Our weekly column summarizes the tech financing highlights in China in this week.

Cloud computing and big data technology are fast becoming two fundamental infrastructures for companies in this Internet and big data era. Many internet giants such as Alibaba have hopped on the bandwagon, and are also investing in some startups. Cloud computing and big data can be used in various industries. We can expect more entrepreneurs to start businesses in this growing industry as these infrastructures become more indispensable for companies that have online businesses.

Cloud computing and big data service provider Dt Dream receives USD 110 million for Series A

Dt Dream

Founder: Wu Jingchuan

Founded in: 2015

Financing status: RMB 750 million (USD 110 million) Series A round in 2017

Cloud computing and big data service provider Dt Dream on Thursday receives USD 110 million for its Series A financing round to provide its business partners with more comprehensive cloud services.

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Automobile e-commerce platform Gongxifache receives USD 11.8 M for Series A

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Gongxifache

Founded in: 2015

Financing status: RMB 80 million (USD 11.8 million) Series A financing in 2017

Automobile e-commerce platform Gongxifache on Friday receives USD 11.8 M for its Series A round to introduce financial services to its partners to improve their efficiency for automobile transactions.

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Wireless charging technology company Chushan receives undisclosed pre-Series A in millions of USD

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Chushan

Founder: Hao Peng

Founded in: 2015

Financing status: 2017 pre-Series A financing amounting to tens of millions in RMB (a few million USD)

Wireless charging technology company Chushan on Saturday receives undisclosed pre-Series A in millions of USD to recruit new talents for its technology team.

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Electric car rental startup 1buyongche receives USD 20 million for Series A

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1buyongche

Founder: Tian Haiyu

Founded in: 2016

Financing status: RMB 135 million (USD 20 million) Series A round in 2017

Electric car rental startup 1buyongche on Monday receives USD 20 million for its Series A financing round to expand its rental business to new cities.

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City express delivery services provider Shansong receives USD 50 M for Series C+

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Shansong

Founded in: 2014

Financing status: RMB 340 million (USD 50 million) Series C+ round in 2017

City express delivery services provider Shansong on Friday receives USD 50 M for its Series C+ financing round to invest more on marketing to boost its leading status in this industry.

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Agriculture service provider Farmfriend receives USD 7.4 million for Series A

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Farmfriend

Founder: Yu Yang

Founded in: 2016

Financing status: RMB 50 million (USD 7.4 million) Series A round in 2017

Agriculture service provider Farmfriend on Tuesday receives USD 7.4 million for its Series A financing round to enhance its agricultural services for protect farms from pests.

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Car safety services provider E-car receives USD 5.9 million for Series A

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E-car

Founder: Yin Jianhong

Financing status: RMB 40 million (USD 5.9 million) Series A round in 2017

Car safety services provider E-car on Tuesday receives USD 5.9 million for its Series A financing round to integrate artificial intelligence technology with its car safety services.

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Smart health gadgets manufacturer Yunmai receives USD 10 million for Series B

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Screen shot from Yunmai.com

Yunmai

Founder: Wang Yang

Founded in: 2014

Financing status: RMB 68 million (USD 10 million) Series B round in 2017

Smart health gadgets manufacturer Yunmai on Wednesday receives USD 10 million for its Series B financing round to integrate cloud computing and big data technology with its smart gadgets.

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Educational robotics company Mento receives undisclosed pre-Series A in millions of USD

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Mento

Founder: Liu Qi

Financing status: 2017 pre-Series A round amounting to tens of millions in RMB (a few million USD)

Educational robotics company Mento on Wednesday receives an undisclosed pre-Series A round in millions of USD to improve the efficiency of its educational robots based on artificial intelligence.

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Social networking app Tantan receives USD 70 million for Series D

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Tantan

Founder: Pan Ying

Founded in: 2014

Financing status: RMB 476 million (USD 70 millon) Series D round in 2017

Social networking app Tantan on Friday receives USD 70 million for its Series D financing round from YY.com to introduce live streaming into its app.

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Kaikai Shi
Kaikai Shi majored in Biotechnology at Zhejiang University. He now runs the Tech Financing column for AllChinaTech. His interests are in new technology and reading. Kai believes that new technology will change the world we live in, and is trying to engage himself in this process.

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