China VC/Tech News Weekly Roundup: China VC Tracker For June, Computer Vision Firm Trax Raises $125M

In this episode of China Money Podcast, listen to all the news headlines in the China venture and tech sector for the week of July 2 to July 6, 2018, with host Nina Xiang. Topics covered include Chinese VC Tracker for the month of June, where a monster round completed by Ant Financial drove monthly VC deal value over 300% more than that of May, and computer vision solutions firm Trax raising a US$125 million round from Chinese investment firm …

Chinese Co-Working Space Firm Kr Space Plans Major Hong Kong Push As It Nears Closing Of New Funding Round

Beijing-based co-working space operator Kr Space Ltd. is pushing into Hong Kong aggressively, adding three new leases of office space recently that it hopes to convert to co-working facilities. This comes as the competitor to WeWork Cos. in China is trying to close a new funding round of roughly US$300 million after raising US$200 million last month, according to people familiar with the matter.

China VC/Tech News Weekly Roundup: Xiaomi CDR Issuance, Ant Financial’s $14B Massive Round

In this episode of China Money Podcast, listen to all the news headlines in the week of June 4-8, 2018 with host Nina Xiang and guest Fritz Demopoulos, founder of Queens Road Capital and co-founder of Qunar.com. Topics covered include Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc.’s dual listing in Hong Kong and in China via the newly implemented CDR program, Ant Financial’s massive US$14 billion new round, and how to keep up with shifting new tech trends in today’s world. Be …

US To Shorten Length Of Visas For Chinese Tech Students

In a potentially controversial move to fight intellectual property theft from China, the Trump administration plans to shorten the length of validity for some visas issued to Chinese citizens, the U.S. State Department said Tuesday, according to U.S. media.