Chinese Beauty Selfie App Lists Risks Before Its IPO

A nationwide obsession with perfect selfies helped revenue surge more than three-fold to 585.5 million yuan ($88 million) in the first six months of 2016.

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The imminent Hong Kong debut of Meitu Inc., whose main claim to fame is selfie touch-up apps, offers investors a rare chance to get in near the ground level of China’s nascent, booming smartphone economy.

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