Most of first generation entrepreneurs took the plunge and invested their blood into what they believed could change the world. Here is a list of the 10 most valuable startups in the US today.
The 8th position on this list belongs to the world renowned start up Uber. Setup in 2009, the company offers cab transport services through an app which allows the user to call for a taxi right at his door step. Cab drivers are alerted of a ride request by the customer in vicinity. It operates in over 66 countries and 545 cities. It is valued at $64 billion and was set up by Travis Kalanick in 2009. The company is credited with having transformed the taxi hailing services of the globe!