The floriculture industry, which is presently dominated by European startups, is now witnessing a steady change of trends. With many potential startups adding up to the flower industry list, Asia has hastened up its pace in the global market.

The Asian floriculture industry is worth billions of dollars, as the floriculture industry in China alone is valued at more than US$ 11 billion, according to China Horticultural Business Services. 

CompanyLocationNet Worth
Ferns and Petals GroupIndiaUS$ 67.2 million
FlowardKuwaitUS$ 30.3 million
AIBIDAChinaUS$ 22.3 million
FlowerplusChinaUS$ 18.7 million
Beer and TechJapanUS$ 15.4 million
REFLOWERChinaUS$ 15.2 million
EasyflowerChinaUS$ 14.5 million
Hua LiChinaUS$ 7.7 million
Crunch StyleJapanUS$ 3.8 million
Flower ChimpMalaysiaUS$ 1.4 million

Here are the Top 10 Asian startups in Floriculture Industry

10. Flower Chimp

Founder: Maximilian Lotz and Niklas Frassa 

Founding Year: 2016

Headquarters: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Total Funding Received: US$ 1.4 million

Flower Chimp retails flower and gift delivery for many-to-all occasions. The startup operates throughout the peripheral borders of the nation across Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Indonesia. It also aims to offer products with the most sophisticated and excellent value delivery.

9. Crunchstyle

Founder: Takei Ryota

Founding Year: 2012

Headquarters: Nishikubo, Tokyo, Japan

Funding Received: US$ 3.8 million

Crunch Style is a flower subscription retail service platform that delivers seasonal flowers from approximately 70 florists nationwide. The delivery is made in a box that is individually designed for its clients’ to receive it even if they are away from work or going out.

8. Hua Li

Founder: Qi Ding

Founding Year: 2013

Headquarters: Shanghai, China

Funding Received: US$ 7.7 million

Hua Li is a luxury flower supply chain brand and a leading domestic boutique flower shop franchise chain with training institutions in floricraft like French style and Light luxury florals. Along with its in-depth cooperation with many global high-end names in the market, they have cooperated with renowned domestic brands and have launched customised life flowers full of cutting-edge literary atmosphere.

7. Easy Flower

Founder: Rong Chao

Founding Year: 2014

Headquarters: Beijing, China

Funding Received: US$ 14.5 million

Beijing Easyflower Co. Ltd. markets flowers retail fresh and dried flowers with other ornamental plants throughout the country. 


Founder:  Lan Jia, Minjia Liu and Yueyi Zhu

Founding Year: 2015

Headquarters: Beijing, China

Funding Received: US$ 15.2 million

REFLOWER is an e-commerce flower subscription platform that retails flowers through a wide range of clients in the industry. The B2C startup is led by notable investors like Plum Ventures and Matrix Partners China.

5. Beer and Tech 

Founder:  Norihisa Morita and Yoshiaki Ito

Founding Year: 2014

Headquarters: Saitama, Japan

Funding Received: US$ 15.4 million

Beer and Tech works closely with the Flower supply chain firm HitoHana and also operates a website for the Phalaenopsis or foliage plant of the fellow startup. It aims to eliminate the inefficiencies of old industries with the power of business and technology and delivers houseplants and flowers throughout the nation.

4. Flowerplus

Founder:  Ke Wang

Founding Year: 2013

Headquarters:  Shanghai, China

Funding Received: US$ 18.7 million

Established in March 2014 in Shanghai, Flowerplus is centred around delivering flowers of the O2O e-commerce business. The startup operates mainly for white-collar and middle-class families, placed in the office, living room, dining room, bedroom, study, and other scenes of everyday life with flowers. It offers an excellent quality product with amazing prices, eco-friendly service, and a convenient booking delivery system. The company aims to redefine daily life with the flower market, retail flower service, and domestic brand.


Founder: Li Qin

Founding Year: 2014

Headquarters: Yunnan, China

Funding Received: US$ 22.3 million

AIBIDA is a horticulture technology company that specialises in the development of flowers and hardware. It has launched a Bluetooth smart flowerpot. Its function is similar to that of the intelligent monitor. The sensor of a pot can detect an environment, and the user can combine the plants’ database to maintain flowers.

2. Floward

Founder:  Abdulaziz Al Loughani

Founding Year: 2017

Headquarters: Al Kuwayt, Kuwait

Funding Received: US$ 30.3 million

Floward is an e-commerce flower and gift eCommerce platform sourced from local and international brands with same-day delivery agendas. It has been thriving and is currently operating in 20 cities across the country, offering same-day delivery for all the products. The startup established a branch in London the previous year in 2020.

  1. Ferns and Petals

Founder:  Vikas Gutgutia

Founding Year: 1994

Headquarters: New Delhi, India

Total Net Worth: US$ 67.2 million

 Ferns N Petals Group encompasses FNP Retail & Franchising. It is a one-stop-shop for all gifting needs, be it buying flowers, cakes, plants, personalised gifts, decoration services, or experiences all across the globe. Along with its participation in the floriculture market, the company operates in 11 verticles, including FNP Weddings & Events, FNP Cakes ‘N’ More and its short film content and production house, FNP Media. 

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