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China Startup Ecosystem Overview

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1st
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Global Ranking
7th
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7
worldwide
Population
1397.7
million

top industries
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Transportation
#3 worldwide
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Education
#6 worldwide
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Ecommerce & Retail
#7 worldwide

notable startups
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The China Startup Ecosystem is World’s Leading Innovation Hubs, ranked at number 7 globally, and shows a positive momentum 7 spots since 2020. China also ranks at number 1 for startups in East Asia.

There are 40 cities ranked in the top 1,000 in China and the top ranked city in China is Beijing at 3 globally. Beijing is followed by Shanghai at 7 and Shenzhen at 21.

China is an ideal place to locate for Transportation, Education and Ecommerce & Retail startups. As the most popular industries in the country, there is a sample of 1020 Transportation startups in China, 416 Education startups in China and 375 Ecommerce & Retail startups in China, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is a sample of 3497 startups in China, 4 accelerators in China, 31 coworking spaces in China, 9 organizations in China and 8 leaders in China.

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Baidu Video (百度视频搜索) is a content video platform that offers video search and content collection services in China. Read more
DuerOS is embedded with world class AI speech and image recognition technology. Read more
AfterShip is shipment tracking platform for online retailers. Serve 10,000+ online merchants (eBay, Shopify, Magento, Bigcommerce, CS Cart, openCart, etc) Tracked over millions of shipment Support 150+ Carriers (UPS, Fedex, USPS, DHL)  Read more
JD Finance Group has ten business lines: supply chain finance, consumer finance, wealth management, payment services, crowdfunding, insurance, securities, rural credit, fintech and overseas business, providing financial services to both corporate and personal customers. JD Finance offers a wide range of financial services worldwide and is one of the fastest growing fintech companies globally. It has received the recognition of the international academic field. The company harbours ambitions to become a world-class technology firm and has received international recognition in academic research. JD Finance's customer-oriented approach and focus on innovation creates a strong foundation for promoting inclusive financial services and establishes a solid foundation for the industry's long term growth. Read more
JD Health is an e-commerce platform for pharmaceutical products. Read more
51 credit card, China's leading financial technology innovation company, launched an APP that can manage credit card bills with one button, “51 Credit Card Manager”, which greatly satisfied the needs of users, especially multi-card users, to manage their own liabilities. Read more
Zlongame specializes in the development of games. Read more
Crypto.com, the pioneering payments and cryptocurrency platform, seeks to accelerate the world’s transition to cryptocurrency. Crypto.com is headquartered in Hong Kong. For more information, please visit: www.crypto.com. Read more
Jianshu is a website and mobile application that allows users to read and write Chinese and English versions of books Read more
Huaban.com is a photo sharing social network site based on interest. Read more
BitMEX - Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange is where professional investors trade Bitcoin derivatives. BitMEX brings traditional financial technology and expertise to the world of Bitcoin derivatives. The team has 40+ years of experience in sales, trading, and technology related to financial services. BitMEX offers centrally cleared futures and options on Bitcoin vs. fiat and other crypto currencies. The exchange technology is identical to that used by high frequency trading shops and investment banks. BitMEX has partnered with experienced traders creating the most liquid derivatives exchange. BitMEX is the global exchange where commercial hedgers, miners, and professional speculators exchange Bitcoin risk. Read more
At italki, you can get 1-on-1 language lessons from a teacher in China, Egypt, Japan, South America -- anywhere. Teachers tutor you through VOIP for as low as $4 USD / hour. italki's platform works like an ebay for language teaching services, with teachers setting their own prices and building reputations. italki also provides a social learning experience: find language partners for practice, ask questions, and get your foreign language essays corrected by a friendly community. Read more
Nonolive is a mobile game and video live streaming app. Read more
RedRing is a Social Networking based company. Read more
Ealing is a maternal and child products export company. Read more
Moxi Technology is an accounting agent service company. Read more
BedaKid is an online children's English platform Read more
NoxPlayer provides the best experience for users to play android games and apps on PC. Read more
Coincheckup is a cryptocurrency analysis and research platform designed to offer you transparent information on each cryptocurrency. Read more
MoneyHero.com.hk is one-stop financial product comparison platform. Read more
