Forbes China 30 Under 30 list announced Dangbei CEO Jin Linglin was selected

by Chelsea . on June 16, 2021

In August 2018, Forbes China announced the 2018 list of "30 Under 30" (Forbes China 30 Under 30), a list of outstanding talents in 20 industries, including Sun Yang, Ma Long, Zhang Yishan, Yang Zi, Yang Yang and other outstanding young people in different fields. Among them, the founder and CEO of Dangbei Network, Jin Linglin, was selected as the "Enterprise Technology" list, and Dangbei Network also became the only company in the field of intelligent large screen on the list. 

The Forbes 30 Under 30 list was launched by Forbes magazine in 2011 and is now available in Forbes USA, Forbes Asia and Forbes China. It aims to recognize 30 young talents under the age of 30 who have made outstanding contributions in different fields in the previous year, and who are changing China's economic life and increasing China's influence in the world while increasing social jobs and promoting economic development. 

Forbes has always been forward-looking, looking for young talents who are under 30 years old,emerging in the industry and have certain influence. In Jin Linglin’s view, being selected as one of Forbes China’s Under 30 elites is more a recognition of Dangbei Network’s development. Consumer upgrade drives the rise of smart TV,and the big screen ecology represented by smart TVs(including projection and TV boxes)will be an important entrance to  the smart home.He hopes to work with his team to form a business closed-loop by relying on his own traffic,product matrix and brand base,and eventually create a complete ecological chain around big screen software、hardware、system and content, build a new Internet&Living room economy,continue to provide professional and characteristic services for smart big screen users, bring breakthrough and innovation to the industry, and then lead the whole industry development change.

Dangbei Network was founded by Jin Linglin in August 2013 and is headquartered in Binjiang District, Hangzhou, China. Currently, it has been cultivating and maintaining a leading position in all major segments of the smart big screen field, and its business covers five major sections: its own traffic source, APP product matrix, basic service platform, big screen operating system and smart hardware, and is a value-added home smart big screen service provider integrating software and hardware. The business includes ZNDS forums, Dangbei market, DBOS ,smart hardware and so on . 

It is reported that Dangbei Network is the industry leader in core technology and market share, and has cooperated with hundreds of well-known enterprises in the upstream and downstream of the industry. The total coverage of its business exceeds 150 million large-screen terminals, and relying on strong data capabilities, it can accurately pulse industry development trends in real time. The company  was ranked as one of the "2018 Hurun Bafu China Top 100 Most Valuable New Star Enterprises in Zhejiang 50. Earlier this year, it was ranked as one of the "2018 Hurun Top 100 China's Most Valuable New Star Enterprises".

With the dual stimulation of technology development and consumer upgrade, the OTT industry represented by smart TVs is ushering in its own "highlight" moment, with OTT surpassing mobile as the fastest growing market. Public data shows that the number of smart TV OTT terminals has exceeded 200 million, covering a user base of about 367 million, with a daily turn-on rate of about 50%. For Dangbei Network, which focuses on OTT big screen, it will have broad development prospect and investment value in the future.

"China is in a golden age of entrepreneurship," said Russell Flannery, editor-in-chief of Forbes China. There are many talented young people in China who have gone on to start their own businesses, and they are generally well educated and know how to embrace technology and capital better than their predecessors. While these young talents are increasing social jobs and boosting economic development, they are also changing China's economic life and increasing China's global influence.