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By Jennifer L. Schenker
Every year, the Geneva-based World Economic Forum honors as "Tech Pioneers" anywhere from 25 to 50 companies offering new technologies or business models that have the biggest potential impact on the world. This year's 26 honorees hail from all corners of the globe and include the largest group ever of so-called cleantech companies—a testament to growing environmental concerns. The pioneers also include young companies aiming to improve health and the way we communicate and do business. They were chosen by an independent panel of venture capitalists and industry experts. (The author, a former BusinessWeek correspondent and now editor-in-chief of Informilo, was a member of the jury.)
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