Tudou is a Chinese video sharing website that enables young users to get their voices heard on mainstream network media platforms.
Launched on April 15, 2005, by its founder Wang Tei, Tudou was listed on NASDAQ on August 17 that same year. Tudou.com completed its fifth round of financing for $40 million dollars in 2010.
In 2012, Tudou was acquired by Youku in a stock-for-stock transaction, and the merger of China's two biggest online video companies was finalized after shareholders approved the deal on August 20, 2012. The new entity was named Youku Tudou, Inc.
Funding Rounds (5) - $134.5MUpdate
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|Apr 6, 2016||PRNewswire Asia - Youku Tudou Announces Completion of Merger|
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|Mar 14, 2016||PRNewswire Asia - Youku Tudou Announces Shareholder Approval of Merger Agreement|
|Feb 29, 2016||PRNewswire Asia - ISS and Glass Lewis Recommend that Youku Tudou Shareholders Vote "FOR" the Proposed Merger|
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