Preparing for the Chinese venture capital boom

Chinese venture capitalists are setting their sights on Australia but it's not all good news. The Australian tech sector has no relationship with China and that disconnect could deter investors.

After a slow start, investment dollars arriving in Australia through the Significant Investor Visa (SIV) program have started to flow more consistently and the phenomenon holds some promise for the local start-up sector.

With the program still in a nascent stage, it might be a bit too early to gauge its impact on the local innovation scene. However, it's an opportunity that warrants a closer look. 

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