China tech brands make more power plays: Toutiao about to score $2 billion in deal led by General Altantic, Douban heads for overseas IPO, and Tencent makes two new investments in the U.S.
Silicon Dragon’s Rebecca Fannin wishes the 2 winners of its pitch competition in NY the best as they go to Beijing in mid-August to compete globally in the annual Overseas Talent Entrepreneurship Contest.
NLVC and SAIF raise new funds for emerging companies. China is gaining on the U.S. in VC spending and already tops America in number of unicorns.
Highlights: Silicon Dragon LA 2017, JULY 26
Highlights from Silicon Dragon’s 4 – in – 1 event in NYC — VIP dinner, Forum, Pitches, Reception.
Silicon Dragon launches contest for founders in NY to pitch 2 leading VCs, June 21. Apply to pitch by June 5. Two finalists go to Beijing for global competition. Champion receives prize money, grants and set-up assistance.