visibility into risks and opportunities in China.

The Leading China business intelligence platform delivers detailed, actionable data on millions of companies and the people who run them.

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Mitigate Risk

Multinational companies face a myriad of challenges in doing business globally, including safeguarding IP, mitigating headline risk, and complying with the alphabet soup of sanctions and export controls. Our cutting-edge platform swiftly identifies hidden risks across your suppliers, customers, partners, and investments, ensuring that you stay ahead in the game.

Increase Your Competitive Advantage

Spot opportunities and risks that others can't with better information and the context that's critical to evaluate partners, win bids, source critical parts, make investments, or take policy actions with confidence.

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Make decisions faster

Quickly conduct the critical analysis that your team needs by tapping into timely, reliable and comprehensive data about the world’s leading businesses.

Shed light on who owns, and ultimately controls a company or financial institution. Find insights into a company’s affiliates and joint-venture partners. Search millions of company profiles to gain insights into the operations of global brands.

Use Cases

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Global supply chains

Who are the suppliers, distributors and overseas partners of multinational corporations? We help you find them.

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Due diligence

Our platform helps companies conduct background checks on their acquisitions, investments and overseas affiliates.

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Sanctions compliance

WireScreen has detailed profiles on hundreds of firms that in recent years have been added to the U.S. government’s sanctions list.

Trusted by leading multinationals, law firms, and governments

"WireScreen should be mandated for anybody investing in China."
General Partner, large Silicon Valley VC firm
“We are able to highlight latent risks and produce insights that would otherwise require an army of analysts with specialized knowledge, saving invaluable time and resources.”
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"Whenever my analysts trace anything to China, I require them to use WireScreen."
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Leadership Team

WireScreen was founded in 2019. It is a division of The Wire Digital Inc., a news and data startup based in New York City. Its affiliated company is The Wire China, a weekly digital magazine.

David Barboza
David Barboza, Cofounder and Chief Executive

A Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist who previously worked at The New York Times, David has more than 15 years of experience covering China and using corporate records.

Lynn Zhang
Lynn Zhang, Cofounder and Chief Operating Officer

A former financier who worked in private equity, Lynn has spent more than a decade analyzing corporate data. She studied chemistry and finance in China and Japan.

Brian O'Clair
Brian O’Clair, Head of Engineering

An engineering leader who co-founded Nautilus Labs and worked at Google, Attentive, and ActionIQ. He studied electrical engineering and computer science at UC Berkeley.

Bradley Martinez
Bradley Martinez, Head of Sales

An experienced revenue leader, Brad has built teams serving sophisticated clients at FactSet and Factor Law. He studied Political Science, Philosophy, and Economics at UPenn.

Leonid Taycher
Leonid Taycher, Senior Advisor

A senior engineer who has worked at Google, Twitter, and Kensho, the AI company acquired by S&P. Leonid earned his PhD in computer science from M.I.T.


We are fortunate to work with some of the leading venture capital firms.

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Shaun Maguire
Shaun Maguire
Partner, Sequoia Capital
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Larsen Jensen
Larsen Jensen
Co-founder, Harpoon Ventures
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