Funding History
Round Size Investors Date
US$3300m DST Global, Temasek Holdings, Tencent 20 Jan 2016

Latest Editorial6

Quarterly Deal Book – VC Funding Steady At USD18bn, But Cracks Appearing

There’s a lot of talk among investors and global tech communities about a slowdown in the levels of VC funding and massive valuation rises seen over the past couple of years. However, the first quarter of 2016 saw funding levels remain flat from the...

Read More12 Apr 16
7 Significant E-Commerce Investments In 2016

E-commerce is, unsurprisingly, a hugely lucrative sector in tech and it has enjoyed a strong start to the year, with more than USD8bn raised across 277 deals. E-commerce has been a particular fertile field for firms from outside typical tech hubs, with...

Read More07 Apr 16
Bagging Cash - 7 Most-Interesting E-Commerce Investments In 2016

E-commerce was the most-funded category in digital media in January, with China’s Meituan-Dianping taking the top spot after raising USD3.3bn. This was the highest single venture capital round PivotlIQ has ever tracked. It wasn’t the only large round...

Read More23 Feb 16
January Deal Book - Global Investment Rockets 244% For Strong Start To 2016

After December suggested a marked slowdown in venture capital investment January experienced a surge in funding. Total global investment reached almost USD12bn, the largest total for a single month tracked in recent years. It represents a year-on-year...

Read More16 Feb 16
Alibaba To Sell USD900m Meituan-Dianping Stake

Alibaba is to sell its stake in Chinese online bookings site Meituan Dianping. Alibaba’s stake is worth an estimated USD900m. Meituan-Dianping recently raised a USD3.3bn round.

Read More29 Jan 16
Meituan-Dianping Raises Largest Pre-IPO Round Ever At USD3.3bn

Meituan-Dianping has raised USD3.3bn in what is reportedly the largest round of pre-IPO funding ever taken on. The daily deals company was formed through a USD15bn merger between Meituan and Dianping last November. The combined entity’s backers include...

Read More20 Jan 16