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The TechCrunch China Startup Competition is on! And we are happy to announce that Gobi Ventures will join the jury to pick outstanding contestants for the Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund and the Gobi VC awards. Here are the detailed rules and regulations about the Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund competition: Prize The eligible outstanding projects in the competition […]
China’s fast-growing startup scene is somewhat notorious for overzealous funding rounds and skyrocketing valuations for mysteriously opaque products. Until mid-2015, wave after wave of funding entered the market, only to be hampered in the second half of the year increased saturation. So how will China’s startup ecosystem react to a more risk-averse funding environment? According to […]
Digital photo service Camera360 added a new ID photo editing and printing feature to its upcoming 5.2 version that will be launched this week. With this new feature, users no longer have to worry about all the rigid proportion specifications required by a standard ID photo, cause the software will guide the users with auxiliary […]
Xu Hao: CEO & Cofounder of Camera360 CEO and cofounder of Camera360 Xu Hao is on stage a TechCrunch Shanghai to launch Cmemera360 Light Camera, a smart scenario identification engine, this morning. The new service will find the most suitable shooting scenario automatically, saving the efforts for consumers to select from diverse filters. The company […]
Beijing or Shanghai have long been the top picks for those looking to startup in China, bolstered by the communities of existing tech companies that call them home. However as housing prices soar and big-city pitfalls including pollution make starting a business increasingly complex in these centers, second tier cities begin to look more attractive. As […]
ChinaBang Awards, the brainchild of TechNode which honors the best in China’s startups, is now in its fourth year. After two months of nominations, online voting and result reviews, the winners were finally announced at our annual ChinaBang event. Congratulations to all award winners who stood out from over 1,000 nominations this year. Hardware ANTVR […]
Face++, a face recognition technology provider, announced that it netted US$22 million of Series B funding at a valuation of over US$100 million from a consortium led by Qiming Ventures and Series A investor Innovation Works. The angel round was received from Legend Star, the angel arm of Legend Holdings, the parent company of Lenovo. Formed in 2012 […]
Chinese developer Meitu has apps in 510 million mobile devices and 800 million registered users (with 180 million monthly active users) of whom 70% are young women as of January 2015. Available in more than two dozens languages, around 10% of Meitu’s users are from outside mainland China, including Greater China, Europe and the Americas, according […]