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The Most Innovative Companies of 2016

01-10
  • 01

    BuzzFeed

    For shaking up media across the globe

  • 02

    Facebook

    For not letting size get in the way of acting like a startup

  • 03

    CVS Health

    For becoming a one-stop health shop

  • 04

    Uber

    For hustling corporate business

  • 05

    Netflix

    For giving unexpected audiences exactly what they want

  • 06

    Amazon

    For evolving from commerce to cool cloud services

  • 07

    Apple

    For acing its China test

  • 08

    Alphabet

    For finding a better way to bet big

  • 09

    Black Lives Matter

    For turning the conversation about race into results

  • 10

    Taco Bell

    For combining corn, beans, meat, and cheese into genius

11-20
  • 11

    Robinhood

    For removing all the barriers to stock trading

  • 12

    Universal Studios

    For breaking the box-office record with canny casting and marketing

  • 13

    Huawei

    For taking the upper hand in the global mobile competition

  • 14

    Cyanogen

    For offering a more open, customizable version of Android

  • 15

    InMobi

    For making mobile ads you actually want to see

  • 16

    Novocure

    For attacking tumors with electricity

  • 17

    Bristol-Myers Squibb

    For treating tumors with T cells

  • 18

    Amgen

    For making cancer therapy go viral

  • 19

    Spotify

    For finding the beat in the data

  • 20

    GE

    For leading the industrial Internet of Things

21-30
  • 21

    Warby Parker

    For prescribing social good at home

  • 22

    Riot Games

    For being in an e-sports league of its own

  • 23

    Farfetch

    For putting the world's best boutique-fashion retailers on a global stage

  • 24

    Everlane

    For matching our clothes to our values

  • 25

    Kit and Ace

    For designing luxe casual wear from next-generation performance fabrics

31-40
  • 31

    Airbnb

    For democratizing authentic, local travel experiences

  • 32

    Generator

    For making hosteling hip

  • 33

    BeMyGuest

    For taking Asian travelers off the beaten path

  • 34

    Social Capital

    For building a 21st-century change agent

  • 35

    Hudl

    For changing the game with mobile video

  • 36

    Box

    For becoming the backbone of major businesses

  • 37

    Fitbit

    For taking health tracking mainstream

  • 38

    Snapchat

    For creating a vibrantly addictive alternative to traditional TV

  • 39

    Sama

    For redefining what it means to be a not-for-profit business

  • 40

    Midroll Media

    For transforming podcasting from passion to phenomenon

41-50
  • 41

    Affirm

    For offering credit that doesn't suck

  • 42

    Earnest

    For building a better student loan

  • 43

    Aspiration

    For using transparency to rebuild trust in banks

  • 44

    Vail Resorts

    For creating the ultimate travel loyalty program

  • 45

    Noora Health

    For improving the lives of surgery patients in India

  • 46

    Shyp

    For eliminating the hassle from sending packages

  • 47

    Shopify

    For enabling businesses to pursue retail everywhere

  • 48

    Babbel

    For helping anyone hablar como un local

  • 49

    Jaunt

    For becoming the first VR media company

  • 50

    Hasbro

    For mastering the modern art of corporate storytelling

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