The coronavirus outbreak is still in full force, limiting business opportunities and impelling investors to put their activities on hold.
After a record-setting 2018 that saw Chinese VCs ladle out cash to startups at mind-boggling valuations, current numbers spooked global investors, some of whom regard the diminished numbers as a sign of an imminent industry debacle.
This year, Sinovation Ventures will turn nine years old. At a recent press conference, I shared several stories of entrepreneurship over the past nine years. During this time, the world has changed dramatically. The venture capital (VC) industry has become increasingly competitive and the rules of the industry have also changed.