ADAS dark horse – MINIEYE CEO Liu Guoqing on Forbes Rich List

On April 13, 2017, the famous financial and economic media Forbes released the list of Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia. Many outstanding Chinese youths appeared on the list, including well-known public figures like Kris Wu Yifan, Fu Yuanhui, and Liu Wen. As a new star in the science and technology industry, MINIEYE founder and CEO Liu Guoqing was also on the list.


The evaluation criterions of Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia include the leadership and unprecedented changes of the field involved, pioneering thought and result, possible change of the field in the next half century, etc. The list cover ten fields, including the science and technology, media, entertainment, entrepreneurship, etc. Forbes claimed officially that the list was selected carefully from more than 1200 candidates by a top team of judges, including business leaders like KAI-FU LEE, Jean Liu, etc. It is worth noting that talented young people in the field of science and technology has drawn more and more attention from Forbes in recent years. Besides, Megvii Face ++ founder Yin Qi was also on the list once.

Well-known idols from the entertainment and sports field, including Fu Yuanhui, Liu Wen and Kris Wu Yifan were also on the 30 Under 30 list.

Liu Guoqing just celebrated his 30th birthday in this March,  After graduating from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Liu went to Nanyang Technological University to study for a doctorate. It was in this period that he found the direction of entrepreneurship. At that time, he dominated the ADAS research project of the Singapore Government, thinking that it was a promising and valuable direction. When he graduated in 2012, the domestic market was still a blue ocean, and as a result, Liu Guoqing and his founding team decided to go back and established MINIEYE formally. MINIEYE was an entrepreneurial firm engaged in the field of intelligent drive, dedicated to creating a safer driving environment for drivers by applying the vehicle-mounted visual perception technology, and promoting unmanned vehicles through visual perception solutions.

As for the evaluation standard of Forbes 30 Under 30, it mainly judges whether a young person below 30 is capable and forward-looking, to put it simply. Ever since the establishment, MINIEYE has already obtained investments from Alibaba partner Wu Yongming, ZTEVC, Hanbang Technology, etc. which were optimistic about the research and development ability of Liu Guoqing and his team, and the market prospect. In addition, 2016 was considered as the first year of intelligent drive, during which Internet giants, traditional vehicle factories and even startup companies had joined this field. Liu Guoqing had already implemented the deployment, promoted the result to which MINIEYE had been dedicated for years, namely the first generation of ADAS product, and launched it in the market.

At present, with the head office located in Shenzhen, MINIEYE has research and development centers in Beijing and Nanjing. The team has 70 members right now, including experts of the “Young overseas high-level talents introduction plan”, as well as graduates of famous domestic and foreign schools, such as Georgia Institute of Technology, University of California, Boston University, French Academy of Sciences, University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, Tsinghua University, and Huazhong University of Science and Technology, etc. and excellent former employees of famous enterprises and research institutions, like Tencent, Alibaba, Baidu, Thunder, Delphi, STMicroelectronics, Panasonics, and Intel, etc.

As for the product, the first-generation ADAS products of MINIEYE had already been released in the end of last year formally, and realized the benchmarking with similar products of the International giant Mobileye.

In terms of the business, the team is now conducting the technological development with such teams as American General Motors and XPENG Motor. In the meantime, it also cooperated with the famous auto parts manufacturer Wanxiang Group to research and develop AEB and launched samples. Besides, it also sets out for autonomous driving by being established on the ADAS market.

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