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Asian Startups Face Cash Crunch As Coronavirus Saps Funding

Saving cash has become the new mantra for startups in Asia as capital quickly dries up in the region. Funds raised by Asia-focused venture capital firms fell to a seven-year low of $2.2 billion in the first quarter.
Read by 70% of LPs November 29, 2019

Venture Trends And The Lure Of Southeast Asia

Trade tensions, Chinese debt reduction and other factors have led to a 90 percent drop in Chinese investment into the U.S. over the last couple of years. Despite this decline, venture capital in the U.S. continues to be popular, with U.S.-based VC firms raising over $28 billion in the first half of 2019.
Read by 69% of LPs November 18, 2019

Opportunities And Pitfalls Of Investing In Asia

Asia markets, including China and India, have seen growing interest from global investors and venture capital firms in recent years. Despite the volatility of the macroeconomic and geopolitical environment, the number of VC deals in the continent still booked robust growth in the third quarter.
Read by 68% of LPs October 21, 2019

Asia Set To Eclipse U.S. As World's Venture Capital Powerhouse

Asia could overtake North America as the global center for venture capital funding as early as next year, according to a study backed Singapore state investment company Temasek.
Read by 71% of LPs September 24, 2019

U.S.-China Internet Split Could Be An Investment Opportunity

The U.S.-China trade war could lead to a technological split between Asia and America that could benefit investors, James Coulter, the co-chief executive of private equity firm TPG Capital, said.
Read by 71% of LPs September 19, 2019

PE, VC Executives Expect Salary Increases Despite Uncertain Economic Outlook

Nearly two-thirds of private equity and venture capital executives in Asia expect to receive salary increases in the next 12 months despite potential "rougher seas" in the industry because of the slowing global economy.
Read by 65% of LPs September 18, 2019

KKR Taps Japan Chief Hirano To Lead Asian Operations

U.S. investment firm KKR has named the CEO of its Japanese unit, Hirofumi Hirano, as co-head of private equity operations in Asia as part of efforts to add to the company's portfolio in the region.
Read by 57% of LPs May 10, 2019

Chinese Investors Turning Away From U.S. Startups

Chinese investors are increasingly turning away from U.S. tech startups and diverting money towards companies in Southeast Asia and India in the face of bilateral tensions, according to an advisor to 500 Startups.
Read by 73% of LPs April 18, 2019

PE Investors Are Making Bigger Bets In Asia's Health Care Sector

A sector considered a safe bet for fund managers, healthcare has typically garnered great returns for fund managers. Consider 2018 that turned out to be the most active year for the Asia Pacific region.
Read by 74% of LPs April 08, 2019

BlackRock Aims To Be Top Asset Manager In China

BlackRock is stepping up its Chinese efforts, aiming to be a major player in the newly opened-up asset management market, CEO Larry Fink revealed.
Read by 73% of LPs