Development History

18-year devotion to education


2000 - 2008 Debut-Expansion of Financial Data

CSMAR? database took eight years to become No. 1 in global market


  • GTA Information Technology Co., Ltd. (now Shenzhen  GTAFE  Education Tech Ltd.) was founded
  • CSMAR Financial & Economic Data Query System (Chinese and English versions) was officially launched
  • Signed a contract with the China Securities Regulatory Commission
  • Signed a contract with Wharton School
  • Cooperated with Princeton University on the  CSMAR  Financial Database application
  • MSCI Barra launched the China A-Share Stock Market Index on the basis of  CSMAR  Financial Database


2009 - 2012 Early Development-Bloom in Financial Education

Financial Laboratory took five years to become No. 1 in the domestic market


  • Received the “Chinese High-Tech Enterprise” Award
  • Launched the Financial Laboratory & Training Center, which was utilized by clients including Peking University HSBC Business School
  • Financial Laboratory was chosen as the “2010 Key Independent Innovation (Shenzhen) Product”
  • Financial Laboratory signed contracts with Tsinghua University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Xiamen University, and University of Science and Technology of China
  • Provided the big-screen display system and information services to the China Financial Futures Exchange at its opening
  • Launched financial engineering products, including the Stock Index Futures Arbitrage System, tom the market
  • Launched the Accounting, Banking, Logistics, Marketing, and Business Laboratories


2013 - 2017 Growth Spurts-Development of smart education

Led the movement for using new information technologies, such as VR, big data, and AI, to vocational education; led the solutions to vocational schools and academic major structuring; led the establishment of the Vocational Education and Industry Development Research Institute; initiated the release of the first Chinese vocational education yearbook; led the launch of a vocational education program promoting spirit of the craftsman named Young Craftsman; and led the host of the International Summit of China Vocational Education.


  • Zhengsheng Yu, Member of Standing Committee of Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Chairman of the CPPCC, visited the Chinese-Uygur Bilingual Talking Book Library built by GTAFE
  • Siwei Cheng, Former Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of NPC, visited GTAFE
  • Baosheng Chen, Minister of Ministry of Education, visited GTAFE’s construction projects at Jinzhong in Shanxi and Hechi in Guangxi
  • Guiren Yuan, then Minister of the Ministry of Education, visited Ningbo Dahongying University - GTA College of Entrepreneurship
  • The “Postdoctoral Innovation Practice Center” was approved by Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security of the People’s Republic of China, Shenzhen branch


2018 - New Blueprint New Era of smart education

Uses new information technology to further develop core featured products to achieve explosive growth; brings Chinese quality products and services to countries along The Belt and Road to promote the vocational development around the world.


  • Listed in the enterprises engaged in industry-academia cooperation in personnel training by the Ministry of Education
  • Strategically cooperated with Hikvision, KWG Property, International Intelligent Machines, and SINO-BLR Fund
  • VR products have been applied in overseas markets such as US, Malaysia, Belarus, and Thailand.