Gengmei, a social networking app that connects up people with an interest in plastic surgery, announced that it secured $50 million D1 round led by photo editing app Meitu.

Founded in 2013, Gengmei (更美, or More Beautiful in Chinese) is a medical beauty social and service platform for beauty seekers to ask questions from plastic surgeons and acquire quality cosmetic surgery advice. The app now offers a wide range of services from community management, e-commerce and financing support for users with an interest in plastic surgery, cosmetic dental procedure, eyelid surgery, and more.

The new funds will be invested in research and development of AI technology, recuitment as well as market and expansion, according to a company statement.

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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.