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Asian VC Investments Catching Up With Silicon Valley

Asian venture capitalists are threatening the dominance of U.S. startup investors, according to an analysis by the Wall Street Journal. Last year, 40% of global VC investing came from Asia, nearly as much as the 44% share invested by U.S. venture capitalists. Asia’s share is up dramatically, from less than 5% ten years ago. A major reason for the change is the astronomical rise of startups in China and India, where the U.S. lags in investing. These trends aren’t surprising to anyone following the startup world, but it’s still striking to see how quickly the balance has shifted.

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