15 signs you're working for the next unicorn company

Are you working for the next Uber?

Unicorn companies, named for the mythical, magical one-horned beast, were once exceedingly rare. Now these billion-dollar babies are springing up all over, with names like Zenefits, Oscar Health, and Blue Apron.

Is your company the next unicorn (private companies valued at $1 billion and above)? Here's how to tell, based on real numbers and trends.

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By Jefferson Reid

Jefferson Reid is a writer, author and editor who was worked for NBCUniversal, CBS, AOL, Yahoo! and many others.