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Chukong Technologies Raises $50M Series D Round

BEIJING, CHINA / Marketwired / October 18, 2013 – Leading international mobile entertainment company Chukong Technologies today announced it has secured $50 million in Series D funding led by New Horizon Capital, a leading China-focused private equity fund, with participation from existing investors GGV Capital, Sequoia Capital, Steamboat Ventures and Northern Light. READ FULL ARTICLE >>

Mad Billionaire Behind GoPro: The World's Hottest Camera Company

SAN MATEO, Calif. / Forbes.com / March 4, 2013 – GoPro Founder and CEO Nicholas Woodman, 37, is worth $1.3 billion after starting GoPro in 2002. READ FULL ARTICLE >>

Suited-Up Online: Why China's Fashionista Websites Aim High (And Low)

BEIJING, CHINA / ForbesChina.com / February 11, 2013 – These days David Zhao wears designer knitwear and Italian brogues, a taste of the fancy imported fashion sold on his e-commerce site, Shangpin. But the 40-year-old Beijing CEO is still a geek at heart. “I’m an outsider to fashion circles,” he says. READ FULL ARTICLE >>

Foxconn Acquires $200 Million Stake in GoPro

SAN MATEO, Calif. / PRNewswire / December 20, 2012 – World´s Largest Electronics Manufacturing Company Buys 8.88% of GoPro, Foxconn Founder and CEO Terry Gou to Join GoPro´s Board READ FULL ARTICLE >>

Foxconn Turns GoPro Founder Into a Billionaire

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. / Forbes.com / December 20, 2012 – Nicholas Woodman, avid surfer and GoPro founder, is now a billionaire. READ FULL ARTICLE >>

Shares of China's YY rise up to 12 percent in Nasdaq debut

CHINA / Reuters / November 21, 2012 – YY Inc (YY.O) shares rose as much as 12 percent in their Nasdaq debut on Wednesday, as the social media platform sought to revive a U.S. IPO market for Chinese companies after an eight-month lull. READ FULL ARTICLE >>

GoPro Cameras for Adrenaline Junkies Go Mainstream

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. / CNN.com / October 22, 2012 – The dizzying variety of places GoPro cameras have gone shows how the product has grown from a niche tool for surfers into the rugged video camera of choice for recording physical, outdoor, dangerous or first-person footage. READ FULL ARTICLE >>

GoPro, The Little Action Camera Company That Could, Unveils Its Latest Line-Up

HALF MOON BAY, Calif., / TechCrunch / October 17, 2012 – GoPro, the Half Moon Bay-based camera company that’s etched out a very big niche for itself in action sports, just unveiled its latest line-up of Hero cameras. READ FULL ARTICLE >>

YY.com: China's YY Files For IPO for its Voice and Video Platform

CHINA / Forbes / October 15, 2012 – YY Inc., a China-based social communications service, has filed for an initial public offering of $100 million as it attempts to thaw the frozen market for China IPOs in the U.S.
YY would be the first China company to IPO since March, according to Renaissance Capital. Currently just two of the 13 China IPOs since the beginning of 2011 are trading above their offering prices, Renaissance reports. READ FULL ARTICLE >>

Milly and Tracy Reese, fashions worn by Michelle Obama, are among 80 brands selling goods through Shangpin.com

BEIJING / Bloomberg Business Week / September 13, 2012 – As Neiman Marcus Group Inc. prepares to start selling its wares in China, the U.S. luxury retailer isn′ t opening stores. It′ s setting up shop on the Web. Neiman Marcus, Macy′ s Inc. and Milly, the women′ s clothier, are all tiptoeing into China – striking partnerships with local Web entrepreneurs because opening stores there is expensive and complicated. READ FULL ARTICLE >>

Shangpin Launches China’s First Online Full-Price Designer and Contemporary Fashion Retail Business

BEIJING and NEW YORK / PRNewswire via COMTEX – Shangpin / September 6, 2012 – Shangpin Launches China’s First Online Full-Price Designer and Contemporary Fashion Retail Business; Trusted Retailer to Provide Brand Partners Distribution to All of Mainland China and Access to Its Network of Millions of Affluent Chinese Customers READ FULL ARTICLE >>

YY.com: China's Unique Real-Time Voice And Video Service With A Virtual Goods Twist

CHINA / Forbes / June 11, 2012 – There’s a belief among some Westerners in technology that China’s technology industry does not have innovative startups. The corollary of this belief is that China’s biggest technology hits are clones of U.S. companies such as Groupon, Twitter or Pinterest. But in fact, there are a number of China tech startups innovating in areas unbeknownst to many in the West. (Virtual goods, which originated in Asia, is a good example.)
YY Inc., with 310 million registered users, is an example of an emerging company that is different than what exists in the U.S. market. READ FULL ARTICLE >>