Dashed hopes and expectations: Israeli startups view China with a wary eye

In the early days of 2012 to 2013, Israeli entrepreneurs and venture capitalists were ecstatic at the prospect of a potential new source of investment 

Today's top tech news, Sept 14: Arcadier enters Africa, OneCrop raises funding

Southeast Asian VC Golden Gate Ventures closes third fund while Xiaomi plans to restructure company 

Briefing: ofo denies claims it can’t pay employees

The news comes amid reports that ofo had taken a US$8.8 million loan from Alibaba 

Today's top tech news, September 12: Alibaba takes business to Russia, OKCoin's founder allegedly involved in Shanghai fraud case

Also, Go-Viet is officially operating in Vietnam, Singapore-based Seed Myanmar closes six-digit investment into Myanmar delivery company 

JD launches new retail store JDVirtual at Jakarta's Commuter Line stations

Implementing QR code technology, JDVirtual sells grocery products that are being delivered directly to customers' home 

Today's top tech news, September 11: Singapore's transport authority may let ride-hailing firms trial courier services

Also, Grab to accelerate cashless payment adoption in Vietnam with Moca partnership, and more 

Lending Club CEO: US’s and China’s P2P lending need clearer regulation and communication

The fast-growing sector fostered a series of unicorns: US P2P pioneer Lending Club was valued at US$5.4 billion in its 2014 IPO 

Today's top tech news, September 10: Daniel Zhang set to replace Jack Ma, Go-Jek pivots on-demand grocery service

Plus, big funding out of Hong Kong, Didi reveals massive losses and Singapore AI startup raises funding 

Here is Jack Ma's heartfelt letter on his retirement from Alibaba in full

Jack Ma will officially step down from Alibaba on September 10, 2019 

Jack Ma to step down from Alibaba to focus on philanthropy

Ma will remain on the company's board of directors