Sina Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1998

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 8,300


  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $2.57B

Sina General Information


Operator of an online media company serving China and the global Chinese communities. The company specializes in operating a publishing agency, thereby providing individuals with news on various genres that include entertainment, politics, current affairs and live events in order to keep individuals updated with current news.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Beijing Stone Rich Sight Information Technology, RichWin
Ownership Status
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Corporate Office
  • No.8 Sina Plaza, Courtyard 10
  • West, XiBeiWang E. Road, Haidian District
  • Beijing, 100193
  • China

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Sina Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
8. Merger/Acquisition 22-Mar-2021 $2.57B 00000 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Secondary Transaction - Open Market 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Secondary Transaction - Private 01-Jun-2015 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. PIPE 27-Nov-2009 000.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. IPO 13-Apr-2000 00.000 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Early Stage VC 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Later Stage VC (Series C) 08-Nov-1999 $60M $85M Completed Generating Revenue
1. Early Stage VC 01-May-1999 $25M $25M Completed Generating Revenue
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Sina Comparisons

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Sina Competitors (2)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Bitauto Holdings Venture Capital-Backed Beijing, China 0000 00.000 000000000000 00.000
Weibo Formerly VC-backed Beijing, China 0000 00.000 000000000 00.000
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Sina Executive Team (15)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Zhidong Wang Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
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Sina Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Sina Former Investors (23)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Aristeia International Hedge Fund Minority 000 0000 000000 0
CITIC Capital Asset Manager Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Crosslink Technology Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Crystal Venture Funds Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Dell Ventures Corporate Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Sina Investments & Acquisitions (33)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Tatame 15-Sep-2021 00000 0000 Social/Platform Software
JF Wealth Holdings 20-Jul-2021 00 0000000 Educational Software
ChaLi 28-Jun-2021 00000 0000 000.00 Beverages
TuSimple 23-Sep-2020 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software
Tatame 18-Jun-2020 Early Stage VC Social/Platform Software
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Sina Exits (16)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
JF Wealth Holdings 20-Jul-2021 00 000000000000000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
TuSimple 23-Sep-2020 00000 00000 00 Completed
  • 2 buyers
InMyShow 14-Aug-2017 00000 00000 00 000.00 Completed
  • 7 buyers
Xuanyou Network 21-Jul-2016 00000 00000 00 Completed
  • 2 buyers
E-House (China) Holdings 19-Apr-2016 Merger/Acquisition 00.00 Completed
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Sina FAQs

  • When was Sina founded?

    Sina was founded in 1998.

  • Who is the founder of Sina?

    Zhidong Wang, Tan Yanchou, Wang Zhidong, and Ben Tsiang are the founders of Sina.

  • Who is the CEO of Sina?

    Zhidong Wang is the CEO of Sina.

  • Where is Sina headquartered?

    Sina is headquartered in Beijing, China.

  • What is the size of Sina?

    Sina has 8,300 total employees.

  • What industry is Sina in?

    Sina’s primary industry is Media and Information Services (B2B).

  • Is Sina a private or public company?

    Sina is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of Sina?

    The current valuation of Sina is 00.000.

  • What is Sina’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Sina is 00000.

  • How much funding has Sina raised over time?

    Sina has raised $111M.

  • Who are Sina’s investors?

    Aristeia International, CITIC Capital, Crosslink Technology, Crystal Venture Funds, and Dell Ventures are 5 of 23 investors who have invested in Sina.

  • Who are Sina’s competitors?

    Bitauto Holdings and Weibo are competitors of Sina.

  • When was Sina acquired?

    Sina was acquired on 22-Mar-2021.

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