I need information for companies that meet the following criteria: they are U.S. based, private, venture capital backed (have raised money from angel investors or VCs), and are still active (in business). For these companies, I’d like to get a count (how many are out there) and total valuation. Valuation should indicate what is their total value (and not how many rounds of capital they have raised). Please deliver the valuation number in billions of US dollars. If you have a breakdown of count per valuation group / tier that would be great.
In the US there are a total of 2,008 companies with a total valuation of less than $1 billion. Most of these companies are active and private.
We were able to locate active US-based companies by their valuation. The number of companies in each tier represents the most recent data as reported on Crunchbase by the companies. The valuations are broken down into the tiers below which were chosen to provide the most straightforward breakdown of information.
< $10,000,000: 1,341
We were not able to search the information by activity and type of company readily in the public domain. We were able to determine that most are active, private companies by going through a sampling of the results in each tier. In the sampling, we did not come across any companies that were inactive or public therefore we are reasonably sure they all fall into the active and private categories as well.
Among the sampled companies were NerdWallet, Glassdoor, Coursera, Foursquare, Yummly, Duolingo, The League and Canva.
We did find that frequently companies in these tiers were acquired by larger companies to bolster the larger companies brand.