Meipian

Founded in: 2015

Founder: Tang Qi

Users: 12 million

Financing status: RMB 17 million (USD 2.5 million) in Series A in 2017

Meipian, an editorial design and sharing app, on Saturday announced it received USD 2.5 million from ZhenFund in Series A financing. Based in Nanjing, the app enabled users to make beautiful article layouts. You can publish your articles on Meipian or share it with your friends through social media including WeChat and Weibo. Now, more and more users are joining Meipian to read its content. Meipian mainly makes profits through advertisements and donations, as well as making customized products such as notebooks, mugs, and other gifts for its users. Meipian will use the fund to launch campaigns to attract new users and help users create more original content.

Screenshot from Lanmao.cn
Screenshot from Lanmao.cn

Outbound company Lanmao Travel landed  USD 3 M for Series A+ funding

Lanmao Travel

Founded in: 2002

Founder: Zhao Jun

Financing status: RMB 20 million (USD 3 million) in Series A+ in 2017

Lanmao, a platform providing customized travel services for users, on Sunday landed  USD 3 million in Series A+ funding. Based in Changsha, Lanmao Travel made more than 10 million sales last year. Lanmao Travel is famous for providing unique travel experiences for customers, and has helped customers independently travel all over the world.  With  word-of-mouth recommendations by their customers, Lanmao Travel is now trying to sell local products from various destinations to its customers. Lanmao Travel will use this fund to open more routes in different countries and set up subsidiaries in other countries.

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Kaikai Shi
Kaikai Shi majored in Biotechnology at Zhejiang University. He now runs the Tech Financing column for AllChinaTech. His interests are in new technology and reading. Kai believes that new technology will change the world we live in, and is trying to engage himself in this process.