The 11 Largest Global Startup Funding Rounds of February 2021

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Armed with some data from our friends at CrunchBase, I broke down the largest global startup funding rounds for February 2021. I have included some additional information such as industry, round type, a brief description of the company, investors in the round, company location, and total equity funding raised for the company to further the analysis.

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11. Zomato $250.0M

Round: Venture
Description: Gurgaon-based Zomato is an online restaurant guide and food ordering platform that allows users to order meals from restaurants and have them delivered. Founded by Deepinder Goyal, Gaurav Gupta, and Pankaj Chaddah in 2008, Zomato has now raised a total of $2.1B in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include Ant Group, Apple, Sequoia Capital, Temasek Holdings, and Sequoia Capital India.
Investors in the round: Bow Wave Capital Management, Dragoneer Investment Group, Fidelity Management and Research Company, Kora, Tiger Global Management
Industry: Food Delivery, Mobile Apps, Reservations, Restaurants
Founders: Deepinder Goyal, Gaurav Gupta, Pankaj Chaddah
Founding year: 2008
Location: Gurgaon
Total equity funding raised: $2.1B



10. Plume Design $270.0M

Round: Series E
Description: Palo Alto-based Plume is a SaaS platform that provides the delivery of technological services for connected homes. Founded by Adam Hotchkiss, Aman Singla, Fahri Diner, and Sri Nathan in 2015, Plume Design has now raised a total of $422.4M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include Comcast, Spark Capital, Charter Communications, Insight Partners, and Qualcomm.
Investors in the round: Insight Partners
Industry: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Network Hardware, SaaS, Smart Home, Wireless
Founders: Adam Hotchkiss, Aman Singla, Fahri Diner, Sri Nathan
Founding year: 2015
Location: Palo Alto
Total equity funding raised: $422.4M



9. Horizon Robotics $350.0M

Round: Series C
Description: Haidian-based Horizon Robotics focuses on artificial intelligence computing for smart mobility. Founded by Annie Tao, Chang Huang, Kai Yu, and Ming Yang in 2015, Horizon Robotics has now raised a total of $1.6B in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include Sequoia Capital, Intel Capital, ZhenFund, Contemporary Amperex Technology, and 5Y Capital.
Investors in the round: BYD Company, Changjiang Automobile Electronic, Dongfeng Motor Group, Great Wall Motors, Sunny Optical Technology, Xingyu Co.,Ltd
Industry: Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Vehicles, Machine Learning, Robotics
Founders: Annie Tao, Chang Huang, Kai Yu, Ming Yang
Founding year: 2015
Location: Haidian
Total equity funding raised: $1.6B



8. Reddit $367.9M

Round: Series E
Description: San Francisco-based Reddit is an online platform that enables users to submit links, create content, and have discussions about the topics of their interest. Founded by Alexis Ohanian and Steve Huffman in 2005, Reddit has now raised a total of $919.0M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include Tencent Holdings, Sequoia Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Bracket Capital, and Initialized Capital.
Investors in the round: Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital, Tencent Holdings, Vy Capital
Industry: Content, News, Social Bookmarking, Social Media, Social Network
Founders: Alexis Ohanian, Steve Huffman
Founding year: 2005
Location: San Francisco
Total equity funding raised: $919.0M



7. Fenbi $390.0M

Round: Series A
Description: Beijing-based Fenbi provides vocational education examination services. Founded by Yong Li in 2012, Fenbi has now raised a total of $397.0M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include IDG Capital, Trustbridge Partners, Matrix Partners China, CPE, and Huaxing Growth Capital.
Investors in the round: CPE, DCP Capital, Hongrui Touzi, Hony Capital, Huaxing Growth Capital, IDG Capital, Kunyu Runyuan Zichan, Trustbridge Partners
Industry: EdTech, Education, Vocational Education
Founders: Yong Li
Founding year: 2012
Location: Beijing
Total equity funding raised: $397.0M



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6. Miaoshou Doctor ¥3.0B

Round: Series E
Description: Beijing-based Miaoshou Doctor is a health care platform that provides communication services between doctors and patients. Founded by Daoliang Han and Tao He in 2015, Miaoshou Doctor has now raised a total of $714.7M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include Tencent Holdings, Sequoia Capital, CICC, OrbiMed, and Qiming Venture Partners.
Investors in the round: CICC, CITIC Securities, E-Fund, Gopher Asset Management, Index Capital, Kun Ling Capital, OrbiMed, Qiming Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital, Tencent Holdings
Industry: Health Care, Medical, mHealth
Founders: Daoliang Han, Tao He
Founding year: 2015
Location: Beijing
Total equity funding raised: $714.7M



