This week’s Silicon Dragon News: China Media Capital takes stake in Ron Howard’s film group, Amadeus inks first India deal, 500 Startups steps up in Southeast Asia, Lightspeed recharges with 2 news funds at $1.2B, and Alibaba and SoftBank restructuring and bulked up. Elon Musk sounded off about Singapore roadblocks to Tesla. Plus, VR and cloud computing deals got funding.
Amazing to see the mainstream tech media catching onto the copy from China trend that Silicon Dragon spotlighted some 8 years ago (in a book by the same title).
Startup Asia Digest: VC Andrew Chung forums 1955, Didi tips scales at $20B, Huawei stands behind Tim Cook’s position, China’s Perfect World links up with Hollywood
Silicon Dragon continues its world journey in 2016 with a series of venture and tech events in leading innovation hubs.
Prominent venture investors in the Forbes Asia list of young up and comers include DCM, Gobi Partners, Sequoia Capital, IDG Ventures India and Golden Gate Ventures.
GGV Capital is bulking up with two funds while Southeast Asia draws in VCs such as Gobi’s new deal in Vietnam.