Top 10 Creative Chinese Entrepreneurs

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs ranks behind only Thomas Edison as the world’s greatest innovator of all time, according to NBCNEWS. Then who is China’s Steve Jobs. Here is a list of China`s 10 most creative entrepreneurs with their great achievements in innovation. I think you will find your answer here.

1. Ma Yun 马云 Alibaba Group

Ma  Yun

Ma Yun (or Jack Ma) led the Chinese e-commerce industry. He created three well-known brands including Taobao, Tmall and Alipay. Ma`a family own 15 billion yuan wealth.

2. Ma Huateng 马化腾 –  Tencent Inc.

Ma Huateng

Ma Huateng changed the way people communicate by creating instant messaging softwares from QQ to Weixin (or Weichat). Ma owns 41 billion yuan.

3. Ren Zhengfei 任正非 – Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.

Ren Zhengfei

Ren Zhengfei set an example for Chinese multinational firm. Ren owns individual wealth of 3 billion yuan.

4. Wang Jianlin 王健林 – Dalian Wanda Group

Wang Jianlin

Wang Jianlin succeeded in business model and management model innovation and created commercial real estate model. Wang owns 65 billion yuan net wealth.

5. Yu Minhong 俞敏洪 – New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc.

Yu Minhong

Yu Minhong created a new pattern in Chinese education and training industy. Yu owns 5.4 billion yuan net wealth.

6. Li Yanhong 李彦宏 –  Baidu, Inc.

Li Yanhong

Li Yanhong (or Robin Li) created the world’s largest Chinese search engine, and has patent of “hyperlink analysis” which is a basic invention for modren search engine technolgy. Li owns 51 billion yuan net wealth.

7. Wei Jianjun 魏建军 – Great Wall Motor

Wei Jianjun

Wei Jianjunis is leader of Chinese private automobile industry, His company developed economy SUV car model, establishing a new image of Chinese car in the international arena. Wei Jianjun owns 18 billion yuan of wealth.

8. Shi Yuzhu 史玉柱 – Giant Interactive

shi yuzhu

With innovative investment philosophy and keen eye for investment, Shi Yuzhu has accumulated personal wealth rapidly. Shi owns 18 billion yuan wealth.

9. Chen Hongdao 陈鸿道 – JDB Group

Chen Hongdao

Through successful brand marketing strategy innovation, Chen Hongdao nurtured a household new brand. Chen has 8 billion yuan of wealth

10. Zhang Yong 张勇 – Haidilao Group

Zhang Yong

Zhang Yong bourght management innovation spirit into ordinary food and beverage industry, creating an industry miracle. Zhang Yong and his wife Shuping Fu own 2.3 billion Yuan net wealth.

2 Responses

  1. Cindy says:

    Great to finally meet Ma Huateng and the rest of these big guys in China’s Business industry.. I wonder what they have in common to have achieved such success?

  2. Worden Report says:

    The entrepreneurs are cashing in on the Communist Party’s embrace of capitalism. This may be rooted in Chinese history. See

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