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Top 4 Unicorn Companies From Guangzhou

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Countless startups in Guangzhou are being launched every day, and many fail because they did not learn from the success of other companies who've managed to rise above and join the unicorn club.

That’s why we decided to publish this list of 4 well-known Guangzhou companies that impressed investors enough to achieve a $1 billion valuation.

The 4 Unicorns in Guangzhou

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Cloudwalk

Cloudwalk

CloudWalk Technology is a cutting-edge IP company utilizing AI and other technologies to provide the most timely and accurate facial recognition solution.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $3.32

    B (

    October 2018

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Guangzhou

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Zhou Xi

  • Industries:

    Artificial Intelligence, Facial Recognition, Information Technology, Machine Learning

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $968.86M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    20

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WeRide

WeRide

WeRide is developing and commercializing advanced software and hardware technologies for self-driving cars.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $3.30

    B (

    December 2020

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Guangzhou

  • Started in:

    2017

  • Founders:

    Qing Lu, Tony Han, Yan Li

  • Industries:

    Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Vehicles, Computer, Software

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $789.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    9

  • Number of investors:

    26

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Yaoshibang

Yaoshibang

Yaoshibang is a Chinese B2B pharmaceutical trading platform.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.35

    B (

    June 2021

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Guangzhou

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Zhang Buzhen

  • Industries:

    B2B, Pharmaceutical, Trading Platform

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $200.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    14

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WTOIP

WTOIP

WTOIP has been designed to help entrepreneurs take their ideas to market. The platform provides startups with a shared resource library of patents, trademarks, and copyrights which can be accessed on-demand.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.27

    B (

    April 2018

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Guangzhou

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    Amy Chan

  • Industries:

    Business Development, Financial Services, Internet, Property Management

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $306.98M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    9

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