NextVPU develops innovative computing visual processor and AI application products. Their solutions have been used in robots, UAV, autonomous cars, security systems and more. In addition, they have researched and developed the AngelEye Smart Glass, which is an auxillary equipment for the visually impaired to perceive the world. Read more
Coinsuper is a cryptocurrency exchange providing professional digital asset trading and customized services. Read more
Zebra Junior Sports is a platform dedicated to youth sports and growth. Read more
TrackingMore is a shipment tracking platform for online retailers. TrackingMore's tracking APIs allows users to easily display tracking information of over 500 carriers worldwide, including UPS, FedEx, USPS, DHL, TNT. Read more
Kaikeba.com is a comprehensive Chinese online education service platform focused on extensive IT-related online courses. Read more
Magic Ears is an online English learning platform that provides a unique 1-on-3 classroom for students age 4-12. Their mission is to bring the classroom experience to every child and to provide the best online career opportunity for teachers. Read more
Insta360 creates and develops innovative cameras that help people capture and share their lives. Some of their products include the Insta360 Pro, the Insta360 Titan, Insta360 One, and many more. Read more
Shopline is the easiest way for anyone to create a fully functional, self-branded, e-commerce site within minutes. Targeting non-English speaking and non-tech savvy merchants in Asia, our differentiation lies in our simplistic setup process, knowledge of the local selling culture, and the fact that the entire experience is optimized for mobile. From setup to customization and management, the merchant can do everything using only their mobile phones. All shops are completely responsive and adapts to all screen sizes so the customer experience is consistent on every device. With mobile usage skyrocketing in Asia in recent years, we are focused on giving our customers a solution that will help them manage their business on the go, as well as for consumers to purchase via their mobile devices. Read more
Megatoon is an entertainment platform that allows creators to upload their comic novels and receive compensation for their work. Users can purchase coins to read the comics. Read more
Bitmain is a design and manufacture of high performance computing chips and software. Read more
Cryptonator is an all-in-one online cryptocurrency wallet which supports multiple cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC), Litecoin (LTC), Dogecoin (DOGE) and others. It enables fast and easy direct transactions and allows instant exchange between different cryptocurrencies in one personal account. Combining usability with high level of privacy, anonymity and security, Cryptonator offers free multi-cryptocurrency accounts, which are accessible 24/7 worldwide on your laptop, desktop or mobile devices alike. Read more
Huiji wiki is an interest encyclopedia community that focuses on animation games and film and other fields. Read more
2345.com is software that helps users find websites faster, without having to remember complex web addresses Read more
Decentraland is a virtual reality platform powered by the Ethereum blockchain. Read more
Qianding is a community services platform. Read more
UCWeb Inc. (UCWeb), an Alibaba Group company, is a leading provider of mobile internet software technology and services. Since its inception in 2004, UCWeb's mission has been to provide better mobile internet experience to billions of users around the world. Its international product portfolio includes a mobile browsing service (UC Browser), app and game distribution platforms (9Apps and 9Game), a mobile traffic platform (UC Union) among others. Read more
Bowtie is a licensed life insurance company. Read more
Shimo is a cloud-based productivity suite that combines chat, documents, spreadsheets, and more in a simple interface. Read more
Xunlei Limited is a global leading innovator in shared computing and blockchain technology. Started more than a decade ago with its patented P2SP technologies for downloading acceleration, including Individual and corporate users are benefiting from multiple products of Xunlei, which include digital entertainment, cloud acceleration, cloud storage and cloud computing products. With its technological competence in delivering smart, efficient and safe internet experience, Xunlei is ever expanding its customer base. Read more
Dongci is an online music video sharing app. Read more
Helps companies engage their existing Chinese fan base. Read more
Kunyu Zhineng is an artificial intelligence application service provider company. Read more
YouMe is an online foreign language education service platform. Read more
36Kr Media provides China’s technology startups, investors and professionals with cutting edge global news of technology innovation. Read more
Emotibot connects people, devices, content, and services. Read more
Ztore is an online supermarket platform that provides delivery services. Read more
Haier Group Corporation is a Chinese collective multinational consumer electronics and home appliances company headquartered in Qingdao, Shandong province, China. It designs, develops, manufactures and sells products including air conditioners, mobile phones, computers, microwave ovens, washing machines, refrigerators, and televisions. According to data released by Euromonitor, in 2014 the Haier brand had the world's largest market share in white goods, with 10.2 per cent retail volume market share. This was the sixth consecutive year in which Haier had been the market share leader for major appliances. Read more
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