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Chinese government is planning to promote entrepreneurship and innovation via venture capi...

The Chinese government is planning to promote entrepreneurship and innovation via venture capital (VC), according to a document issued Monday. China will consider expanding tax policies for VC firms, the State Council, China's cabinet, said in a guideline. Restrictions on VC companies investing in high and new tech enterprises will be relaxed. Since 2007, VC firms have enjoyed tax breaks for certain investments in high-tech com...

China IPO Buzz Sparks Surge In Venture Capital Fundraising

Four Chinese venture capital firms that invest in Chinese technology start-ups secured $2.23 billion in total new funding in the last two weeks, more than double the $1.07 billion raised in the entire first quarter. The $2.23 billion worth of capital secured by Shunwei Capital, IDG Capital Partners, Legend Capital and GGV Capital since May 22, in fact, surpasses all previous quarters going back to the fourth quarter of 2011, when Chi...

Baidu-Backer IDG Capital Scores Swift Close for $586 Million Tech Fund

IDG Capital Partners scored one of China’s quickest fundraisings seen in a long time, managing to raise $586 million for its fourth venture capital fund in little over two months. At the same time, it beat its target of $550 million as limited partners choose to back some of China’s more seasoned fund managers. IDG’s investment hits include popular Chinese technology companies: Internet giants Baidu Inc., Tencent Holdings and o...

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What I learned in my first year as an angel investor in China

I made one of the best decisions of my entire adult life. In the beginning of 2013, I jumped headfirst into early stage technology investing by joining the hybrid startup accelerator and seed stage fund called 500 Startups as their Greater China venture partner.

I’m no stranger to tech companies, investing or China, but being in charge of a massive region including China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong and having to dig deep for qu...

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