Top 100 ExOs
The business world has learned over the last two decades how to scale technology – now it’s time to scale the organization. A new breed of Exponential Organizations (or ExOs) are delivering 10x or better performance benchmarks compared to their peers. We present below the 100 most scalable organizations in the world, based on the diagnostic survey in the award-winning book, “Exponential Organizations”.
GitHub is a web-based company that offers code hosting services for collaborative software development.
Airbnb is an online community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book accommodation around the world.
Uber is a mobile app connecting passengers with drivers for hire.
Indiegogo is a global crowdfunding platform empowering people around the world to fund projects that matter to them.
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services and products.
Quirky brings new consumer products to market by enabling interaction between the online global community and Quirky’s product design staff.
Kaggle is a platform for predictive modeling and analytics competitions and consulting.
Pinterest is a social bookmarking site with a virtual pinboard interface that visually showcases the user’s interests.
A platform for online communities to submit links, create content, and have discussions about whatever interests them
Tumblr, a microblogging platform and social networking website, enables users to post multimedia and other content to a short-form blog.
Shapeways is a 3D printing marketplace and community that enables users to make, buy and sell their own personalized products.
Kiva is a peer-to-peer micro-lending site that allows low-income entrepreneurs in developing countries to obtain loans.
Etsy is an e-commerce site and a smartphone application for buying and selling handmade and vintage items.
Cloudera is an enterprise software company that provides Apache Hadoop-based software and training to data-driven enterprises.
Medium is a platform for people to share their ideas and stories with the right audiences.
waze is a free mobile navigation app for smartphones that allows drivers to use live maps, real-time traffic updates, and other road data.
Kickstarter is a crowdfunding platform for creative projects such as movies, music, art, theater, games, comics, design, and photography.
Valve is an American entertainment software and tech company developing video games and other related technologies.
19. Wikipedia (Wikimedia)
The Wikimedia Foundation encourages the development and distribution of free educational content with projects such as Wikipedia.
Coursera is an education company partnering with universities and organizations worldwide to offer free massive open online courses (MOOCs).
21. Local Motors
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Duolingo is a popular free language education platform.
Twitch is a social video platform for gamers.
TopCoder is a development and design community that hosts online programming contests for developers, analysts and designers.
Xiaomi is a privately-owned company that designs, develops, and sells mobile phones and consumer electronics.
Soylent™ was developed from a need for a simpler food source.
27. WordPress (Automattic)
Automattic develops publishing platforms, including the WordPress.com website and the VIP WordPress.com cloud version.
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TaskRabbit is a website and mobile app that allows users to outsource small jobs and tasks to people in their neighborhood.
Yammer is an enterprise social network that enables employees to collaborate across departments, geographies and business applications.
Yelp is an online urban guide that helps people find recommended destinations based on the informed opinions and reviews of a community.
Zappos is an online retailer specializing in shoes and apparel.
DonorsChoose.org is an online charity that provides an option for people to donate directly for projects at public schools.
34. Khan Academy
Khan Academy is an educational non-profit organization focused on providing free education-related services.
Haier Group provides consumer electronics and home appliances such as air conditioners, computers, ovens, washing machines and televisions.
Netflix is engaged in the internet delivery of TV shows and movies directly on TVs, computers, and mobile devices.
Salesforce is an enterprise cloud-computing company and CRM provider offering business software solutions on a subscription basis.
Homejoy is an online platform connecting professional cleaners with clients for $20 per hour.
Amazon.com is an international e-commerce website for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Facebook is an online social networking service that enables its users to connect with friends and family as well as make new connections.
Getaround is a mobile application and a peer-to-peer car sharing marketplace that enables car owners to rent out their cars.
Instagram is a free photo sharing application that enables its users to take photos, apply filters, and share them on social networks.
Snapchat is a photo messaging app that allows users to take photos, record videos, add text and drawings, and send them to recipients.
Twitter is a global social networking platform that allows its users to send and read 140-character messages known as “tweets”.
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TransferWise is a peer-to-peer money transfer service allowing foreign students and businesses to transact money globally.
Slack offers a real-time messaging, archiving and search tool that facilitates better communication within a team.
Evernote is a suite of software and services that allow users to capture, organize, and find information across multiple platforms.
Alibaba is a Chinese e-commerce company operating online marketplaces for both international and domestic China trade.
Groupon is a deal-of-the-day website that offers its users with discounted gift certificates usable at local or national companies.
