About Youku YOKU (adapted from Youku YOKU prospectus): Youku is the leading Internet television company in China in terms of market share measured by total user time spent viewing online videos in China, according to iResearch Consulting Group, or iResearch, a third-party market research firm. Youku's Internet television platform enables consumers to search, view and share high-quality video content quickly and easily across multiple devices. The Youku LOGO brand, stands for "what's best and what's cool" in Chinese.
According to iResearch, Youku had approximately 203 million monthly unique visitors from homes and offices in September 2010 and approximately 61 million monthly unique visitors from Internet cafes in August 2010. Youku had a 40% market share in terms of total user time spent viewing online videos in China during the second quarter of 2010, while their closest competitor accounted for a 23% market share during the same period, according to iResearch. In 2009, Youku had an implied market share of approximately 14% in terms of online video advertising spend in China, based on iResearch's estimated total online video advertising spend in China.
This description is adapted from Youku YOKU prospectus. This description is not intended to be a recommendation to buy stock from this company. We do not claim that all of the statements above were researched and found to be true. We present them as a general description based on what the company has said about itself at the time that they submitted their prospectus for an IPO offering. To see the company's full description, view their prospectus..
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