Danhua Capital has made considerable investments in a couple of Silicon's Valley's startups which are deemed highly promising in fields such as artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, and drones. Over 20 Silicon Valley venture capital firms share strong ties and have direct access to either a Chinese-owned entity or funds from the Chinese government.
We're used to thinking of high-tech innovation and startups as generated and clustered predominantly in fertile U.S. ecosystems, such as Silicon Valley, Seattle, and New York. But as with so many aspects of American economic ingenuity, high-tech startups have now truly gone global.
Tech investor Chamath Palihapitiya said tech employees and limited partners are footing the bill for the wasteful spending of startups and venture capital firms.
Buoyed by the success of ride-hailing firms Ola and Uber Technologies Inc., investors are pouring funds into the next wave of mobility startups in India as urban transportation bookings move online.
Ethos, the startup marketing a new life insurance product for people who probably haven't really thought about life insurance, may have 99 startup problems but new capital ain't one.
How has technology changed which deals venture capitalists fund and how they fund them? Recent research shows that a particular innovation had a broader impact on some types of startups but little to no effect on others.
Venture capitalists are looking to back entrepreneurs in cities such as Jaipur and Kochi in order to find these products and services that can unlock the vast but scattered potential of small-town India.
Its founders make an unlikely pair. But in the fast moving-intersection of capital and cryptocurrency, a new $100 million fund is looking to turn that into a big advantage.
A federal judge ruled against a blockchain startup after finding that several victims were defrauded out of potentially more than $1 million in cryptocurrencies.
<span font-size:="" helvetica="" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Merriweather, ">While ICOs were supposed to disrupt venture capital, such funding in blockchain-based companies is surging, with startups raising $434 million since December, the most ever in a three-month period, according to CoinDesk data.</span>