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It doesn’t take a lifetime to build a super valuable company. As this list shows, it’s possible to go from $0 to $16 billion in valuation in just under than five years. Business Insider analyzed Pitchbook data to find the startups based in the US who reached the $1 billion mark in that timeframe – in other words, the youngest crop of the so-called “unicorn” companies. Here are the 17 privately-held startups that have created businesses worth more than a billion dollars in the last five years.