He linked the "Xiao" part to the Buddhist concept that "a single grain of rice of a Buddhist is as great as a mountain," suggesting Xiaomi wants to work from the little things, instead of starting by striving for perfection, Xiaomi was co-founded by eight partners on 6 April 2010.
In the first round of funding, institutional investors included Temasek Holdings, a Singaporean government-owned investment company, the Chinese venture capital funds IDG Capital and Qiming Venture Partners, The Xiaomi Mi1 smartphone was announced in August 2011.
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The non-mobile stuff is here (hint: you get jerked back by the power cord after 3 feet and your arms start to ache after 10 minutes with non-mobile stuff) or click on any right menu link for the browser/section.
Then we added brave which intercepts and replaces embedded adverts with its own (they say its better for the publisher and more secure - are they brave (or crazy) or what).