Founded in October 2008, Meitu is an AI-driven technology company that carries "beauty" as its core ideal, helping its users become more beautiful with image products and beauty management services and assisting with the digital transformation of the beauty industry by providing SaaS services.
Meitu leverages AI in the pursuit of its mission. In 2010, Meitu founded its R&D hub MT Lab, which is dedicated to AI and imaging innovations in the field of Computer Vision, Deep Learning, and Computer Graphics.
As of December 2022, Meitu's Monthly Active Users (MAU) reached 243 million, with 79.76 million originating from overseas markets. These international users are distributed across 22 countries and regions with 10 million or more users in each: these include Indonesia, Thailand, Brazil, Pakistan, the United States, Vietnam, Japan, Bangladesh, the Philippines, South Korea, Malaysia, Iran, Mexico, Nigeria, Canada, Turkey, Russia, Myanmar, South Africa, the UK and Nepal.
Oct Meitu launches the Company's first product, Meitu's PC version, which is well received by users for being a smart and easy-to-use picture-enhancing software.
Feb Meitu launches the Meitu App, which has since become one of the most popular photo-enhancing apps in the world.
Dec The Meitu App PC exceeds 100 million users, achieving a total of 200 million users on two ends.
May Meitu launches the first Meitu smartphone, expanding into the hardware market.
May Meitu launches BeautyPlus, the overseas version of BeautyCam which enables users to instantaneously beautify selfies.
Jan Meitu launches BeautyCam, turning smartphones into selfie-focused cameras that can naturally beautify selfies in just one tap.
May Meitu launches the short-form video and livestreaming community app Meipai, allowing users to easily create and share videos.
Nov Meitu launches its Meitu V4 smartphone, the Company's first premium series smartphone, equipped with a 21-megapixel front-facing camera.
Sep Meitu launches SelfieCity, enhancing selfies with a wide range of artistic and trendy filters.
May Meitu launches MakeupPlus, allowing users to easily apply a wide variety of virtual makeup effects to photos.
Apr Meitu launches Meitu M4 smartphone, allowing users to take better selfies in low-light conditions.
Dec Meitu becomes a listed company on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Oct Meitu apps surpass 1 million users in each of its 39 countries and regions of operation, with a total of over 430 million users.
Oct Meitu’s apps reach activations on 1.1 billion unique devices worldwide, reaching 456 million MAUs.
Jun Meitu launches its V4s Camera Smartphone: Selfie Flagship.
Jun Meitu launches its M6 Camera Smartphone: Selfie Celebrity.
Jan Meipai launches an instantly-popular livestreaming feature.
Nov Meitu V6 Camera Smartphone: dual-camera on both sides for a luxurious photography experience!
Oct Meitu M8s Camera Smartphone: joint collaboration with four major anime series'—limited edition selfie smartphone!
Sep Meitu T8s Camera Smartphone: movie-style blur to achieve stunning results when taking pictures at night!
May Meitu M8 Camera Smartphone: powerful cutting-edge AI and professional portrait photography!
Feb Meitu T8 Camera Smartphone: magical dual-pixel technology that brings you higher-definition photos at night!
Feb Meitu launches MeituBeauty: an e-commerce platform for cosmetics & skincare.
Nov MeituBeauty is licensed to TryTry.
Nov Meitu Smartphone brand is licensed to Xiaomi.
Aug WIDE, our vlog app, launches.
Aug Meitu, Inc. announces its new “Beauty & Social Media” strategy.
May The Meitu V6 British Museum Limited Edition: Rococo-Themed Smartphone is released, transporting users to the enchanting world of 18th-century Europe.
Dec Meitu's app WIDE, made for horizontal short videos, has been selected for Apple's annual list of best apps.
Aug Meitu makes strategic investment in Dajie.com by acquiring approximately 57% of stock shares.
May MeituEve skin analyzer launches.
May MeituKey skin analyzer launches.
Apr MeituSpa cleansing brush launches.
Apr Meitu AI Open Platform launches.
Dec Meitu AI Photo Editing, a smart photo editing solution, is launched.
Nov The "Meitu Future Aesthetician Plan" is launched.
Oct The "Meitu Smart Beauty Industry Solutions" is launched.
Jun The "Meitu Creator Platform" is launched.
May Meitu reaches a strategic cooperation agreement with Dior and develops the "Dior AI Skin Detectio" function.
Apr MeituGenius Online is released, integrating AR makeup and accessory trial services on Mini-Programs, PC, HTML5 pages (H5) and app platforms. With the launch of the system, MeituGenius completes its service offerings for both online and offline usage.
