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101 Top Chinese Apps Companies and Startups

This article showcases our top picks for the best Chinese based Apps companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Apps industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Chinese Apps Startups

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Bilibili

Bilibili

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Bilibili is an online entertainment platform featuring videos, live broadcasting, and mobile games.

Xiaohongshu

Xiaohongshu

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Xiaohongshu is a social e-commerce platform for users to share product reviews and shopping experiences.

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Kuaishou Technology

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Kuaishou is an online video platform that allows its users to broadcast daily activities, habits, and more online.

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Didi

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Didi is a mobile platform that offers app-based transportation services.

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Hello TransTech

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Hello TransTech (formerly HelloBike) develops smart-sharing bikes for short distance travelers in China.

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Laiye

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Laiye is an interactive platform that offers consumers and enterprises with intelligent assistant products.

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Zuoyebang

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Zuoyebang is an online education platform that provides quality educational products and services to k12 students.

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Missfresh

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Missfresh is an e-commerce platform that provides fresh food.

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Tantan

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Tantan is a Chinese mobile social dating platform designed to find and interact with new people.

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Bosszhipin

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Bosszhipin is a recruitment mobile app.

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Patpat

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PatPat is a shopping app for moms.

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Meituan Bike

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Meituan Bike (formerly Mobike) is a Chinese fully station-less bicycle-sharing system.

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Yitu Technology

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YITU Technology integrates state-of-the-art AI technologies with industrial applications to build a safer, faster and healthier world.

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CooTek

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CooTek is a fast-growing global mobile internet company that develops innovative mobile apps and artificial intelligence technology.

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Manbang Group

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Manbang Group offers a truck-hailing platform that matches shippers with drivers and fleet operators.

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Tujia

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Tujia operates as a vacation rental booking platform.

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Maimai

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Maimai is a China-based career and social-networking platform.

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HelloTalk

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HelloTalk is the 1st Language Exchange Social Networking App in the world.

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Momo

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Momo is a free location-based services instant messaging application that enables smartphone users to chat with people nearby.

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KK Group

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KK Group provides an online-to-offline imported products marketplace.

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Liulishuo

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Liulishuo is an AI-driven educational technology company that helps users to learn English more efficiently and communicate with the world.

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Codemao

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Codemao is an online education platform that teaches children about computer coding.

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LIZHI INC.

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LIZHI INC. has built an audio ecosystem with a global presence consisting of audio-based social networks, podcast and audio communities.

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Mico

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Mico is a mobile social network app for chat, video call and live streaming.

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DHgames

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DHgames is a mobile game development company.

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YCloset

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YCloset was a women clothing rental platform.

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Dazhong Dianping

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Dazhong Dianping is a local consumption platform.

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Luoji Siwei

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Luoji Siwei, a China-based talk show, provides a mobile app which allows users to subscribe to learn from key opinion leaders (KOLs)

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Knowbox

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Knowbox, an education mobile app start-up focused on helping students and teachers manage their homework.

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Qutoutiao

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Qutoutiao is a news recommendation app with a focus on light reading with entertainment as its main content.

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Kuaidi Dache

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Kuaidi is the largest global car service app and is rapidly transforming the concept of moving people – starting in China.

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Wandoujia

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Wandoujia is a China-based Android app store.

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Miaopai

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Miaopai develops a video sharing and live streaming service.

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Deep Glint

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Deep Glint is a computer vision startup providing 3D image analysis and pattern recognition technologies for mission-critical applications.

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Gengmei

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Gengmei is a Chinese cosmetic surgery social networking app.

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Jiedaibao

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Jiedaibao designs an application that helps in lending and borrowing loans.

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Yeahmobi

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Yeahmobi is an intelligent mobile advertising platform.

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NetDragon Websoft

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Netdragon Websoft is a Chinese company that develops massively multiplayer online games and mobile applications.

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LLVision

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LLVision focuses on AR+AI technology integration and provides related hardware products and software services.

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Soul

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SOUL is a social network that uses AI to help users find their soul mates.

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EXE

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EXE is a mobile application for enterprise training and HR operations.

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Caocao Chuxing

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Caocao Chuxing is a Chinese vehicle sharing company.

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Camera360

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Camera360 is a mobile phone camera application.

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Ubox

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Ubox is manufactures vending machines and owns a national vending machine network in China.

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FaceU

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FaceU is an online photo-editing and sharing mobile app.

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The CareVoice

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The CareVoice is a health InsurTech company that provides a mobile-based data-driven SaaS platform.

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Supermonkey

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Supermonkey develops and operates a mobile based application that offers fitness services.

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Boomplay

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Transsnet Music is the owner of Boomplay, Africa’s largest music streaming and download service.

Xiaohongshu

Inke

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Inke is a Chinese mobile app allowing users to watch live video broadcast on smartphones.

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Wacai.com

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Wacai is a Chinese mobile app developer and the creator of a personal finance management mobile app.

