University mentoring service ChaseFuture announced on Wednesday that they have launched a careers mentorship services to guide students through the job search and recruitment process. The launch coincides with a name change to ‘Dyad’.

The Shanghai-based company also announced the completion of $600,000 USD in new funding led by 500 Startups and SOSV, with participation from a NASDAQ-listed education company. These funders join existing investors, including New York-based Artesian Capital Management, Banyan Partners, and Silicon Valley-based Harbor Pacific Capital and numerous leading EdTech angel investors. This round brings Dyad’s total funding to $1 million USD.

The latest injection highlights China’s growing interest in career services. Hangzhou-based education and career information provider Quanrenjiaoyu (全人教育) was acquired by Xiuqiang Glasswork Co., Ltd. in December last year, with a total value of over 210 million RMB ($32.4 million USD).

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Eva Yoo

Eva Yoo is Shanghai-based tech writer. Reach her at evayoo@technode.com