Top 100 ExOs

The business world has learned over the last two decades how to scale technology – now it’s time to scale the organization. A new breed of Exponential Organizations (or ExOs) are delivering 10x or better performance benchmarks compared to their peers. We present below the 100 most scalable organizations in the world, based on the diagnostic survey in the award-winning book, “Exponential Organizations”.

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1. GitHub

GitHub is a web-based company that offers code hosting services for collaborative software development.


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76 ExQ Score

2. Airbnb

Airbnb is an online community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book accommodation around the world.


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74 ExQ Score

3. Uber

Uber is a mobile app connecting passengers with drivers for hire.


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73 ExQ Score

4. Indiegogo

Indiegogo is a global crowdfunding platform empowering people around the world to fund projects that matter to them.


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73 ExQ Score

5. Google

Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services and products.


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72.5 ExQ Score

6. Kaggle

Kaggle is a platform for predictive modeling and analytics competitions and consulting.


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72 ExQ Score

7. Quirky

Quirky brings new consumer products to market by enabling interaction between the online global community and Quirky’s product design staff.


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72 ExQ Score

8. Tumblr

Tumblr, a microblogging platform and social networking website, enables users to post multimedia and other content to a short-form blog.


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72 ExQ Score

9. Reddit

A platform for online communities to submit links, create content, and have discussions about whatever interests them


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72 ExQ Score

10. Etsy

Etsy is an e-commerce site and a smartphone application for buying and selling handmade and vintage items.


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72 ExQ Score

11. Kiva.org

Kiva is a peer-to-peer micro-lending site that allows low-income entrepreneurs in developing countries to obtain loans.


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72 ExQ Score

12. Shapeways

Shapeways is a 3D printing marketplace and community that enables users to make, buy and sell their own personalized products.


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72 ExQ Score

13. Pinterest

Pinterest is a social bookmarking site with a virtual pinboard interface that visually showcases the user's interests.


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72 ExQ Score

14. Waze

waze is a free mobile navigation app for smartphones that allows drivers to use live maps, real-time traffic updates, and other road data.


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71 ExQ Score

15. Cloudera

Cloudera is an enterprise software company that provides Apache Hadoop-based software and training to data-driven enterprises.


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71 ExQ Score

16. Kickstarter

Kickstarter is a crowdfunding platform for creative projects such as movies, music, art, theater, games, comics, design, and photography.


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71 ExQ Score

17. BlaBlaCar

BlaBlaCar is a car-sharing website that connects drivers with empty seats and paying passengers to offset distance travel costs.


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71 ExQ Score

18. Medium

Medium is a platform for people to share their ideas and stories with the right audiences.


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70.5 ExQ Score

19. 3D Hubs

World's largest and fastest growing network of 3D printers


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70 ExQ Score

20. Podio

Podio is a social collaboration tool that allows users to build apps and set up workspaces to support their preferred workflows.


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70 ExQ Score

21. Twitch

Twitch is a social video platform for gamers.


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70 ExQ Score

22. Prezi

Prezi is the interactive, cloud-based presentation platform that helps you connect more powerfully with your audience.


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70 ExQ Score

23. Duolingo

Duolingo is a popular free language education platform.


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70 ExQ Score

24. Local Motors

A World of Vehicle Innovations


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70 ExQ Score

25. Wikimedia

The Wikimedia Foundation encourages the development and distribution of free educational content with projects such as Wikipedia.


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70 ExQ Score

26. Coursera

Coursera is an education company partnering with universities and organizations worldwide to offer free massive open online courses (MOOCs).


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70 ExQ Score

27. Valve

Valve is an American entertainment software and tech company developing video games and other related technologies.


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70 ExQ Score

28. GoodData

GoodData is a cloud-based business intelligence platform providing data management solutions for businesses.


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70 ExQ Score

29. Topcoder

TopCoder is a development and design community that hosts online programming contests for developers, analysts and designers.


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69.5 ExQ Score

30. Xiaomi

Xiaomi is a privately-owned company that designs, develops, and sells mobile phones and consumer electronics.


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69.5 ExQ Score

31. Gustin

Redefining premium menswear


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69 ExQ Score

32. Zappos

Zappos is an online retailer specializing in shoes and apparel.


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69 ExQ Score

33. Yammer

Yammer is an enterprise social network that enables employees to collaborate across departments, geographies and business applications.


