Top Ten World’s Most Innovative Companies List Of 2012

Innovative companies introduce innovative concepts to change established industry trends. The world looks up to the concepts to improve both quantity and quality of production or enhance operation efficiencies. Some of the World’s Top 10 Innovative Companies are mentioned below.

1)   Salesforce.com

Salesforce.com, Inc. Is a reputed cloud computing Application Company. It provides a platform for developers to build and test business applications and supports both large and small business houses. The customized solutions developed by the company can be integrated with other software applications through the web browser.

Salesforce.com Inc. Is based in San Francisco, California. Initially the company developed customer relationship management (CRM) products, but soon through acquisition, expanded into “social enterprise arena”. In 2012, Salesforce was ranked number 27 on Fortune’s list of 100 Best Companies to work for. Listed on the NYSE, the company is a constituent of the S&P 500 index.

2)   Amazon.com

Amazon.com is the worlds largest and arguably the most trusted online marketing platforms. By offering a wide array of products at competitive pricing and assuring timely and secure delivery the company has established itself as a leader in the field of online marketing. The company also earns revenue through online advertising, and co-branded credit card agreements.

Amazon.com is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, United States. It started its journey as an online bookstore. It soon started selling CDs, DVDs, software, MP3 downloads, electronics, video games, apparel, food, furniture, and jewelry. The company also manufactures Amazon Kindle e-book reader and the Kindle Fire tablet computers. Besides these, it offers cloud computing services too.

3)   Intuitive Surgical

This company develops Da Vinci Surgical instruments and accessories. The DA Vinci Surgical System is built to provide a surgeon intuitive control over operational procedures. One of its unique features is its high-definition three dimensional vision. With DA Vinci Surgical instruments surgeons find it easy to perform complex dissection or reconstruction operations with minimal anatomy invasion.

Intuitive Surgical has installed over 2000 systems worldwide. It acquired its competitor Computer Motion in 2003 and is part of the Nasdaq-100 and S&P 500.

4)   Tencent Holdings Limited

This is an investment holding company in China. It provides value added services in fields like social networks, e-commerce, web portals, and multiplayer online games. Besides these, the company is a major player in online advertising services. Some of the well-known subsidiaries of Tencent include Tencent Technology, Tencent Computer, Tencent Cyber (Tianjin) Company Limited, Shiji Kaixuan, Tencent Asset Management Limited and others.

Tencent is based in Nanshan District, Shenzhen. As of November 2010 it ranks among the five largest Internet companies in the world and is competing with giants like Amazon and Google and Amazon in market capitalization.

5)   Apple

Apple is the most well known brands in the world of technology. It designs, manufactures and markets mobile devices, portable digital music players, and personal computers. Besides, the company develops and markets related software. Some of its well known brands include the iPhone, iPad, Mac, iPod, Apple TV, a portfolio of applications, like the ears and Mac X operating systems, iCloud, along with several support offerings. Besides, the company specializes in providing digital content through the App Store, iTunes Store, iBookstore, and Mac App Store. In 2011, Apple acquired Nortel Networks Corporation’s patent portfolio. In early 2012 it acquired the Company app-search engine Chomp.

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