From the U.S. to China, you could start a hefty collection of private startups valued at at least $1 billion. By a count from The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones VentureSource, there are at least three dozen such companies. They attribute this high number, in part, to the fact that companies are putting off IPOs and opting for larger private rounds of financing.

Below, you'll find a chart from statistics company Statista, which provides a look at the 10 companies with the highest valuations.

Published on: Feb 24, 2014