On January 12, Daily Economic News reporter learned exclusively from Tencent Penguin Sports President Liu Jianhong that Penguin Sports is seeking a new round of financing with a target of 20 million US dollars. Liu Jianhong also told reporters that the new round of financing will be used for the construction of integrated sports service platform on the Internet.
Liu Jianhong had previously been a famous commentator on CCTV sports. He left CCTV in August 2014 and joined Le TV Sports as co-president. Last August, Liu Jianhong was the president of Penguin Sports, responsible for the overall business management of the company.
Daily Economic News reporter in Liu Jianhongs circle of friends saw that it shared a screenshot of the financing business plan, and commented that missed the next round of expensive death. According to public data, Penguin Sports had a round A financing in early 2017. The investor was Tencent Industry Win-win Fund, Nanshan Capital.
Penguin Sports was founded in 2016, focusing on live sports. Penguin Sports in the certification of micro-blog introduced himself as want to see sports games, come to Penguin Sports, you can also personally participate in the game, explain the game oh.
Penguin Sports Company is mainly operated by Wuhan Shark Network Live Broadcasting Technology Co., Ltd. Tencent accounts for 51.7% of the shares, and Fighting fish accounts for 7.6%. Last August, Penguin Sports announced that its mobile activation users exceeded 10 million.
Source: Daily Economic News Responsible Editor: Wang Fengzhi_NT2541