ISSUE – Feb. 10 | The 11 fastest US startups to a $2B valuation

A $2 billion valuation is plenty newsworthy on its own, but Uptake’s $40 million financing last week caught our eye for a couple of reasons:

The Chicago-based company, which provides a predictive analysis SaaS platform for an array of industries, hit that post val in an amazingly short amount of time and having raised a relatively small amount of venture capital—about $90 million in total since its July 2014 founding.
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