Origin Agritech Ltd. is engaged in the corn seed distribution business and research focusing on genetically enhanced breeding technologies in agricultural crops. It is involved in agricultural biotechnology and an agricultural oriented e-commerce platform operating in China. The firm's seed research and development activities focus on crop seed breeding and genetic improvement. Its e-commerce activities are engaged in delivering agricultural products to farmers in China via online and mobile ordering and tracking the source of these agricultural products via blockchain technologies. The company was founded by Geng Chen Han in 1997 and is headquartered in Beijing, China.