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Top 50 Most Promising Startups of 2022

The Information selected 50 companies that have the potential to be the most valuable businesses in their categories based on their current revenue, business model, and growth prospects. To build the list, our reporters consulted industry sources and gathered previously undisclosed financial information. We limited the list to startups that had raised less than $100 million in funding or began operations within the last two years. We excluded companies that are already “unicorns,” or worth more than $1 billion on paper. Scroll down for this year's list.

Read our takeaways from the 2022 list: What We Learned From The Information’s 50 Most Promising Startups

View previous lists: The Information 50 2021 | The Information 50 2020

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Glossary:
  • Valuation includes the cash from the most recent investment, unless otherwise noted.
  • Annual recurring revenue refers to customer commitments to buy a startup’s product over the next 12 months.
  • Annualized revenue refers to the last month’s revenue multiplied by 12.
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