English name:
    Chinese name: 元戎启行

    Founded: 18 February 2019
    Founder: Pan Fuying
    Headquarters: Shenzhen, Guandong
    Key people: Pan Fuying
    Encyclopaedic information: Baidu Baike

    Shenzhen Co, Ltd is an international self-driving vehicle technology provider focused on developing Level 4 autonomous driving technologies. 

    DeepRoute was founded by a highly experienced team with a track record of technological innovation in multiple companies, including Google, Microsoft, and Ford. The company operates out of research centers located in Shenzhen and Beijing.




    English name: HAI ROBOTICS
    Chinese name: 海柔创新

    Founded: 2016
    Founder: Riche Chen, Xu Shengdong
    Headquarters: Shenzhen, Guandong
    Key people: Riche Chen (co-founder & CEO), Xu Shengdong (co-founder & CTO), Prof Li Zexiang (Chief Advisor)
    Encyclopaedic information: Baidu

    HAI ROBOTICS Co, Ltd is a Chinese robotics company headquartered in Shenzhen, Guangdong. It develops advanced robotics and AI algorithm to help customers optimise warehousing operations. It provides efficient, smart, flexible and customised warehouse automation solution, and one-stop services. 

  • Huawei



    English name: Huawei
    Chinese name: 华为

    Founded: 1987
    Founder: Ren Zhengfei
    Headquarters: Shenzhen, Guandong
    Key people: Ren Zhengfei (founder & CEO), Liang Hua (chairman), Meng Wanzhou (deputy chairwoman & CFO)
    Encyclopaedic information: WikipediaBaidu

    Huawei Technologies Co, Ltd is a Chinese multinational technology company headquartered in Shenzhen, Guangdong. It designs, develops, and sells telecommunications equipment and consumer electronics.

    Established as in 1987, the company was founded by Ren Zhengfei to build a domestic Chinese telecommunication company that could compete with, and ultimately replace, foreign competitors.

    The company’s first major breakthrough came in 1993 when it launched its C&C08 program controlled telephone switch. It was by far the most powerful switch available in China at the time. By initially deploying in small cities and rural areas with emphasis on service and customisability, the company gained market share and made its way into the mainstream market. It subsequently expanded overseas with contracts to supply telecommunications equipment in many countries.

    In July 2003, Huawei established their handset department and by 2004, Huawei shipped their first phone, the C300. The U626 was Huawei’s first 3G phone in June 2005 and in 2006, Huawei launched the first Vodafone-branded 3G handset, the V710. The U8220 was Huawei’s first Android smartphone and was unveiled in MWC 2009. 

    In July 2010, Huawei was included in the Global Fortune 500 2010 list published by the US magazine Fortune for the first time, on the strength of annual sales of $21.8 billion and net profit of $2.67 billion.

    In September 2012, Huawei launched their first 4G ready phone, the Ascend P1 LTE. At MWC 2013, the Ascend P2 was launched as the world’s first LTE Cat4 smartphone. In December 2013, Huawei introduced Honor as a subsidiary independent brand in China.

    Huawei announced its first Android Wear-based smartwatch the Huawei Watch, at 2015 Mobile World Congress on 1 March 2015. In 2016, Huawei entered the laptop markets with the release of its Huawei MateBook series of laptops. The HUAWEI MatePad Pro tablet, launched in November 2019.

    Huawei is the second-biggest smartphone maker in the world, after Samsung, as of the first quarter of 2019.

  • Linklogis



    English name: Linklogis
    Chinese name: 联易融

    Founded: 2016
    Founder: Charles Song
    Headquarters: Shenzhen, Guandong
    Key people: Charles Song
    Encyclopaedic information: Baidu

    Linklogis Digital Technology Group Co, Ltd is a Chinese supply chain financing service provider based in Shenzhen, Guangdong.

    Established as Shenzhen Qianhailian Yirong Financial Services Co, Ltd in 2016, the company is backed by Tencent Holdings, Standard Chartered Bank, Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC, CITIC Capital, China Merchants Venture, Skyworth among other shareholders.




