About Thor Group


Thor Group has been committed to bringing first-class internet products to the global market with multiple product lines overseas, including e-commerce platforms, mobile games, and online social medias. Our business has extended beyond markets in South Asia, Southeast Asia, and Europe, reaching hundreds of millions of registered customers. Equipped with local operation centers and R&D teams in Singapore, Manila, Ho Chi Minh City, New Delhi, Bangalore and beyond, we pride ourselves with bringing fun and joy across the globe and across industries. Thor Group was born to the collaboration of young entrepreneur pioneers and 20+- year capital market veterans. Our senior management team is chosen and escorted by talents from Goldman Sachs, Tuniu, Huawei, and Alibaba. With an ecosystem that inspires explosive innovation, we attract more talents with top-notch education backgrounds than any competitors. Here, we offer the most unfettered space for trials and errors and the most competitive salaries and dividend mechanisms for aspiring entrepreneurs. A life shared globally is a life relished profoundly. Join us to unleash your creative potential and bring top-grade internet products to the world!

Alex Yan
CEO

Yan Haifeng co-founded Tuniu.com (NASDAQ: TOUR) and served as its former COO and president from 2006 to 2017;

He was also the COO of Yuer Website (HK:08361) from 2005 to 2006.

Conor Yang,
President

Served as the former CFO of Tuniu, during which he attracted 1.3-billion-dollar investment for Tuniu, Yang Jiahong had experience at Moran Stanley and Goldman Sachs Investment Bank.

Since 2007, he had served as the CFO of AirMedia (NASDAQ:AMCN), Dangdang.com (NYSE:DANG) and Tuniu.com

The Lightspeed China Partners is a leading Chinese venture capital firm focusing on early-stage investments. Their expertise is in mobile, Internet, technology-enabled services, and enterprise solution companies. Their successful investments include Pinduoduo (NASDAQ:PDD), Dianping.com (HK:3690), Tujia, Full Truck Alliance, etc.

Over the past two decades, the Lightspeed Venture Partner team has backed hundreds of entrepreneurs and helped build more than 350 companies globally, including Snap, Nest, Nutanix, AppDynamics, MuleSoft, OYO, Guardant, StitchFix, and GrubHub. Lightspeed currently manages $7.9B across the global Lightspeed platform, with investment professionals and advisors in Silicon Valley, Israel, India, and China.

One of China’s earliest early-stage venture investors with over US$ 1.5 billion under management. Their successful investments include Sohu.com (NASDAQ:SOHU), Ctrip.com (NASDAQ:CTRP), the 9 (NASDAQ:NCTY) , China Distance Education (NYSE:DL), Xunlei (NASDAQ:XNET), Phoenix New Media (NYSE:FENG), UCWeb, YY (NASDAQ:YY ), Xiaomi and etc..

Rakuten is a global leader in internet services headquartered in Tokyo. Rakuten Ventures combines the objectivity and network of traditional venture funds with the unique access to Rakuten’s global businesses to help portfolio companies stay ahead of the curve. Globally, Rakuten Capital has invested in more than 60 companies including Lyft, Cabify, Carousell, GoJek and Pinterest.

A leading brand in the venture capital industry in the Asia Pacific region. With more than US$1.2 billion funds under management in aggregate, JAFCO Asia's experienced investment team has invested in over 368 companies in 13 countries and divested more than 260 companies of which at least 86 have been publicly listed.

A leading early-stage venture capital firm in China with an extended interest in Silicon Valley. Since its founding in 2006, China Growth Capital has grown to manage 8 Billion RMB (approximately 1.2 Billion USD) in asset under management across its different RMB and USD funds. Notable portfolio includes SMZDM (SZEx: 300785), MissFresh, Wish, Tiger Brokers (NASDAQ: TIGR), etc.

A specialized venture capital institution, committing itself to investment on early period of creative projects in high-tech and internet field, concentrating on investment on future unicorn companies which lead the industries.

One of the first venture capital firms with a regional presence across China, Hong Kong, and ASEAN with over US$1.1 billion in assets under management (AUM). The firm, founded in 2002 and headquartered in Shanghai and Kuala Lumpur, focuses on emerging and underserved markets and has invested in over 250 startups. Investment cases include DeClout (SGX: 5UZ), DMG (NASDAQ: VISN), Emotion Media (SZEx: 300058), Hanbo Technology (SSE: 600701), Tuniu (NASDAQ:TOUR), 36 Kr (NASDAQ: KRKR), etc.

News Report

Following the Dating Bonus, Another Social Product, OyeChat, Made Its Debut

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OyeChat focuses on social functionality and adds pan-entertainment modules

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OyeChat initially targeted Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and North America

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