China Goes for VC Gold

Schachter, Ken
July 2008
Red Herring;7/22/2008, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on the growing venture capital (VC) investments in China. Venture capital tracker Zero2IPO Group asserted that Chinese startups reaped $1.2 billion in the second quarter of 2009, a 73.5 percent increase versus the year-earlier quarter and the second highest total ever. Among the largest of the new China-focused funds was a $500 million fund announced by Intel Capital.


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