You may have heard of Tesla Motors, but have you heard of SpaceX, OculusVR or Rethink Robotics?
Like the electric car pioneer, they stand a good chance of changing the world. If you fancy a trip to Mars, connecting with your friends by putting on your glasses or teaching a robot to mow your lawn, these are the chaps that can make it happen.
In fact, such is the power of an inspired startup, the folks at Modis have produced a lovely infographic to explain why they are the global way forward.
WHY STARTUPS ARE GOING TO CHANGE THE WORLD [Infographic] by the team at Modis