The terms "valuation" and "unicorn" are major buzz words in the venture community. Everyone wants to know how much a company is worth, if it's a unicorn and even how fast it got to that point. But how much does a private valuation say about a company's success? As we found out with Fab—a company that was valued at $1 billion by investors before being purchased in a fire sale for $15 million—the valuation that VCs place on a startup may not be all that significant. With this idea in mind, we compiled a list of companies that have achieved an actual exit of $1 billion or more.
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