"Thank you, people are in Mongolia, just got off the aircraft carrier", "the circle is too small, the interests are related", "what kind of experience is xxx", the Internet knowledge quiz community Zhihu has created many unique "zhihu bodies". The news of Zhihu’s listing has been buzzing in recent days; recently, according to an exclusive source of “BT Finance”, Zhihu is special database writing an IPO report and listing application, and is preparing to list on Hong Kong or US stocks. According to the Tianyancha APP, Zhihu has already gone through 8 rounds of financing before its listing.
The latest round of financing was the US$434 million Series F financing led by Kuaishou and co-invested by Baidu in August last year; according to transaction sources close to this round of financing , Zhihu’s valuation after the F round of financing has special database reached 3.5 billion US dollars. Some time ago, Zhihu summarized the achievements of the past ten years. As of December 2020, Zhihu has 370 million registered users on the entire network, gathering more than 44 million questions and 240 million answers.
Station B, which is listed on the secondary capital market, is also a content community, and its third-quarter financial report shows , the number of monthly active users has just exceeded 200 million, but the market value is already close to 30 billion US dollars. In 2018, the market value of Station B was only US$3.2 billion at the beginning of its listing in the United States. It is also a content community that has moved from niche to public. Can Zhihu be favored by the secondary special database capital market like Station B? 1. Dismantling Zhihu Before discussing whether Zhihu’s listing can achieve good success