5. UiPath $750.0M

Round: Series F
Description: New York-based UiPath is a software company developing robotic process automation and artificial intelligence software. Founded by Daniel Dines and Marius Tirca in 2005, UiPath has now raised a total of $2.0B in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include Tencent Holdings, Sequoia Capital, T. Rowe Price, Seedcamp, and Earlybird Venture Capital.
Investors in the round: Alkeon Capital, Altimeter Capital, Coatue, Dragoneer Investment Group, IVP, Sequoia Capital, T. Rowe Price, Tiger Global Management
Industry: Artificial Intelligence, Enterprise Software, Information Technology, Machine Learning
Founders: Daniel Dines, Marius Tirca
Founding year: 2005
Location: New York
Total equity funding raised: $2.0B



4. SpaceX $850.0M

Round: Venture
Description: Hawthorne-based SpaceX is an aviation and aerospace company that designs, manufactures, and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft. Founded by Elon Musk in 2002, SpaceX has now raised a total of $6.0B in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include Fidelity, Bank of America, Bracket Capital, Google, and Founders Fund.
Investors in the round: Sequoia, Valor Equity Partners, Coatue, D1 Capital Partners, Fidelity
Industry: Aerospace, Manufacturing, Space Travel, Transportation
Founders: Elon Musk
Founding year: 2002
Location: Hawthorne
Total equity funding raised: $6.0B



3. Databricks $1.0B

Round: Series G
Description: San Francisco-based Databricks is a data-and-AI company that interacts with corporate information stored in the public cloud. Founded by Ali Ghodsi, Andy Konwinski, Ion Stoica, Matei Zaharia, Patrick Wendell, Reynold Xin, and Scott Shenker in 2013, Databricks has now raised a total of $1.9B in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include BlackRock, Battery Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, T. Rowe Price, and Andreessen Horowitz.
Investors in the round: Alkeon Capital, Amazon Web Services, Andreessen Horowitz, BlackRock, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, CapitalG, Coatue, Discovery Capital, Dragoneer Investment Group, Fidelity Management and Research Company, Founders Circle Capital, Franklin Templeton Investments, Geodesic Capital, GIC, Green Bay Ventures, Greenoaks Capital, Microsoft, New Enterprise Associates, Octahedron Capital, Salesforce Ventures, T. Rowe Price, Tiger Global Management, Whale Rock Capital Management
Industry: Analytics, Information Technology, SaaS, Software
Founders: Ali Ghodsi, Andy Konwinski, Ion Stoica, Matei Zaharia, Patrick Wendell, Reynold Xin, Scott Shenker
Founding year: 2013
Location: San Francisco
Total equity funding raised: $1.9B



2. Xingsheng Youxuan $2.0B

Round: Venture
Description: Changshahsien-based Xingsheng Youxuan is a community shopping platform that offers food and household products for consumers. Founded by Lihua Yue in 2018, Xingsheng Youxuan has now raised a total of $3.9B in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include Tencent Holdings, JD.com, ZhenFund, Sequoia Capital China, and GSR Ventures.
Investors in the round: FountainVest Partners, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Primavera Capital Group, Tencent Holdings
Industry: E-Commerce, Food and Beverage, Grocery, Retail
Founders: Lihua Yue
Founding year: 2018
Location: Changshahsien
Total equity funding raised: $3.9B



1. Robinhood $2.4B

Round: Venture
Description: Menlo Park-based Robinhood is a stock brokerage that allows customers to buy and sell stocks, options, ETFs, and cryptocurrencies with zero commission. Founded by Baiju Bhatt and Vlad Tenev in 2013, Robinhood has now raised a total of $3.2B in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include Ribbit Capital, Index Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, and Greenoaks Capital.
Investors in the round: Ribbit Capital
Industry: Cryptocurrency, Financial Services, FinTech, Stock Exchanges, Trading Platform
Founders: Baiju Bhatt, Vlad Tenev
Founding year: 2013
Location: Menlo Park
Total equity funding raised: $3.2B



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