Since 2011, Forbes has been selecting innovative companies based on the Innovation Premium Solution for the companies around the world. Among the domestic companies, Naver (#9), Amore Pacific (#16), and LG Health & Beauty (#28) were ranked on the list.
Naver is ranked #9, 44 stairs up compared to 2014, 4 stairs up compared to 2015, entering for the first time in the top 10. Naver was ranked #53 in 2014, #21 in 2015, #13 in 2016. By industry, it ranked #2 in the Software & Service category after the Salesforce.com, By region, it rank #2 after the Shanghai RAAS Blood Product among the Pacific companies.
Meanwhile, American video streaming service, Netflix (#5), Chinese IT company, Tencent (#24), and Baidu (#60) also were ranked on ‘The World’s Most Innovative Companies” in 2017. Following American cloud computing company, Salesforce.com of #1, electric vehicle company Tesla was selected as #2, and e-commerce company Amazon was selected as #3.
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