Sensetime may opt for private funding over IPO

By Chris Udemans

Artificial intelligence company Sensetime has delayed its plan to go public in Hong Kong, and is instead seeking up to $1 billion in private funding.

Why it matters: Sensetime has faced numerous hurdles since late last year as it laid plans for its …

JD.com may list in Hong Kong as soon as mid-year: report

By Emma Lee

Mar 16, 20201 min read The exterior of online retailer JD’s Beijing headquarters, pictured here in November 2018. (Image credit: TechNode/Cassidy McDonald)

Chinese online retailer JD.com is reportedly eyeing a secondary listing on the Hong Kong s…

Megvii to refile expired IPO application: report

By Chris Udemans

Feb 25, 20201 min read Artificial intelligence firm Megvii’s application to list on the Hong Kong stock exchange has lapsed six months after the company filed its paperwork for a listing on the city’s bourse.
Why it matters: The Alibaba-backed …