Chinese mobile social networking firm Momo Inc. says an investor group including chairman and CEO Tang Yan has withdrawn its …
Chinese classified information website Baixing.com released its first annual financial report after its IPO, and the company’s operating revenue in …
Chinese classified information website 58.com announced that the company has acquired the well-known recruitment website ChinaHR.com. However, no financial details were immediately available. On the completion of the acquisition, ChinaHR.com will maintain its independent operation, brand, and team. As a result of the acquisition, Ireland’s Saon Group, former parent company of ChinaHR.com, will withdraw itself […]
Chinese classified information website Ganji.com announced its latest executive team structure, covering strategy, sales, business development, and marketing. Former Alibaba executive Chen Guohuan has been appointed chief operating officer of Ganji.com; former Taobao executive Zhu Xiaoping has been appointed vice president of Ganji.com’s channel department; and former Alibaba B2B business unit executive Wang Zhenghong has […]
With a newly-minted IPO under its belt, Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com Inc. announced today that is now taking pre-orders for Microsoft’s Xbox One gaming console. As part of an agreement between the companies, JD.com will have the exclusive right to accept pre-orders for Xbox One in China from July 28-30, 2014, through JD.com’s Mobile QQ […]
Chinese third-party Internet payment company Alipay revealed that the company has reached a deal with South Korean website Lotte.com to provide a RMB payment channel to Chinese users who shop on the website. Furthermore, the products purchased on the website will be directly shipped from South Korea to China. Lotte.com and the Lotte duty free […]
Sina’s financial report for the fourth quarter and the entire year of 2013 stated that its Weibo microblogging service realized a first-time operating profit of USD3 million in the fourth quarter of 2013. Sina Weibo also reportedly plans to launch IPO at the New York Stock Exchange in the second quarter of 2014. According to […]
ShopRunner, an American online shopping company and competitor to Amazon, has gained investments of USD206 million in the latest financing round, which is reportedly led by China’s Alibaba Group. This represents a major U.S. move for the Chinese e-commerce group, who is considering an initial public offering in the country. Prior to this, Alibaba already […]
Twitter’s just-released initial public offering prospectus shows China is still an important deficit in its global growth strategy. In Twitter’s F-1 IPO statement, the company said it is raising USD1 billion, which is largely a pro forma number until the company calculates fees and eyes its roadshow. The company recorded USD317 million in revenue in […]
Chinese Internet company Xunlei has formed a strategic partnership with China Construction Bank’s Shenzhen branch to gain a CNY10 billion loan and a customized capital management program for Xunlei over the next three years. Luo Lan, vice president of Xunlei, said that the cooperation aims to provide financial security for Xunlei’s rapid expansion, enhance the […]
Perhaps as a sign of the sinking values of Chinese Internet businesses, CDC Corporation, a portal website operator, media and exhibition organizer, has sold its Internet portal business China.com to Guoguang Global Media Holdings Limited for a paltry HKD90.8 million.
With worries that the new bird flu outbreak could constrict the Chinese travel sector, tourism company Qunar.com has plowed ahead and closed its latest investment round, gaining USD57 million from Baidu.com, Hillhouse Capital, and GGV Capital.
Chinese social networking VoIP company YY Inc. is tempting fate with its just-submitted initial public offering application to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
With an eye towards a potential overseas initial public offering, Chinese B2C e-commerce website 360buy.com has started the public beta testing of its English-language website, directly selling products to overseas buyers.
Roy Rong, chief financial officer of Chinese Internet company UCWeb, revealed during an interview in Bloomberg’s office in San Francisco that the company plans to launch its initial public offering in 2013.
Chinese group buying website Meituan.com published its latest sales statistics, claiming that the company achieved sales of CNY440 million in June 2012.
Ftuan.com, a Chinese group buying website, and Gaopeng.com, the joint venture between Tencent and Groupon, have reportedly completed their merger and integration, and the new company will be led by Lin Ning from Ftuan.com.
AdChina Ltd., an Internet advertising company in China, has issued its draft prospectus for an eventual initial public offering of its Cayman Island entity on Nasdaq under the symbol ADCN.
Tudou means potato in Mandarin Chinese, and online video website Tudou.com’s market debut today showed the company was more of a couch potato as it lazily watched its overvalued aspirations sink on the first day of trading.
Chinese online video website Tudou.com has updated its filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for a planned initial public offering this week.
Amid a thunderous drop in Chinese companies’ market capitalization in recent weeks, Tudou.com has filed an amendment to its filing for an initial public offering in the United States to raise money for its online video operations in China.
In China all media is social, so Chinese Internet social media and social networking website Renren.com’s initial public offering planned in a few hours should be smooth sailing. However, the departure of a company director over the weekend and recent inconsistencies in its statistics have caused concern for investors.
Chinese online news and video media service Phoenix New Media Limited filed its F-1 statement with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission in a bid to raise up to USD200 million in an initial public offering.