A woman wears a protective face mask inside the Shanghai Hongqiao railway station on the last day of the Spring Festival travel rush, as the country is hit by the novel coronavirus outbreak, in Shanghai, China February 18, 2020. REUTERS A woman wears a protective face mask inside the Shanghai Hongqiao railway station on the last day of the Spring Festival travel rush, as the country is hit by the novel coronavirus outbreak, in Shanghai, China February 18, 2020. REUTERS
A woman wears a protective face mask inside the Shanghai Hongqiao railway station on the last day of the Spring Festival travel rush, as the country is hit by the novel coronavirus outbreak, in Shanghai, China February 18, 2020. REUTERS

Chinese start-ups scramble for cash as venture capital investments freeze amid coronavirus outbreak

  • As China venture capital-backed deals drop to a six-year low, venture capitalists are advising start-ups to go into “hibernation”
  • As the Chinese economy slows, some venture cap see fewer deal opportunities in 2020

Topic |   Venture capital market
A woman wears a protective face mask inside the Shanghai Hongqiao railway station on the last day of the Spring Festival travel rush, as the country is hit by the novel coronavirus outbreak, in Shanghai, China February 18, 2020. REUTERS A woman wears a protective face mask inside the Shanghai Hongqiao railway station on the last day of the Spring Festival travel rush, as the country is hit by the novel coronavirus outbreak, in Shanghai, China February 18, 2020. REUTERS
A woman wears a protective face mask inside the Shanghai Hongqiao railway station on the last day of the Spring Festival travel rush, as the country is hit by the novel coronavirus outbreak, in Shanghai, China February 18, 2020. REUTERS
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