HomeAway offers a platform in which travelers can browse and book vacation homes, and rental owners can advertise and manage bookings.
LinkedIn, a professional networking site, allows its members to create business connections, search for jobs, and find potential clients.
Square is a merchant services aggregator and mobile payment company that aims to simplify commerce through technology.
Supercell is a video game development company for tablets and smart phones.
Coinbase makes it easy for people, businesses, and develoeprs to use Bitcoin.
Flipkart is an online shopping destination for electronics, books, music and movies.
Palantir® is a full-service web design, development, and strategy firm that uses open source technologiesto help enable people .
Elance-oDesk is the leader in online work. The company’s online workplace lets businesses and freelancers work together via the Internet.
Skype provides a software and mobile application that allows users to make voice and video calls and chat over the internet.
Tongal connects businesses that need creative work with an always-on network of writers, directors, and production companies who deliver it.
Zynga provides social game services and develops social games for smartphones, websites and social websites.
Threadless is a global community-driven design platform featuring designs created by various designers, artists and general consumers.
Instacart is a same-day grocery delivery company delivering groceries and home essentials from a variety of local stores.
Apple is a multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and markets consumer electronics, personal computers, and software.
WhatsApp is a proprietary, cross-platform, free instant messaging subscription service for smartphones.
Box is an online file sharing and cloud content management service offering unlimited storage, custom branding, and administrative controls
Eventbrite is a global marketplace for live experiences that lets people to find and create events.
69. Lending Club
Lending Club is the nation’s leading online credit marketplace, using technology to lower the cost of the traditional banking system.
Dropbox for Business enables users to protect their files with admin control, dedicated support, and more.
Splunk provides operational intelligence software that monitors, reports and analyzes real-time machine data.
Spotify is a commercial music streaming service that provides restricted digital content from a range of record labels and artists.
A set of unified APIs and tools that instantly enable businesses to accept and manage online payments.
Freelancer.com is an outsourcing and crowdsourcing marketplace for small businesses.
77. General Electric
General Electric is a diversified infrastructure, finance, and media company providing billions in financing for various global businesses.
Zillow is an online real estate marketplace for finding and sharing information about homes, real estate, and mortgages.
Craigslist is a classified advertisements website for jobs, personals, for sale and wanted items, services, résumés and discussion forums.
Kayak is a travel metasearch engine that allows users to find and book flights, hotels, vacations, rental cars and cruise lines.
Protecting individuals and enterprises, Lookout predicts and stops mobile attacks before they do harm
82. Wolfram Alpha
Wolfram Alpha offers a computational knowledge engine that provides answers to users based on built-in data and algorithms.
83. Studio Roosegaarde
Studio Roosegaarde is the social design lab for interactive art, fashion, and architecture.
84. Credit Karma
Credit Karma develops tools and maintains information resources that help users to manage the credit aspect of their financial health.
TED, short for Technology, Entertainment, Design, is a global set of conferences focused on ideas worth spreading.
IBM is an IT technology and consulting firm providing computer hardware, software, and infrastructure and hosting services.
GoPro is a brand of high-definition personal cameras used in extreme action video photography.
Houzz is an online platform for home remodeling, architecture, interior design, decorating, landscape design, and home improvement.
Tesla Motors designs, manufactures and sells electric vehicles, such as the Tesla Roadster, the first fully electric sports car.
Cisco Systems is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures and sells networking equipment.
91. Hampton Creek
Hampton Creek is a food technology company that is committed to finding new ways of using plants in food products.
Hulu is an online video service offering hit shows, movies and documentaries through its website, Hulu.com, and other destination sites.
93. Coyote Logistics
Coyote Logistics was added to CrunchBase in 2014
94. Jaunt VR
Jaunt develops a technology combining computational photography, statistical algorithms, parallel processing, hardware, and virtual reality.
Workday provides SaaS-based enterprise solutions for a company’s human resources and financial management activities.
Theranos’ mission is to make actionable health information accessible to everyone at the time it matters.
RetailMeNot, a marketplace for online coupons and deals, operates a portfolio of coupon and deal websites.
98. Rocket Fuel
Rocket Fuel delivers Advertising That Learns technology, a programmatic media-buying platform providing data management solutions.
ServiceNow is an IT cloud company that transforms IT by automating and managing IT service relationships across the global enterprise.
100. Gilt Groupe
Gilt Groupe is an online shopping website that provides instant insider access to top designer labels.