China's harsh startup-financing winter may soon relent: VC

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Chinese mining rig maker Canaan Inc. raises $90 million in US IPO

(Image credit: Bigstock/David Tran) After a volatile market debut on Nasdaq, Hangzhou-based cryptocurrency mining rig…


Alibaba, Ping An's OneConnect top blockchain patent rankings: report

(Image credit: Bigstock/LuckyStep48) Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, Ping An's fintech arm OneConnect, and…


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Kaola Credit accused of selling, distributing personal user data

(Image credit: BigStock/Skorzewiak) Police in the eastern Chinese city of Huai'an have accused credit rating service…


Regulator offers rewards for reporting crypto-related activities: report

(Image credit: Bigstock/alexgrec) China's financial regulator issued a letter on Monday encouraging regional…


JD.com debuts digitization solution for financial services

Xie Jinsheng, vice president of JD.com, at the JD Discovery conference in Beijing on Nov. 19, 2019. (Image credit:…


Weibo bans official accounts for crypto platforms Binance and TRON

Screenshot of the Weibo message which displays in place of Binance's and TRON Foundation's official accounts. (Image…


The opportunities and pitfalls of investing in Asia: VC panel

GGV's Yu Hong, DCVC's Kelly Chen, TechStars's Cody Simms, and TechCrunch reporter Kate Clark at TechCrunch Shenzhen.…


Chinese blockchain unicorns Canaan, OneConnect file for US IPOs

(Image credit: Bigstock/David Tran) OneConnect, the fintech arm of Ping An Insurance, and crypto mining rig maker…


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PBOC pledges relative anonymity in digital fiat currency transactions

The digital fiat currency from China's central bank is not a tactic to gain full control over individuals' personal…