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Disruptive Companies: 2012

February 21, 2012

What is a disruptive company? It is a business whose innovations force other businesses to alter their strategic course. The list is compiled by MIT Technology Review’s editors, who look for companies that over the previous year have demonstrated original and valuable technology, are bringing that technology to market at a significant scale, and are clearly influencing their competitors.

As a group, the companies on this list represent our best judgment of the commercial innovations most likely to change lives around the world. Do you agree with us? Which companies that didn’t make it onto the list should have, and which do you think didn’t deserve a place?

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