    English name: SMOORE
    Chinese name: 思摩尔

    Founded: 2009
    Founder: Steven Yang
    Headquarters: Shenzhen, Guandong
    Key people: Steven Yang
    Encyclopaedic information: None

    SMOORE International Holdings Co, Ltd is a Chinese e-cigarette brand with its corporate headquarters in Shenzhen, Guangdong. It is the largest manufacturer of vaping devices and components in the world.

    Established as Shenzhen SMOORE Technology Limited in 2009, the company owns two major e-cigareette brands, including Vaporesso and FEELM.

  • RELX




    English name: RELX Technology
    Chinese name: 悦刻

    Founded: January 2018
    Founder: Kate Wang
    Headquarters: Shenzhen, Guandong
    Key people: Kate Wang
    Encyclopaedic information: Baidu Baike

    Shenzhen RELX Technology Co, Ltd is the owner of Chinese e-cigarette brand RELX with its corporate headquarters in Shenzhen, Guangdong. It is the first unicorn e-cigarette brand in China with over 2,500 store across China.

  • Nayuki



    English name: Nayuki
    Chinese name: 奈雪的茶

    Founded: December 2015
    Founder: Peng Xin
    Headquarters: Shenzhen, Guandong
    Key people: Peng Xin, Zhao Lin
    Encyclopaedic information: Baidu Baike

    Shenzhen Pindao Restaurant Management Co, Ltd is the owner of Chinese tea chain Nayuki with its corporate headquarters in Shenzhen, Guangdong. It is the first unicorn tea chain in China with over 350 store across 51 cities in China.

    Nayuki opened its first Singapore store in December 2018, marking the first step of its international expansion.

  • Ximalaya



    English name: Ximalaya FM
    Chinese name: 上海喜马拉雅科技有限公司

    Founded: August 2012
    Headquarters: Pudong, Shanghai
    Encyclopaedic information: Baidu Baike

    Ximalaya FM is a Chinese podcasting platform with its headquarters in Pudong, Shanghai. It is the largest podcast and audio content platform in China with over 600 million users in China, 50 million overseas users, and 10 million content creators.

    It is a unicorn startup and is considered an important channel for promoting Chinese culture. The company’s mission is to share human knowledge through sound.

  • Xiaomi



    English name: Xiaomi Corporation
    Chinese name: 小米集团

    Founded: April 2010
    Founder: Lei Jun
    Headquarters: Haidian, Beijng
    Encyclopaedic information: Wikipedia, Baidu Baike


    • Youpin
    • Sunmi

    Xiaomi Corporation is a Chinese multinational electronics company with its headquarters in Beijing. It makes and invests in smartphones, mobile apps, laptops, home appliances, bags, shoes, consumer electronics, and many other lifestyle products.

  • BYD Auto


    BYD Auto

    English name: BYD Auto Co, Ltd
    Chinese name: 比亚迪汽车

    Founded: 2002
    Headquarters: Xi’an, Shaanxi
    Encyclopaedic information: Wikipedia

    Parent: BYD Co Ltd
    Major subsidiaries:

    • Shenzhen BYD Daimler New Technology Co, Ltd (Denza)
    • Shenzhen BYD Auto Co Ltd
    • Changsha BYD Auto Co Ltd
    • Shaoguan BYD Auto Co Ltd
    • BYD Auto Sales Co, Ltd.
    • BYD. Mitsubishi Motors Co Ltd (Wesing Motors)

    BYD Auto Co, Ltd (Build Your Dreams) is a Chinese automotive subsidiary of BYD Co Ltd with its corporate headquarters in Xi’an, Shaanxi. It produces automobiles, buses, electric bicycles, forklifts, rechargeable batteries and trucks. The current range of automobiles includes electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids and petrol-engined vehicles.

    BYD Auto entered a joint venture with Damiler AG to create luxury electric vehicle brand Denza in May 2010.