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Can you name the 3 BIGGEST Internet companies in your country's history by $ valuation?
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CountryData Curated by
Highest Valued Internet Company
Valuation / Year / Status
2nd Highest Valued Internet Company
$ Valuation / Year / Status
3rd Highest Valued Internet Company
$ Valuation / Year / Status
Sources for Valuation Data
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EXAMPLE [USA]Andrius Neviera (WSR)Google$410B / 1998 / PublicAmazon$187B / 1994 / PublicFacebook$185B / 2004 / Public
https://www.google.com/finance?q=NASDAQ:GOOG, https://www.google.com/finance?q=NASDAQ%3AAMZN&ei=vPFlU9g2w_WUBaOnAQ, https://www.google.com/finance?q=NASDAQ%3AFB&ei=h_FlU8CcNZCGkgXCCw,
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AlgeriaYour Name & Org?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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AngolaYour Name & Org?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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Argentina
Drew Beaurline (Construct)
Despegar$1B / 1999 / Private?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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AustraliaAndrius Neviera (WSR)REA$6.6 / 1995 / PublicSEEK$5.3B / 1997 / PublicAtlassian$3.5B / 2002 / Private
http://www.smh.com.au/it-pro/business-it/atlassian-valued-at-35-billion-20140409-zqsjo.html, https://www.google.com/finance?cid=698484, https://au.finance.yahoo.com/echarts?s=REA.AX
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AustriaYour Name & Org?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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BangladeshYour Name & Org?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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Belarus
Eddy Balcikonis (TrackDuck)
World of Tanks?/ 1998 / Public?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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BelgiumOmar Mohout (Sirris)Ogone
$500M / 1996 / Acquired
Immoweb$221M / 1996 / AcquiredEngagorN/A / 2011 / Private
http://trends.knack.be/economie/nieuws/bedrijven/ingenico-neemt-belgische-internetbetalingspecialist-ogone-over/article-4000240372360.htm, http://www.hln.be/hln/nl/942/Economie/article/detail/1529315/2012/11/06/Axel-Springer-springt-in-Immoweb.dhtml, http://www.crunchbase.com/organization/engagor
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BermudaYour Name & Org?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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BhutanYour Name & OrgShop.bt$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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Bolivia Your Name & OrgBr3in$ / Year / StatusYtapayex$ / Year / StatusAmerpages$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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BotswanaYour Name & Org?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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BrazilAndrius Neviera (WSR)Mercadolibre$6.4B / 1999 / PublicB2W$2.1B / 2006/ PublicUOL$ / 1996/ Private
http://www.reuters.com/finance/stocks/overview?symbol=BTOW3.SA, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universo_Online, https://www.google.com/finance?q=NASDAQ:MELI
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Bulgaria
Anca Albu (CEE Changers)
Telerik$ / Year / StatusEventYard$ / Year / StatusIMediaShare$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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CambodiaYour Name & Org?? / 2013 / Private?? / 2011 / Private?? / 2012 / PrivateLink1, Link2, Link3
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CameroonYour Name & Org?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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CanadaJake Hirsch-AllenOpen Text Corp.$6.3B / 1991 / PublicHootsuite$1.5B / 2008 / PrivateShopify$1B / 2004 / Private
http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=OTEX, http://mashable.com/2013/08/01/hootsuite-165-million/, http://upstart.bizjournals.com/money/loot/2013/12/12/shopify-gets-100m-and-a-1b-valuation.html
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Chile
Carlos Leiva (AndesBeat)
Portal Inmobiliario
$40M / 199 / AcquiredZappedy$10,3M / 2010 / AcquiredClanDescuento$10M / 2010 / Acquired
http://www.fayerwayer.com/2014/04/mercadolibre-compra-portalinmobiliario-y-guiadinmuebles/, http://www.quepasa.cl/articulo/17_3777_9.html, http://venturebeat.com/2011/07/27/groupon-zappedy-sec/
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ChinaAndrius Neviera (WSR)Alibaba
$150 - $250B / 2003 / Private
Tencent$180B / 1998 / PublicBaidu$66.6B / 2000 / Public
https://www.google.com/finance?q=NASDAQ:BIDU, https://www.google.com/finance?cid=695431, http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/8f5e50dc-c5fd-11e3-9839-00144feabdc0.html#slide0
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Colombia
Conrad Egusa (Espacio) & Leonardo Suarez (Torrenegralabs)
.CO
$109MM / 2010 / Acquired
