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On April 28, Leijun, CEO of Xiaomi Inc. published an internal letter stating that Zhou Guangping and Huang Jiangji, two co-founders of Xiaomi, have resigned from their positions. According to the letter, the two co-founders “chose a new way of life” for personal reasons and decided to resign from their duties in the company.

Xiaomi held its 2018 annual meeting on February 7. Company founder Lei Jun said 2017 was "the year of the reverse and breakthrough”. In October 2017, Xiaomi’s revenue exceeded 100 billion yuan ($15.88 billion). It took Xiaomi seven years to reach this level, which could be compared to Alibaba, Tencent and Huawei.

When talking about Lei Jun, people are as likely to mention his role in Xiaomi as his history as an investor. Lei Jun has already invested in numerous Internet companies. In 2018, Xiaomi is continuing its path to a public listing. 2018 is on track to be the "capital year" for Lei Jun.