November 7, 5-8PM
The Bridge to Silicon Valley, China and Emerging Markets: Startup Strategies
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Silicon Dragon Awards
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Plus tech and VC panel:
Jeff Chi, Vickers Capital Group
Rui Ma, 500 Startups
Henry Wong, Garage Ventures
Brian Wong, Seacliff Partners
Li Gong, SAP, My Runway
James Mi, Lightspeed China
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12 finalists have been selected for the StartMeUp.HK program. They include five ventures from the U.S., two each from India and Canada, and one each from New Zealand, Hong Kong and Israel. Three award winners will be chosen at a special program, Dec. 5.
Panelists Lily Zheng, Deloitte; Karen Boezi, Redwood Bioscience; Rebecca Fannin, Diana Ding, DingDingTV;
Elizabeth Xu, Axciom at HYSTA in SF
Berkeley China Forum
November 17, Berkeley
HKVCA Investment Conference
December 6, Hong Kong
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It's a Wrap on the (Sand) Hill!
|VC/Dealmaker panelists: Rob Trice, Portia Ku, Melissa Guzy, John Dougery, Hans Tung, Hany Nada, moderator Rebecca Fannin
|Innovator Hank Wuh, TruTag Technologies, chats with Diana Ding|
Silicon Dragon & Tiger on Sand Hill Road 2013
Tech Chat: Hank Wuh, Chairman, TruTag Technologies
Tech Chat: Omar Khan, Co-CEO, NQ Mobile
Steve Goldberg, Venrock; Gary Matuszak, KPMG; Naveen Dhar, Huawei
Thanks to our sponsors O'Melveny & Myers, InvestHK, KPMG
KPMG spills the data on tech trends
Cloud, mobile, big data, biometrics, artificial intelligence - are leading the innovation parade from Main Street to corporate parks. These are the engines of rapid transformation in a technologically rooted future. Just about half the far-out science fiction technologies from past entertainment programs such as Star Trek, The Jetsons or Terminator exists today.
See KPMG Tech Innovation 2013 report, with contributions and interviews by Rebecca Fannin.
HERO CITY LAUNCH COURTESY OF TIM DRAPER
The recent opening of Draper University's Hero City drew quite a crowd to the streets of San Mateo to watch rappellers descending down the former Ben Franklin hotel and enjoy other festivities -- all in the name of risk-taking and creating future entrepreneurial stars.
SPECIAL REPORT: The 2013 Forbes China 400 Rich List.
The 100 wealthiest are worth $316.45 billion, up an amazing 44% from 2012.
Video: Chinese investment in the U.S., a discussion with Jim Rogers, Wang Jianlin, John King and more http://onforb.es/GXVfli
Stephen Roach says fears of a China slowdown are vastly overblown http://ow.ly/pKxYN
|Sierra Ventures leads $10 million financing of China's social marketing service Social Touch. GGV Capital and Legend Capital participated in the Series C round.
IDG Capital has funneled $40 million to Chinese catering chain Quanjude, known best for its Peking duck dishes
ClearVue Partners and Oak Investment Partners inject $15 million investment in Chinese shopping portal B5M.
Sequoia Capital pours $4 million in data center automation startup Idea Device.
IDG Ventures India and Inventus put $2 million in Unbxd, a product recommendation platform for e-commerce companies.
New Zealand's accounting software company Xero Bolsters U.S. Beachhead for Intuit Attack with nearly $150 million in investment from Peter Thiel's Valar Ventures, others http://on.wsj.com/1clRwJ3
I spotlighted Xero in this recent Forbes post:
Accel looks to up its deals in Australia in search of more new heroes following a win with OzForex IPO
"Great week for ANZ tech. IPO at Ozforex Cap raising at Xero & prospectus lodged at Freelancer" -- Paul Bassat, Square Peg Capital
IN OTHER NEWS . . .
It was fun being interviewed by
BBC Radio's program World Tonight on one of my fave subjects,
'Is This The Asia Century?'
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