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The world’s top 10 disruptive companies: CNBC

Aug 06. 2019
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By China Daily

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The US-based business news network CNBC released on May 15 its latest Disruptor 50 list, featuring three Chinese companies – Didi Chuxing in second place, Xiaohongshu in 10th, and Yitu Technology in 20th.

CNBC said the 50 are startups on the cutting edge of huge consumer, technological and business shifts, and are already worth billions.

Let's take a look at the top 10 disruptors.

1. Indigo Ag – an agricultural technology startup creating seed treatments that optimise the health of a plant in order to increase its yield.

2. Didi Chuxing – a mobile transportation platform providing online ride-hailing services. 

3. The We Company – the space made by The We Company features nearly 100 bookable workplace seats in New York available on demand or for pre-booking via its website. 

4. Grab – a mobile platform offering transportation and financial services and on-demand groceries.

5. Rent the Runway – the company provides clothing rental services. 

 

6. GoodRx – a platform where consumers can find and compare prescription prices.

7. Airbnb – a platform that connects individuals offering residences or rooms with people interested in short-term rentals.

 

 

8. Casper – the company sells memory-foam mattresses online. 

 

 

 

 

9. Peloton – the fitness technology company sells high-end stationary bikes, treadmills and live-streamed classes to customers. 

 

10. Xiaohongshu – a lifestyle platform that integrates community and content with e-commerce.

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