Moscow, March 18 — “News. Economy.” The experts of the American media company Fast Company ranked the most innovative companies in 2019. According to this rating, Apple Inc is no longer the most innovative company in the world.
The list of innovative companies this year included 50 companies from 35 sectors.
Below we will discuss 10 most innovative companies of 2019. 10. Twitch
Twitch videostreaming service, specializing in themed computer games, including broadcasts of gameplay and eSports tournaments. Video platform Twitch can be viewed in real time and on demand.
Twitch owns Twitch Interactive, a subsidiary of Amazon. The service was created in 2011 by a similar separation from service justin.tv having a broader topic in order to differentiate traffic and to release the main servers.
Besides computer games, Twitch holds broadcast video, and other subjects, for example, musical performances or poker tournaments. 9. Oatly
Oatly is a Swedish company that produces oat milk and dairy products.
Patented enzyme technology copies the natural process and turns fibre rich oats into nutritional liquid food that is ideal for people. 8. Square
Square Co— a Japanese company producing computer games, founded in 1986, Masafumi Miyamoto and Hironobu Sakaguchi.
From 1992 to 2003 another brand name of the company was Squaresoft. In 2003 Square merged with Enix and became part of Square Enix. 7. Apeel Sciences
Apeel Sciences is a company dedicated to preserving the freshness of the products. As told by James Rogers, the company’s founder and a scientist, passing by planted something fields, he wondered: “We produce huge amount of food, but why one out of nine people do not enough food?”
The main reason is adulteration of food. With funding from the bill and Melinda gates Foundation, he has begun to develop a method of storage of products, but without the use of harmful pesticides and chemicals. Thanks to his experience, freshness is maintained at 2-3 times longer. 6. Sweetgreen
Sweetgreen is a restaurant chain of healthy eating, offering its clients dishes based on organic products without harmful additives and GMOs. The headquarters of the company is located in Washington.
In its activities the firm is committed to the role of the expert in the field of healthy nutrition, promoting its principles in their marketing communications and campaigns.
So in various areas of the U.S., the company holds sponsored events such as the festival of the sweet life, and conducts presentations on healthy nutrition for children and adolescents in schools. 5. Stitch Fix
The company uses artificial intelligence (AI) who works as a personal online stylist. He studies fashion trends for millions of photos and videos. And then finds among thousands of offers on the websites of the clothes that will to best suit a particular client.
Stitch Fix, founded in 2011 by a graduate of the Harvard business school Katrina lake. For 7 years, the business woman has built a company with a market capitalization of $ 2 billion and 5 800 employees.
In the fall of 2017 held its IPO Stitch Fix on the American stock exchange NASDAQ. The state-of-the Katrina lake is estimated at $ 120 million. 4. The Walt Disney Company
The Walt Disney Company is one of the largest financial conglomerates in the entertainment industry in the world.
Founded on October 16 1923 by brothers Walter and Roy Disney as a small animation Studio, is currently one of the largest Hollywood studios, the owner of 11 theme parks and two water parks, and several broadcasting networks, including the American broadcasting company. 3. NBA
National basketball Association — professional mens basketball League in North America, particularly USA and Canada. Among the four major professional sports leagues of North America, along with NHL, MLB and NFL.
Was founded in 1946 as the Basketball Association of America and joined the National basketball League was renamed as the National basketball Association.
The Central office of the NBA is located on the 19th floor of the Olympic tower on Fifth Avenue in new York. 2. Grab
Grab is a Malaysian company providing taxi and logistics services through its app in Singapore and neighbouring countries — Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar and Cambodia.
In July 2017 the number of drivers registered in the network Grab, amounted to more than 1 000 000, the app itself has been downloaded more than 45 million mobile devices in South-East Asia. 1. Meituan-Dianping
Dianping Meituan is based in Beijing, about the company, few people know outside of China. Meituan Dianping is engaged in the delivery of food and implementation of services (for example, washing the car in the Parking lot), sell food and movie tickets and offering discounts for joint purchase.
The company was founded in 2015 by merging services, Meituan and Dianping, then the combined structure is estimated at $15 billion According to its own data, the service cooperates with 5 million sellers of goods and services, its audience is 280 million users per year.
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