QUICK RECAP: Shanghai 2016
|VR Panelists Alvin Wang Graylin, Marc Jackson, Archer Li and Ryan Wang with KPMG's Anson Bailey moderating.
See video: VR Shanghai 2016
Female rising stars: Charlotte Xu Han, Lucy Wen,Daisy Guo,
Shanghai 2016 Video: Rising Stars
VC panelists James Mi, Joe Chang, Joseph Chan, Jonathan Qiu, Richard Wang with Rebecca Fannin.
Shanghai 2016 Video: VCs
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NEWS & TRENDS
The largest venture capital fund raised by a woman is in Beijing, not Silicon Valley. Chen Xiaohong's recently raised $500 million for her firm H Capital sets a new benchmark for female venture capitalists and the business. Women are getting ahead faster in China than in U.S. venture circles. Read Forbes post:
Startup accelerators have sprung up in Hong Kong, Singapore and other Asian hubs over the past few go-go years. But what is the value that accelerators are really bringing to startups?
Read William Bao Bean's comments.
Northern Light Venture Capital has led a $25 million financing in a second round for Chinese drug developer TenNor Therapeutics.
Chinese recruitment app Boss Zhipin has raised $28 million in a Series C financing led by Meridien Capital China.
As the ride-sharing app market continues to be hot, Softbank has led a $750 million investment in Uber's Southeast Asia rival Grab, pegging its value at $3 billion.
Israel crowdfunding platform OurCrowd has raised $72 million in a third round of financing. The new funds will be put toward international expansion plus. Singapore's UOB Group was one of the backers.