This week: metaverse dating app Soul eyes Hong Kong IPO, ByteDance continues metaverse investments with the acquisition of VR startup PoliQ, Chinese tech giants vow to end NFT speculation, and more.
Soulgate Inc., the operator of social networking app Soul, filed an application for a public listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx) on Thursday, with Bank of America Merrill Lynch and CICC serving as co-sponsors.
Soulgate Inc., the operator of social networking app Soul, has decided to withdraw its F-1 registration declaration document and no longer issue securities, according to documents it filed on Thursday with the United States SEC.
Chinese social platform Soul and fitness app Keep are considering an IPO in Hong Kong, several media outlets reported on Wednesday. Previously, both companies suspended their plans to list in the U.S.
Soul, a social platform, issued a statement this afternoon saying they have received the possibility of other capital operations, and announced the suspension of its US IPO. Tencent, the majority shareholder, also supports the decision. The company is currently in normal operation.
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