The European Unicorn

GP Bullhound

Not just a myth, Europe is catching up to the US when it comes not just to entrepreneurship, but those mythical companies valued at over $1 billion.


For the first time European companies have the capital to rival US companies; and it shows. According to a report from GP Bullhound, this past year there have been 40 companies valued one billion dollar plus (unicorns) in Europe. In 2014, there were only 30 unicorns, with 13 breaking the billion dollar valuation mark this year, and three falling below it. These "European Unicorns," are growing stronger as new capital flows in and bolsters an emerging consumer market ripe for growth. Unicorns enj...


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