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Venture Capital

RRJ on track for US$3.5b venture capital target

Investors have poured US$3.1 billion into the second fund launched by RRJ Capital, one of Asia's biggest venture capital firms, just US$400 million shy of the target it aims to amass by the end of March, according to chief executive Richard Ong.

Tuesday, 5 February, 2013, 4:37am

Private sector urged to ease foreign burden

The mainland's private sector should invest in Europe as it would help reduce foreign reserves and ease inflation in the world's second-largest economy, an adviser to the country's central bank said yesterday.

19 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Hi-tech start-up breaks the mould

When Stanford graduate Andrew Toy Jong-kein quit Morgan Stanley and launched a technology company, he decided not to base it in Silicon Valley. Instead, he started it in Hong Kong, where the economy is geared around finance and property rather than technology.

6 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Tax breaks for small firms set to be extended

Beijing plans to roll out more tax incentives to encourage venture capital investments in mainland start-up businesses in the hope of widening such firms' access to funds.

5 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Clean energy seeks mainland investment

European and US clean-energy technology firms are increasingly looking to mainland equipment makers and venture capital firms to fund their expansion and as outlets for their investments, with investors hard to come by in their home markets.

1 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Private-equity firms woo investors

Mainland private equity firms are seeking foreign investors in an attempt to internationalise their businesses by raising US dollar funds.

14 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Private funds shun railway projects

Private bankrolling of the mainland's ambitious railway construction plan has fallen far short of Beijing's wishes as investors shy away from the huge capital outlay required.

25 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Beijing allows foreigners to set up partnerships

Beijing yesterday issued new rules that allow foreign firms to set up partnerships on the mainland, giving foreigners another avenue to conduct business in the country.

The new regulations do not cover investment-oriented partnerships, as regulators said they lack experience in dealing with these businesses and need to study their risks.

3 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

'Angel investors' to share secrets of their success

Wealthy individuals and start-ups will get a chance to learn the secrets of investing when a group of so-called 'angel investors' from Silicon Valley in the United States share their experiences at a forum today.

17 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Shanghai ad firm gets US$45m in new funding

Digital Advertising Channels, an outdoor advertising company in Shanghai, has received US$45 million from a host of investors to replenish its operations nationwide, a sign that global venture capitalists remain optimistic about China's economy amid the global recession.

21 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

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