Monday, May 13, 2013

Nearly 20% on Forbes Ranking Of Top 100 VCs Do Deals in China

VC pro Hans Tung of Qiming with tech star David Li of YY
The impact of tech innovation in China can be seen in the just-released Forbes Midas listing of top venture investors.
Of the 100 top tech investors on the list, 17 VCs are actively investing in the Chinese market or have made at least one deal in the Mainland. If you add in those who have overseen their firm’s strategy in China, the group expands to 19, including such notables as Jim Breyer of Accel and John Doerr of Kleiner Perkins.
Next to the U.S., China soars on a breakdown of geographic markets on the Forbes list. China also out-distances that other notable Asian venture market, India, by a long shot. India counts three dealmakers within the ranking. Remarkably, some 20% of the top 100 VCs have invested in these two emerging markets, a major development in recent years for these Startup Asia markets.
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Hans Tung, pictured above, is one of the VC pros who is speaking at our Silicon Dragon Beijing 2013 forum, May 29.