Through its product portfolios including LIZHI Podcast (LIZHI BOKE in Chinese), LIZHI App, and TIYA,
LIZHI INC. has built an audio ecosystem with a global presence consisting of audio-based social networks, podcast content portfolios and audio communities.
LIZHI INC. has been listed on Nasdaq Stock Market since January 2020 (NASDAQ: LIZI), and becomes “the first U.S. listed company in China’s online audio industry”.
To enable everyone to showcase vocal talent
To be the largest voice platform of the world
Mr. Marco Lai is the Founder and CEO of LIZHI and has served as the Director since January 2019. He is responsible for LIZHI’s strategic planning, business development, and overall management. Before founding LIZHI, Mr. Lai was a successful entrepreneur of public praise with a strategic vision in China’s internet industry. He founded 183.cn, a social network for migrant workers, and Guangzhou Mowang Information Technology Co., Ltd.. Before embarking on his business career, Marco was a radio host with a deep understanding of online audio.
Mr. Marco Lai and the LIZHI Team have been firmly upholding long-termism. LIZHI is willing to look at the present from a future perspective, and to brave challenges and resist temptations standing in a position of five or ten years or even longer ahead. It aims to focus on its critical and long-term undertakings. The values have been determined and solidly acted on by Mr. Marco Lai and LIZHI featuring “doing long-term and cumulative things”, with a macro and long-term vision.
一LIZHI launched the vertical podcast platform LIZHI Podcast (LIZHI BOKE in Chinese).
一LIZHI was listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market. LIZHI launched TIYA in the U.S. market and started tapping into the in-car audio market in the same year.
一LIZHI upgraded its brand name from “LIZHI FM” to “LIZHI”.
一LIZHI established the Content Security Center.
一LIZHI set up a scholarship program in Sun Yat-sen University and Jinan University to carry out industry-university research collaborations in the audio industry.
一LIZHI explored the IoT industry and started looking into the overseas market, the globalization strategy was officially put into force.
一LIZHI launched the audio entertainment segment and expanded audio interactive features.
一LIZHI upgraded to UGC audio community and launched personalized recommendation engines.
一LIZHI launched LIZHI App Ver. 1.0 and created a one-stop audio platform.