In order to find and document founders of the times who define a better future, iAsk acts as the initiator and will host the 2020 Global Founders Summit and Influencers List Release Ceremony on January 8, 2021. The summit features the theme of “Foreseeing the Future, Keeping Uplifting and Benevolent”, for the founders to discuss value innovation and future trends together. We have confirmed with the Global Founders Financial Services Alliance and the Global Founders Communication Services Alliance to release 2020 Top 50 the Best New Economy Leaders list.
To document the most influential business leaders of the era, including leaders of public companies with outstanding track records, the pre-IPO companies with an exceptional performance or the most innovative growth engine. We are looking for founders who have made outstanding contributions in various fields in 2020 in the investment stage.
This year's selection covers more than 1,000 declared new economy enterprises and founders and has been assessed based on the dimensions of influence of founders, enterprise efficiency, industry innovation, social responsibility, industry revolutions and more. The five dimensions of selection were assigned with different weights in the six lists and were evaluated by the Global Founders Communication Services Alliance and the Global Founders Financial Services Alliance. After a series of evaluations by the two Alliances, a list of top 50 candidates was finalized based on the overall scores of each.
Innovation is a vital source of essential vitality for both founders and companies. The difference is that business model innovation, organizational innovation, and product innovation often require technology as the core driven force. This list aims to find early stage founders and their companies who dare to break barriers and attract capital. Most of these companies are in the early stage of Series A to Series C financing and have huge space of imagination in market capitalization.
The founders selected as 2020 Top 50 the Most Innovative Founders List are as follows.
What is the Global Founders Summit?
The Global Founders Summit is the flagship event of the organizer iAsk. iAsk Media and iAsk Capital have interviewed and served thousands of founders, by documenting their past, witnessing their present, and hoping to help them in their future. The summit will be attended by nearly 300 founders, more than 100 domestic and international media, and supported by more than 100 top global financial and communication service providers. It will serve and connect founders, investors and media groups comprehensively, to tell China’s stories well to the world, and assist enterprises to realize their commercial landing of global presence.