China Digest: Healthcare platform Shequ580 and tech startup Surestar raise funds

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Healthcare platform Shequ580 has raised a Series A+ and LiDAR tech supplier Surestar has secured $15 million Series A+ from Chinese venture capital firms.

Healthcare platform Shequ580 gets Series A+ led by Tasly Holding

Shequ580, a Guangzhou-based online community healthcare services platform, has raised a Series A+ investment led by Tasly Holding Group, China’s leading healthcare corporation.

Others who participated in the round include GF Xinde Investment Management based in Guangzhou that focuses  on  healthcare, technology, media, telecommunication and Yongxi Capital, a Beijing-based private equity firm.

The investment raised is said to be worth tens of millions of U.S. dollars.

LiDAR tech supplier Surestar raises $15m Series A+ from China V Fund Management

Surestar, a Beijing-based company that provides LiDAR technology, has raised $15 million Series A+ investment led by China V Fund Management Co Ltd, a Beijing-based private equity firm founded by former senior bankers of Goldman Sachs.

Light Distancing and Ranging (LiDAR) technology allows high accuracy and three-dimensional image that offer an increased efficiency of data collection.

Some of the areas that Surestar’s services are offered include digitization of cities, intelligent transportation, topographic mapping, engineering surveying, power line inspection and deformation monitoring.

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  • A reporter to track companies/startups that have raised private capital, and have the potential to become unicorns. SEA currently has over 40 companies with a valuation of over $100 million and under $1 billion.
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