Chinese investors continue to invest in the country’s startup community, with AIchain, Bazhuayu, Jikexiu, Clickplus among those who received fresh funds, the China Money Network reported.
AIchain receives funding from Viking Capital
Chinese blockchain technology firm AIchain has received an undisclosed strategic financing from Viking Capital. With the investment, AIchain and Viking Capital will work together to promote the startup’s blockchain-driven artificial intelligence ecosystem, AIchain said on its website.
AIchain seeks to create a benign ecosystem and encourage more people to participate in the development and implementation of AI applications, promote the development of artificial intelligence in a credible and reliable environment, and turn privately generated data into more refined services for everyone.
Citic Capital leads Bazhuayu’s Series A
Global alternative investment firm Citic Capital has led the Series A funding round in Bazhuayu, the Shenzhen-based automated web data scraping tool developer. The exact investment amount has not been disclosed.
Bazhuayu, which has a branch in Los Angeles, helps users visually create scraping rules, collect the required data from web pages, and generate customized and standardized data format. It will reportedly use the new funds for development of Big data + AI + scenario-based application technologies.
Jikexiu raises $7m in Series A round
Chinese online-to-offline smartphone maintenance service platform Jikexiu has raised $7 million Series A funding participated by Chongqing Liangjiang New Area Innovation Venture Capital Development and Anhui Huohua Technology Venture Capital Co.
Clickplus receives $1.9m from Keda Group
Shanghai-based intelligent enterprise operation and marketing systems developer Clickplus has received $9 million in strategic financing from Keda Group.
Keda Group is a China-based company principally engaged in Internet marketing businesses, infrastructure construction and real estate development.