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101 Top Chinese Social Companies and Startups

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

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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Zhihu

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

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Douyu TV

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Douyu TV is a live streaming media platform that provides live content such as games, sports, variety shows, entertainment, and more.

Xiaohongshu

36Kr

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36Kr is a China-based publishing and data company focused on the ‘new economy’

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Weimob

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Weimob a WeChat-based CRM solution provider that helps businesses to build m-commerce platforms on WeChat at lower costs.

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DXY

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DXY is an online healthcare community for doctors, consumers, and healthcare organizations.

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Babytree

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

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Meitu

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

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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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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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Hupu

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Hupu is a sports commentary and news platform.

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Liepin

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

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Dazhong Dianping

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Dazhong Dianping is a local consumption platform.

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Boqii

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Boqii Holding Limited (NYSE: BQ) is China’s largest pet-focused platform and maintains the largest pet-focused online community in China.

Xiaohongshu

Blued

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Blued is a developer of a mobile based gay social app designed to connect with the network of guys.

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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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Gengmei

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Gengmei is a Chinese cosmetic surgery social networking app.

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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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Yidian Zixun

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Yidian Zixun is an interest-oriented mobile news aggregator.

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FaceU

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

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Baihe

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

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TT Yuyin

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TT Yuyin is a social platform for mobile games.

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Global Data Solutions

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Global Data Solutions designs, builds, and operates data centers in the People’s Republic of China together with its subsidiaries.

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Jiemian.com

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Jiemian.com is a news website in China that focuses on covering business and finance fields.

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Nice

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Nice brings photo content visualization to your mobile device.

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SOOGIF

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SOOGIF is an funny picture content platform provider company.

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Odaily

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Odaily is a blockchain media for the exclusive strategic cooperation of the 36氪 Group.

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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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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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Meipian

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Meipian is a Chinese social media tool for authors and editors to create and beautify images and posts.

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Zuvio

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Zuvio is the largest interactive classroom solution provider for Taiwan’s college market & the largest Taiwan college students.

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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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Fotor

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Fotor is a multi-platform photo editing tool.

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InMyShow

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InMyShow is a provider of one-stop social marketing solutions in China.

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PARKLU

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PARKLU’s influencer platform was built by KOLs and data-driven marketers.

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Le Tu

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Le Tu is a social media platform based on interests and activities, which enables users to participate together in offline activities.

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CSDN

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CSDN is a platform focused on providing software developers and IT workers with services such as knowledge, software development, and more.

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MoSeeker

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MoSeeker is an AI based social recruitment tool that provides recruiting technology solutions for talent acquisition teams.

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Zhijian

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Zhijian is a marketing digital service provider of private domain operation full-link solutions for medium & large-scale service firms.

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Changba

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Changba is a smart phone app offering users a portable solo KTV booth.

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Medlinker

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Medical Alliance is a post of physician social service platform.

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Bcy.net

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Bcy.net is a social media designed for comic lover.

Xiaohongshu

Wanwu Dezhi

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Wanwu Dezhi is a social e-platform mainly for antique sellers and customers.

Xiaohongshu

MIRACLE GAMES

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MIRACLE GAMES is a mobile game and social platform.

Xiaohongshu

Baike.com

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Baike.com is a Chinese encyclopedia website offering knowledge to internet users.

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Chushou

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Chushou TV is a mobile video live streaming platform specialized in mobile games.

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Wetran

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Wetran is a location-based heterosexual social networking platform.

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Tikin Media

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Tikin Media is a forward-looking advertising company that innovates building elevator media.

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Xiaoqule

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Xiaoqule is a Chinese community-focused e-commerce platform.

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Donews

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Donews is a media services platform that offers advertising, integrated marketing, and other related services.

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Futurenda

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A.I. powered agenda to manage time for people.

Xiaohongshu

Snaptube

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The mostly user friendly and widely used Android apps for any android user. Fastest Music and Video Downloader.

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Vdaifu

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Vdaifu provides services on online bookings of pediatric healthcare and doctors.

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Getui

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Getui is a Beijing-based third-party push notification service provider.

Xiaohongshu

Fen-z Interactive

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Fen-z Interactive is a social media marketing service provider.

Xiaohongshu

VIVA

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Viva is a media company specialized in providing TV, magazines and radio services for mobile phones.

