Tencent Investment's tips for spotting the next hit platform

A top dealmaker at the Chinese tech giant shares his insights into unearthing the next generation of ecosystem investment opportunities.

Still kicking yourself that you didn't spot Facebook back when it was a start-up Don't fret more platfforms are developing, around the world and in a whole range of different sectors. Here are a few clues for investing in the ecosystems of the future care of one of China's tech giants.

China’s Tencent expects up-and-coming platform companies will share a few key characteristics massive computing power, integration of online and offline as well as a trove of proprietary data and artificial intelligence to analyse that data. 

A platform is a company that matches suppliers with demand and, as China’s biggest internet company, Tencent has grown into...

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