Our daily lives are surrounded by numerous products, apps and software, but we don’t usually stop and think that they all are run by
companies, some of which are reaaally rich. Here are the richest companies in the world!
It’s an American worldwide manufacturer of consumer and professional products. It’s ranked 453# on Fortune’s 2017 list and right now is worth around 17 billion dollars. ($17,120,000,000)
This American company operates a worldwide online payments system founded by Elon Musk. It became a wholly owned subsidiary of eBay in 2002 but separated in 2014. It is now worth around 95 billion dollars ($95,050,000,000)
It facilitates electronic funds transfers throughout the world, and has 50% market share of global card payments. The company’s worth is estimated at around 273 billion dollars. ($273,270,000,000)
4) Bank of America
This multinational investment bank, services almost 11% of
all American bank deposits. It was named World’s Best Bank in 2018 and is worth around 329 billion dollars. ($329,130,000,000)
This Chinese E-commerce company owns 18 subsidiaries, and founded Aliexpress in 2010, and is estimated to be worth about 484 billion dollars. $484,000,000,000
The American social media giant, with more than 2.2
billion monthly active users, also owns Whatsapp, Oculus and
instagram. This Zuckerberg company is now worth around half a trillion dollars. ($534,000,000,000)
This Bill Gates founded company has been in our lives for a long time. It also owns other important ones such as Linkedin, msn, Office and Skype which greatly add to its worth of around ($740,000,000,000)
The world renowned American multinational technology company is one of the most important in our daily lives, managing also others such as Youtube, Android, Nexus and Google maps. It’s not unexpected then, its worth is over 805 Googolplexes – sorry little joke there, 805 billion dollars! ($805,000,000,000)
This technology company is indeed THE technology company, being the richest in the world. The legacy left by Steve Jobs has been repeatedly ranked as the world’s most valuable brand, ranking in at 910 billion ( $910,000,000,000)
This is the highest earning E-Commerce company. It started as an online bookstore, but now also runs IMDb, Audible, Whole foods and Zappos. Earlier this September of 2018, Amazon reached a whopping trillion dollars in value!
Which of these companies surprised you the most?