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Increasingly Shut Out of the U.S., China’s Venture Capital Firms Look Further Afield in Africa For New Investment Opportunities

Kenya-based Lori Systems closed a Series A round that included investments by Chinese venture capital firms Hillhouse Partners and Crystal Stream Capital. Photo via Lori Systems.

Amid worsening U.S.-China relations, Chinese venture capital investments in the United States have fallen to a four-year low and with their own economy slowing, investors are keen to put that money to work somewhere and some of it is now finding its way to Africa.

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