A large number of overseas trained and educated Chinese nationals have returned home to establish start-ups in the semiconductor field. Photo: Shutterstock A large number of overseas trained and educated Chinese nationals have returned home to establish start-ups in the semiconductor field. Photo: Shutterstock
A large number of overseas trained and educated Chinese nationals have returned home to establish start-ups in the semiconductor field. Photo: Shutterstock
Semiconductors

Ten Chinese semiconductor start-ups that got a leg up from their founders’ foreign experience

  • AMEC has a 1 per cent share of the global etcher market dominated by US players but it holds 14 per cent of the Chinese etching systems market
  • GigaDevice was established in Silicon Valley but founder Yiming Zhu moved the company to China after he saw there were no indigenous memory chip makers

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A large number of overseas trained and educated Chinese nationals have returned home to establish start-ups in the semiconductor field. Photo: Shutterstock A large number of overseas trained and educated Chinese nationals have returned home to establish start-ups in the semiconductor field. Photo: Shutterstock
A large number of overseas trained and educated Chinese nationals have returned home to establish start-ups in the semiconductor field. Photo: Shutterstock
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