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The 2020 Career-Launching Companies List

Wealthfront CEO Andy Rachleff reflects on why he selected these companies and how the list has changed over the years. Read the Article

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2020 Career-Launching Companies List



To qualify for our list of US based mid-sized companies with momentum, a company must be privately held, have a revenue run rate by year end of between $20 million and $300 million, be on a trajectory to grow at a rate in excess of 50% for at least the next three or four years and have compelling unit economics. Selling a product at very low margins can lead to rapid revenue growth, but it doesn’t necessarily imply a great long-term business. We built our list by surveying partners of the following 14 premier venture capital firms: Accel Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, Benchmark, DAG Ventures, Dragoneer, Greylock Partners, Index Ventures, Lightspeed, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Matrix Partners, Ribbit Capital, Social Capital, Spark Capital and Tiger Global. As always we may have missed a few companies, but we feel confident that our list is pretty all-encompassing.

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