Valuation: $10 billion
Raising over $4oo million in a round of investments this year, the valuation of WeWork’s has increased to over $10 billion. This NY startup is one of the most value private tech companies in the world. Started by Adam Neumann and Miguel McKelvey, WeWork leases office and coworking spaces to startups, providing flexible contracts and plenty of amenities.
2. Blue Apron
Valuation: $2 billion
This is one we love, Blue Apron makes life easier by delivering ingredients and the menu to your door. It’s worth an estimated $2 billion following another round of investment of $135 millions. This is one of the fastest growing companies in the US selling over 3 million meals per month.
CEO Matt Salzberg The startup has more than tripled in size since January, and reports hundreds of thousands of customers. Blue Apron’s potential is vast: The service appeals to millennials who want to expand their repertoire in the kitchen as much as busy moms straining for creativity and simplicity in their weeknight meals.
Valuation: $1.8 billion
ZocDoc is online medical appointment-booking service ZocDoc and is now worth nearly 2 billion. The tech company with offices in New York has changed the way thousands of users book appointments to see their doctors.
Valuation: $1.3 billion
With fantasy sports being bigger than it ever has been in the US, Fan Duel has taken over the market reportedly being worth over $1billion. With investments from major companies including Google and NBC Fan Duel looks to be here for the long run.
FanDuel competes directly with with DraftKings and has already started purchasing smaller companies. Fan Duel makes its revenue from fans looking to play in 1 day leagues across all major US sports.
Valuation: $1.5 billion
We are certain that you have heard of BuzzFeed, chances are is that you have been on the website. The valuation is a whopping $1.5 billion. The media startup in New York generates some of the largest traffic on the web.