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.
Tencent increasingly goes Hollywood with JV its latest move, Jack Ma funds Ariana Huffington’s new venture. Sequoia Capital India puts $4 million in edtech startup in Bangalore.
Silicon Dragon Pitch Competition Launches. Entrepreneurs Pitch in New York June 23 To Win Prizes To Start Up In Beijing. Applications due June 17, 2016.
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.
Venture capitalists Jenny Lee, Melissa Guzy and Anna Fang discuss their view of the global startup and funding scene. Join us June 2 eve in Hong Kong.
The start of something really big! Hollywood Meets China Meet Tech Innovation. Lots of discussion around VR and AR — a prelude of what’s to come July 27-28 at Silicon Dragon’s LA event.