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Edith Yeung: Difficult times are often the best ones for early-stage private markets

Edith Yeung

Edith Yeung, general partner at Race Capital, an early-stage Silicon Valley venture capital fund, said the most volatile, difficult times are often the best ones for early-stage private markets. Here are some highlights from the article citing her interview: She cited as an example the 2008 financial crisis, which produced many “unicorns” during the tough […]

Edith Yeung:China’s virtual currency may be rolled out within a year

Edith Yeung

In a recent media interview with CNBC, Edith Yeung of Proof of Capital opined that China’s virtual currency may be rolled out within a year. In the video below, she says the Chinese government has been “really thoughtful” about the digital currency electronic payment framework and its rollout. Read more about it here. Edith Yeung is a […]

Edith Yeung: China could launch its own digital currency in months

Edith Yeung

Edith Yeung opined that China could launch its own digital currency in the next 6-12 months, at the recent CNBC East Tech West Conference held in Guangzhou, China. The Chinese government has been researching and studying the possibility of launching its own digital currency in recent years and has identified entities for a potential roll-out, […]

Chris Skinner: Why Chinese Techfin is the Exception and not the Rule

Chris Skinner

Digital banking is growing rapidly in China, and more advance than in most countries. Fintech expert, Chris Skinner, noted that the Chinese government’s policy was one of the major reason for the exceptional growth. … most countries have forced regulations on any banking activity to be offered only by fully licensed banks or by firms […]

Edith Yeung Interviewed by Angie Lau on her Insights on the Status of Blockchain in Asia, especially China

Edith Yeung and Angie Lau

Venture capitalist Edith Yeung and Angie Lau, CEO and editor-in-chief of Forkast News sit down discuss the role of China, the impact of technology, and why there may be coordinated focus on blockchain by President Xi Jinping. Is Asia gaining ground in the technology race? Edith Yeung, advisor at 500 Startups, partner at Proof of Capital, […]