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69 ExQ Score

34. Peerby

Peerby.com is a website and mobile app enabling consumers to borrow products by asking around in their neighborhood.


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69 ExQ Score

35. Yelp

Yelp is an online urban guide that helps people find recommended destinations based on the informed opinions and reviews of a community.


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69 ExQ Score

36. TaskRabbit

TaskRabbit is a website and mobile app that allows users to outsource small jobs and tasks to people in their neighborhood.


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69 ExQ Score

37. Khan Academy

Khan Academy is an educational non-profit organization focused on providing free education-related services.


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69 ExQ Score

38. Automattic

Automattic develops publishing platforms, including the WordPress.com website and the VIP WordPress.com cloud version.


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69 ExQ Score

39. SoundCloud

SoundCloud is the world’s leading audio platform, where anyone can share and discover unique music & audio, on the web and on mobile.


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69 ExQ Score

40. DonorsChoose

DonorsChoose.org is an online charity that provides an option for people to donate directly for projects at public schools.


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69 ExQ Score

41. Soylent

Soylent™ was developed from a need for a simpler food source.


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69 ExQ Score

42. Haier

Haier Group provides consumer electronics and home appliances such as air conditioners, computers, ovens, washing machines and televisions.


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68 ExQ Score

43. Netflix

Netflix is engaged in the internet delivery of TV shows and movies directly on TVs, computers, and mobile devices.


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68 ExQ Score

44. Salesforce

Salesforce is an enterprise cloud-computing company and CRM provider offering business software solutions on a subscription basis.


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68 ExQ Score

45. Springest

Springest is a website offering the comparisons of training programs and courses in the Netherlands.


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68 ExQ Score

46. HomeJoy

Homejoy is an online platform connecting professional cleaners with clients for $20 per hour.


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67.5 ExQ Score

47. Amazon

Amazon.com is an international e-commerce website for consumers, sellers, and content creators.


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67.1 ExQ Score

48. Twitter

Twitter is a global social networking platform that allows its users to send and read 140-character messages known as “tweets”.


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67 ExQ Score

49. Karma

Get online easier than ever before. Bring your own WiFi.


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67 ExQ Score

50. Getaround

Getaround is a mobile application and a peer-to-peer car sharing marketplace that enables car owners to rent out their cars.


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67 ExQ Score

51. Facebook

Facebook is an online social networking service that enables its users to connect with friends and family as well as make new connections.


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67 ExQ Score

52. Instagram

Instagram is a free photo sharing application that enables its users to take photos, apply filters, and share them on social networks.


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67 ExQ Score

53. Snapchat

Snapchat is a photo messaging app that allows users to take photos, record videos, add text and drawings, and send them to recipients.


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67 ExQ Score

54. YPlan

We uncover the best events every day so you can get out and Live Your City. Discover, book, go – it's that simple.


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66 ExQ Score

55. Square

Square is a merchant services aggregator and mobile payment company that aims to simplify commerce through technology.


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66 ExQ Score

56. Groupon

Groupon is a deal-of-the-day website that offers its users with discounted gift certificates usable at local or national companies.


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66 ExQ Score

57. Alibaba

Alibaba is a Chinese e-commerce company operating online marketplaces for both international and domestic China trade.


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66 ExQ Score

58. Evernote

Evernote is a suite of software and services that allow users to capture, organize, and find information across multiple platforms.


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66 ExQ Score

59. Slack

Slack offers a real-time messaging, archiving and search tool that facilitates better communication within a team.


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66 ExQ Score

60. HomeAway

HomeAway offers a platform in which travelers can browse and book vacation homes, and rental owners can advertise and manage bookings.


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66 ExQ Score

61. Supercell

Supercell is a video game development company for tablets and smart phones.


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66 ExQ Score

62. Flipkart

Flipkart is an online shopping destination for electronics, books, music and movies.


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66 ExQ Score

63. 99 Designs

99designs is an online graphic design marketplace that enables customers to quickly source graphic design work.


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66 ExQ Score

64. LinkedIn

LinkedIn, a professional networking site, allows its members to create business connections, search for jobs, and find potential clients.


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66 ExQ Score

65. Coinbase

Coinbase makes it easy for people, businesses, and developers to use Bitcoin.


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66 ExQ Score

66. Blendle

It's a website that lets readers pay for individual articles for major publishers, instead of having to pay a monthly subscription.


