What a hot week in China VC & tech! Tencent ups stake in Snap Israel’s Viola Ventures raises new $ from China, PPDAI scores NYSE IPO, WeLab adds $220M to unicorn status, Toutiao buys Musical.ly Next? Ssilicon Dragon presents awards Nov 16 in HK
Tencent investor joins Jungle VC based in Singapore, HK Government launches matching funds for VCs investing locally, China racks up another unicorn – Meituan-Dianping.
Panelists discuss AI/Robotics innovation and investment trends: Gareth Keane, Qualcomm Ventures; Andra Keay, Silicon Valley Robotics; Nick Adams, AME Cloud Ventures; Ashish Aggarwal, Grishin Robotics; Lee Chang, Baidu Ventures with moderator Lizette Chapman, Bloomberg
China’s Silicon Dragon continues to fuel this super-hot tech economy, even in the Valley.
Making the News: 4 IPOs, 3 VC Funds, 1 Unicorn and more than one dozen funding deals. The economy must be hot!
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.