Greg Paull
Mar 24, 2014

Is Sina Weibo worth $500 million?

How do we assess the commercial value of Sina Weibo?

Greg Paull

Last week, Sina Weibo finally launched its prospectus to list in the US, withsome saythe jaw dropping target of raising US$500 million. For those of you living under a rock the last five years, Weibo has been dubbed in the past as China’s Twitter” and has benefitted greatly from the Great Firewall blocking the US micro-blog since 2009.

While Sina is the dominant weibo player, it’s had to fight some battles...

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