Feb The Internet Hospital of Shanghai Dermatology Hospital, jointly built by Meitu, is approved as the first Internet hospital of dermatology in Shanghai.
Dec Meitu AI Photo Editing wins the "Best Commercial Image Processing Product Award" at the 6th Global Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Summit (GAIR 2021).
Dec Meitu wins the "Fastest Growing Overseas Listed Company Award" in the 11th China Listed Company Reputation List.
Dec The Computer Vision Industry Intellectual Property Alliance is established. Wu Xinhong, the founder and CEO of Meitu, serves as the first chairman of the alliance and joins hands with industry partners to promote an upgrade of the industry.
Nov Meitu ranks 28th in the list of "Top 100 Chinese Internet Companies in 2021" for the 5th consecutive year.
Nov QuestMobile releases its 2021 China Mobile Internet Autumn Report, in which the Meitu App and BeautyCam maintain first place in two different categories.
Sep Meitu reaches a new cooperation with Dior, using digital solutions to expand the application scenarios of its beauty services.
Sep Meitu brings its "Care About Women Program" to Pengshui County High School for Nationalities, showing its care for the growth of students.
Aug MeituGenius and DFS achieve a new cooperation to jointly create a new smart retail solution for the beauty industry.
Aug MCP co-creates courses with art schools including Central Academy of Fine Arts, China Academy of Art, and Sichuan Fine Arts Institute.
Aug Meitu achieves its third consecutive semi-annual profit period after adjusted net profit.
Jun Meitu attends the 9th China Internet Audio & Radio Convention.
Jun MeituEve, from Meitu, takes part in the 2021 World Leading Internet Scientific and Technological Achievements Roadshow Solicitation.
Jun Meitu Aesthetics has become a domestic cooperation platform for @cosme's Best Cosmetics Awards.
May Meitu attends the High-Quality Development of Cosmetics Industry forum and reaches a strategic cooperation agreement with the Changping District People's Government.
Apr MeituGenius teams up with Watsons to help upgrade their one-stop virtual makeup shopping experience.
Apr MeituGenius cooperates with Givenchy again, helping the brand's brick-and-mortar stores reduce costs and improve efficiency.
Apr Meitu attends the 4th Digital China Summit.
Mar The Meitu App ranks Top 50 in the "2021 Brands that Empower Women" list.
Mar Meitu achieves a full-year of profit for the first time since the company was founded.
Feb Meitu’s overseas products welcomed by global users, Meitu listed in the Top Publisher Awards 2021.
Jan QuestMobile’s 2020 Annual Report: BeautyCam and the Meitu App continue to hold the first position in two rankings.
Jan The Meitu App has been upgraded for users to easily create professional photos with Meitu Templates.
Jan MeituEve reaches a strategic cooperation agreement with Shiseido’s new brand EFFECTIM.
Dec The Meitu App's new AI Painting feature draws much attention and becomes a hit in more than 10 countries and regions including the United States and Japan.
Dec Meitu is selected as a Top 50 Internet Corporation of Fujian Province for the sixth consecutive year.
Dec Meitu's AI Photo Editing Meitu AI Photo Editing is selected as an "Example of Outstanding Practical Integration of Digitization and Reality in 2022" from National Business Daily.
Dec The results of the "2022 Global Trend Case Collection Activity" are announced, with Meitu's AI Photo Editing winning the "2022 Outstanding Scientific and Technological Innovation Award".
Dec In December 2022, BeautyCam's "Dongfang Chaozhuang" (Oriental Fashion & Makeup) receives the National Business Daily Future Business Stars "National Fashion Trend Creator" award.
Dec Acknowledged by the industry for its innovation and development power, Meitu wins the Enterprise with Potential Value Award as part of the 2022 Edge Awards list of selected top global innovators.
Dec Thanks to its leading overall strength and its influence in the industry, Meitu receives the Gelonghui "Annual Corporate Governance Award" for outstanding publicly listed companies in the Greater China region.
Nov QuestMobile releases its 2022 China Mobile Internet Autumn Report, which shows that the Meitu App and BeautyCam maintain their top rankings by number of users in the Photo Beautification and Camera categories respectively.
Nov Meitu places among the Top 100 Chinese internet companies in terms of overall strength for the sixth consecutive year.
Oct Meitu's AI Photo Editing has the honor of being recognized as an advanced enterprise in China's portrait photography industry in 2021 and 2022.
Sep Meitu is honorably included in the Top 100 New China Technology Corporations by Internet Weekly.
