51WORLD is an original high-tech enterprise based on digital twins, 5G, VR, and AI. Founded in February 2015, the company has been working on its vision since its establishment— creating a real, complete and permanent “digital twin world”. With all-element scenarios, it creates core products such as 51Cloud, Super API, 51UrbanData, 51City OS, 51Sim-One in fields of smart city, smart car, transportation, tourism, education, aviation, digital real estate, etc. It helps digital upgrades in various industries.
51WORLD occupies the largest market share in real estate sales, automobile simulation training, and smart city operating system, with an annual growth rate of over 200%. Currently, it has served more than 750 corporate customers from home and abroad, including renowned enterprises and institutes such as Huawei, Alibaba, China Mobile, China Unicom, China Telecom, SenseTime, iFLYTEK, Tencent Cloud, JD.com, China Railway Construction, China Merchants Group, Vanke, Country Garden, China Resources, China Merchants Shekou, Lingang Group, SURBANA JURONG, GEOCON, EMAAR, JQZ Group, Hyundai, Taikang, GAC, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Weimar Automobile, National Intelligent Connected Car (Shanghai) Pilot Demonstration Zone, Beijing Transportation Development Research Institute, China Transinfo Technology, Daimler, FAW Pentium, Chongqing Automobile Inspection Institute.
The company currently consists of a staff number of nearly 500. More than 65% of the R&D team has an educational background in computer graphics, machine vision and deep learning, of which over 50% have a master degree or above. Every year, 51 VR attracts outstanding graduates from Tsinghua University, Zhejiang University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Stanford, Cornell, UCL, and UIUC. Some of them once worked for prominent companies such as Microsoft Asia Research Institute, Autodesk, Crytek, CCP, Activision Blizzard and Virtuos.
At present, 51WORLD has total financing of nearly 300 million yuan and SenseTime, Star VC, Lightspeed, MOMA, SPD Silicon Valley Bank, Green Pine Capital, and Green Living Equity are among its major investors.
Up to now, 51WORLD has won more than 30 awards in smart cities, smart driving, real estate, VR and other industries, including "Jia ZiGuanNian", "the most promising ToB growth company", and "Top 10 most influential innovative companies in the smart city sector in 2019 ", " Chinese Entrepreneurs ", " Top 100 Chinese Science and Technology Innovation Enterprises ", " Best VR Industry Application ", " 2018 China Unicorn with Great Life Potential ", etc.
Due to the company's outstanding performance, 51WORLD founder & CEO Archer Li won the 2017 NBI Rising Talent Award, "2018 Zhongguancun High-end Leading Talent", "2019 China Economic Alliance Alliance City Update Model" and more.
PartnersTogether with well-known research institutions, investment institutions, industry leaders and government universities in 10 countries around the world, we have created high-quality high-tech R&D, production and application platforms to create new value for global users. At present, 51WORLD has served nearly a thousand home and abroad. Corporate and government customers