Indian startup Cleartax draws impact money from Founders Fund and Sequoia Capital India to digitize filing of taxes. Plus, New Zealand and Taiwan pair up in new fund.
Facebook co-founder Saverin launches debut fund for SE Asia, WI Harper does its 8th fund, GGV pairs up with Morningside and Bertelsmann to fund fitness mobile app Keep in Beijing while Nexus and Matrix back Stayzilla in Chennai.
Making sense of the Apple-Didi deal plus Lenovo launches $500 million startup fund, 2 China tech companies head to NY IPOs, Shenzhen tech conglomerate rolls out Israel fund, China tech M&A deals surpass the U.S. level, Seoul creates accelerator for global startups.
India startups feel the pain of hyper-funding: too much money, too fast, and now 15 of them have shut down.
The Hover flying camera and Baidu driver-less cars drew eyes in Beijing, DCM deal and personnel move were in the spotlight, signs of a slowing startup economy surfaced PLUS Silicon Dragon made a splash with its 6th annual event in ever-intense Beijing.
Visits to Tencent, Didi, Xiaomi, Cheetah Mobile and JD.com showcase China innovation and tech power.