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General Information

Websitekankan.com
Blogblog.xunlei.com
CategoryPhoto/Video
Phone86 07 5526 9930 76
Employees
Founded2003
DescriptionChinese video streaming site

Offices

HQ
High Tech Industrial Park South Region
Shuguang Building
ShenZhen, 518057, CHN

People

Founder and CEO

Funding

TOTAL $326M
FUNDING TOTAL $326M
Series A, 1/2004
IDG Capital Partners
$1M
Series B, 5/2005
Morningside Ventures
IDG Capital Partners
$10M
Series C, 1/2007
IDG Capital Partners
Fidelity Growth Partners Asia
Ceyuan Ventures
Morningside Ventures
Venture Round, 1/2007
Google
$5M
Private Equity, 4/2014
Xiaomi
Kingsoft
IDG Capital Partners
Morningside Group
$310M

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Xunlei

Xunlei is a download manager developed by Thunder Networking Technologies, supporting HTTP, FTP, eDonkey, and BitTorrent protocols. As of 2010, it was the most commonly used BitTorrent client in the world.

Through Xunlei, users can access a large portion of the files available on the Internet. Features in Xunlei include a built-in browser, changeable skins, cloud storage, “”offline”” downloading, hi-speed downloading (only available for members), email service and more. Xunlei is accompanied by a family of products including Xunlei 5, Mac Xunlei, Xunlei Mini, and Web Xunlei. As adware, Xunlei products feature banner advertisements, which can be disabled if logged in as a user (in the latest version).

Founded in January 2003, Xunlei is backed by venture firms like Morningside, IDG and Ceyuan Funds. Xunlei introduced the subscription model in 2009. Till today, it has four million subscribers. The company expects to have 10 million subscribers in two to three years. The revenues generated by subscriptions as a percentage increased from 2.4% in 2009 to 16.9% in 2010 and to 26.4% in the three months ended March 31, 2011, according to its F-1 filing with SEC in July 2011.

Recent Milestones

  • Dollar
    Xunlei received $310M in Private Equity funding. (4/6/14)
    Posted 4/6/14 at 7:09pm via techinasia.com
  • Check
    Xunlei added Liu Jiong as Intern. (1/1/08)
    Posted 7/1/13 at 6:20pm
  • Dollar
    Xunlei received $5M in Venture Round funding. (1/5/07)
    Posted 9/30/08 at 12:12pm via nytimes.com
  • Dollar
    Xunlei received in Series C funding. (1/1/07)
    Posted 1/21/14 at 8:47am
  • Dollar
    Xunlei received $10M in Series B funding. (5/1/05)
    Posted 1/21/14 at 8:48am
  • Dollar
    Xunlei received $1M in Series A funding. (1/1/04)
    Posted 1/21/14 at 8:48am
  • Check
    Xunlei added Shenglong Zou as Founder and CEO.
    Posted 1/21/14 at 10:59am

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Above: Xunlei Screenshot -- #1
Uploaded: 2/12/14

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  4. Google Acquires Stake in Chinese Web Site (nytimes.com) [edit]
  5. Xiaomi makes a play for video content, leads $310 million investment in Xunlei (techinasia.com) [edit]
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