A film documenting the experiences of Chinese tech founders including Ofo’s Dai Wei and Smartisan’s Luo Yonghao has turned out to be a box office flop.

Titled “Startups” in English and “Ignition Point” in Chinese (our translation), the movie premiered on Jan. 11, making just RMB 530,000 (around $80,000) on its first day. The film recorded RMB 2.8 million in ticket sales as of Tuesday afternoon. Male moviegoers made up more than 60% of the audience, while around 30% of all views were between the ages of 20 and 24 years old.

“White Snake,” an animated film also released on Jan. 11, made in excess of RMB 57 million by 1 p.m. on Tuesday.

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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.