PrivCo

Top 10 Most-Searched
U.S. Private Companies

on February 26, 2019
Curious which companies received the most attention by PrivCo users last year?

There are a few obvious names, a few family-owned (truly private) companies and some with impressive 3-year revenue growth rates (CAGR). In our countdown of the 10 most-searched names of 2018, we share a few interesting details to showcase the range of intelligence PrivCo provides.

10. Patagonia logo

• PE-backed


9. Cargill logo

• One of the largest U.S. private companies by revenue

• Recently acquisitive

• Family-owned


8. Instacart Logo

• 3-year CAGR above 100%

• Smart Money (companies backed by the top 25 performing VC firms)*

• VC-backed, late-stage growth


7. 

• One of the largest U.S. private companies by revenue

• Family-owned


6. wework logo

• 3-year CAGR above 100%

• Recently acquisitive

• VC-backed, late-stage growth

View the We Company profile for an example of PrivCo’s data intelligence.


5. Warby Parker logo

• Smart Money

• VC-backed, late-stage growth


4. Lyft logo

• 3-year CAGR above 100%

• Recently acquisitive

• Smart Money

• VC-backed, late-stage growth


3. Palantir logo

• VC-backed, late-stage growth


2. Airbnb logo

• Smart Money

• Recently acquisitive

• VC-backed, late-stage growth


1. Uber logo

• A top-10 funding round from 2018

• Smart Money

• Recently acquisitive

• VC-backed, late-stage growth

*About the Smart Money label: We use this, and other key attributes such as valuation, growth rates, ownership, funding attributes, acquisitiveness and stage of funding on our Related Companies tool. This discovery tool presents a dynamic list, allowing users to build multi-factor screens on the fly and identify new companies in orbit around their key targets. See the We Company profile for an example.

 


Data intelligence to power your business decisions

PrivCo is the go-to-source for valuable insights into the financial health, market position and trajectory of U.S. private companies, including truly private companies—a universe that comprises the majority of U.S. companies but that is not covered by deal-focused resources.

PrivCo’s data intelligence provides the insight to help you:

  • Quickly hone in on under-the-radar companies that fit your investment thesis or ideal client profiles.
  • Find the fastest growing private companies in a specific industry, within a specific revenue range.
  • View related companies that share similar attributes.
  • Understand industry-specific competitors and comparables.

Learn more about our platform.

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