China's 'Star Market': A New Engine for the Budding Tech Sector

China's 'Star Market': A New Engine for the Budding Tech Sector

China's 'Star Market': A New Engine for the Budding Tech Sector

Healthcare, Financials, Automotive Author: Ivan Platonov Sep 17, 2019 10:19 PM (GMT+8)




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An analysis of Shanghai's new trading venue, where game-changing technology and public equity come together.


  • The Star Market is the country's first large-scale trading platform allowing yet-to-be-profitable companies to file for an IPO
  • Another feature is the registration-based system that drastically shrinks the time firms spend queuing for listings on other boards of the Shanghai and Shenzhen bourses
  • Five different listing standards were developed for local tech startups, two for red-chip companies and others for those who have already issued shares with a WVR (weighted voting rights) structure in Hong Kong
  • Pursuing a goal of domestic high-tech business cultivation, the board is geared to serve companies across 35 industry verticals, from advanced materials and consumer electronics to the recent hot sectors such as AI and IoT


  • 1 Highlights
  • 2 Introduction
  • 3 Financial market reform spurred by macro trends
  • 4 New rules of the game: a remedy for the insanely volatile market?
  • 5 Who’s been lured? An overview of the sci-tech board applicants
  • 6 Projecting tomorrow: our future research on the sci-tech board
  • 7 Appendix
  • 8 Key contacts

In this report


Depicting the Star Market's development path, regulations and the applicants' key business indicators


That applied for IPOs on the Star Market analyzed

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