Location: Shanghai, China China
Founded in: 2003
Stage: Not applicable
Number of employees: 50+
Funding history:
- Date: 03/2008, Series A: $10 M
Investors: Tamasek Holdings
- Date: 07/2003, Seed: undisclosed amount
Investors: Carlyle Group, China Merchant Fortune Ventures, Dragon Groove Inc
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The Life Style Entertainment Community
Shanghai, China China
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Company description
Nineyou ( Everstar Online Entertainment Co .Ltd.) is the global's biggest music online game operator, China's biggest casual game operator,one of biggest interactive entertainment portal sites in China, which is the first to integrate online game services (MMORPG, massive and medium size casual games, mobile game, etc.), fashional digital entertainment contents, a variety of chatting and community services equipped with Avatar System, wireless value-added services and other premiere services to the Chinese language internet users all over the world. With its wide-coverage for all major types of user needs related with digital entertainment service, the represents the latest service style and the newest trend for the digital entertainment provider business in China Market. A series of awards and ranking are obtained by in 2005 which include Top 10 Online Game Operator in China, and Top 10 Online Game Developer in China, the Cool Company,Shanghai First-class Service Brand in Information Service Industry, etc.

 The major investors of Nineyou are several leading international venture capital funds, including the Carlyle Group, which is the world's largest private fund investment group, China Merchant Fortune Ventures, and Dragon Groove Inc. who has the background as international strategic investor.

 As an integrated service platform for all types of interactive entertainment services, the major business objective of the is to bring the best, fastest, all-covered and coolest digital entertainment services to its subscribers of a wide range of ages, including the hard-cored and the light users, male and female users. As of May 2006, the number of total registered users has reached 120 million and the number of the peak concurrent users has reached 800 thousand.

 The 9you .com are providing more digital entertainment products in year 2006 and the number of products and types of services will be the No.1 in the whole China Online Game Service industry in the foreseeable future.

The Major Business Goals:
To establish one of the leading inter-active entertainment portal sites in Asia.

To establish one of the largest internet communities for online entertainment users in the world.

To establish a leading contents provider for interactive entertainment

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