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CHINA MONEY NETWORK is an artificial intelligence-based platform tracking China’s smart investments and technology innovation. CHINA MONEY NETWORK (CMN) hosts an artificial intelligence (AI)-based bilingual platform that follows China’s smart investments, special situations and technology innovation every day. By tracking China's private equity, venture capital and technology sectors, we deliver actionable data to our customers. We connect the data points to give global investors the tools to execute deals in China, deals that otherwise would simply never take place. CMN …

Stan Abrams: Variable Interest Equity Is A Very Risky Structure

In this episode of China Money Podcast, guest and Chinese law blogger Stan Abrams discusses: – What is VIE and why do investors use them in China? – Alibaba Group’s transfer of key asset without consent of shareholders including Yahoo: Is this a wake-up call for investors? – What should investor do post the Alibaba-Yahoo dispute: Can risks be managed? – Tudou Holdings’ pre-IPO nightmare: What lessons should investor learn? – Finally, is there a way to get around VIE? …

Gary Rieschel: I’m Confident Qiming Will Be A Top Quartile Performer In China

In this episode of China Money Podcast, Gary Rieschel, founder of Qiming Venture Partners, shares his thoughts on the Chinese economy, the technological evolutions of the Chinese Internet sector and why he is confident that Qiming will be well within the top quartile performers among China’s venture capital firms. Founded in 2006, Qiming Venture is one of the most successful venture capital firms in China, having invested in and successfully listed companies including Jiayuan, ChinaCache and Touchmedia. Qiming recently closed …

Tristen Langley: Start-ups Within Chinese Internet Companies Generate Great Value

In this episode of China Money Podcast, co-founder of Amalfi Capital, Tristen Langley, talks with our host, Nina Xiang, on Alibaba Group’s US$586 million acquisition of an 18% stake of Sina’s Weibo, her investment firm’s winning and losing bets, and the future challenges facing China’s e-commerce industry. Listen to the full-interview in the audio podcast, watch the shortened video version or read an excerpt below.

Boyu Capital Plans Second Fund, Targets $1.5B

Hong Kong-based private equity firm Boyu Capital is planning to raise its second fund during the second half of this year with a target size of US$1.5 billion, according to media reports. The firm’s first fund of US$1 billion closed in 2011 with backings from top-notch investors such as Temasek Holdings and Asia’s riches man, Li Ka-shing.

Tian X. Hou: Weibo Will Finally Bolster Sina’s Bottom Line

In this edition of China Money Network, Tian X. Hou, founder and CEO of T.H. Capital, shares her thoughts on why Qihoo’s stock is just starting a major bull run, why Sina is undervalued and what Baidu should do to advance forward in a mobile world. Listen to the full interview in the audio podcast, watch an abbreviated video version or read an excerpt below. Q: How will China’s economic slowdown impact Chinese overseas listed Internet stocks? A: Not that …

Gaorong Capital Leads $48M Series A Round For Avazu

Shanghai-based digital advertising solution provider Avazu Inc. has raised US$48 million in series A financing, according to Chinese media reports. Gaorong Capital led the round. An undisclosed U.S.-based Internet-focused private equity fund and a group of unnamed Internet companies also participated.

Is China’s Internet Financial Products A New Form Of Shadow Banking?

The author is ANZ greater China chief economist Liu Li-Gang China’s Internet financial products have developed rapidly in the last couple of years, propelled by the rapid developments in e-commerce and interest rate liberalization. Concerns are also rising that these potentially risky Internet financial products are not regulated and could drive up the costs of fund. Chinese commercial banks also complained that these Internet financial products fall into a grey area of financial regulations, increase the volatility of bank deposits, …