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10 October 2019
China Becomes Cambodia's Closest Ally, Largest Creditor
China has entered Cambodia's developing economy and made some major investments. The Middle Kingdom is rapidly cementing itself at Cambodia's strongest foreign partner.
08 October 2019
The Budweiser APAC IPO: Is this the rejuvenation of the Hong Kong IPO market?
Hong Kong, the U.S., and mainland China are the three main drivers of the global IPO market. Only one of them though has seen a sharp decline in 2019.
03 October 2019
Warburg Backed Mofang Becomes Largest Rental Apartment Player In China
Mofang is a long term apartment rental manager in China. The company presently manages 70,000 individual apartments found in all of the major cities throughout the country.
01 October 2019
Renting Heavy Equipment Could be Better Than Buying It!
It can be tempting to look at the purchase of new construction equipment as an investment for your company. The reality of buying new heavy machinery isn't straightforward at all.
26 September 2019
Combating the Investment Uncertainty Created by the U.S. - China Trade War
The U.S. – China trade war has fostered investor uncertainty and contributed to an already sluggish global growth environment.
24 September 2019
Why China's slowing economic growth will help, not hurt, real asset investors.
The slow-down in the economic growth of the world’s second-largest economy has dominated headlines across the world in the recent past.
19 September 2019
China Exports Pollution With BRI Funds Despite Pledge for Sustainability
China is the world's largest manufacturer of solar power equipment, and also one of the largest financial backers of coal-fired power plant development.
17 September 2019
What the Bohai Strait tunnel tells investors about China's growth ambitions.
The Bohai Strait tunnel, which will connect the port cities of Dalian on the northern rustbelt and Yantai, on the eastern-shoreline, is China’s most ambitious infrastructure project to-date.
04 July 2019
China Continues to Build New Airports at Record Pace to Satisfy Demands
The country of China is undergoing a huge transformation in its aviation landscape. As more and more Chinese citizens take to the skies in record amounts, the country's airport infrastructure cannot keep up with the demands. The country is now set to overtake the United States as the most traveled country in the world when … The post China Continues to Build New Airports at Record Pace to Satisfy Demands appeared first on Foundation Capital.
01 July 2019
Shenzen’s Electric Car Revolution Made Possible by the Government
One of the first countries to switch from diesel and gasoline to electric was Shenzhen, China. This southern city near the border of Hong Kong was one of the first metropolises to get on board the electronic revolution. Today, the more than 16,000 buses and 12,000 cabs that zoom along its highways run on electricity. … The post Shenzen’s Electric Car Revolution Made Possible by the Government appeared first on Foundation Capital.
24 June 2019
The Importance of Management Regarding Chinese Investments
The Development of China China was a poor country fifty years ago. The country did not have much international influence. China has since experienced fast-paced economic growth, making the country an economic powerhouse. They have become an international leader for both investments and trade partners. China developed differently than the majority of countries. This led … The post The Importance of Management Regarding Chinese Investments appeared first on Foundation Capital.
22 June 2019
Autonomous Construction Equipment Technologies Set to Disrupt a Stagnant Market
The construction industry is on the brink of a revolution as the global autonomous construction equipment market is projected to grow 28.7% from 2018 to 2026. The largest influencers of the boom in the use of autonomous construction equipment are the safety benefits of autonomous equipment and improvements in guidance technologies such as GPS. The … The post Autonomous Construction Equipment Technologies Set to Disrupt a Stagnant Market appeared first on Foundation Capital.
19 June 2019
Forecasting the Impact of Blockchain upon Equipment in the Construction and Mining Industry
A blockchain is a cryptographically secure digital ledger. It has seemingly limitless potential to improve digital networks. Some experts even believe that it will usher in a new Internet. For businesses that interact directly with supply chains, direct access to decentralized and fair blockchain applications is becoming imperative. The construction and mining industry will be … The post Forecasting the Impact of Blockchain upon Equipment in the Construction and Mining Industry appeared first on Foundation Capital.
17 June 2019
Baoshang Bank Takeover and Aftermath, Investors the Focus for China
Overview Last month, May 2019, the People's Bank of China (PBOC) and the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission seized (CBIRC) control of Baoshang Bank, a bank based in the inner-Mongolian autonomous region of Baotou. China's Central Bank is now seeking to alleviate investor and stakeholder concerns regarding the surprising turn of events. Although Chinese markets … The post Baoshang Bank Takeover and Aftermath, Investors the Focus for China appeared first on Foundation Capital.