Tag: Xiaomi

  • In venture capital, its still the age of the unicorn

    Howie Xu At the time, the piece defined a new breed of startup — the $1 billion privately held company. When Lee did her first count, there were 39 “unicorns”; an improbable, but not impossible number.. Today, the once-scarce unicorn has become a global herd with 376 companies on the roster and counting. But the […]

  • Xiaomi phones could finally go on sale in the US before the end of this year

    Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi could make its debut in the U.S. as soon as this year, according to its CEO. Lei Jun, the serial entrepreneur who leads the phone maker, told The Wall Street Journal that the company — which is being linked with an IPO this year — plans to finally begin selling phones […]