Chinese Internet startups are usually distributed in a few regions that have vibrant startup community, mature industrial chain, funding supports, and talents. Second-tier, even third-tier cities are attracting the attentions of startups in 2013, although Beijing is still the center of tech scenario with most startups and investment cases, according to report recently released by Chinese startup database ITjuzi.

Startup Map: Beijing still dominates tech scene, second- and third-tier cities are catching up

97% of Internet startups is distributed in Top 10 tech bases, namely, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangdong, Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Sichuan, Fujian, Hubei, Taiwan, and Shanxi, showing a more centralized trend than 94% in 2012. Hong Kong, which ranked in Top 10 list in 2012, is elbowed away by Shanxi in 2013.

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Emma Lee

Emma Lee is Shanghai-based tech writer, covering startups and tech happenings in China and Asia in general. We are looking for stories related to tech and China. Reach her at lixin@technode.com.