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Qualcomm, Accel Lead $10M Round In Smart Device Solutions Provider Borqs

Qualcomm Ventures, the venture capital arm of global semiconductor giant Qualcomm, Inc., and Accel Partners India have led a US$10 million series E round in Beijing and Bangalore-based Borqs International Holding Corp., a provider of smart connected devices and cloud service solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) sector, according to a company announcement.

Manav Gupta: Key Challenge For IoT Sector Is Global Integration

Manav Gupta, founder and chief executive officer of Hong Kong-based Internet Of Things (IoT) accelerator Brinc, tells China Money Podcast host Nina Xiang that the IoT sector’s key challenge in the future is how to connect all the smart hardware and to integrate them via data centers and on the cloud globally.

Manav Gupta: People Will Lead Enhanced Lives With Future IoT 2.0

In this episode of China Money Podcast, guest Manav Gupta, founder and chief executive officer of Hong Kong-based Internet Of Things (IoT) accelerator Brinc, shares his thoughts on the IoT revolution, what our future look like when all of the world’s devices "speak" with each other, and why he chose Hong Kong to start Brinc. Read an excerpt or watch an abbreviated video version of the interview. Be sure to listen to the full interview in the audio podcast. Don’t …

DFJ, Beijing Forise To Jointly Launch $100M China Venture Fund

Menlo Park, California-based venture capital firm DFJ (Draper Fisher Jurvetson) has teamed up with Beijing Forise Assets Management Co., Ltd. to launch a venture capital fund focused on investing in the Internet Of Things (IOT) and TMT (technology, media, telecom) sectors in China, according to Chinese official media reports. Representatives at DFJ did not respond to inquires to confirm the news. Beijing Forise cannot be reached for comments. The DFJ Forise II fund is currently on the road in China …