Banyan Capital Leads $152M Round In Chinese O2O Shopping Payment Platform

Banyan Capital has led a RMB1 billion (US$152 million) series B round in, a Shanghai-based local shopping online to offline (O2O) platform.

Founded in 2016 and headquartered in Shanghai, provides merchants with point-of-sale (POS) machines through which they can accept digital payments, as well as credit and marketing services. Ding Shengbin, CEO of, said data collected from transactions could enable the company to provide tailored services to its customers and help them grow their businesses.

The firm says its payment terminals currently covers more than 200 cities in China, working with local merchants in the dining, entertainment and beauty industries. It facilitates more than RMB1.7 billion (US$258.6 million) transactions on average every month. is an affiliate of, a fintech unit of Guangdong Homa Appliances Co. Ltd., which is listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.

The firm plans to use the new financing to expand in third-tier and fourth-tier cities and add more merchants to use its terminals.

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