Entire industries are being disrupted by new, often well-funded new businesses that can quickly scale and in many instances displace long-established companies.

Since 2002 52% of the Fortune 500 companies are no longer around; most are now expected to last no more than another 15-20 years.

The Disrupt 100 champions those businesses who are truly innovating; rethinking today’s products, services, technologies and business models to open new markets and create new demand.

The businesses were sourced from the 1M+ global ventures.

Each was then scored by judges from AstraZeneca, KPMG, IBM and Silicon Valley Bank, tech accelerators Microsoft Ventures, WAYRA and MassChallenge and entrepreneurs Emma Sinclair, Tom Goodwin and Bill Liao. To name a few.

We hope the listing will provide greater public understanding of the innovation by companies worldwide. Too often we’re not presented with a global perspective, nor are the companies reported ‘disruptors’; they’ve normally already ‘disrupted’.

If you’d like to get involved, whether as a judge, sponsor or you believe you have a startup which we should include, please drop us a note at

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