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Lizhi (荔枝) is a company that develops a mobile audio platform for user-generated content. It offers an app that enables users to record and share their lives with voices on mobile devices with the help of intuitive recording, and to reach their audience through various discovery tools. Through Lizhi, users can follow their favorite hosts and channels, become a host and create their own podcasts, perform in live streaming, and more.

TypePublic
Founded2010
HQGuangzhou Shi, CN
Websitelizhi.fm

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2019)620
Revenue (FY, 2019)¥1.2 B(+48%)
Share Price (Nov 2020)$2.5 (-2%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Lizhi

Jinnan Lai

Jinnan Lai

Founder & CEO
Ning Ding

Ning Ding

Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer and Director
Zelong Li

Zelong Li

Vice President and Director
Juan Ren

Juan Ren

Vice President and Director
Tao Huang

Tao Huang

Director
Ye Yuan

Ye Yuan

Director
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Lizhi Office Locations

Lizhi has an office in Guangzhou Shi
Guangzhou Shi, CN (HQ)
397 Xingang Middle Rd, Ke Cun, Haizhu Qu
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Lizhi Financials and Metrics

Lizhi Revenue

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Lizhi's revenue was reported to be ¥1.18 b in FY, 2019
CNY

Revenue (FY, 2019)

1.2b

Gross profit (FY, 2019)

270.4m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2019), %

22.9%

Net income (FY, 2019)

(133.0m)

EBIT (FY, 2019)

(20.4m)

Market capitalization (20-Nov-2020)

87.5m

Closing stock price (20-Nov-2020)

2.5

Cash (31-Dec-2019)

82.7m
Lizhi's current market capitalization is $87.5 m.
Annual
CNYFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

453.5m798.6m1.2b

Revenue growth, %

76%

Cost of goods sold

330.8m565.6m910.2m

Gross profit

122.7m232.9m270.4m
Quarterly
CNYQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q4, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Revenue

181.1m186.3m191.2m240.0m261.6m225.0m328.7m

Cost of goods sold

133.2m131.3m131.7m169.5m184.0m160.7m264.6m

Gross profit

48.0m55.0m59.4m70.5m77.6m64.3m64.1m

Gross profit Margin, %

26%30%31%29%30%29%20%
Annual
CNYFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

206.5m205.6m82.7m

Accounts Receivable

12.7m6.5m3.0m

Prepaid Expenses

11.9m5.9m18.8m

Current Assets

231.1m218.0m15.0m
Quarterly
CNYQ2, 2019Q3, 2019

Cash

161.5m125.2m

Accounts Receivable

3.8m4.6m

Prepaid Expenses

11.3m18.3m

Current Assets

176.6m148.1m
Annual
CNYFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

(153.7m)(9.3m)(133.0m)

Depreciation and Amortization

5.9m9.8m12.5m

Accounts Payable

41.0m24.3m(4.4m)

Cash From Operating Activities

(31.3m)14.0m(95.8m)
Quarterly
CNYQ2, 2018Q3, 2018Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Net Income

(9.8m)(11.3m)(55.5m)(104.0m)

Depreciation and Amortization

4.5m7.2m5.2m8.5m

Accounts Payable

4.3m(1.0m)(15.0m)(5.8m)

Cash From Operating Activities

(45.2m)(33.3m)(31.3m)(57.6m)
CNYFY, 2017

Financial Leverage

-0.3 x
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Lizhi Operating Metrics

Q3, 2018Q3, 2019

Podcasts on the Platform

160.60 m

Podcast Plays per Quarter

6.10 b

Podcasts Uploaded Monthly (Lizhi App)

4.50 m5.20 m

Audio Entertainment Content Categories

7
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Lizhi Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Beijing Hongyi Technology Co. Ltd.
Guangzhou TIYA Information Technology Co., Ltd.
LIZHI HOLDING LIMITED
LIZHI INC.
TIYA HOLDING LIMITED
TIYA INC.

Lizhi Revenue Breakdown

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Lizhi revenue breakdown by business segment: 98.3% from Audio Entertainment and 1.7% from Other

Lizhi Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

77/100

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Lizhi Online and Social Media Presence

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Lizhi News and Updates

Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Is Investigating Evolus, Lizhi, Iovance Biotherapeutics, and Y-mAbs Therapeutics and Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm

NEW YORK, Oct. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C., a nationally recognized shareholder law firm, is investigating potential claims against on behalf of investors of Evolus, Inc. (NASDAQ: EOLS), Lizhi, Inc. (NASDAQ: LIZI), Iovance Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: IOVA), and …

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims on Behalf of Investors of Lizhi Inc. – LIZI

NEW YORK, Oct. 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Lizhi Inc. (“Lizhi” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: LIZI). Such investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at newaction@pomlaw.com or 888-476-6529, ext. 7980.

LIZHI ALERT: Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. is Investigating Lizhi, Inc. on Behalf of Lizhi Stockholders and Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm

NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C., a nationally recognized shareholder rights law firm, is investigating potential claims against Lizhi, Inc. (NASDAQ: LIZI) on behalf of Lizhi stockholders. Our investigation concerns whether Lizhi has violated the federal…

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of Lizhi Inc. - LIZI

NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Lizhi Inc. (“Lizhi” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: LIZI).   Such investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at newaction@pomlaw.com or 888-476-6529, ext. 7980.

LIZI Alert: Johnson Fistel Launches Investigation into Lizhi, Inc.; Investors Suffering Losses Encouraged to Contact Firm

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Shareholder Rights Law Firm Johnson Fistel, LLP, is investigating potential claims against Lizhi Inc. ("Lizhi" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: LIZI) for violations of federal securities laws. On or about January 17, 2020, Lizhi sold about 11 million...

Podcast is social: How China’s Lizhi makes audio interactive

For Marco Lai, the founder of Chinese podcast network Lizhi, radio has always been social. Twenty years ago, the entrepreneur was a host at a radio station in southern China. He ran a late-night program where listeners could call in and chat about anything as they wished, often riffing on feelings, …

Lizhi Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Lizhi founded?

    Lizhi was founded in 2010.

  • Who are Lizhi key executives?

    Lizhi's key executives are Jinnan Lai, Ning Ding and Zelong Li.

  • How many employees does Lizhi have?

    Lizhi has 620 employees.

  • What is Lizhi revenue?

    Latest Lizhi annual revenue is ¥1.2 b.

  • What is Lizhi revenue per employee?

    Latest Lizhi revenue per employee is ¥1.9 m.

  • Who are Lizhi competitors?

    Competitors of Lizhi include Wrap Media, LISNR and Snoozle.

  • Where is Lizhi headquarters?

    Lizhi headquarters is located at 397 Xingang Middle Rd, Ke Cun, Haizhu Qu, Guangzhou Shi.

  • Where are Lizhi offices?

    Lizhi has an office in Guangzhou Shi.

  • How many offices does Lizhi have?

    Lizhi has 1 office.