China’s Uber-type service for trucks Guiyang Huochebang Technology Co Ltd, also known as the Truck Alliance, said on Tuesday that it had raised $156 million in series B-2 funding, led by Baidu Capital, the investment arm of Baidu Inc, the country’s largest search engine.
Chinese investment firm All-Stars Investment Ltd, which led the $115 million series B-1 round of funding in December, and existing investors, also participated in the latest fundraising. Moreover, a B-3 round of financing is expected to be completed soon.
So far, Guizhou-based Huochebang has raised more than $270 million in series B funding, with its valuation reaching more than $1 billion, setting a new record in online logistics platform investment.
The deal marks the second investment that Baidu Capital has made […]