Top 10 Richest Companies in the World 2023 by Market Cap

Different metrics and parameters are considered while determining the value of a company. Companies can be compared on the basis of their revenue, profit, income, number of employees, market cap, etc. However, market capitalization is the most common parameter for measuring the value of a company. This article too presents a list of top 10 richest companies in the world 2023 based on their market capitalization. Other important info like headquarters, CEO, founder(s) of the companies will be discussed too.

Top 10 Richest Companies in the World 2023

The table provides the list of the richest companies in the world along with their  market capitalization and headquarters as shared by Forbes India.

CompaniesMarket CapitalizationHeadquarters
Apple$2.999 trillionCalifornia
Microsoft$2.507 trillionWashington
Saudi Aramco$2.078 trillionDhahran
Alphabet (Google)$1.520 trillionCalifornia
Amazon$1.331 trillionWashington
NVIDIA$1.049 trillionCalifornia
Tesla$869.80  billionTexas
Berkshire Hathaway$747.29 billionNebraska
Meta Platforms$744.54 billionCalifornia
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd.$519.83 billionHsinchu

World’s 10 Richest Companies in 2023


Apple Inc. is a technology company that specializes in consumer electronics, software and online services. It is the largest technology company by revenue and one of the world’s biggest company by market capitalization. Apple is also one of the Big Five companies, alongside Alphabet, Amazon, Meta, and Microsoft.

  • Year Founded: 1976
  • Market cap: $2.999 trillion
  • Founders: Steve Jobs, Ronald Wayne, Steve Wozniak
  • CEO: Tim Cook


Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Corporation is best known for its software products like Windows operating systems, Microsoft Office suite, Internet Explorer and Edge web browsers. The company was included in the 2020 Fortune 500 rankings of the largest United States corporations by total revenue. Microsoft is one of the Big Five companies, alongside Google, Amazon, Apple, and Meta.

  • Year Founded: 1975
  • Market cap: $2.507 trillion
  • Founders: Bill Gates, Paul Allen
  • CEO: Satya Nadella

Saudi Aramco

Saudi Aramco, officially the Saudi Arabian Oil Company, is one of the largest companies in the world by market cap and revenue too. The company produces largest amount of oil and has the world’s second-largest proven crude oil reserves.

  • Year Founded: 1933
  • Market cap: $2.078 trillion
  • Founders: Standard Oil Co. of California (Chevron)
  • CEO: Amin H. Nasser

Alphabet (Google)

Alphabet Inc. was created through a restructuring of Google in 2015 to become the parent company of Google and its subsidiaries. It is one of the Big Five companies, alongside Amazon, Apple, Meta and Microsoft. Alphabet is one of the world’s most valuable companies and third-largest technology company by revenue.

  • Year Founded: 1998
  • Market cap: $1.520 trillion
  • Founders: Larry Page, Sergey Brin
  • CEO: Sundar Pichai


Amazon is the world’s largest e-commerce platform that also specializes in cloud computing, digital streaming and artificial intelligence. The company started in a garage as an online bookstore but transformed into the biggest e-commerce giant. It is one of the Big Five companies, alongside Alphabet, Apple, Meta, and Microsoft.

  • Year Founded: 1994
  • Market cap: $1.331 trillion
  • Founders: Jeff Bezos
  • CEO: Andy Jassy


NVIDIA Corporation manufactures graphics processing units (GPUs) and application programming interface (APIs). Without a doubt, Nvidia is a global leader in the field of artificial intelligence hardware and software. The company has been producing semiconductors, GPUs, Graphics cards, etc since 1993.

  • Year Founded: 1993
  • Market cap: $1.049 trillion
  • Founders: Jensen Huang, Curtis Priem, Chris Malachowsky
  • CEO:  Jensen Huang


Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Tesla Inc. is an automotive and clean energy company that manufactures electric vehicles and battery energy storage. Name of the company is a tribute to Serbian inventor and electrical engineer Nikola Tesla. By market capitalization, Tesla ranks 7th among the 10 richest companies in the world 2023.

Berkshire Hathaway

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is a conglomerate holding company that owns GEICO, Duracell, Dairy Queen, BNSF Railway, Helzberg Diamonds, FlightSafety International, Forest River and many other companies. Renowned business magnate, investor and philanthropist Warren Buffett is the chairperson of Berkshire Hathaway.

  • Year Founded: 1839
  • Market cap: $747.29 billion
  • Founders: Oliver Chace
  • CEO: Warren Buffett

Meta Platforms

Originally named as The Facebook, Inc., Meta Platforms is an MNC corporation that currently owns Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp. With a market cap of Meta is the richest company of the world.  It is one of the Big Five companies, alongside Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft. All of the company’s products and services are linked by an integrated environment termed as ‘metaverse’.

  • Year Founded: 2004
  • Market cap: $744.54 billion
  • Founders: Mark Zuckerberg, Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Chris Hughes, Dustin Moskovitz
  • CEO:  Mark Zuckerberg

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (TSM)

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (TSM)

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSMC), also called Taiwan Semiconductor, is the world’s largest semiconductor manufacturing company. Many big companies including AMD, Apple, ARM, Marvell, Nvidia, etc rely on TSMC for their semiconductor needs. TSMC is also the world’s most valuable semiconductor company and the largest company in Taiwan.

  • Year Founded: 1987
  • Market cap: $519.83 billion
  • Founders: Morris Chang
  • CEO: CC Wei


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$2.999 trillion

Disclaimer: The companies mentioned in the list can interchange their ranking depending on how market capitalization fluctuates.

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