Unicorns 42/229 – LeSports
Founder: Yueting Jia
Key people: Yueting Jia (CEO)
Number of employees: 4,885 (2015)
LeSports (Chinese: 乐视体育; pinyin: lèshì tǐyù) is a company that Le.com owned 10.34% stake. Established in 2014, Letv Sports Culture Develop Ltd. has raised CN¥800 million in tranche A funding, valuing the video-streaming business at CN¥2.8 billion, setting some new records in funding capital and expected market value.
LeSports became title sponsor of the Beijing Wukesong Culture & Sports Center in 2016.
Le.com (Chinese: 乐视网; pinyin: Lèshì Wǎng), known legally as Leshi Internet Information and Technology Corp., Beijing, is a Chinese technology company, and one of the largest online video companies in China. It is headquartered in Chaoyang District, Beijing.
Leshi Internet formerly trading as LeTV in English instead of Le.com. However, Leshi Internet still operate the brand Leshi Video in Chinese (Chinese: 乐视视频; pinyin: Lèshì Shìpín).