Sep Meitu and Meiya Pico sign a strategic cooperation agreement to jointly promote the construction of network and data security systems.
Aug the Meitu App and MeituEve are displayed at the 2022 China International Fair for Trade in Services.
Aug Meitu releases its 2022 interim results, with both revenue and MAU increased, and the VIP subscription business becomes the largest revenue contributor, achieving its fifth consecutive semi-annual profit period after adjusted net profit.
Aug Meitu actively responds to the government's call in organizing employees for prevention and control of COVID-19 in Xiamen, embracing corporate responsibility with practical actions.
Aug MeituEve introduces its latest innovative technology: MeituEve V, a 3D panoramic skin analyzer powered by AI.
Jul Meitu joins hands with ACM Multimedia 2022 to hold the fourth PIC competition, fully demonstrating its technical strength.
Jul Meitu attends the 5th Digital China Construction Summit to showcase the achievements of empowering the real economy through digital technology.
Jul According to QuestMobile's 2022 China Mobile Internet Semi-Annual Report, based on the number of users, BeautyCam and the Meitu App maintains their top rankings in the Camera and Photo Beautification categories respectively.
Jun The winners of the 2022 PAGC Golden Sail Awards are announced, with Meitu winning the "Most Outstanding Brand of the Year in International Markets" award.
Jun As part of its contribution to Beijing's "14th Five-Year Plan", Meitu launches Moyan, a personalized cosmetics technology innovation platform.
Jun Meitu leads the Beauty and Health Innovation track in Maker in Beijing contest, making contribution to the innovation of the beauty industry.
Jun Meitu's digital collection brand Meitu Gem releases its second digital collection, which is put on sale for the first time.
Jun Meitu partners with School of Design & Innovation from the China Academy of Art for their first graduation exhibition exploring the aesthetics of the metaverse.
May The joint achievements of MeituEve and the Chinese Academy of Sciences receive a great deal of recognition from leading experts, and is honored to be selected for participation in the Society for Investigative Dermatology.
Apr Wu Xinhong, the founder and CEO of Meitu, increases his stake in the company, showing his confidence in the company's development.
Apr At this year's ACM International Conference on Multimedia, Meitu organizes the fourth Person in Context (PIC) competition in collaboration with Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Renmin University of China.
Apr Meitu's digital collection brand Meitu Gem releases its first digital collection.
Apr According to the 2022 Q1 Mobile Internet Industry Data Research Report, the Meitu App and BeautyCam maintain top positions in the industry.
Mar Meitu releases its 2021 annual results in March 2022, which shows that Meitu has achieved full-year profitability in terms of adjusted net profit for the second consecutive year, with a remarkable year-over-year increase of 146.9% in VIP subscriptions and image SaaS services.
Mar Meitu releases 6 new image products at its Meitu Image Festival and announces that its VIP subscription users worldwide have reached 4.5 million.
Jan The Meitu App and BeautyCam are selected for QuestMobile's "2021 China Mobile Internet Top 50 Apps by User Base" list.
Jan Meitu reaches an exclusive strategic cooperation agreement with the new brand QJSMILE.COM from Modern Dental Group Co., Ltd.
Jan Meitu wins the Most Influential Award on RoyalFlush's 2021 annual list.
Jan Meitu wins the Public Welfare Communication Award and Public Welfare Project Award at the 11th Philanthropy Festival.
Mar Meitu has revealed its impressive 2022 results, showcasing record-high revenue generated from the VIP subscription business and the emergence of AIGC as a new driving force. Furthermore, the company has achieved IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) full-year profit for the very first time.
Mar The 2022 AIGC Application Innovation TOP 30 list is announced, with Meitu ranking seventh.
Feb CEO and founder Mr. Wu Xinhong is awarded the Green Bamboo Award for his outstanding contributions to China's digital industry.
Jan Meitu officially moves into Meitu Tower, the building where its headquarters are located.
Jan With its impressive achievements in the sector, Meitu is ranked No. 1 on the comprehensive strength list of China's image digitalization corporates.
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Founder, Chairman and CEO
Member of the 10th National Committee of China Association for Science and Technology Winner of the 10th "China Youth Entrepreneurship Award"
Gary Ngan (CFA)
Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary
Overall financial management, capital market operations, strategic investments, investor relations, and legal affairs and compliance for public listing. One of the "Top 100 Elite CFOs for Hong Kong and US-listed Chinese Companies" by Barron's China.
Chief Human Resources Officer
Overall human resources and administration management
Group Senior Vice President and President of Image Business Group
Product strategies, monetization and subscription businesses