The ranking, chosen by executives from top tech companies, including Uber and Google, venture capitalists and other experts working with entrepreneurs and technology, also identified the rise if healthcare and AI as areas ripe for disruption.
Health accounted for 17 per cent of the sectors, followed by 14 per cent working on disrupting general business and 10 per cent finance. Startups specialising in AI accounted for the largest area of tech only behind mobile. Tallt Ventures also calculated seven per cent have grown within or as a result of partnerships with corporates.
“The annual index celebrates disruptive innovation across all sectors and all geographies The quality of this year’s 100 is higher than ever. Each company featured is doing something truly unique and we’re excited to follow what they do next," said founder of the Disrupt100, Matt Connolly.