Skyroam rakes in $23.5 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

Skyroam, a personal Wi-Fi hotspot provider that lets travelers stay connected around the world, has secured a total of $23.5 million in Series B funding. Lenovo Group led the round with participation from other investors that included CBC Capital, GSR Ventures and Vickers Venture.


C3Nano pulls in $12 mln Series C

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

C3Nano has received $12 million in Series C funding. The investors included Nagase America Corp., GSR Ventures, Phoenix Ventures Partners and Hongguo International Holdings Limited. Based in Hayward, Calif., C3Nano is a producer of Active-grid technology.


FunPlus rakes in $74 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

FunPlus has closed $74 million in funding. The investors were Orchid Asia Group, GSR Ventures and Steamboat Ventures. Headquartered in Beijing, China, with offices in San Francisco and Vancouver, FunPlus is a mobile social gaming company.


GSR Ventures Closes $133M Opportunities IV Fund

By Mark Boslet — 3 years ago

GSR Ventures said it closed its $133 million GSR Opportunities IV fund primarily created to permit existing LPs to invest in later-stage rounds of select GSR-backed companies. The fund creates an opportunity for investors in GSR’ first four venture funds. PRESS RELEASE GSR VENTURES CLOSES US$133 MILLION OPPORTUNITIES FUND Fund Provides GSR Limited Partners’ the […]


SunSun Lighting Raises $30M From GSR, Oak, Angels

By Mark Boslet — 4 years ago

SunSun Lighting said it raised $30 million in Series B financing from GSR Ventures, Oak Investment Partners and several angel investors. Oak led the round, and Allan Kwan, a China-based adviser for the firm, is joining the board. PRESS RELEASE SunSun Lighting — “LED Light Bulb Company” — Attracts $30 Million In Financing From GSR […]


Tracky Gets Angel Funding

By Angela Sormani — 4 years ago

Tracky, a new social collaboration platform, has raised $1 million in angel funding. Advisory board members include Sarah Evans, a social media correspondent featured in Vanity Fair, Forbes and Entrepreneur; Alex Hunter, company incubator, angel investor and branding expert; and Kevin Fong, who has a 23-year-long track record with early stage companies and is special […]


C3Nano Closes $6.7M

By Staff Report — 4 years ago

C3Nano Inc., a Hayward, Calif.-based developer of nanomaterials-based transparent conductive film, has raised $6.7 millionin Series B financing, the company announced Thursday. Phoenix Venture Partners led the round, with participation from existing investor GSR Ventures. The company has raised more than $10 million to date. As a result of the latest round, Nobi Kambe of […]


Boston-Power Raises $30M From GSR, Oak, Foundation Asset

By Mark Boslet — 4 years ago

Boston-Power Inc. said it raised $30 million in new private equity. Existing investor GSR Ventures led the deal and Oak Investment Partners and Foundation Asset Management participated. The funding is an add-on to the $125 million round of funding the lithium-ion battery company announced in September. The September round included growth capital and Chinese government […]


China’s Plans I.P.O.

4 years ago

Chinese group-buying website is planning an initial public offering in the United States, Bloomberg reports, but has yet to set a timeline. The company has raised $110 million from investors including GSR Ventures, and has a valuation of roughly $1.1 billion, Reuters reports. The company is looking for advisers to replace Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs, which are underwriting the IPO of rival Groupon Inc, Bloomberg wrote.


GSR Ventures Loads $350M China Fund

By PEHub Administrator — 4 years ago

GSR Ventures, the early-stage venture capital fund, has closed a new $350 million fund to invest in China. The firm’s fourth fund under management, the most recent vehicle brings past $1.0 billion GSR’s assets under management. LPs in GSR’s fund include Horsley Bridge Partners; the VC primarily pursues early-stage technology investments.