Xiu (simplified Chinese: 走秀网; traditional Chinese: 走秀網;
pinyin: zǒuxiùwǎng) is a
Chinese language on-line shopping
vertical, e-commerce company that operates in the People's Republic of
Xiu was founded by Ji Wenhong (George Ji) and Jin Huang in
March 2008. Xiu.com sells middle to luxury brand name fashion products
including shoes, bags, ornaments, cosmetics and home decor. Xiu.com
has buyer offices in New York City, Los Angeles, Miami, Australia,
Paris, London, Italy, Korea,
Hong Kong and Japan.
Funding and investments
In April 2011, KPCB invested $20 million in Xiu.com.
In August 2011, xiu.com raised $100 million in joint funding from US
private equity fund
Warburg Pincus and venture capitalist KPCB. This
was the largest B round money raised in the Chinese e-commerce
industry and secured Xiu.com the top position in China's e-commerce
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