WIA2020 | Rising Tech Stars 2020: Global & China's 100
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WIA2020 | Rising Tech Stars 2020: Global & China's 100

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WIA2020 | Rising Tech Stars 2020: Global & China's 100

Healthcare, Technology, Consumer Staples Author: Yue Liu Dec 09, 2020 09:57 AM (GMT+8)


EditorLuke Sheehan


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2020 Rising Tech Stars 100 focuses on A-round startups in China and across the globe. Investment trends across several sectors and regional distribution are discussed in the report, which has been developed through cutting-edge technologies. Each of these small saplings has a chance to grow into a towering tree.


  • Since 2008, the percentage of economies in recession has maintained at around 20%, but this number has soared to 93% in 2020 due to the pandemic’s devastation.
  • China: The amount of investment in the Series A round has dropped from CNY 3.21 trillion in 2018 to CNY 1.10 trillion in 2020, a 66% decrease.
  • Among the 100 Chinese companies we selected, healthcare, enterprise services, manufacturing, hardware and e-commerce ranked top five in terms of industries.
  • Global: The number of investments dropped to 284 in 3Q 2020, the same as the 4Q 2016.
  • The global 100 rising tech companies are distributed in 18 countries. Among them, the United States accounted for 66%, a tripled amount from 22% in 2019.


  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 Highlights
  • 3 How to choose rising tech stars?
  • 4 Why do we focus on rising tech stars?
  • 5 Industry map of rising China tech stars 2020
  • 6 China’s investment trends of Series A round
  • 7 Overviews of 100 Chinese companies
  • 8 Industry map of rising global tech stars 2020
  • 9 Global investment trends of Series A round
  • 10 Overviews of 100 global companies
  • 11 List (Appendix)
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