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  • GSR Ventures Raises Fourth China Fund at $350M

    GSR Ventures Raises Fourth China Fund at $350M

    GSR Ventures has raised its fourth venture fund focused on investing in early stage Chinese companies. It took just six weeks of effort, was completed in a single close, and more than 80% of the commitments came from very happy existing investors. The big surprise to those LPs? Given the frothiness of the Chinese market, that GSR didn’t ask for more. Read More

  • You Spent How Much? Groupon Restructures International Operations as Mason Goes to China

    You Spent How Much? Groupon Restructures International Operations as Mason Goes to China

    I am in Chicago where I was supposed to be having dinner with Groupon CEO Andrew Mason last night, a dinner planned more than a month ago when I bought my plane ticket. Instead, he has suddenly decided to go to China. It was bad news for me, but good news for anyone looking to buy shares in the company. Also good news: TechCrunch has learned that Groupon’s sprawling, costly… Read More