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101 Top Chinese Internet Companies and Startups

This article showcases our top picks for the best Chinese based Internet companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Internet 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 Internet Startups

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Tencent

Tencent

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Tencent is an internet service portal offering value-added internet, mobile, telecom, and online advertising services.

Xiaomi

Xiaomi

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Xiaomi is an electronics and software company that focuses on mobile devices and technology.

Xiaomi

ByteDance

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ByteDance is an internet technology company that operates creative content platforms.

Xiaomi

Meituan

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Meituan develops and operates a platform providing retail and online group buying services.

Xiaomi

Zhihu

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Zhihu is a Chinese social network platform dedicated to questioning and answering.

Xiaomi

58.com

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58.com is a classified advertisements website serving local merchants and consumers in China.

Xiaomi

Tuya

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Tuya is an IOT solutions provider that helps manufacturers develop their app and bring their product to market and at competitive prices.

Xiaomi

Tiger Brokers

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Tiger Brokers is a financial advisory firm that focuses on brokering stock market transactions.

Xiaomi

NoxPlayer

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NoxPlayer provides the best experience for users to play android games and apps on PC.

Xiaomi

VIPKID

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VIPKid connects teachers in North America with children around the world for real-time English immersion learning online

Xiaomi

Aqara

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Aqara develops and designs hardware and software solutions for the home.

Xiaomi

Sogou

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Sogou.com is a Chinese search engine that enables users to search text, images, music, and maps.

Xiaomi

QingTing FM

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QingTing FM is an independent research and media microphone operator of Internet-based radio aggregation service.

Xiaomi

LD Capital

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LD Capital is an VC investors in the blockchain field in Asia.

Xiaomi

Laiye

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

Xiaomi

JOYY

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JOYY is a video-based social media platform offering online entertainment, live gaming broadcasting and real-time communications.

Xiaomi

Ponhu Luxury

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Ponhu Luxury provides a service platform for idle luxury goods.

Xiaomi

Mafengwo

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Mafengwo is a Chinese travel SNS website that enables users to share travel experiences with each other.

Xiaomi

Mobvoi

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Mobvoi develops technologies in Chinese language speech recognition, natural language processing, and vertical mobile search.

Xiaomi

ELEME

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ELEME local lifestyle platform that mainly engaged in online take-out, new retail, instant delivery and catering supply chain.

Xiaomi

Qihoo 360 Technology

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Qihoo 360 Technology offers internet and mobile security products, online advertising and internet value-added services in China.

Xiaomi

Kujiale

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Kujiale is a SaaS-enabled home decoration and design platform.

Xiaomi

Hujiang Education Technologies

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Hujiang is a professional e-learning platform, which provides users with products and services of convenience and excellence.

Xiaomi

Ximalaya FM

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Ximalaya is a service website that enables users to share audio and personal radio stations.

Xiaomi

JD Digits

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JD Digits (formerly JD Finance) works to connect financial and physical industries with digital technology.

Xiaomi

Tencent Music Entertainment

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Tencent Music Entertainment (TME) Group is the operator of music streaming and download services.

Xiaomi

JD.com

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JD.com is an internet company and online consumer electronics retailer in China.

Xiaomi

Biren Technology

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Biren Technology is a high-tech startup that has the niche in softwares, hardwares, and chip system.

Xiaomi

InsurTech

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InsurTech offers big data collection and analysis and innovative applications in the automotive, insurance and payment industries.

Xiaomi

AUKEY

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AUKEY specializes in making tech accessories to complement and elevate digital lifestyle.

Xiaomi

Ke.com

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Beike is a platform that enables real estate agents to list second-hand property, new property, and rental property.

Xiaomi

Tujia

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Tujia operates as a vacation rental booking platform.

Xiaomi

China Unicom

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China Unicom is a company that provides broadband communications and information services.

Xiaomi

Maimai

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

Xiaomi

Babytree

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Babytree is an online website and platform where parents can share valuable experience on parenting.

Xiaomi

Souche

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Souche provides new and second-hand car trading services.

Xiaomi

Zhubajie

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Zhubajie is a website that connects freelancers in design, IT, marketing, and other “creative” disciplines to paid projects.

Xiaomi

Bitauto Holdings

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Bitauto Holdings provides information services and an e-commerce platform for automobile users, manufacturers, and dealers.

Xiaomi

Meituan.com

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Meituan.com is a group-buying website specializing in localized consumer services, offering a selection of local restaurants, bars and more.

Xiaomi

17zuoye

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17zuoye is an online learning platform for K-12 students, as well as teachers, and parents.

Xiaomi

Meitu

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Meitu offers free image and video apps for iOS and Android platforms.

Xiaomi

G7

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G7 is a fleet management service provider in China that offers IoT/AI services to over 800,000 vehicles.

Xiaomi

HelloTalk

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

Xiaomi

Snowball Finance

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Snowball Finance is an internet financial information service provider that is focused on investment solutions.

Xiaomi

KK Group

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

Xiaomi

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.

Xiaomi

Dada-JD Daojia

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Dada-JD Daojia owns and operates an online crowdsourcing logistics portal and provides local instant delivery service.

Xiaomi

Mico

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

Xiaomi

Benlai

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Benlai is a fresh produce e-commerce platform.

Xiaomi

Sunmi Technology

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Sunmi Technology is an innovation-based enterprise providing high performance, commercial hardware solutions.

Xiaomi

Banma Network Technologies

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Banma Information Technology is an Internet car startup that opens up its AliOS in-car operating system to developers and carmakers.

