Watch investors discuss opportunities for SE Asia amid China's tech crackdown

Watch investors discuss opportunities for SE Asia amid China's tech crackdown

(Clockwise) Rui Ma, founder of Tech Buzz China; James Tan, managing partner at Quest Ventures; and venture capitalist Helen Wong talk during a panel discussion at the Asia PE-VC Summit in September 2021.

For investors rattled by Beijing’s tightened regulatory control over its tech sector, Southeast Asia is emerging as a top alternative destination.

“I think there are many Chinese founders — especially in e-commerce, but really across all sectors — that are now looking at globalising [their businesses] with much more seriousness,” said Rui Ma, founder of Tech Buzz China during a panel discussion titled ‘How China’s crackdown on tech will play out in the long-term’ at the Asia PE-VC Summit 2021 in September this year.

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