Author: Rebecca Fannin

Silicon Dragon LA 2015

LA is emerging as a gateway for international startups to thrive, tap emerging markets for growth and get funding from global VCs and angel investors. Innovative Pasadena is becoming a direct link to China via Alibaba’s new hub near the San Gabriel Foothills.

Irrational Exuberance Upstages Silicon Dragon NY

 By Mark Kolier, The Way I See It This past Monday evening I attended my fourth NYC Silicon Dragon event hosted by Rebecca Fannin of Silicon Dragon.  Rebecca (author of the 2011 book Start-up Asia and 2008 book Silicon Dragon) always puts together an interesting program and she conducts these programs all over the globe but...

Silicon Dragon NY 2015

Silicon Dragon’s 5th annual event in New York City featured a close-up of the innovation revolution that is shaking up tech hotspots globally. The event was held at NASDAQ.

China VCs To Invest $500M In Israel in 2015

Chinese investors continue to show growing interest in Israeli high tech, with Chinese investors set to inject an estimated $500 million in Israeli venture capital in 2015, according to IVC Research Center. The center additionally predicted that Israeli funds will raise between $1.2 billion and $1.5 billion by the end of this year, and half of the funds that raise money by the end of...

Disenchanted Chinese Tech Companies Plot Escape From NY Listings

Chinese tech firms have fallen out of love with America, and it shows – a growing number of them are looking to drop their listings in New York and head back home. Many Chinese tech executives are betting on higher share valuations in China where stock markets have recently caught fire. They also hope to evade...

Silicon Dragon Beijing 2015

Silicon Dragon’s 4th annual event in Beijing features Renren CEO Joe Chen, dealmakers from China’s leading VC firms and tech chats with three founders of innovative startups.

China Is Betting On These 10 Big Industries

China’s government launched its “Made in China 2025” program in late May. Viewpoint by Gordon Orr, Chairman, Asia, McKinsey & Co. With its 10 priority industries and milestones for creativity, quality, digitization and greenness, there is a lot for anyone operating in these industries in China or elsewhere to look at. We can be certain that...