Innovation doesn't just belong to Silicon Valley — it comes from everywhere.
That's the message from the World Economic Forum sent with its annual list of the most innovative companies in the world. The list includes 61 early-stage companies whose technologies are "world changing." They're from, yes, Silicon Valley, but there are also several from emerging markets in Africa and South America, as well as Europe.
As industry-watchers may expect, many of the companies listed are utilizing artificial intelligence, as well as a number of biotech firms and blockchain technologies.
Here are the 61 companies the World Economic Forum considers pioneers.