Chinese crowdfunding platform Shuidichou snags $74m Series B

Chinese crowdfunding platform Shuidichou snags $74m Series B

Pedestrians walk along an elevated walkway as an electronic ticker displays stock figures in Pudong's Lujiazui Financial District in Shanghai, China, on Friday, Dec. 28, 2018. China announced plans to rein in the expansion of lending by the nation's regional banks to areas beyond their home bases, the latest step policy makers have taken to defend against financial risk in the world's second-biggest economy. Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg

China-based healthcare crowdfunding platform Shuidichou has raised nearly 500 million yuan ($74 million) in a Series B funding round led by internet giant Tencent Holdings, according to a statement from existing investor Gaorong Capital.

Gaorong, along with IDG Capital, DST Global founder Yuri Milner and others, also participated in the latest round. Citing data from Crunchbase, Shuidichou claimed that its Series B is the largest round ever raised by an internet health insurance platform.

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