th most valuable startup In India it’s also a food delivery startup

Zomato provides restaurant search and food delivery services. It has an operation in about 24 countries

Zomato was founded in 2008 by Bhupendra Goel and Pankaj

They have a valuation of about 1.1 billion dollars.

They have gathered about 443 million dollars of funding from investors

Swiggy and Zommato both are in the loss but soon in future, they will be a profitable business

10 most valuable startups in India

  • Then we have other startups having a 1billion of valuation like
  • Byju’s
  • Udaan
  • Inmobi
  • Policybazaar

9. Policybazaar

valuable startups

Policybazaar insurance aggregator which has about gathered 346 million dollar of funding from investors

And it has a valuation of about 1 billion dollars.

It is very profitable startup

CEOYashish Dahiya (2008–)

10. Byju’s

valuable startups

Byju’s also have a valuation of about 1 billion dollar.

It provides online coaching over India by mean of its app and website specially apps

It was founded by Byju Baveendran in 2011.

Byju’s has gathered about 344 million dollar of funding from investors.


11. Udaan

valuable startups

Udaan is B2B company which is e-commerce company

And it has a valuation of about 1 billion dollars.

Udaan is a network centric B2B trade platform, designed specifically for small & medium businesses in India. It brings traders, wholesalers, retailers and manufacturers in India on to a single platform. With real insights into active trends, and great B2B trade features, Udaan brings to its users the power of technology to scale & nurture their business.

The founders of the company are  Vaibhav GuptaSujeet KumarAmod Malviya


12. Inmobi

valuable startups

Inmobi is a mobile advertising platform.

And it has a valuation of about 1 billion dollars.

ExecutivesNaveen Tewari (CEO, Founder), MORE





After the USA and China India has the most number of Unicorn startup in the world

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