Xiaomi

Kingsoft Cloud

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Kingsoft Cloud is a platform for businesses and developers, providing online cloud storage and cloud distribution services.

Xiaomi

Secoo

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Secoo is a one-stop comprehensive luxury products and services platform in China.

Xiaomi

Terminus Technologies

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Terminus Technologies is a city-level AI+IoT platform operator in China.

Xiaomi

Tongdun Technology

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Tongdun Technology develops online software solutions for anti-theft and fraud management applications.

Xiaomi

Dianrong

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Dianrong is an online marketplace lending company that uses technology to transform the way China is financed to help enrich people’s lives.

Xiaomi

Baixing.com

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Baixing.com is an online platform that offers a database of classified advertisements.

Xiaomi

LeEco

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LeEco is a global internet company that offers video streaming services and technology devices.

Xiaomi

Liepin

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Liepin provides job seekers with tools and solutions to connect with suitable career opportunities.

Xiaomi

Coolpad

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Coolpad is a smartphone brand making purposeful electronics that connects families.

Xiaomi

Meiyou

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Meiyou is software that provides assistance related to the menstrual health, beauty, and overall health of Chinese females.

Xiaomi

Sensors Data

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Sensors Data ia a big data analysis company.

Xiaomi

MediTrust Health

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MediTrust Health is a leading medical innovation payment service brand in China.

Xiaomi

21viaNet

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21Vianet is an internet data center services provider that offers hosting and related services, cloud services, and business VPN services.

Xiaomi

Squirrel AI Learning

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Squirrel AI Learning is the first pure-play AI-powered adaptive education provider in China.

Xiaomi

Moonton

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Moonton is a Chinese video game developer and publisher of an online battle arena game called Mobile Legends: Bang Bang.

Xiaomi

TalkingData

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TalkingData is China’s largest independent Big Data service platform with focus on the mobile Internet.

Xiaomi

Qi An Xin

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Qi An Xin is a security provider dedicated to protecting critical and valuable internet assets in a wide range of areas.

Xiaomi

Tuniu

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Tuniu is a consumer oriented travel website.

Xiaomi

Zhangyue Technology

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Zhangyue Technology is a China-based developer of the iReader e-book reader.

Xiaomi

RAKwireless Technology

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RAKwireless is a connectivity provider that builds infrastructure and Modular Edge devices.

Xiaomi

PPmoney

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PPmoney Wan Hui Group is a leading Fintech company in China.

Xiaomi

StoneWise

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StoneWise is committed to establishing the world’s leading intelligent drug discovery platform.

Xiaomi

56Pingtai.net

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56Pingtai.net is a logistics integration platform.

Xiaomi

UUPaotui

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UUPaotui is a mobile internet errand service platform based on the concept of crowdsourcing to share labor and time.

Xiaomi

Qyer.com

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Qyer.com is a travel service platform in China.

Xiaomi

China Rapid Finance

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China Rapid Finance is an online consumer lending marketplace serving online users and China’s emerging middle class.

Xiaomi

51 Credit Card Manager

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51 Credit Card Manager develops a credit card management application.

Xiaomi

Mango Excellent Media

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Mango Excellent Media is a Broadcasting company

Xiaomi

Weijian Technology

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Weijian Technology is a building intelligent robotics product company for the construction industry through robots, IoT, and AI algorithms.

Xiaomi

Huisuanzhang

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Huisuanzhang is a financial services platform for Chinese integrated enterprises.

Xiaomi

Soul

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

Xiaomi

58 Daojia

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58 Daojia provides online information and access to high-quality offline services such as cleaning, moving, babysitting, and beauty care.

Xiaomi

DEEPEXI

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DEEPEXI provides the ability to implement productization and instrumentation, and accelerate the realization of digital transformation value

Xiaomi

Sunlands Online Education Group

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Sunlands Online Education is a China’s online post-secondary and professional education.

Xiaomi

Blue Focus PR Consulting

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Blue Focus PR Consulting is a Chinese professional organization providing public relations services.

Xiaomi

Baidu Video

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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.

Xiaomi

Boomplay

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

Xiaomi

Perpetual Protocol

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Perpetual Protocol is a decentralized perpetual contract trading protocol for every asset.

Xiaomi

Baozun Commerce

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Baozun Commerce is a provider of brand management solutions in China.

Xiaomi

Wenjuan.com

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Wenjuan.com is an online survey platform focused on questionnaire establishment, distribution, management, analysis services and more.

Xiaomi

Leyaoyao

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Leyaoyao is an offline self-service equipment intelligent payment platform, a payment solution expert.

Xiaomi

Baihe

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Baihe.com is an online dating service provider in China that originated from Heiyou.com, a social networking site.

Xiaomi

Ule

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Ule.coms is an e-commerce platform offering retail and ordering services, with its focus on the online-to-offline model.

Xiaomi

ZuzuChe

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ZuzuChe.com is an online taxi search website offering rental information for designated driving, car chartering, and wedding celebrations.

Xiaomi

Juanpi

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Juanpi.com is a Chinese online platform selling discounted consumer products.

Xiaomi

Tophant

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Tophant is a innovative Internet security service provider in China.

Xiaomi

Iwjw

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Iwjw operates an online platform offering online to offline house rental services.

Xiaomi

Ymatou

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Ymatou is a C2C and M2C e-commerce marketplace.

Xiaomi

Xinshang

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Xinshang is a Chinese customer to customer(C2C) marketplace for secondhand luxury goods.

Xiaomi

Fenbeitong

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Fenbeitong (分贝通) is a corporate consumer management platform.

Written by Mark Fitz

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