Founded in 2005, backed by Sequoia, Mayfield, Fidelity and Ceyuan VC, NQ Mobile Inc. (referred to as “NQ Mobile” hereinafter) is a global leader in mobile security services – holding 67.7% of the Chinese mobile security market share (2010 Whitepaper on China Mobile Security Market by Frost & Sullivan). By the end of 2010, NQ Mobile has delivered proven mobile security solutions based on the cloud-computing model, including anti-virus, anti-malware, anti-spam, privacy protection, data backup and recovery, as well as data management – to more than 71 million users (23m of which are international users) in more than 100 countries and regions worldwide – to protect them against mobile security threats which will result in financial loss and privacy compromise, and the user base is still expanding.
Headquartered in Beijing, NQ Mobile has branch offices in Hong Kong, China, and the Silicon Valley, US., with a global staff of over 300. Backed by an R&D team of more than 180 highly-skilled professionals, NQ Mobile owns multiple patented technologies, provides localized products and services in 10 different languages for users across the globe and relentlessly delivers the technology advancements crucial to improving mobile security. NQ Mobile has devoted to development of products adapted on Android, iOS, BlackBerry, Symbian and Windows Mobile.
NQ Mobile is leading the market with the highest user satisfaction and the lowest wastage rate. It is honored as a Technology Pioneer 2011 and An Industry Shaper of Global Growth Company by the World Economic Forum and one of the 10 Start-ups That Will Change Your Life by the US Time Magazine. In October 2010, it was also awarded 2010 Deloitte Technology Fast 50.
NQ Mobile Team
Backed by a strong R&D team and customer service team, NQ Mobile is the first mobile service provider to offer 7*24 customer service. Its vigorous dedication in R&D is rewarded with more than 30 core technologies of independent intellectual property rights and mobile security related patents.
Extensive partnership has accelerated the growth of NQ Mobile. The company is the only partner providing anti-spamming service to China Mobile in addition to the online scan and verification service to the Mobile Market of China Mobile, and a close partner of China Unicom. As an important partner to Nokia, NQ Mobile products are preloaded on Symbian devices sold in China. The latest Sony Ericsson devices sold in China and in Korea also preload NQ Mobile products. NQ Mobile works very closely with Huawei mobile software,ZTE, Samsung and QUALCOMM. Other partners include HTC,Motorola, Dopod, Lenovo, Tencent, Baidu, etc.
“Industry Shaper” by the World Economic Forum at the Davos Annual Meeting 2011
One of the 25 Hottest Mobile Startups by Informilo during WMC 2011 (the only Chinese company on the list)
Ranked 2nd on the list of the 10 Cases of Capital Investment of Zhongguancun
2010 Deloitte Technology Fast 50
One of the 10 Start-ups That Will Change Your Life by the Time Magazine
Technology Pioneer 2011 by the World Economic Forum
2010 EnfoNet Award—The Best Service Provider, The Most Promising Business Award by Analysys International
Dr. Lin Yu, CEO of NQ Mobile, awarded as one of the 10 Most Creative Enterpreneur in 2009
Best Mobile Security Application of 2009 China Mobile Technology Innovation
2009 China Frost & Sullivan Award for Mobile Security Market Leadership of the year
Nominated as “Excellent Recommended Service” in Mobile Security Protection 2009 by Green Mobile Culture Construction Alliance and Value-added Service Committee, China Telecommunication Enterprise Association
NQ Mobile was chosen as the only successful copartner of Nokia China Forum
Golden Olive Awards for the Best Mobile Phone Anti-virus Product in 2007
Awarded the prize for excellence in mobile applications and the best user experience by China Mobile App Assessment Centre