TITLE

Chinese VC Fundraising Drops 83.7%

AUTHOR(S)
Schachter, Ken
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;10/22/2008, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a report from Zero2IPO Research Center which revealed a decline in venture capital (VC) fundraising in China in the third quarter of 2008. The study has found that 20 VC funds raised $492.2 million in the third quarter, an 83.7 percent decline from the $3 billion raised by 40 funds in the record-setting prior quarter. The report attributed the downturn squarely on the global financial crisis. Sixteen of the VC funds raised in China during the quarter were backed by government investments.
ACCESSION #
36603049

 

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