VC+Tech

Trends In Global Tech

Access Trends In Global Tech, EMPEA’s 2021 report on global venture investment traces venture capital (VC) flows across Africa, Asia, CEE, Latin America and the Middle East. This year’s report includes new breakouts on cross-border co-investment to measure the scope of global collaboration during a time of record venture investment in global markets..

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Past VC Cache Editions

New Investments in Circular Economy, Crypto, EV, Cloud Kitchens & E-Commerce Aggregators (13-14 May)

USD2.7b in New Fund Closings; New York Listings for TuSimple & UiPath; 15 Deals Over USD100m (29-30 April)

USD9b+ in Deals Over USD100m; Grab SPAC; Data Center Deals; LatAm VC Data (15-16 April)

SPACs & Fund Closings; New Diversity Vehicles; & Xiaomi’s EV Unit (1-2 April)

2020 Was a Record Year for VC Investment; Coupang IPO; Sea Group CVC; Croatia EV; SPAC Updates (18-19 March)

Big Rounds for Food Delivery and Biotech; EarlyBird Final Close for CEE; Another JD IPO; AI Doctor Support in Asia (4-5 March)

IPOs for Kuaishou & Coupang; Edtech Spotlight on Vietnam-based ELSA; Crypto Adoption in Africa (18-19 February)

Kuaishou IPO; USD1b+ Rounds for Didi & ByteDance; Nubank Reaches USD25b Valuation; Spotlight on Alt Protein (4-5 February)

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2020 YTD Trends in VC+Tech Dealmaking

By Julie Ruvolo, Managing Director of Venture Capital, EMPEA


EMPEA’s Inaugural VC+Tech Report 

Access Trends in Global VC+Tech, EMPEA’s inaugural report on venture-backed startups across emerging markets which includes 2019 data on VC fundraising and investments, as well as market breakdowns including top VC deals by size, most active venture investors, and tech sector highlights.


Posted On: 27 Aug 2020

The TikTok dilemma playing out on the global tech stage highlights an existential question for Asia’s venture ecosystem: can Chinese consumer-facing startups scale globally if they have the ‘right’ investors or ownership structure in place? Is there any acceptable such structure?