BunnyInc$50MM / 2003 / PrivatePagosonline$10MM / 2002 / AcquiredLink1, Link2, Link3
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CroatiaYour Name & OrgFarmeron$ / Year / StatusCinexio$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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Czech Republic
Lukas Maixner (Socialbakers)
AVG$1.4B / 1991 / PublicSocialbakers $200MM / 2009 / Private?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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DenmarkRune Theill (Rockstart)Unity$1.2B / 2004 / PrivateTradeshift$300MM / 2009 / PrivateJust Eat$2.53B / 2001 / PublicLink1, Link2, Link3
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Dominican Republic
Your Name & OrgM-peso$ / Year / StatustPago$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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EcuadorYour Name & Org?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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EgyptYour Name & Org Bey2ollack$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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Estonia
Anca Albu (CEE Changers) & Lauri Antalainen (GameFounders)
Skype
$8.5B / 2003 / Acquired
Grabcad$100MM / 2009 / PrivateCreative Mobile$100MM / 2010 / Private
http://www.vm.ee/?q=en/node/16820
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EthiopiaYour Name & OrgDIRETUBE
$5 - $10 MM / 2008 / Private
?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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FinlandAndrius Neviera (WSR)Rovio$4B / 2003 / PrivateSupercell$3B / 2010 / PrivateEnevo (??)$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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FranceAndrius Neviera (WSR)Criteo$3.5B / 2005 / PublicVente Privee $2.5B / 2001 / PrivateSeLoger$850MM / 1992 / AcquiredLink1, Link2, Link3
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GeorgiaYour Name & Org?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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GermanyAndrius Neviera (WSR)Zalando$3.9B / 2009 / PrivateBigPoint$1.5B / 2002 / PrivateZanox?? / 2000 / PrivateLink1, Link2, Link3
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GhanaYour Name & Org?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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Greece
Theofilos Milonas & Aliki Anagnosti (Academy of Entrepreneurship)
Upstream
$208MM / 2002 / Private
E-shop$180MM / 1998 / Private?$ / Year / Status
http://finance.fortune.cnn.com/2014/04/22/deals-of-the-day-botox-maker-gets-50-billion-buyout-offer/, http://www.entrepreneurcountry.com/greece/ecosystem-economics/item/interview-with,
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GuatemalaYour Name & OrgWorkable$ / Year / StatusBug Sense $ / Year / StatusTaxibeat$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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HondurasYour Name & Org?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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Hungary
Anca Albu (CEE Changers)
LogMeIn $1.3B / 2003 / PublicUstream $150MM / 2007 / PrivatePrezi? / 2009 / Private
https://www.google.com/finance?q=NASDAQ:LOGM
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IndiaDilip Sridhar (Unvired)Flipkart$1.6B / 2007 / PrivateinMobiOver $1B / 2007 / PrivateJust Dial$1.2B / 1996 / Private
http://www.moneycontrol.com/india/stockpricequote/miscellaneous/justdial/JD
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Indonesia
Tyovan Ari (Vemobo) & Dmitry Levit (Digital Media Partners)
Kaskus$80MM / 1999 / PrivateMigMe~$50MM / 2007 / PublicDetik.com$40MM / 1998 / Acquired
http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/archive/detikcom-operator-bought-for-no-less-than-40m/450028/, http://www.techinasia.com/mig33-listed-australian-securities-exchange/
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IranMohsen Malayeri (IEA)DigiKala
$10 - $20 MM / 2007 / Private
CafeBazar
$5 - $10 MM / Year / Private
Anetwork$1 - $5 / 2011 / Private
http://www.khoshfekri.com/4927/lessons-from-successful-iranian-startup-digikala/, https://www.linkedin.com/company/anetwork
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IraqYour Name & Org?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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IrelandJohn WhelanPaddyPower$4.4B / 1988 / PublicHostelWorld$650MM / 1999 / Private?$ / Year / Status
http://www.ise.ie/Prices,-Indices-Stats/Equity-Market-Data/EquityDetails/?equity=10676,
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IsraelAndrius Neviera (WSR)Conduit$1.4B / 2005 / PrivateWix$1.2B / 2006 / PublicTrusteer$1B/ 2006 / Acquired
http://www.globes.co.il/en/article-1000880222,
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Italy
Fabrizio Perrone (Buzzoole)
Yoox$2.5B / 2000 / PublicBravofly$786MM / 2004 / PublicBuongiorno$300MM / 1999 / Acquired
http://www.bloomberg.com/quote/BRG:SW, http://techcrunch.com/2012/05/14/ntt-docomo-will-pay-up-to-300m-to-buy-italian-mobile-content-company-buongiorno/,
