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Top 10 creative figures in China

Updated: 2014-10-08 07:26 (

Innovation has long been recognized as the key to a modern economy. Legends around several self-made billionaires worldwide show how powerful such modernizers can be.

The Chinese version of Forbes released its first list of China’s top 10 innovators on August 28.

Compiled according to achieving commercial success based on technology; playing a decisive role in that success; significantly changing or reversing the industry; creating a new group of users and being widely expected to make the next big thing, those featured here appear on the inaugural list.

Jia Yueting

Founder of video website in 2004.

In 2013, shares held by Jia appreciated from 3.359 billion yuan to 18.978 billion yuan.

The shares were boosted by TV sets rolled out by and acquisitions of a film company and new media firm for a total of 1.6 billion yuan.

Top 10 creative figures in China

Jia Yueting speaks in Beijing, April 9, 2014. [Photo/IC]

Top 10 creative figures in China
Top 10 creative figures in China
Top 10 creative figures in China
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