Sequoia China Seed Fund: Growing an era of deep-tech startups

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Managing Partner Neil Shen wants to help deep-tech and enterprise tech startups get investments more easily, across quantum computing, semiconductors, synthetic biology and more

China is on the cusp of a new era, one of deep-tech-driven growth, which startups should lead, according to Neil Shen, Founding and Managing Partner of Sequoia Capital China. “We see weak points or even gaps in areas such as advanced manufacturing, biopharmaceuticals, core software and new materials where startups need to play a role,” he said in a keynote speech at the HICOOL 2021 Global Entrepreneur Summit held in Beijing last month.Some of the sectors Shen identified as needing startups are: semiconductor, quantum computing, brain-computer interface, vertical and horizontal SaaS, digit...
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