Silicon Dragon                           NEWS                                      December 2013  




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November 17
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December 6, Hong Kong
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 InvestHK's Simon Galpin with winners of StartMeUp.HK awards: Wifinity from India, Hanson Robotics of the U.S. and D'Arcy Polychrome of New Zealand.
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 Greater China, 2013


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November 17, 2013

Hysan Place, Hong Kong




Technology Innovators and Dealmakers


Brian Wong, Seacliff Partners

James Mi, Lightspeed China

Jeffrey Chi, Vickers Capital Group

Henry Wong, Garage Ventures

Thomas Chou, Morrison & Foerster

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Chinese company IPOs in the U.S. get set to rebound



Time to get over your fear of China stocks?




China Venture Capitalists And Entrepreneurs Set To Get Boost From Improved IPO Outlook, Finally!



 Qunar IPO

  Qunar IPO traded up 46.4% from IPO in October 31, 2013 to 

December 12, 2013 







Tencent leads Series B funding for Chinese online financial site


GGV Capital leads second round funding of $11 million for mobile gaming platform Yodo1.


DCM and Beijing Shunwei Venture Capital put $12 million in online English site 51Talk, for a second round in the startup.


Tsing Capital, Oak Investment and Venrock invest $21 million in U.S. high tech firm Phononic.


Warburg Pincus and Goldman Sachs pump pre-IPO funding in e-Shang, a Chinese warehouse developer and operator.


IDG leads $10 million investment in Chinese finance mobile app Tongbanjie in a first round.


Legend Capital leads series A funding for VHall, an online conference service.


Horizon Ventures leads $15.2 million funding in U.S.-based physicial activity monitor Misfit Wearables. Prior backers were Founders Fund, Khosla and Norwest Venture Partners.




Inventus Capital Partners closes $106 million fund, for early-stage VC investing in India.  


Helion portfolio company Amba Research gets acquired by Moody's subsidiary Copal Partners.


Matrix Partners India backs hospital lab management company TechMed. Matrix also funds online traffic info portal Birds Eye Systems.


Nazara Technologies debuts seed fund to back gaming companies.




V-Cube raises $43 million in Tokyo IPO. Backers are Globis and Intel. 


Jafco Ventures takes franchise operator Ride On Express to $23 million IPO in Japan.  




Mobile taxi-booking app Ingogo raises $3.1 million as prep for IPO in Australia in 2014.


Nine Entertainment raises $577 million in Australia IPO.



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