ered a barometer of innovation and entrepreneurship.
The majority of China’s unicorns are based in Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou and Shenzhe
n, with a combined number of 156, 19 more than the previous year and accounting for 77.2 percent of the total.
Nanjing, Guangzhou, Wuhan and Qingdao are new gathering places for unicorns, the report said.
ce at which they go public, with unicorns now taking an average of 71 months to IPO.
From January 2017 to May 2019, 36 unicorns were listed on the global stock market, with eight in 2017 and 21 in 2018.