Ying-Ying Lu and Rui Ma talk about the dirty, risky, and more unseemly aspects of China tech, primarily focused on two stories that grabbed headlines recently: the “hack” at Pinduoduo, and the corruption scandal at DJI.
A bug with the Pinduoduo’s discount vouchers that value up to tens of millions of yuan flooded into the public.
With a fortune of 95 billion RMB ($14 billion), 38-year-old Colin Huang, founder of the e-commerce giant Pinduoduo, ranked 13th on the Hurun China List 2018 released on Oct. 10.
After going public in July, the e-commerce giant Pinduoduo Inc. (PDD) released its first quarterly report on Aug. 30, showing some big gains and even bigger losses.
Here’s this week’s roundup of China tech stories.
It has been an uneasy week as the vaccine scandal and #metoo movement have been causing huge stirs on Chinese social media for the past few weeks.
China’s social commerce group discount platform Pinduoduo had its debut on the Nasdaq at 7 p.m. July 26 (Beijing time), and ended its first trading day with a stock price of $26.70, valuing the company at $29.6 billion.
China’s new e-commerce platform, Pinduoduo, plans to raise a maximum of $1.87 billion through its listing on the NASDAQ Global Select section, according to its updated prospectus to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
On June 18, JD.com concluded its annual shopping festival with a transaction volume of around US$24.5 billion. On the same day, the e-commerce platform also announced an investment from Google of $550 million. What does this new alliance mean? Listen to latest episode from TechBuzz China to find out!
Pinduoduo, one of China’s largest e-commerce unicorns, looks to raise around US$1 billion in its U.S. initial public offering (IPO), confirming a report published earlier by Pandaily.
On the morning of June 28, sources from China Entrepreneur Magazine disclose that leading e-commerce platform Pinduoduo is rumored to be filing for an IPO at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission next week, with Goldman Sachs and China International Capital Corporation as the main underwriters.
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“Alibaba and JD.com have established offices to compete with Pinduoduo.” said Bin Huang, an e-commerce merchant. Relying on WeChat traffic, Pinduoduo has become a black horse within the e-commerce industry.