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JapanAndrius Neviera (WSR)Line$28B / 2011 / PrivateRakuten$23B / 1997 / PublicGungHo$18.4B / 1998 / Public
http://www.bloomberg.com/quote/3765:JP, http://www.reuters.com/finance/stocks/chart?symbol=4751.T,
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KazakhstanYour Name & Org?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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KenyaRoger Gichuhi (buni.tv)One Africa Media$80MM / 2012 / PrivateMobilePlanet
$10-$20 MM / 2001 / Private
KopoKopo$10MM / 2010 / Private
http://www.crunchbase.com/organization/one-africa-media, http://kopokopo.com/kopo-kopo-the-worlds-first-mobile-money-merchant-services-platform-secures-2-6-million-in-series-a-financing/
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KoreaYour Name & OrgNaver$28B / 1999 / PublicNCsoft Corp$4.8B / 1997 / PublicNexon$3.5B / 1994 / Public
http://www.bloomberg.com/quote/035420:KS, http://finance.yahoo.com/echarts?s=036570.KS+Interactive#symbol=036570.ks;range=1y;compare=;indicator=volume;charttype=area;crosshair=on;ohlcvalues=0;logscale=off;source=undefined;
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KosovoYour Name & Org?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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KuwaitYour Name & Org?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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KyrgyzstanYour Name & Org?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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LatviaArtis Kehris (Ask.fm)Ask.fm$80MM / 2010 / PrivateDraugiem
$50MM - $100MM / 2004 / Private
Infogram$10MM - $20MM / 2012 / Private
http://www.arcticstartup.com/2012/06/19/draugiem-still-bigger-than-facebook-in-latvia-becomes-platform-for-new-startups, http://www.crunchbase.com/organization/infogram
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LebanonYour Name & Org?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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LithuaniaAndrius Neviera (WSR)Getjar
$500MM / 2000 / Private
Vinted$100MM / 2009 / PrivatePixelmator$20 - $50MM / 2007 / PrivateLink1, Link2, Link3
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Malaysia
Daniel Cerventus (TEDx)
MOL
$800MM / 1964 / Private
Jobstreet$524MM / 1997 / PrivateMy EG$484MM / 2000 / AcquiredLink1, Link2, Link3
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MaurtiiusYour Name & Org?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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MexicoYour Name & Org?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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MoroccoYour Name & Org?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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MyanmarYour Name & Org
Myanmar Information Technology
$ / Year / Status
InformationMatrix
$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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NepalYour Name & OrgCloudFactory?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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Netherlands
Rogier Senn van Basel (firstrateadv.com)
Marktplaats.nl
$284MM / 1999 / Acquired
Shapeways
$150 - $200 MM / 2007 / Private
Booking.com$135MM / 1996 / AcquiredLink1, Link2, Link3
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New ZealandYour Name & OrgXero$4.7B / 2006 / PublicTrade Me
$651MM / 1998 / Acquired
?$ / Year / Status
https://au.finance.yahoo.com/q?s=XRO.NZ, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TradeMe
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NigeriaYour Name & Org?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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NorwayYour Name & OrgFAST $1.2B / 1997 / Acquired?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / Status
http://www.internetnews.com/xSP/article.php/3720341
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PakistanAdam DaewoodNetSol Tech$202MM / 1995 / PublicTune.pk$ / Year / StatusHamariweb$ / Year / Status
https://www.google.com/finance?q=NASDAQ:NTWK
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Peru
Demis Estabridis (Lima Valley)
Plaza Points$ / Year / PrivateCinepapaya$ / 2012 / Private?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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Philippines
Beryl Li (WSR) & Dmitry Levit (Digital Media Partners)
Level Up$55MM / 2003 / PrivateMorphlabs$40MM / 2005 / PrivateiRemit$35MM / 1998 / Public
http://www.worldstartupwiki.org, http://www.worldstartupwiki.org, http://www.worldstartupwiki.org
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Poland
Ai Kordek (CEE Startup Awards)
baseCRM
~$50MM / 2009 / Private
SmartRecruiters~$35MM / 2010 / PrivateEstimote? / 2012 / PrivateLink1, Link2, Link3
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PortugalYour Name & Org?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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Puerto RicoYour Name & Org?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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Romania
