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The Anatomy of a NYC Unicorn

 By Reza Chowdhury 

 In following yesterday’s piece on the 13 Unicorns in NYC, today I take a deeper dive into the composition of these startups as well as some trends in the NYC unicorn universe. We break down our data to a few key segments that include funding, industry, capital efficiency, valuation, and team.

This list was compiled from data retrieved on 1/20/16 from our friends at CrunchBase and does not include companies that underwent liquidity events (acquisitions or IPOs). Educational data was extrapolated from publicly available sources including LinkedIn and Wikipedia.To keep the focus on traditional tech-enabled startups, real estate companies were excluded from this analysis

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