Interface of Tao.117go

Chinese trip journal and experience sharing service 117go received $20 million of Series B financing from Softbank China Venture Capital for user base expansion and branding (hat-tip to Tnooz). Before the announcement of this round, the company has raised previous rounds from Redpoint Ventures and Alibaba Group.

117go is a travel diary app supporting the sharing of photos, locations, stories, among other things in a timeline. Launched in October 2011, the service now claimed millions of registered users, with the number of daily active users stands at more than 200K. Tang Yibo, former exec of Chinese leading online travel service Ctrip, joined 117go as president last year.

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Emma Lee

Emma Lee is Shanghai-based tech writer, covering startups and tech happenings in China and Asia in general. We are looking for stories related to tech and China. Reach her at lixin@technode.com.