On June 9, award ceremony of Hurun Blockchain Awards 2018 with the theme of “reshape the blockchain ecosystem” was held in Shenzhen, China, Canaan was selected as the leading enterprise, Shao Jianliang, General Manager of Canaan Blockchain Division was invited to attend and gave a keynote speech of Investment Opportunities Behind the Rise of New Track.
In the ceremony, Hurun Research Institute released the Hurun Blockchain Awards 2018 in association with Xiha Finance.
The list includes three sub lists - leading enterprises Top 20 (Hurun Blockchain Leaders 2018), innovating enterprises Top 50 (Hurun Blockchain Innovators 2018) and investment institutions Top 30 (Hurun Blockchain Investors 2018). This is the first time the Hurun Research Institute has released a list related to blockchain.
Canaan stood out from more than 300 blockchain enterprises and listed in the Hurun Blockchain Awards 2018. The listed enterprises have broad popularity, great influence and obvious market competitive advantages in the sector of blockchain, lead the development of technology research/application, marketing or operation mode in the blockchain field, and have a strong blockchain research and development team in the industry.
As a world-leading high-performance ASIC design enterprise and corporate champion in the blockchain industry, Canaan released the world's first blockchain computing device based on ASIC chip in 2013, which brought the industry into the era of AISC chip. Canaan became one of the first Chinese companies to mass produce 16nm chip in 2016, and pre-released artificial intelligence chip KPU in 2017. In 2018, the enterprise was rated as a Chinese unicorn enterprise. Listing as a leading enterprise in Hurun Blockchain Enterprise list, it means an affirmation of past achievements of Canaan, as well as an excitation for Canaan to continue to lead the industry in the future, in order to “reshape the blockchain ecosystem” constantly.