Subscribe to Entrepreneur for $5
Subscribe

China's Effect on the U.S. VC Game

By
This story appears in the July 2015 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

A major macroeconomic tipping point occurred in 2014: The New York Times reported that Chinese in the U.S. had surpassed U.S. investment in . The investment in this case is general, not just . However, in my VC world, it has become increasingly common to see score financial backing from groups in China.

Shutterstock

I view this as a double-edged sword. On one hand, money is the lifeblood of a startup, and fundraising traction in any form is crucial. On the other hand, if a needs to go across the ocean to nab these funds, it leaves me wondering why.

Continue reading this article - and everything on Entrepreneur!

Become a member to get unlimited access and support the voices you want to hear more from. Get full access to Entrepreneur for just $5.

Entrepreneur Editors' Picks