New Financing Deals Silicon Valley-based startup AISense has raised $10 million in a Series A round led by Horizons Ventures with participation from Tim Draper’s Draper Associates and Draper Dragon Fund, David Cheriton, the first Google investor, and Bridgewater Associates, among others. Bart Swanson, an advisor at Horizons Ventures, has joined the AISense board. Founder Sam...
Venture capitalists and dealmakers at Silicon Dragon’s annual awards event in Hong Kong dissect the latest trends in tech financing in Asia.
Silicon Dragon held its Annual Awards highlighting Asia’s leading venture investor and startup achievers at an action-packed event in Hong Kong, Nov. 16. Top honors: Venture Capitalist: Chibo Tang, Gobi Partners Dealmaker, Reeve Kwan & Co-founder, GoGoVan Founder: Dr. Li Xu, SenseTime Group View Video of the Awards Presentation The...
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
Silicon Dragon News Digest: Hong Kong Unicorn Sensetime On Stage, Apple Buys New Zealand’s PowerByProxy, Smart Retail Takes Off in China
Tencent investor joins Jungle VC based in Singapore, HK Government launches matching funds for VCs investing locally, China racks up another unicorn – Meituan-Dianping.
Silicon Dragon weekly digest features news of 2 new venture funds, 1 China IP0 to NY, high-stake bike race, and another multi-million deal for a China tech startup.
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
Gary Rieschel of Qiming Venture Partners chats with Silicon Dragon’s Rebecca Fannin about major China VC and tech innovation trends he’s seen over the past 10 years.
The impact of the China ban on cryptocurrencies: Silicon Dragon Video featuring panelists Gabriel Chan, Hong Kong Blockchain Society; Shuonan Chen, Agile VC; Chance Chance J. Du, Coefficient Ventures; Patrick Dai, Qtum with moderator: Eric Savitz, Brunswick Group
Tech Chat Founder/Investor Series: Richard Liu, Leap.ai and Wei Jiang, ZhenFund with moderator Robert Bao, Cooley at Silicon Dragon SF 2017, Oct. 2
Tech Chat Series – Founder/ Investor: Sam Liang, AISense and Andrew Tang, Draper Dragon
with moderator Ying-Ying Lu, DayDayUp at Silicon Dragon SF 2017, Oct. 2.