Fast Company has named the startup GoodMaps as one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies of 2023, including them among the ten most innovative companies in retail.
“For decades, Fast Company has been shining a spotlight on the businesses that are changing the world as we know it,” remarked GoodMaps’ CEO, Jose Gaztambide. He continued, “GoodMaps is honored to join these ranks just four years after being founded. This recognition underscores our audacious vision (one shared with our partners) – to make the indoors more accessible to everyone – and strengthens our ability to make good on that dream. Our deepest thanks to Fast Company.”
Fast Company’s editor-in-chief, Brendan Vaughan, shared, “What a strange and thrilling year it has been to honor this year’s Most Innovative Companies.” They also noted, “This year’s list compiles some of the most cutting-edge groundbreakers who are changing our world every single day, from legacy organizations like McDonald’s to upstarts like MrBeast and institutions such as NASA. Everyone on this list does something completely, uniquely different, yet, they all have one thing in common: innovation.”
GoodMaps provides innovative real-time, turn-by-turn navigation (available in visual and audio formats) that enables anyone, including those who are blind, to find their way within the built environment. By delivering an inclusive, scalable, and infrastructure-free platform, GoodMaps creates wayfinding technologies that benefit everyone. Find out more at goodmaps.com.
Fast Company is the only media brand fully dedicated to the vital intersection of business, innovation, and design, engaging the most influential leaders, companies, and thinkers on the future of business. Headquartered in New York City, Fast Company is published by Mansueto Ventures LLC, along with its sister publication Inc., and can be found online at fastcompany.com.