GSR Ventures has raised its fourth venture fund focused on investing in early stage Chinese companies. It took just six weeks of effort, was completed in a single close, and more than 80% of the commitments came from very happy existing investors.
The big surprise to those LPs? Given the frothiness of the Chinese market, that GSR didn’t ask for more. → Read More
Chinese search engine Baidu has made a $306 million investment in Qunar, travel search engine in China. The investment will make Baidu the majority shareholder of Qunar. Qunar had previously raised $25 million in funding. Previous investors include the Lehman Brothers, GSR Ventures Management, Mayfield Fund, and Tenaya Capital.
Founded in 2005, Qunar is basically the Kayak for China. The portal… → Read More