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NetEase

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NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES) is a leading internet technology company dedicated to providing premium online services.

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VeeR (Velocious)

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Global VR content community for virtual reality lovers.

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Dotc United Group

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DotC United Group creates and architects internet platforms to simplify globalization complexities

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Nice

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Nice brings photo content visualization to your mobile device.

Xiaohongshu

Pear Video

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Pear Video is a video streaming app that offers short video products suitable for viewing and sharing through mobile phones.

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Chunyu Yisheng

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Chunyu Yisheng is a Chinese smartphone app that lets users remotely consult with physicians to diagnose their ailments.

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Nonolive

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Nonolive is a mobile game and video live streaming app.

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Banma Kuaipao

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Banma Kuaipao is a Chinese car-ride-hailing company.

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Xbed

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Xbed is providing self-service hotels rooms that require no service staff.

Xiaohongshu

Lilith Games

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Lilith Games is a mobile game developer.

Xiaohongshu

iGola

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iGola is a smart metasearch engine that allows users to search for and book international air tickets from providers worldwide.

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APUS Group

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APUS is a technology company that provides the best mobile products and user experience for android tablet and smartphone users.

Xiaohongshu

Shouqi Limousine & Chauffeur

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Shouqi Limousine & Chauffeur is a Chinese limo booking app and offshoot of the state-owned Shouqi Group.

Xiaohongshu

OnePlus

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OnePlus is a Chinese manufacturer and developer of smartphones.

Xiaohongshu

Cowarobot

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Cowarobot is to bring people the future travel experience by using robotics, self-driving technology and other intelligent solutions.

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Zuiyou

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Zuiyou is a social networking mobile application for sharing and discovering content such as recommendations, topics and videos.

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Dida Chuxing

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Dida Chuxing specializes in taxi-hailing and carpooling.

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Tingyun

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Tingyun specializes in developing applications for companies to conduct algorithmic IT Operations on mobile, on servers, and the web.

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Dingdang Kuaiyao

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Dingdang Kuaiyao is an online-to-offline drug purchasing and delivery platform.

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Weimai

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Weimai uses big data and artificial intelligence to digitize their healthcare service platform.

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Edaixi

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Edaixi is an O2O (online-to-offline) laundry services mobile app company.

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Qinbaobao

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Qinbaobao an app that specialises in posting and sharing baby pictures.

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Holaverse

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Holaverse develops mobile gaming applications.

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GOSKI

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GOSKI is a Chinese online ski service platform.

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Daily Yoga

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Daily Yoga is a Chinese yoga training app.

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Chaitin Tech

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Chaitin Tech provides high quality and innovative cyber security services.

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Midu Reader

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Midu Reader is a mobile reading platform developer.

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Meiwei Buyongdeng

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Meiwei Buyongdeng offers a mobile app that helps restaurants manage their reservations and reduce customer waiting times.

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SPIRITUAL WEALTH CLUB

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SPIRITUAL WEALTH CLUB is a reading community in the Chinese language based in Shanghai.

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Hipac.cn

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Hipac.cn is a B2B2C platform for mother and baby care products.

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Xiaodian

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Xiaodian is a power bank rental firm.

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Yodo Run

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Yodo Run is a digital health company specialized on sports tracking.

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PGYER.COM

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PGYER.COM is a mobile beta apps distribution platform.

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Fotor

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Fotor is a multi-platform photo editing tool.

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Hunliji

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Hunliji is a wedding planner application that helps couples in China with the planning and sharing of their wedding events.

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Keep

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Keep is a mobile fitness community that offers a variety of training programs for different groups of people.

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Ecloud (Nanjing) Information and Technology

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Ecloud Information & Technology is focused on R&D of mobile apps, software, and platform for smart-phone users.

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Apricot Forest

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Apricot Forest’s mobile app provides doctors with patient records

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Teambition

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Teambition is a team collaboration platform that is efficient , simple and elegant.

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Tongbanjie

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Tongbanjie is the developer of a Chinese mobile financial application.

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ETCP

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ETCP is provider of intelligent parking solutions.

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Keking

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Keking is a logistics information and services platform operator.

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Atzuche

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Atzuche is a mobile application allowing individuals to rent out their idle vehicles.

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WeChat

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WeChat provides mobile text and voice messaging communication services.

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Chuchujie

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Chuchujie is a Chinese mobile e-commerce platform that offers individuals with product deals from around the web.

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24tidy

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24tidy, a 24-hour O2O laundry site

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Lvji Technology

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Audio travel guide mobile app based in Guangzhou.

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Zhangshang Tangyi

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Zhangshang Tangyi is a health management platform with a focus on diabetes.

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Ksher

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Ksher provides you a user-friendly portal to expand your business and attract your target consumers.

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Bangcle Security

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Bangcle is a mobile appliction and IoT security solution and service provider.

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Elex Technology

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Elex Technology is a mobile game developer.

Written by Mark Fitz

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