Top 10 smartest companies in 2017

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Three Chinese companies – voice recognition firm iFlytek, developers of the WeChat instant messaging service Tencent, and facial recognition company Face++ – enters the top 11, breaking the domination of American companies.

MIT Technology Review every year picks the 50 companies that best combine innovative technology with an effective business model. The list represents its editors’ “best guess as to which firms will be the dominant companies of the future”, based on their current development of technology, said MIT Technology Review.

Let’s take a look at the top 10 smartest companies:

No 1 Nvidia

The logo of Nvidia Corporation is seen during the annual Computex computer exhibition in Taipei, Taiwan, China, May 30, 2017.[Photo/Agencies]

Headquarters: Santa Clara, California

Valuation: $90.9 billion

Industry: Intelligent machines

No 2 SpaceX

Headquarters: Hawthorne, California

Valuation: $12 billion

Industry: Transportation

Elon Musk, founder, CEO and lead designer at SpaceX and co-founder of Tesla, checks out the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition II in Hawthorne, California, US, August 27, 2017. [Photo/Agencies]

No 3 Amazon

Headquarters: Seattle, Washington

Valuation: $479.3 billion

Industry: Connectivity

An Amazon employee gives her dog a biscuit as the pair head into a company building, where dogs are welcome, in Seattle, Oct. 11, 2017. [Photo/IC]

No 4 23andMe

Headquarters: Mountain View, California

Valuation: $1.1 billion

Industry: Biomedicine

A logo sign outside of the headquarters of 23andMe in Mountain View, California on January 24, 2016. [Photo/IC]

No 5 Alphabet

Headquarters: Mountain View, California

Valuation: $673.9 billion

Industry: Connectivity

Children’s blocks spell out the words “Google” and “Alphabet” in this arranged photograph taken in Tiskilwa, Illinois, US, Aug 11, 2015. [Photo/VCG]

No 6 iFlytek

Headquarters: Hefei, China

Valuation: $6.8 billion

Industry: Intelligent machines

Two humanoid smart robots by iFlytek exhibited during the 2016 International E-business Expo on March 30, 2016 in Guangzhou, South China.[Photo/VCG]

No 7 Kite Pharma

Headquarters: Santa Monica, California

Valuation: $5.7 billion

Industry: Biomedicine

Staff of Kite Pharma works at a lab in Los Angeles, California, July 26, 2016. [Photo/IC]

No 8 Tencent

Headquarters: Shenzhen, China

Valuation: $350 billion

Industry: Connectivity

Tencent Chairman Pony Ma attends an event of tech incubator Hong Kong X in Hong Kong, China, September 11, 2017.[Photo/VCG]

No 9 Regeneron

Headquarters: Tarrytown, New York

Valuation: $55.5 billion

Industry: Biomedicine

A robotic DNA sample automation machine works on DNA samples at a Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc laboratory at the biotechnology company’s headquarters in Tarrytown, New York, March 24, 2015.[Photo/VCG]

Top 10 smartest companies in 2017

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2017-11-07 06:58

Santa Clara, California-based chipmaker Nvidia has become the smartest company in the world this year, followed by Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s space travel venture SpaceX and online retailer Amazon, according to the MIT Technology Review.

Three Chinese companies – voice recognition firm iFlytek, developers of the WeChat instant messaging service Tencent, and facial recognition company Face++ – enters the top 11, breaking the domination of American companies.

MIT Technology Review every year picks the 50 companies that best combine innovative technology with an effective business model. The list represents its editors’ “best guess as to which firms will be the dominant companies of the future”, based on their current development of technology, said MIT Technology Review.

Let’s take a look at the top 10 smartest companies.

No 10 Spark Therapeutics

Headquarters: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Valuation: $1.9 billion

Industry: Biomedicine

Founded in 2013, Spark Therapeutics is a leader in the field of genetherapy.[Photo/sparktx.com]

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