The On the Rise honorees are part of Fast Company’s 2023 World Changing Ideas Awards. Explore the full list of projects we’re honoring for making the world more equitable, accessible, and sustainable.

The On the Rise category of Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas Awards honors projects from companies that have been in business for less than four years. This year’s winner is AidKit, which develops software to make it easier for governments and nonprofits to manage universal basic income programs. Read more about the winner here, and see all the honorees below.