News released by We Media sparked a market shock on Monday. Kuaishou shares in Hong Kong slumped heavily due to the rumor, at one point falling below the issue price of HK$115 in late trading.
On July 2, Chinese tech giants Bytedance invested in Hangzhou Weinian Brand Management Co., Ltd(Weinan), a contracted company of Li Ziqi, one of China's most globally popular online influencers. This move showed Bytedance's ambition to expand its footprint in the booming livestream and new consumption sectors.
On June 23rd, Kuaishou, a Chinese short video company and rival of TikTok, held a strategic cooperation conference in Beijing with Voice of China, a state-owned company. Kuaishou obtained the rights to broadcast the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games and the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics on its short video platform.
Viral Chinese short video sharing platform Kuaishou passed the listing hearing of the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) on the afternoon of Jan. 14, and the Tencent-backed company plans to publicly trade on HKEX on Feb. 5.
With the rising popularity of podcasting in the past decade, short video platform Kuaishou is stepping into the realm with a new podcast app.
Within the course of the past week, several prominent Chinese companies made fundraising announcements.
When it comes to the most popular and used ones in China, there are 7 most popular social media apps you must know for 2020.
In 2019, Chinese tech companies increasingly shifted their focus overseas, in an effort to gain influence and market share abroad.
Episode 56 of TechBuzz China is all about short video, which our co-hosts comment should by now be considered one of China’s “New Four Great Inventions.” It’s sweeping the world, and has become an arena in which Chinese companies’ battle for users and revenue is extending abroad. Most of our listeners will have heard of Bytedance’s product […]
Episode 52 of TechBuzz China is on a topic from back in August, when Kuaishou, Baidu, Tencent, and Capital Today invested a collective $434 million into the Q&A site Zhihu 知乎.
Kuaishou’s international short video platform Kwai, reached 3 million Daily Active Users (DAU) in Brazil on September 12, a number of people familiar with the matter told Jiemian News.
With a seamless integration of e-commerce into social media, including video sharing and live-streaming, sellers on Kuaishou are able to bring down-to-earth content and goods to its users. That's what the so-called “老铁经济,” or “homie economy,” is all about.
Chinese Quora-like website Zhihu completed a $450 million F-round funding led by popular Chinese short video platform Kuaishou and internet giant Baidu today, according to 36Kr.
Kuaishou, the Chinese short video streaming platform, is working with the Royal Society of Chemistry in the United Kingdom to develop a science summer camp named Rising Star China Chemistry Camp. The project aims to deliver better science education to Chinese students in poverty-stricken areas.
Kuaishou founders Su Hua and Cheng Yixiao said they are unhappy about the company’s performance and growth.
On Mar. 27, the video streaming platform Kuaishou officially released the “Leaders of Intangible Cultural Heritage” project.
Kuaishou, one of China’s most popular video apps, confirmed on Tuesday that it has completed the purchase of AcFun to fully own China’s largest online video hosting platform.
2017 was a great year for short video apps in China. Domestic competition was fierce, it became a Red Ocean for investors, and the Chinese market became too saturated, companies gradually turned to overseas emerging markets trying to replicate miracles under the Blue Ocean strategy.
In April 2017, we wrote a post about mic-shouting in which mentioned Kuaishou, a video app where this singing/rapping style initially flourished. The writing experience taught us two things: we were incapable of appreciating mic-shouting as an art form, and we were trapped, deeply yet subconsciously, in a prejudice bubble. Eleven months later, Yan and I still have Kuaishou […]
“I regret not having entered into China’s market earlier. Now, I can hear vibrating sounds everywhere making me uncomfortable,” said Louis Yang, founder of Musical.ly, a social network with short-form videos, on October 10 at the GGV Evolving Lifestyle Conference.