Tagged: tech

Silicon Heartland On The Go: Buffalo Rising Panel of Experts

Silicon Heartland author Rebecca Fannin started her Great Lakes tour of former Rust Belt cities in Buffalo, June 20. She held a panel with former Congressman Chris Jacobs and regional tech experts, visited the STAMP greentech site, met 43North startups, and toured disruptive startup Viridi in a former GM plant.

Silicon Dragon Taipei 2016

Taiwan is entering a new era of cool and well-funded tech startups of all kinds — no longer known only as the semiconductor capital of the world.

China VCs To Invest $500M In Israel in 2015

Chinese investors continue to show growing interest in Israeli high tech, with Chinese investors set to inject an estimated $500 million in Israeli venture capital in 2015, according to IVC Research Center. The center additionally predicted that Israeli funds will raise between $1.2 billion and $1.5 billion by the end of this year, and half of the funds that raise money by the end of...

Are Chinese Tech Startups Overvalued?

Technology startups in China are raising cash at a record pace from private investors, prompting concerns about potential overvaluation. The latest hot deal is an $800 million-plus round for Shanghai-based Dianping, an online-review site similar to Yelp Inc., as the WSJ’s Rick Carew and Juro Osawa report. Late demand from new investors increased the fundraising, pushing Dianping’s...