How would you define the relationships between entrepreneurs and  investors? They should be friends, teammates, seller-buyer, or rivals? Conventionally, investors put in money in hope of breeding superstars which can yield even bigger return, while the entrepreneurs are supposed to spare no efforts to deliver on expectations. However this relationship could end up in tragedies sometimes when the two sides only care about their own benefits. Unfortunately, stories like this, which are overwhelming to look at, are emerging from time to time lately in China’s venture capital and startup world.

Here’re four of the latest tragedies —

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Charlie Sheng

动点科技驻湾区记者. Charlie is an entrepreneur based in San Francisco and Hong Kong who calls herself the undefeated caffeine champion. You can reach her at charlie.sheng (at) technode.com