The Gen.T List 2022 In Numbers: East Asia

By Zoe Hsu

Ahead of the Gen.T List 2022 launch on October 3, here are some stats about the honourees from our East Asian markets

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As we countdown to the launch of the Gen.T List 2022 on October 3, we have been giving sneak peeks of how we put together the annual list and the people that make up this year's edition.

In the last two weeks, we've shared stats about our Asia list as well as the honourees hailing from Southeast Asia. This time around, here are some facts about the honourees from East Asia, particularly Hong Kong, Taiwan and Mainland China. 

Read more: The Gen.T List 2022 In Numbers: Southeast Asia

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Gary Yin, executive chef of King's Joy and a 2021 Gen.T honouree from Mainland China
Above  Gary Yin, executive chef of King's Joy and a 2021 Gen.T honouree from Mainland China

145

The total number of honourees hailing from East Asia on this year's Gen.T List, which makes up just over 48 percent of the list.

32

The average age of this year's honourees from our three East Asian markets.

11

The number of 2022 Gen.T honourees who run unicorn companies.

Read more: The Gen.T List 2022 In Numbers: Asia

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Snooky Wong, co-founder of Madame Quad and a 2021 Gen.T honouree from Hong Kong
Above  Snooky Wong, co-founder of Madame Quad and a 2021 Gen.T honouree from Hong Kong
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Above  Arum Tsai, author, speaker and 2021 Gen.T honouree from Taiwan

105

The number of honourees in this region who own their company.

42%

Of the 83 honourees from Mainland China, 35 of them—or 42 percent—are women.

US$400 million

The total amount of funding raised by companies run by Gen.T honourees from Taiwan, Hong Kong and Mainland China between January 2021 and June 2022.


The Gen.T List 2022 is sponsored by Credit Suisse.

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