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Want to Launch Your Startup in China? Get to Know the Market First

Thanks to the pervasiveness of WeChat, the growth of Didi Chuxing, and the massive scale of giants like Alibaba and Tencent, everyone seemingly now wants to get in on the action with Chinese startups. Before before anyone can dive into the Chinese market, noted GSR Ventures Partner Yuechen Zhao at a recent AWS event in San Francisco, it’s important to understand what drives China, and how it is different from other markets around the world.

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Demystifying the ecosystem in China

China is a highly active market with 3,683 early stage investments totaling $20.2 billion in 2016. It’s hard to believe that in just 13 years, China has transitioned from a country that established its first ever VC fund (IDG venture China) to the world’s second largest breeding ground of unicorns (39, just behind the US). […]

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