Unicorn company, a name given to companies valued at $ 1 billion or more that are not yet publicly traded.
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This story originally appeared in the World Economic Forum
By Monica Mena Roa en cooperation with Statista in Spanish
Unicorn companies, as these companies are valued at $ 1 billion or more and are not yet publicly traded, are multiplying worldwide. This is already more than 470 and in the U.S. alone, according to CB Insights 228.
China is the second largest unicorn supplier in the world at 125, while the UK is the market leader in Europe at 25. Spain is home to two unicorn companies: Cabify and Glovo, while Colombia does the same with LifeMiles and Rappi.