Xiaohongshu

Redu-Media

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Redu-Media is an online celebrity media business company.

Xiaohongshu

Mixpace

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Mixpace is a co-working space operator.

Xiaohongshu

Robin8 Inc

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influencer search engine and marketplace, Robin8, an influencer search engine and marketplace.

Xiaohongshu

Dooluu

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Dooluu is an app for parents and preschool teachers to track and share photos, videos, and posts of children’s daily life.

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Wanba

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Wanba is a mobile application for entertainment and social platform.

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Weixiao Bao

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Weixiao Bao provides social media precision marketing solutions.

Xiaohongshu

Duitang

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Duitang is a photo sharing social platform.

Xiaohongshu

Cocospace

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Cocospace offers office workspace and incubation services for startup.

Xiaohongshu

Baobao

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Baobao is a digital video streaming social media platform.

Xiaohongshu

Youjia

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Youjia is a Chinese social interaction platform that integrates with entertainment elements.

Xiaohongshu

Breadtrip

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BreadTrip is a social application that enables users to record and share their trips with their friends in the form of travelogues.

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Liaotianbao

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Bullet Messenger is a Social Networking paltform.

Xiaohongshu

Nico

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Nico is a dating app provides a diverse and fun dating community for everyone.

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Dook Book

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Dook Book is a book publisher that also offers digital media and film operations.

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Lianlian

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Lianlian is an e-commerce SAAS platform focused on offline scene traffic operations.

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Hrloo.com

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Hrloo.com is a social learning platform for human resources.

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Dayima

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Dayima Little Helper is a mobile application focused on providing menstrual period nursing help for women.

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Baidu

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Baidu is a search engine that enables individuals to obtain information and finds what they need.

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Miaoa

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Miaoa is a trading platform where the user wants to meet with celebrities, can be obtained by purchasing the issuer.

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Jiaoliudian

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Jiaoliudian is an app for knowledge sharing where users can send voice classes.

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Zenjoy

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Zenjoy develops social games and mobile applications.

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WeComics

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WeComics provides user-created comics shareable over social media.

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Huxiu.com

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Huxiu.com is a Chinese business information and view exchange platform.

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EvoLive

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EVOLIVE is a live-commerce SAAS platform that is built for Livestreams specifically on live commerce.

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Jinying Technology

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Jinying Technology operates Du Yao, a book and movie review mobile application, and Huoxing Xiaoshuo.

Xiaohongshu

Miliyo

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Miliyo is a social software developer mainly on dating apps.

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BOO

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BOO is a personal 3D avatar creator and self emoji maker application that provides messaging services.

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Doushan Short Video

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Doushan Short Video is an entertainment platform which allows users to record, share, consume and monetize content.

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pencilnews

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PencilNews is a social media to provide the true information about early stage startup. The pencil never lies, the legend never dies.

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Wangdaizhijia

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Wangdaizhijia operates a Chinese peer-to-peer (P2P) online lending portal.

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Chaoxin.com

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Chaoxin.com is a multifunction chat service provider.

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Fanfan Comics

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Fanfan Comics provider of an original comic service platform intended to serve the entertainment sector in china.

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P1

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P1 is a fashion related photo sharing community operator.

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SINA Corporation

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SINA Corporation is an online media company and MVAS provider in the people’s republic of china and for the global Chinese communities.

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Qicycle

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Qicycle is a cycling application that allows its users to record and share their cycling.

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Qingchifan

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Qingchifan (Huiyoujia) is a dating app for meeting up with strangers for dinner dates .

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Paipai

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Paipai is an acquaintance social application designed to help users to interact with each other.

Xiaohongshu

V2EX

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V2EX is a community of start-ups, designers, developers and creative people.

Xiaohongshu

MINGDAO.COM

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Mingdao.com is an enterprise social collaboration platform designed for the Chinese market.

Xiaohongshu

Beijing Huanju Shike Keji Co., Ltd

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Beijing Huanju Shike Keji Co., Ltd develops social media apps for users to interact and meet.

Xiaohongshu

Dyad.com

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Dyad.com is a mentorship platform that has helped students earn over $27M in university scholarships.

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Tanma SCRM

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Tanma SCRM is a full-process private domain traffic solution provider that helps customers improve their private domain traffic operations.

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