Chinese independent media account Jiuming has won RMB 2 mln in seed funding from an undisclosed investor.
Jiuming is a parenting-oriented account on Tencent's (0700.HK) WeChat mobile messaging app, offering customized specific solutions to problems from children at different ages. Users can listen to podcasts, join a community, and learn through live streamed courses. The account's full name is "Jiuming Teaches You to Discipline Your Children."
Jiuming, which launched in September 2017, has solved 16,400 cases so far and is averaging 5 a day. The media platform has produced over 100 lessons which have been viewed 700,000 times. The community groups include over 600,000 members, and the weekly live streams attract an audience of 15,000-20,000.
Jiuming is currently seeking another RMB 6 mln or more in angel funding.