The WEF’s 2020 list includes a total of 100 firms from around the world that are pioneering new technologies and innovations, from artificial intelligence and machine learning to the internet of things (IoT) and robotics.
The WEF has been recognizing a limited number of tech pioneers every year since 2000 and incorporates them into its initiatives and events to bring insights into “world-critical” discussions.
Tech pioneers also become part of the WEF’s global innovators community and strategic intelligence ecosystem to help industry leaders with fresh perspectives.
Last year, blockchain solutions firm Bitfury was one of the blockchain startups on the WEF’s list. Ripple was also recognized by the forum in 2015.
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Ethereum had a breakout year in 2021. It’s native asset, ETH’s, market capitalization surpassed $500 billion for the first time. Its network facilitated upwards of $7 trillion value transfer. Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) emerged as another “killer application” that have put its technology on the global stage and caught the attention of the masses.