- Total Equity Funding
- $5.99M in 4 Rounds from 8 Investors
- Most Recent Funding
- $3M Series B on October 13, 2011
- Shanghai, Shanghai
- Ushi is a private business social networking platform connecting professionals and entrepreneurs in China.
- He Jinfu (Jiff He), Dominic Penaloza, Zhang Yue (Quentin Zhang)
- Social Media, Professional Networking
Ushi is a private business social networking platform connecting China's influential professionals and entrepreneurs via mobile phones and PCs. Ushi makes it easier to find new customers, partners, employees, jobs, and experts, and enables members to share and discuss information.
优士 (yōushì) means 'outstanding professionals' in Chinese, with a double meaning of 'competitive advantange'. Ushi is focused on helping its members to expand and maximize the value of their professional networks, to achieve greater success.
Shanghai-based Ushi was founded by 100 Charter Members who are successful business leaders in China, including partners of the most famous VC firms, investment banks, law firms, and accounting firms, as well as CEOs of advertising agencies, luxury brands, and leading companies in Internet, mobile, renewable energy, travel, hotel, real estate and other industries. As such, Ushi aims to be China's top platform for business networking, featuring the highest quality community and opening up the highest quality opportunities for members. http://www.Ushi.com
Funding Rounds (4) - $5.99MUpdate
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