Making news this week: Kai-Fu Lee’s new $674 million for US-China startups, Tencent’s music streaming deal, disruptions by VR led by China, and Amazon-FlipKart market share battle not over yet.
Weekly Digest: Zuckerberg’s foundation Invests In Indian education startup, Kickstarter Launches in Hong Kong and Singapore, CDH backs Chinese co-working space Fountown.
China-Silicon Valley Links & Divides, Tencent Funds Live Streaming Play, Sequoia India Backs Fintech Startup, Alibaba Gets Into VR With HTC
Silicon Dragon Weekly Digest: Alibaba jumps into VR with HTC to help new technology to scale up more widely, Tencent does a $226 million deal in Douyu TV live streaming, Sequoia India backs peer-to-peer lending service in Singapore.
Lightspeed China’s new funds lifts off while India gets fresh recognition as a startup hub but not much new capital.
It has been tough selecting two winners from the 19 entrepreneurs who pitched last week at Silicon Dragon’s pitch last week in New York City. There were the co-founders Bao Lei and Ying Shen who pitched...
Sequoia Capital made its first deal in New Zealand while Lenovo and Tencent inked a $12 million investment in VR startup in the US. SAIF led a $12 million round in an online tax service in India.