Anca Albu (CEE Changers)
BitDefender
$50.1MM / 2001 / Private
Soft32$ / 2001 / PrivateUberVu$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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RussiaYour Name & OrgYandex$15.80B / 2000 / PublicMail.ru$8.2B / 1998 / PublicVK$2.5B / 2006 / Private
http://www.reuters.com/finance/stocks/overview?symbol=YNDX.OQ, http://www.reuters.com/finance/stocks/overview?symbol=MAILRq.L
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Saudi ArabiaYour Name & Org?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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Singapore
Dmitry Levit (Digital Media Partners)
Garena$1B / 2009 / PrivateViki
$200MM / 2007 / Acquired
Reebonz$200MM / 2009 / Private
http://www.techinasia.com/mediacorp-reebonz-investment/
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South africaYour Name & OrgNaspers$46B / 1915 / Public?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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SpainIgor Llorente (Sivarit)Gowex$2.3B / 1999 / Public
Odigeo (eDreams)
$2.1B / 2000 / PublicPrivalia$0.7B / 2006 / Private
http://carlosblanco.com/2011/03/09/valoracion-privalia-500-millones-euros/, https://au.news.yahoo.com/technology/a/22485023/spains-edreams-odigeo-skids-on-market-debut/, http://www.gowex.com/en/gowex-celebrates-its-fourth-anniversary-in-the-mab-outpacing-37-of-companies-in-the-continuous-market-in-terms-of-capitalization/, http://gananzia.com/startups-espanolas-que-valen-mas-de-100-millones-de-euros
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Sri LankaYour Name & Org?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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Sweden
Jaan Orvet (Orvet Stockholm) & Johan Crona (Almi Invest)
KING$6B / 2003 / PublicSpotify $4.0B / 2006 / PrivateKlarna$1.0B / 2005 / Private
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/6f851776-2287-11e1-acdc-00144feabdc0.html#axzz30wgUvXDw
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Switzerland
Silvan Krähenbühl (YEC)
Crealogix AG$115MM / 1996 / Public?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / Status
http://www.gurufocus.com/term/mktcap/XSWX:CLXN/Market%2BCap/Crealogix%2BHolding%2BAG,
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TaiwanYour Name & OrgKkbox
$100 - $200 MM / 2004 / Private
Cardinal Blue ? / 2009 / Private?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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TajikistanYour Name & Org?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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TanzaniaYour Name & Org?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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Thailand
Dmitry Levit (Digital Media Partners)
AsiaSoft Corp.$157MM / 2001 / PublicAgoda$76MM / 1998 / AcquiredOokbee~$70MM / 2010 / Private
http://www.techinasia.com/japans-transcosmos-invests-us7-million-southeast-asias-leading-ebookstore-ookbee-ten-percent-stake/, http://www.bloomberg.com/quote/AS:TB, http://files.shareholder.com/downloads/PCLN/2969361915x0x561766/CB103EAD-2799-49FD-991C-F192C5F8223A/PCLN_2011_Annual_Report.pdf
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TunisiaYour Name & Org?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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TurkeyRauf AtesHepsiburada$ / Year / StatusYemeksepeti$ / Year / StatusSahibinden$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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UAEYour Name & Org?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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UkraineYour Name & OrgPaymentwall
$50 - $100 MM / 2010 / Private
Viewdle
$30 - $45 MM / 2006 / Acquired
?$ / Year / Status
http://www.fiercemobileit.com/story/report-google-acquiring-startup-viewdle/2012-10-02
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United KingdomAndrius Neviera (WSR)Asos$6.05B / 2000 / PublicWonga$2.5B / 2006 / PrivateBetfair$2.0B / 1999 / Public
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/banksandfinance/9307853/Wonga-mulls-US-flotation-with-1.46bn-value.html
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USAndrius Neviera (WSR)Google$410B / 1998 / PublicAmazon$187B / 1994 / PublicFacebook$185B / 2004 / Public
http://www.reuters.com/finance/stocks/overview?symbol=GOOGL.OQ, http://www.reuters.com/finance/stocks/overview?symbol=AMZN.O, http://www.reuters.com/finance/stocks/overview?symbol=FB.O
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VenezuelaYour Name & Org?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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Vietnam
Dmitry Levit (Digital Media Partners)
VNG$1B / 2004 / PrivateVat Gia$75MM / 2006 / PrivateVMG Media$75MM / 2006 / Private
http://www.techinasia.com/startup-investment-vietnam-easier/,
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ZambiaYour Name & Org?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / Status?$ / Year / StatusLink1, Link2, Link3
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