Hot Trends For Startups Around The Globe

There’s no question, we’re seeing more startup companies than any other time in history.

Like everything else there are winners and there are losers. Today’s rapidly evolving technology is allowing young entrepreneurs to take an idea and turn it into a multi-billion dollar business in record time. In order to understand trends in the types of business people are successfully starting and growing, check out this super detailed infographic that analyzed the top 200 startups globally, as ranked by Startup Ranking.

*Infographic from Kemplar Industries:

Interesting Takeaways: Kemplar divided up the top 200 startups into 19 categories based on what they allow the end users to accomplish (purpose). Below I’ve listing them from most to least prevalent:

  • Find: Find variety or content, places to go and people to help
  • Buy: Variety of online marketplaces
  • Organize: Optimize processes for business and/or social
  • Read: Variety of news and special interest sites
  • Create: Build digital assets by designing and/or coding
  • Analyze: Tools for business and/or social analytics
  • Learn: Learn things like languages and coding
  • Communicate: Business and/or social messaging tools
  • Sell: E-commerce platforms
  • Transact: Transfer and exchange money
  • Share Content: Share audio, video and pics with online communities
  • Publish: Share content beyond just social channels
  • Meet: Find people with similar interests
  • Hire: Find people to work for you
  • Business Infrastructure: Cloud storage, web hosting and office space
  • Transport: Taxis of ride sharing services
  • Teach: Online education platforms
  • Deliver: Have goods delivered to you
  • Collaborate: Crowdsourced projects

Top 10 Startups:

  • Airbnb
  • Uber
  • Medium
  • 500px
  • Hootsuite
  • 9GAG
  • Giphy
  • Buffer
  • Quora
  • Prezl

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