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65 ExQ Score

67. Creads

Crowdsource-powered creative agency


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65 ExQ Score

68. Skype

Skype provides a software and mobile application that allows users to make voice and video calls and chat over the internet.


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65 ExQ Score

69. eLance/oDesk

Elance-oDesk is the leader in online work. The company’s online workplace lets businesses and freelancers work together via the Internet.


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65 ExQ Score

70. Palantir Technologies

Palantir Technologies offer a suite of software applications for integrating, visualizing and analyzing information.


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65 ExQ Score

71. Transferwise

TransferWise is a peer-to-peer money transfer service allowing foreign students and businesses to transact money globally.


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64.5 ExQ Score

72. Threadless

Threadless is a global community-driven design platform featuring designs created by various designers, artists and general consumers.


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64 ExQ Score

73. Zynga

Zynga provides social game services and develops social games for smartphones, websites and social websites.


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64 ExQ Score

74. Adyen

Adyen is a multichannel payment company outsourcing payment services to international merchants.


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64 ExQ Score

75. Tongal

Tongal connects businesses that need creative work with an always-on network of writers, directors, and production companies who deliver it.


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64 ExQ Score

76. Instacart

Instacart is a same-day grocery delivery company delivering groceries and home essentials from a variety of local stores.


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64 ExQ Score

77. Zenefits

Manage all your HR—payroll, benefits, compliance, and more—online, in one beautiful dashboard. For free!


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64 ExQ Score

78. Apple

Apple is a multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and markets consumer electronics, personal computers, and software.


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63.6 ExQ Score

79. WhatsApp

WhatsApp is a proprietary, cross-platform, free instant messaging subscription service for smartphones.


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63.3 ExQ Score

80. Box

Box is an online file sharing and cloud content management service offering unlimited storage, custom branding, and administrative controls


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63 ExQ Score

81. Eventbrite

Eventbrite is a global marketplace for live experiences that lets people to find and create events.


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63 ExQ Score

82. Lending Club

Lending Club is the nation’s leading online credit marketplace, using technology to lower the cost of the traditional banking system.


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63 ExQ Score

83. Yik Yak

Local anonymous feed


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62 ExQ Score

84. Dropbox

Dropbox for Business enables users to protect their files with admin control, dedicated support, and more.


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62 ExQ Score

85. Stripe

A set of unified APIs and tools that instantly enable businesses to accept and manage online payments.


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62 ExQ Score

86. The Guardian

The Guardian is a British national newspaper that offers daily roundups of news.


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62 ExQ Score

87. Freelancer

Freelancer.com is an outsourcing and crowdsourcing marketplace for small businesses.


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62 ExQ Score

88. Spotify

Spotify, it’s easy to find the right music for every moment – on your phone, your computer, your tablet and more.


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62 ExQ Score

89. Splunk

Splunk provides operational intelligence software that monitors, reports and analyzes real-time machine data.


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62 ExQ Score

90. General Electric

General Electric is a diversified infrastructure, finance, and media company providing billions in financing for various global businesses.


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61.76 ExQ Score

91. Enevo

Enevo offers ONe Collect, a smart sensor network that enables savings in waste collection costs.


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61 ExQ Score

92. Zillow

Zillow is an online real estate marketplace for finding and sharing information about homes, real estate, and mortgages.


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61 ExQ Score

93. Shazam Entertainment

Shazam Entertainment, a media engagement company, offers an app that connects people to the music, TV shows and ads they love.


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61 ExQ Score

94. Craigslist

Craigslist is a classified advertisements website for jobs, personals, for sale and wanted items, services, résumés and discussion forums.


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60 ExQ Score

95. WeTransfer

WeTransfer is a cloud-based file transfer service designed to transmit small to large files.


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60 ExQ Score

96. Wolfram Research

Computational Science Software


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59 ExQ Score

97. Studio Roosegaarde

Studio Roosegaarde is the social design lab for interactive art, fashion, and architecture.


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58 ExQ Score

98. TED

TED, short for Technology, Entertainment, Design, is a global set of conferences focused on ideas worth spreading.


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57 ExQ Score

99. GoPro

GoPro is a brand of high-definition personal cameras used in extreme action video photography.


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56 ExQ Score

100. Tesla

Tesla Motors designs, manufactures and sells electric vehicles, such as the Tesla Roadster, the first fully electric sports car.


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56 ExQ Score