Making the News: 4 IPOs, 3 VC Funds, 1 Unicorn and more than one dozen funding deals. The economy must be hot!
Author: Rebecca Fannin
WeWork, AirBNB, Ford energize their China focus with new strategies and investments. Softbank’s Vision Fund figures again with huge deal for WeWork’s expansion in Asia.
Jack Ma buys Alibaba’s way into insurance, which is ripe for innovation. Softbank dazzles with several tech deals in Asia. China’s Zai Lab heads for Nasdaq IPO.
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.
Hollywood-China panelists: Mark Rafalowski, Dick Clark Productions; William Pfeiffer, Global Gate Entertainment; David Uslan, Uslan Entertainment; Eric Mika, LeEco (Former); Tom McGrath, STX Entertainment; Moderator: Rob Cain, Pacific Bridge Pictures
Sogou Gets Set For Nasdaq, HK Bike-Sharing Startup Snares $9M, Wework Buys Singapore clone Spacemob.
Silicon Dragon Weekly News Digest: August 5, 2017