Silicon Dragon                           NEWS                                      February 2014  
  Featured Event:
     Golden Gate
 The New International
Tech Capital  
Victoria Wu, Director-International, Tencent's popular mobile messaging app WeChat in US
(Watch out Whatsapp!)
 Victoria Wu 
Venture Capital Dealmaker Panel with Silicon Dragon Valley experts
 Alex Hartigan, Steamboat Ventures
Chris Evdemon, Innovation Works
David Lam, WestSummit Capital
Hans Tung, GGV Capital
Jim Boettcher, Focus Ventures
Mavis Yee, Nixon Peabody
Nazar Yasin, Rise Capital
  (many of these VCs just moved to the Bay Area from Beijing or Shanghai)
Tech Chats with entrepreneurs capitalizing on 
global connections
Matt Zitzman, Kamcord
Yitao Guan, FunPlus Games
Peter Szulczewski, Wish
Sonny Vu, Misfit Wearables
(startups backed by Jerry Yang, Marissa Meyer, Kai-Fu Lee, John Sculley, Pony Ma,
Li Ka-Shing, Max Levchin, Vinod Khoshla)
by March 3
for early bird!
March 13, 2014
PCH International,
San Francisco design district
135 Mississippi Street  
Matt Zitzmann Yitao Guan
 Matt Zitzmann, Yitao Guan (photographed)
Silicon Dragon MC Rebecca Fannin
Moderators: Eric Savitz, Christine Lu,
Janet Kornblum, Diana Ding
Thanks to our Sponsors
Nixon Peabody
PCH International
Thanks to our Marketing Partners:
AAMA, Asia Society, Bay Area Council,
CCICE, DingDingTV,
Netbridge Global, SFentrepreneur



Our 2014 
  Silicon Dragon Global Events

  February 7, London
March 13, San Francisco
April 15, HK Cyberport
May 15, Beijing
August 21, Sydney
September 18, Shanghai
October 2, Silicon Valley
November 13, Awards
For speaking and sponsorship inquiries, please email




 Nazar Yasin

Nazar Yasin of Rise Capital & Tiger Global


Jackie Yang, Chris Evdemon Steve Goldberg, Richard Sheridan      Jackie Yang of Translink, Chris Evdemon of Innovation Works, Steve  Goldberg of Venrock, Richard Sheridan of China Unicom



          Membership Benefits


        Rosemary Coates, Jim Boettcher, Poh Kam Wong

 Rosemary Coates of BlueSilk Consulting, Jim Boettcher of Focus Ventures, Poh Kam Wong of NUS Enterprise Center 

 Invitations to Silicon Dragon 

roundtables, like in above photos taken Feb. 21 in Palo Alto at luncheon hosted by Morrison & Foerster 


Specially priced Silicon Dragon event tickets



Nixon Peabody ad  




Silicon Dragon London 2014, Keynote Talk: Lord Wei with Level 39's Eric Van der Kleij
Silicon Dragon London 2014, Keynote Talk: Lord Wei with Level 39's Eric Van der Kleij

Lord Wei, Rebecca, Tim Watkins  

Serial social entrepreneur Lord Wei, Rebecca Fannin,

Tim Watkins of Huawei


David Gill, Tim Watkins, Dave Mott, Mike PowellKelvin AuNigel ToonGareth Wong, Eric Van der Kleij

 Above panelists: David Gill of EY, Tim Watkins, Dave Mott of Oxford Capital, Mike Powell of Woodside Capital, Kelvin Au of Metail, Nigel Toon of XMOS, Gareth Wong of GamBond and

Level 39's Eric Van der Kleij


Silicon Dragon London 2014: Dealmaker Panel

icon Dragon London 2014:

VC & Dealmaker Panel


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Silicon Dragon London 2014


Thanks to our sponsors

EY, Huawei, Level 39




Good Morning Beijing

                  Beijing was a toxic mess for more than a week.

                Photo credit: Frank Yu, "Good Morning Beijing"






Morningside raises $400 Million + across 3 funds


Business social network @LinkedIn has launched a localised site for China, backed by @Sequoia_Capital and CBC Capital


Alibaba, Qiming, Temasek invest $100 million in online education service provider TutorGroup


Ventech invests in China P2P lending platform Jimubox 


Business social network LinkedIn has launched a localized site for China, backed by Sequoia_Capital and CBC Capital


Tencent buys 20% stake in VC-backed Dianping


Fosun Venture leads Series B investment in social media marketing firm Kongming and $21 million in mobile game operator, both in Beijing


China travel site 17u raises $82 million from Tencent, Boyu, Oriza


Xiaomi Ventures invests $20 million in Kingsoft gaming unit Westinghouse 


Sequoia Capital leads second round in home renovation site to8to


China's Sungy Mobile buys VC-backed app store Getjar in the U.S. 


Chinese companies heading for US IPOs: gaming company ChuKong and online retailer


Angel investor Lei Jun leads a $100 million round for China's online retailer Vancl.




Singapore online grocer RedMart raises $5.4m funding round





Mayfield closes second India fund at $108 million 


American Express VC unit backs India's software developer provider Capillary Technologies


Sequoia Capital India has led a $18.8 million Series B round of funding for Swiss mobile app Truecaller


IDG Ventures and Ascent Capital invest nearly $18 million in Newgen Software Technologies


Matrix India leads Series B round for mobile payment service MSwipe in India




Japanese incubator Digtal Garage invests $10 million in New York-based BetaWorks 


Globis, Gree invest invest nearly $3 million crowd-sourced editing platform Viibar



Speaking Appearances

Partner Events


Israel Dealmakers Summit

March 4-5, New York City  


China Investment Surge in US High Tech

April 1, San Francisco


The Asian Business Angel Forum 2014

May 21-22, Hong Kong










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