has a very humble beginning …
Founder and CEO
Kai Xia, a pioneer and an independent app developer in iOS field in Mainland China, started his own business in Beijing in 2009, two years after his graduation from Tsinghua University with a Master of Science Degree. Kai established Zentertain in 2010. During the start-up period, Kai worked alone and developed his first apps in Beijing at his own apartment. The apps were successfully launched on iPhone App Store in 2010. Kan Hong, Kai’s close friend and university classmate, joined Kai in 2011. In April 2012, Chuang Zhi You Pin (创智优品) was officially established in Beijing, China where Kai and Kan were the co-founders. The business started off with only Kai and then Kan and now grows to over 250 employees.
Founded in Beijing
Started with the name Zentertain. Zen+Entertain means exploring something fun with a beginner’s mind.
#1 on the Top Free List in the Japan App Store. Included in the “Best Music Games” collection by App Store
Ringtone Maker Launch
Top 3 on the Top Free Lists of App Stores in over 30 countries worldwide.
First important milestone! Zentertain reached 1,000,000 users.
Free Music Download Launch
Top 3 on the Top Free Lists of App Stores in over 40 countries worldwide.
Girl Story Launch
Our interesting dress-up game reached the Top 5 grossing lists of over 10 countries.
User count hit 10,000,000, a tenfold increase since the previous December.
Slots Game Launch
Reign of Summoners Launch
Our first epic battle card game took players to a magical world of heroes and demons. In the real world you exercise to get stronger. Here, you fight.
User count hit 100,000,000!
User count hit 100,000,000, a tenfold increase within 1 year.
Over 10 Million dollars of investment from Sequoia Capital
Forest Mania landed Top 2 on the download list of Kakao
User count hit 200,000,000!
Photo Collage featured on Google Play
Forest Mania featured on Google Play
Officially awarded as “Top developer” status by Google Play
Top Developer is a badge recognizing established, respected developers for their commitment to launching high-quality and innovative apps on Android.
A new start: from Zentertain to Zenjoy