Boqii.com, a Chinese social network and e-commerce platform for pet owners, has secured $25 million in Series B funding from an undisclosed US-based investment firm, with participation from existing backer Goldman Sachs.
The company's first round of funding came last June from Jafco Asia and Goldman. Beijing-based Boqii was launched in 2008 with a focus on pet-related products, including pet foods, accessories and animal...
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