ND

简体中文 繁体中文

ABOUT US

Home/About Us

Milestones

Jan 2017
  • In January, NetDragon Huayu Education and Pearson, the world’s leading education company, have signed a strategic cooperation agreement, in Fujian Haixi (NetDragon) Animation and Creativity City, to jointly develop immersive education apps with complementary advantages.
Jan
  • On January 13, NetDragon and the Smart Learning Institution of Beijing Normal University were granted an academic permanent license of EcoMUVE by Harvard University, during the “2017 Workshop on Virtual Reality and Immersive Learning” held in Boston, MA, United States.
Mar
  • On March 7, NetDragon was included in the Hang Seng Composite LargeCap & MidCap Index (“HSLMI”). Mainland investors can also trade stocks via Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect and Shanghai-Hong Stock Connect.
Mar
  • On March 7, NetDragon announced cooperation with the City of Moscow to promote brand-new educational technology, and the Company’s interactive flat panel displays will be installed in more than 7,600 classrooms in Moscow.
Feb 2016
  • The world’s first VR open platform was announced at China (Fujian) VR Industrial Base Construction & Development Forum held at the Fuzhou Strait International Convention Center. The platform was released by Fujian VR Technology Development Co., Ltd., while NetDragon is responsible for the management and operation. With ultra-large scale of 3D materials and typical advantages, NetDragon will take the lead in VR.
Apr
  • NetDragon and ARHT Media Inc. (“ARHT”) jointly announced that ARHT has closed the CDN$4,819,526 (equivalent to approximately HK$29.0 million) non-brokered private placement financing with NetDragon previously announced on February 26, 2016. NetDragon indirectly purchased 19,278,104 common shares in the capital of ARHT (“Common Shares”) at a price of CDN$0.25 per Common Share.
Apr
  • NetDragon announced to acquire a 100% stake in Cherrypicks Alpha for US$6 million (equivalent to approximately HK$4,680). The integration of Cherrypicks Alpha's award-winning Augmented Reality (AR) technologies will boost the Company's core Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality (VR/AR) technology portfolio for its online education and gaming businesses.
Sept
  • In September, 101 Education PPT, developed by Huayu Education of NetDragon to improve teachers’ lesson preparation experience, is awarded Academics' Choice Award™ and Smart Media.
Oct
  • On October 17th, NetDragon announces that Cherrypicks, the wholly owned subsidiary of NetDragon, has signed a contract with Hong Kong International Airport to provide mobile indoor navigation services for passengers.
Dec
  • On December 5, NetDragon was included in the eligible shares listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange for trading under the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect.
Jan 2015
  • NetDragon jumped to the 3rd place on Forbes’ “China’s Listed Potential Enterprises Top 100”.
Jan
  • Dejian Liu, the Chairman of NetDragon, was awarded the Special Allowance Expert in China’s State Council.
Feb
  • NetDragon’s education subsidiary closed a Series A equity funding round of US$52.5 million led by IDG Capital Partners, Vertex Venture (subsidiary of Temasek Group) and Alpha Animation, at a valuation of US$4775 million.
Mar
  • Smart Learning Institute was jointly established by Beijing Normal University and NetDragon Huayu, aiming to become an influential information-based application research and development center with moderate scale and develop smart learning solutions applicable for large-scale promotion after 3 to 5 years of effort.
Apr
  • NetDragon Huayu’s 101 Smart Classroom made its national debut through cooperation with Fuzhou Experimental Primary School.
May
  • At the opening of NetDragon’s “2015 Anniversary & 518 Sports Day ”, the Company announced its new logo and concept.
May
  • NetDragon held a spot on the list of “National Top 30 Cultural Enterprises” for two years in a row.
May
  • The robot “Intelligent Teacher” developed by NetDragon Huayu made a dazzling appearance in Qingdao International Information-based Education Exhibition.
May
  • NetDragon announced that Simon Leung, former Microsoft worldwide senior vice president and Greater China CEO, has joined NetDragon as deputy chairman of the board of directors and the CEO of Huayu Future Education Technology Co., Ltd. Leung will be responsible for Huayu’s overall strategy development and daily operation, and also the strategic planning and development of NetDragon’s worldwide education business.
May
  • The 12th United Nations Vesak Day Celebration was held at Mahachulalongkorn University - Biggest Buddhist university in the world. NetDragon was invited to join the celebration as the service provider of information-based mobile internet solutions to Mahachulalongkorn University.
May
  • NetDragon announced a strategic cooperation with Fujian Property Management Association to promote the online education of property management, which marked NetDragon’s entrance into the property management industry aiming at enterprises.
Jun
  • NetDragon took a series of intelligent products to strike a pose on the stage of the 13th China-Strait Project Results Trade Fair (“6.18”): 101 Smart Classroom, 99 Home, M-Learning app, CPC Star app, Voice of Volunteer app, Afu and Disciple Gauge animation, etc.
Jun
  • NetDragon Huayu and Gemdale Properties reached a strategic cooperation agreement on training program for the whole property industry, creating a brand new property training model in the era of mobile internet.
Jul
  • The 4th National Directors of Education Bureau Forum was held by NetDragon Huayu Future Education Technology Co., Ltd. at Haixi (NetDragon) Animation Creativity City in Changle, Fujian Province.
Jul
  • NetDragon ranked on “Chinese Top 100 Technology Enterprises” for the third year in a row.
Jul
  • John Tsang, the Financial Secretary of Hong Kong, led the delegation to pay a visit to NetDragon’s Headquarters in Changle – Haixi Animation Creativity City.
Jul
  • Calibur of Spirit, China’s first MOBA micro-client game developed by NetDragon, achieved a PCU of over 400,000, advancing into top 3 MOBA games and attracting great attention after LOL and DOTA.
Aug
  • NetDragon announced 2015 Second Quarter and Interim Financial Results which show robust gaming business performance fueled by player traction in Calibur of Spirit, and quality education products targeted for commercialization.
Sep
  • NetDragon (00777.HK) announced that the Company and Digital Train had effectively obtained 192,564,960 shares, approximately 94.76% of Promethean’s total issued share, as of 15:00 on September 4, 2015 London time, making the offer unconditional.
Sep
  • NetDragon (00777.HK) announced at 16:17 that afternoon to purchase all equity of Promethean World Plc. at 40 pennies per share.
Jan 2014
  • Entered into an agreement with Foxteq and Vision Knight Capital to establish a joint venture in a move to collaborate in the exploration and business operation in the online education business.
May
  • NetDragon ranked among the 6th National Top 30 Cultural Enterprises.
May
  • NetDragon’s “Haixi Animation and Creativity City” officially opened with the Company’s 15th Anniversary Celebrations.
Jun
  • NetDragon entered into a sale and purchase agreement to acquire the mobile solutions business of Cherrypicks, a leading enterprise in mobile technology and mobile marketing in the Asia Pacific region, for an aggregate amount up to US$30.5 million, in order to form a global mobile innovation powerhouse.
Jul
  • NetDragon signed a cooperation agreement with Xinhuanet Co., Ltd signed to build a nationwide non-academic public service education platform. The platform will include a broad series of courses covering employee internet training and continuing education for civil servants.
Aug
  • Afu and Disciple Gauge, an animation of Chinese ancient civilization for moral education developed by NetDragon with a huge investment, made its debut on the CCTV Children’s Channel.
Nov
  • NetDragon successfully organized 2014 Information-base Education Standard Conference & Strait Wisdom Education Forum in conjunction East China Normal University.
Aug 2013
  • NetDragon announced 91 Wireless Websoft Limited had entered into an Agreement and plan of Merger with Baidu(HongKong)Limited. Upon completion of the transaction, 91 Wireless should terminate its application for the proposed listing of 91 Wireless shares on the GEM of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Oct
  • Sold 91 Wireless to Baidu with consideration of US$1.9 billion.
Nov
  • The Company paid the special dividend of HK$7.77 per share to shareholders whose names appeared on the register of members of the Company at the close of business on 29 October 2013.
Apr 2012
  • NetDragon inaugurated a new era of Mobile Business
May
  • NetDragon initiated 91 Win Matrix project
Aug
  • NetDragon and DeNA established a joint venture to develop and operate mobile social games for the Chinese market.
Dec
  • NetDragon announced that the Board was considering the feasibility of the Proposed Spin-Off and separate listing of 91 Wireless Websoft Limited
Oct 2011
  • Honored with Asian "Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise Award" by KNOW Network
Dec
  • Launched open beta test for iPad-based English Version of Conquer Online
May 2010
  • Launched open beta test for Disney Fantasy Online
Jul
  • Launched open beta test for CJ7 Online
Jul
  • Launched open beta test for Tian Yuan
Jan 2009
  • Honored with 2008 "National Outstanding Award for Internet Cultural Enterprise" by Ministry of Culture
Mar
  • Launched open beta test for Way of the Five, PCU exceeds 100,000 on the first day
Jul
  • Entered into agreement with EA to develop new online game-new Ultima Online
Sep
  • Named as "The Best Employer of Year 2009", by Fortune Magazine (Chinese edition)
May 2008
  • Launched Heroes of Might and Magic Online
Jun
  • Successfully listed on Main Board of The SEHK on June 24
Dec
  • Entered into Agreement with EA to Develop New Online Game-Dungeon Keeper Online
Dec
  • Made an agreement to develop "Disney Fantasy Online" with Disney
Apr 2007
  • Launched the first sci-fi & robot online game in China, Zero Online
Nov
  • Listed on GEM of The SEHK on 2 November
Dec
  • Initiated strategic operation with China Film Group and launched Tou Ming Zhuang Online to tie-in with the movie of the same name
Mar 2006
  • Launched Eudemons Online, with "free to play" operation strategy adopted
Oct 2004
  • Insisted on self-R&D and launched 91.com, an entertainment platform for online games
Dec
  • Expanded to non-Chinese market with the launch of English version of Conquer Online
Sep 2003
  • Launched Conquer Online, the most successful Chinese online game in oversea markets
Nov
  • Sold 17173.com to Sohu.com Ltd. at US $20,050,000
Jul 2002
  • Launched the first MMORPG online game, Monster & Me
Mar 2001
  • Established 17173.com, which became No.1 Chinese online game portal
May 1999
  • NetDragon (Fujian) was established