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[Discover China’s Next BAT] 8 rising stars, part 2

This is the fourth post in our series: Discover China’s Next BAT, where we will go over the potential tech giants that are leading China’s IT industry. Stay tuned over the coming month to keep updated on the next ‘BAT.’ iiMedia Research Group, a leading research institute in China, has released a list of leading mobile internet companies based on the […]

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Lagou To Expand Beyond IT Hiring With $33M C Round

Tech hiring service Lagou announced today the completion of a 220 million yuan (33.8 million USD) C round led by existing investor Hongdao Capital, followed by Qiming Ventures and Rongchao Investment. This round will raise the company’s total funding to nearly 65 million USD. Prior to this financing, Lagou raised 2 million yuan in angel investment from […]

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Chinese Startup Connecting College Students And Part-Time Employers Raises $8.5 Million Series A

Chinese startup Qingtuanshe (青团社) announced the completion a 55 million RMB (about $8.5 million USD) round of series A funding on Monday, led by (猪八戒网), a website that connects freelancers in design, IT, marketing, and other “creative” disciplines to paid projects. Qingtuanshe’s student-facing app connects university students with part-time jobs, such as shopkeeping at […]

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The ultimate guide to TechCrunch Shenzhen’s VC Meetup

TechCrunch Shenzhen is just around the corner along with its most popular session during the conference: VC Meetup. For entrepreneurs who are still shopping about from one venture capital institution to another with your business plan, we offer you the opportunity to meet a stack of VCs for 10 minutes face-to-face communication. VC Meetup has become […]

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Big Data-Driven Recruitment Platform eCheng Raises B Round Financing

Big Data-driven recruitment platform eCheng (e成) announced an undisclosed amount of Series B financing on Wednesday, led by Cathay Innovation Fund and previous investor Lightspeed China Partners. eCheng is a B2B SaaS platform that provides HR matching and resume screening for enterprises. Using machine learning, data mining, and NLP (natural language processing), the company categorizes resumes that best fit the job requirements of […]