Posts Tagged: Innovation Works

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Chinese carpool app gets $10M investment to offer cheap rides and reduce congestion

Haha isn’t China’s first carpooling app, but it looks to be the most promising so far.

  • August 4, 2014
  • at 3:30 pm
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App store Wandoujia seals $120 million in funding amidst China’s Android boom

Wandoujia, one of China’s top Android app stores, has secured a massive $120 million in funding, the Beijing-based startup revealed to...

  • January 13, 2014
  • at 2:45 pm
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Online jobs marketplace used by China’s web giants gets $410k funding from Innovation Works

Chinese IT job listing website Neitui today announced it received RMB 2.5 million ($410,000) investment from Innovation Works, bringing t...

  • November 5, 2013
  • at 12:50 pm
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5 Chinese tech giants investing in Silicon Valley in 2013

Earlier this month, we predicted more Asian tech giants will try to acquire Silicon Valley startups. In China, that trend is already pickin...

  • October 24, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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An overview of China’s tech and startup ecosystem in 20 slides

We came across this slideshow put together by Beijing-based Innovation Works partner Chris Evdemon yesterday. It’s one of the best s...

  • October 16, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Innovation Works founder and CEO Kaifu Lee diagnosed with cancer

I write with a heavy heart that Innovation Works founder and CEO Kai-Fu Lee has been diagnosed with lymphoma. According to Lee’s official ...

  • September 6, 2013
  • at 12:33 pm
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Chinese Android App Store Wandoujia

App Store Wandoujia Adds 500,000 Users a Day, About Half of New Android Activations in China

Chinese consumers now have over 250 million active smartphones and tablets, with most of them running Android. Despite that enthusiasm for t...

  • July 26, 2013
  • at 1:45 pm
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Taiwan’s TMI Launches Hardware Acceleration Program With Backing From Kaifu Lee

Taiwan’s TMI Launches Hardware Acceleration Program With Backing From Kaifu Lee

Taipei-based incubator, Taiwan Mobile Innovation (TMI), has launched its hardware acceleration program earlier this month. It hopes to attra...

  • April 26, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Rumor: Weibo Celebrities Like Kaifu Lee Questioned by Chinese Police

As the Southern Weekend incident continues to boil in the Chinese media, weibo celebrities like Innovation Works founder Kaifu Lee (25 milli...

  • January 11, 2013
  • at 12:06 am
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elex acquisition

Tencent, Innovation Works cash out on a $434 million acquisition of a company you’ve never heard of

Chinese Universe Publishing and Media Company bought a 100 percent stake in Elex Technology Company for RMB 2.7 billion.

  • June 24, 2014
  • at 12:46 pm
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5 cool things you didn’t know face recognition could do

Face recognition is not a new technology, so I was a bit skeptical that Qi Yin could show me anything I hadn’t seen before when he ask...

  • November 29, 2013
  • at 3:50 pm
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Kaifu Lee and I at TechCrunch Disrupt Beijing 2011

Is Taiwan’s innovation environment ‘diseased?’ Kaifu Lee, ex-Google China chief, thinks so.

Last month Kai-fu Lee, ex-Google China chief and current CEO of Innovation Works, announced he would be moving back home to Taiwan in order ...

  • October 29, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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A look at Innovation Works’ growing US portfolio

When should a Chinese VC firm head to the US? A look at Innovation Works’ growing US portfolio

Last week Innovation Works, the Beijing-based incubator founded by former Google China head Kai-Fu Lee, invested in Wormhole Games, an emerg...

  • October 22, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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Mobile game video recorder Kamcord reports 1 million replays shared, launches on Android

Now available on more than 120 iOS games, mobile game video recorder Kamcord today releases the Android version of its SDK to developers. ...

  • September 19, 2013
  • at 10:30 pm
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Silicon Valley startup Kamcord snags $1 million in funding from Tencent, Innovation Works

As Silicon Valley investors are getting more interested in (and aware of) startups in Asia, it seems that the reverse is also true. San Fran...

  • August 22, 2013
  • at 7:00 pm
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LeTV Announces SuperTV Models and Prices, Launch in Late June

Chinese video and television company LeTV has been talking about its SuperTV (a smart TV) for quite a while. In fact, you may remember that ...

  • May 8, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Innovation Works-Backed LeTV Announces a New Set-Top Box, and This One’s Free

It looks like Xiaomi won’t be the only company shipping shiny new set-top boxes around China this April. LeTV, which you may recall In...

  • March 21, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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Gaming Monetization Startup Sogamo Raises US$500,000 from IncuVest

Social game developers would probably understand the pain, blood, and sweat when it comes to new game development. And there are also other ...

  • December 21, 2012
  • at 4:50 pm
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