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Asia Pacific Technology Fast 500™

2020 winners and results

Combining technological innovation, entrepreneurship, and rapid growth, Technology Fast 500 companies—large, small, public, and private—span a variety of industry sectors, and are transforming the way business is done today.

Winner

Based in China, Terminus Technologies is a high-tech company that leverage on Artificial Intelligence+ Internet of Things application technology to provide governments and enterprises with one-stop solutions that cover multiple scenarios in urban management, building energy management, and etc.

Capitalizing the AloT (AI+loT) to empower new smart cities, the company has grown itself into a unicorn on the technology track. It has landed more than 8,000 projects across the country, managing to reduce the incidence of cases by over 90%, save 40% of property O&M labor costs, and lower energy consumption by 30% in completed projects. It has benefited more than 10 million citizens with a smarter and more convenient public service.

Runner up

TaiMed Biologics is a world-class, innovation-based biotechnology company that satisfies medical needs of patients around the world. TaiMed Biologics capitalizes on its tremendous intellectual, extensive expertise, and management resources to develop a strong health-care product pipeline that benefits patients, rewards investors, and be prominent in the biotechnology industry. The company signed an agreement with Genentech for the licensing of Ibalizumab shortly after its formation. This drug candidate, also known as TMB-355, is a proprietary humanized anti-CD4 monoclonal antibody for the treatment of HIV/AIDS.

Third place

DogCare is a global pet accessories company serving pets and their owners around the world. The company is dedicated to researching, developing, and producing high-tech pet products to enhance and improve relationships between pet owners and their pets. DogCare's mission is to enhance the close connection between pets and their owners through technology, as pet owners had the idea of using technology to improve pets' lives and bring them into the intelligent era of pet care and thereby helping the pets always to stay active and healthy. Through study in pet psychology, DogCare continuously enrich its products to foster greater enjoyment and has been able to help millions of families build better bonds with their pets.

The Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific top ten

For the full ranking list please download the ranking pdf.

 

Company Name

Location

Industry Category

Growth Percentage

1

Terminus Technologies Group

China

Software

17915%

2

TaiMed

Taiwan

Life sciences

8251%

3

Shenzhen Dogcare Innovation And Technology Co., Ltd

China

Hardware

8003%

4

PEC

Taiwan

Life sciences

7476%

5

Rupeek Fintech Private Limited

India

Software

7295%

6

Stamen Co.,Ltd.

Japan

Software

5914%

7

Newlink (Beijing) Technology Co., Ltd

China

Software

5777%

8

ABL Bio Inc.

Korea

Life sciences

5485%

9

Beijing Milian Technology Co., Ltd

China

Media

5428%

10

Shenzhen Zhuiyi Technology Co., Ltd.

China

Software

4665%

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2020 Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific press release

  • Smart service provider Terminus is highest ranked company in the index
  • Chinese companies occupy more than half of top 10 spots for 8 straight years
  • Australian companies recognized in rankings hit record high for two consecutive years
  • Japanese firm breaks the top 10 for the first time since 2016
  • Life sciences companies account for 15% of all awardees, up 6 percentage points from 2019

Awardees are selected for the Technology Fast 500 ranking based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth over three years.

Geographical trends
Having 175 companies represented in the index, Mainland China maintained its lead position by taking five of the top 10 spots.

Australia broke its own record of 98 companies listed last year with 102 recognized in the 2020 rankings. 73 companies from Taiwan and 40 from Japan were also listed, and notably we saw the first Indonesian company to make the list.

Sector trends
Companies from Chinese Mainland and Taiwan dominated the sectors represented. Specifically, Chinese Mainland companies were the fastest growing in four categories (media, hardware, communications, and software) and their Taiwan counterparts took out the final two sectors (clean technology and life sciences).

Having a strong showing in the top ten with five companies represented, the software sector took up the largest share of 38%, followed by media (21%), hardware (19%), life sciences (15%), communications (5%), and clean technology (2%).

Revenue growth trends
This year the top 500 companies had an average revenue growth of 551% percent. For the top ten companies the average revenue for the current year in USD is $137,046,668. The average revenue growth of the top 10 is 7,621%.

Due to the global spread of COVID-19, the average revenue growth in 2020 dropped significantly compared to the 2019 average growth of 717%, and historical high in 2018 (987%), and is the fifth-highest recorded by the Asia Pacific Technology Fast 500™.

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Historical rankings

If you're interested in viewing previous APAC Technology Fast 500 winners, you can download the past rankings through 2012 here.

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