Every now and then we hear of a brand new startup business sprouting in the Silicon Valley or some other location but as time goes on, only a handful make it big, big enough to be valued at billions of dollars. Some of the most notable ones are Facebook, Google, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and more. For most of these billion dollar startup businesses, there had been other somewhat marginally successful or failed businesses doing the same thing before they came into being. The difference between them is that the entrepreneurs behind them had a vision, did things slightly differently and pushed until they reach their goal.
In the infographic below, people at Staff.com have taken the time to compile a list of some of the newest billion dollar startups. The infographic shows the date each company in the list began its life. It also shows the estimated value of the businesses in billion dollars, the number of employees, capital raised and many more.
Check out the infographic below for the full detail: