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Chinese Video Site Youku Raises $40 Million Fourth Round

imageConcerns over online video limitations in China aren’t stopping the flow of money into the sector… Youku says it has raised a $40 million fourth round from past backers Brookside Capital Partners, Sutter Hill Ventures, Farallon Capital and Chengwei Ventures, plus a $10 million equipment loan from Western Technology Investment. Altogether, the company has now raised $80 million. The site is one of a handful of heavily-backed Chinese startups in this space, including and, which remains offline. Release.