Number of unicorn companies in Europe 2016, by country

This statistic illustrates the total number of unicorn companies in Europe as of April 2016, by country. It can be seen that out of a total of 45 unicorn companies, seven were located in Sweden at that time.

Total number of unicorn companies in selected European countries as of April 2016, by country

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Source

Release date

June 2016

Region

Europe

Survey time period

April 2016

Supplementary notes

From source: "We have included: Tech companies only, with a bias towards internet and software (cleantech and biotech have been excluded). Companies falling into the following macro-sectors: eCommerce (e.g. sale of goods or services); Audience (e.g. monetization through ads and lead generation); Software (e.g. license of software); Gaming (including gambling); Fintech; Marketplaces; and Augmented Reality / Virtual Reality (AR/VR). Companies headquartered in Europe, which were founded in 2000 or later. Companies with an equity valuation of $1bn+ in the public or private markets."

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