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How we chose the 2018 CNBC Upstart 100

There are hundreds of companies around the world with the potential to become acquisition targets, unicorns or public companies. CNBC's second annual list of promising young start-ups highlights the ones to keep an eye on.

Microsoft is investing in ride-hailing firm Grab

The tech giant declined to disclose how much it will invest in Grab, but the start-up said it is on track to raise about $3 billion in funds this year and has already secured $2 billion from Toyota and institutional investors.