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Naver, Celltrion, Samsung Bio named Fortune 'Future 50' companies

Naver, Celltrion, Samsung Bio named Fortune 'Future 50' companies

Posted October. 20, 2018 07:25,   

Updated October. 20, 2018 07:25

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Naver, Celltrion, and Samsung BioLogics have made the list of Fortune’s Future 50 list. The Fortune, in partnership with Boston Consulting Group, has annually announced the 50 most promising companies in the world since 2017. The list included only U.S. companies in 2017 but has extended the candidates to international companies this year. Naver (6th), Celltrion (17th), and Samsung BioLogics were included in the list along with global companies, such as Alphabet, Netflix, Amazon, and Alibaba Group.

Naver established an early lead in its home market for search and other Internet services, said Fortune. As for Celltrion, Fortune said that the firm could achieve up to 25 percent future annual growth, with sales in multiple markets. Of Samsung BioLogics, the magazine assessed that despite having the lowest revenue out of the 50, the company has the largest number of biosimilar pipelines in the world.

Meanwhile, HR and business cloud software provider Workday of the U.S. landed the top spot on the list followed by Weibo, the Chinese version of Twitter, and IT service and management company ServiceNow of the U.S.


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