Asked whether, two years ago, he could have envisaged Chinese group-buying site Meituan achieving a $7 billion valuation Feng Deng, founding managing director of Northern Light Venture Capital, gives a swift no.
Bearing in mind the company's subsequent growth and the current climate in the tech space, however, a $700 million round at a $7 billion valuation doesn't seem so surprising. Valuations might be spiraling...
Zhuanzhuan, a used goods trading platform and subsidiary of 58.com, China’s largest online classifieds marketplace, has raised a $100 million round led by electronics giant Xiaomi.
KPCB growth-stage spinout Bond has led a $200 million Series B round for BrowserStack, a software testing platform established by two Indian entrepreneurs.
Chinese healthcare big data company LinkDoc Technology, which counts New Enterprise Associates (NEA), China Broadband Capital, and Temasek Holdings among its investors, has filed for an IPO in the US.
Yonghe Medical Group, a Chinese hair healthcare specialist best known for hair transplants, is targeting a Hong Kong IPO. Its largest external shareholder is CPE, formerly CITIC Private Equity.