By Edith Yeung (Founder, SFentrepreneur and BizTechDay) There are now an estimated 384 million internet users in China, yes it is more than the population of the United States. The growth rate of China's internet user population has been outpacing that of any countries in the world.
With tens of thousands of startups booming in China, I am glad to see that women entrepreneurs are not far behind of their male colleague in the technology space.
Here is a list of women tech entrepreneurs who are very active in the China web space: Zhou Juan (Founder, 56.com) "The Vimeo of China" Alexa Ranking: 167
Hai-Yan Gong (Founder, JiiaYuan) "Match.com of China" (Went IPO on NASDAQ May 2011) Alexa Ranking: 340
Yu Yu (Founder, Dangdang) "Amazon.com of China" (Went IPO on NASDAQ end of 2010) Alexa Ranking: 445
Wang Shutong (Founder, DHgate.com "Online Trading Platform for SMBs" Alexa Ranking: 901
Hanwha (Founder, 55bbs.com) "Buy.com of China" Alexa Ranking: 1427
Wang Xin (Founder, Ijin Shan) "McAfee of China" Alexa Ranking: 9818
Hu Chao (CEO, Leyou) "Mom's shopping site" Alexa Ranking: 41,325
Liu Wei (Founder, Juren) "One of the largest online learning experience in China" Alexa Ranking: 12,998
Li Yu (Founder, Shanda Games) "One of the largest gaming sites in China" Alexa Ranking: 193,165
Chen Xiaowei (CEO, Orange) "Chinese Media Entertainment and Content Company" Alexa Ranking: 194,962
About the guest blogger: Edith Yeung is an entrepreneur, community organizer and TV host. She is the Founder of SFentrepreneur, a 3800+ members strong entrepreneur organization based out of San Francisco & BizTechDay, the most insightful voice of news, events & research for SMB internet market. Prior, she worked with companies including AT&T Wireless, Oracle, Siebel, Autodesk, Cisco, Telstra, Hungary Telecom, etc. Follow her on Twitter at @edithyeung.