forbes recently published the world's most innovative companies in 2018. seven chinese companies were on the top 100 list, with tencent, ranked no.25 and ctrip ranked no.28. hangzhou hikvision digital technology ranked no.90 with the innovation premium of 36.16%.
hikvision was established in november 2001, founded with 49% foreign capital. the company was officially listed on small and medium enterprise board (sme board) in china shenzhen stock exchange on may 28, 2010 (002415.sz). as of september 16, 2016, hikvision has a market capitalization of more than usd 20 billion, more than 18,000 employees and 40 wholly-owned subsidiaries or shareholding companies worldwide.