Carol Huang is a reporter at FinanceAsia, where she covers capital market, financial institutions and related technology changes in Greater China. Carol holds a Master of Journalism from the University of Hong Kong. She can be contacted at email@example.com
Accelerated adoption for online education is pushing demand for virtual tutoring services amid school closures. While IPOs are practically out of the question, investors look for alternative methods to tap the opportunity.
In a move that has been likened to that of Ant Financial, the Southeast Asian fintech group is busy raising the target amount and separating its business from its parent company, FinanceAsia has learnt.
With an ROI of nearly 900%, FinanceAsia speaks to the founder of arguably the most successful Chinese early stage investors of the last decade, Cowin Venture, to discuss the development of China's fund industry.
Despite disruption caused by the coronavirus and an overall slowdown in passenger car sales in China, Ian Zhu, managing partner of NIO Capital speaks to FinanceAsia about where he is parking his next investments in the Chinese auto sector.
The sudden uptick in early stage investment into Chinese online education may provide temporary relief for a sector suffering from a slowdown in appetite since the summer of last year. However, investors may struggle to pick the wheat from the chaff.
Chinese companies offering online medical services are presently in vogue with early stage investors. In light of this mini-trend, we interviewed the chairman of Ping An Good Doctor to explore how the coronavirus outbreak could shape the future of healthcare in China.
Big brand private equity companies are opening their wallets for high-tech, low-asset companies riding off consumers unabated demand for mobile internet access. Singapore’s Circles.Life is the most recent recipient of their financial backing.
As China comes to grips with the economic impact of the novel coronavirus, Chinese startups and funds must get smart to survive the inevitable capital crunch that is coming with it. FinanceAsia offers some simple tips to help them weather the storm.