Combination of a large drone and a small airplane, flying Uber air taxi in 2030
As unlisted startups worth more than $1 billion (about 1.08 trillion won) emerged in 2013, people in Silicon Valley started calling them "unicorns." The unicorn is a mythical animal with a horn in its head. The emergence of unlisted startups worth 1 trillion won means that the imaginary animal unicorns appear in reality.
However, as years go by, enterprises worth over 10 times unicorns emerged, and people started calling them Decacorns. In economic terms, it refers to start-up companies with more than $10 billion (about 10.8 trillion won). Decacorns are a combination of the '
'Business Insider', a U.S. economic media, introduced the top seven
With the only service that connects passengers and vehicles with smartphone applications, Uber recorded the business value of 68 billion U.S. dollars (about 73.02 trillion won), the highest in the U.S. startup history, in 2016. Recently, it is developing a shared service for air taxi service. Uber air taxi is a flying taxi that combines a giant drone with a small plane. Uber plans to begin the service in Los Angeles and Dallas-Port worth, the U.S., where traffic is heavy, as early as 2030.
The second place is Airbnb, a platform for sharing accommodation. It provides a service that connects homeowners who own empty rooms and travelers who want to rent rooms at low prices with smartphone apps. In August 2008, the company made its debut and became the world's largest hotel platform, shaking the existing hotel industry. Entrepreneurship value amounts to 31 billion U.S. dollars (about 33.44 trillion won) in just selling empty rooms instead of owning rooms. The figure far exceeds the market capitalization of the big hotel chains Hilton or Marriott.
In 2017, the Trips service allows homeowners familiar with local tourist destinations to design travel itinerary and it introduced the Reay service that supports reservations at local restaurants. From now on, the company plans to diversify its business models and become an online professional travel agency that can solve everything from the beginning to the end of the trip.
SpaceX, a company specializing in aerospace equipment, came in third. The company is a private space developer Elon Musk, who
However, since SpaceX, the space industry has faced an era of unlimited competition. It is the world's largest space industry enterprise, ranging from the commercial business that sends the telecommunications universe to the space orbit at the request of a large company to the public business, including signing a cargo transportation contract with NASA and the International Space Station (ISS). As of 2017,
The fourth-place went to work, which is an office-sharing platform. A co-working space means the use of office space with other companies. Building owners contract large-scale space into a long-term contract, reducing the risk of a vacancy and allowing tenants to use space as much as they need at low cost. Another advantage of a shared office is that experts from various fields in the office share information and have opportunities for cooperation. It has 328 branches in 65 cities as of April 2018.
We work has transformed the office rental business market into a new model called the sharing of business communities rather than just space rents. As a result, it recorded 21 billion dollars in business value (about 22 trillion won) in just eight years from its office rental business without its own building. Recently, it attracted attention by attracting 4.4 billion U.S. dollars (about 4.7476 trillion won) from Softbank and Softbank's vision fund.
The 5th place is Pinterest, which is an image sharing platform. Pinterest is a combination of the pin that is used to secure objects to a wall and interest, which means concern or attention. Unlike the existing social networking services (SNS), which focus on relationships such as Facebook, it provides image scrap function and image search service that actively reveals individual interests. Market analysts say that the latest trend can
Startup Samumed in the life science field came in sixth. It is the only bio company among
Finally, Dropbox, a web-based file sharing platform using cloud computing, ranked seventh. Founded in 2007, Dropbox provides cloud storage for general users. Unlike enterprise cloud repositories, which have dominated the market by several large companies, cloud services targeted at general consumers
The information revolution in which all things connect each other and evolve
"We are on the verge of a technological revolution that
Klaus Schwab, chairman of the World Economic Forum, officially declared the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution at Davos Forum in January 2016. The fourth industrial revolution represents the next-generation industrial revolution in which innovative changes occur in the overall economy and society as high-tech information and communication technologies such as artificial intelligence, IoT, big data and mobile devices converge each other.
As seen in the top seven
The signs are already showing. Viewing the top 10 companies in the global market in terms of market capitalization as of February 2018, information and communication technology companies such as Apple, the Alphabet, Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook, Tencent, Berkshire Hathaway, and Alibaba are all dominating. Traditional companies with a long history such as Johnson & Johnson, Bank of America, and Wal-Mart have long been out of the top 10.
In particular, in recent years, traditional companies will give way to more startups