Gary Rieschel, founding managing partner at Qiming Venture Partners, got his first taste of China VC while working for SoftBank in the 1990s. He recollected to AVCJ how the industry made its mark on a global scale
Q: How did you get into venture capital? A: In the late 1980s, I met Masayoshi Son from SoftBank and we became friends. In 1995, when he was setting up SoftBank’s operation in the US in a more formal...
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Advantage Partners aims to build on the firm's experience connecting Asian entrepreneurs with opportunities in Japan in its first Asia-focused fund
Ally Bridge Group, Hillhouse Capital and 6 Dimensions Capital have co-led a $300 million Series C round for Grail, a biotechnology development firm based in Hong Kong and the US.