Cover art for podcast Asia Startup Pulse

Asia Startup Pulse

179 EpisodesProduced by ChinacceleratorWebsite

The Asia Startup Pulse Podcast, previously known as China Startup Pulse Podcast, is an original weekly podcast for anyone interested in understanding the innovation, business, and tech landscape in Asia. We bring the best of the Asian startup ecosystem, showcasing entrepreneurial stories, insights … read more

31:31

ASP Selection | Inside the VC Mind: The rise of Fintech in China, with Wei Hopeman, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Arbor Ventures

Final call for signing up for Chinaccelerator 20 Demo Day Nov 24 on Eventbrite. We will soon be back with the brand-new season. 

Today, ASP selected the special episode that Oscar Ramos sat down with venture capitalist and fintech investor Wei Hopeman. After beginning her career in financial services and investment banking, Wei co-founded Arbor Ventures in 2013, the first VC fund specialized in fintech in the Asian ecosystem. She talks to us about the growth of fintech, the benefits of corporate VCs, and how founders and corporate VCs can improve their interactions with each other.

Show notes:
1:28 Intro 

2:07 How Wei got into financial services 

5:46 Going into investment banking 

7:30 The growth of fintech in Asia 

9:32 The lack of infrastructure in financial services 

12:18 Launching fintech in China 

15:18 Benefits of corporate VCs 

17:08 Key questions a founder should ask corporate VCs 

18:31 Key difference between types of VCs 

21:02 Educating corporates in working with startups 

23:17 Women in VC 

30:16 The future of Arbor Ventures

thanks to our host Oscar Ramos, guest Wei Hopeman, editor David and Geep, organizer Chinaccelerator and sponsor People Squared. Be sure to check out our website at Chinaccelerator Website

Follow us on LinkedIn:  Asia Startup Pulse

Email us: team@chinastartuppulse.com

Educational emoji reaction

Educational

Interesting emoji reaction

Interesting

Funny emoji reaction

Funny

Agree emoji reaction

Agree

Love emoji reaction

Love

Wow emoji reaction

Wow

Are you the creator of this podcast?

Verify your account

and pick the featured episodes for your show.

Listen to Asia Startup Pulse

RadioPublic

A free podcast app for iPhone and Android

  • User-created playlists and collections
  • Download episodes while on WiFi to listen without using mobile data
  • Stream podcast episodes without waiting for a download
  • Queue episodes to create a personal continuous playlist
RadioPublic on iOS and Android
Or by RSS
RSS feed
https://feeds.simplecast.com/78I5oQc_

Connect with listeners

Podcasters use the RadioPublic listener relationship platform to build lasting connections with fans

Yes, let's begin connecting
Browser window

Find new listeners

  • A dedicated website for your podcast
  • Web embed players designed to convert visitors to listeners in the RadioPublic apps for iPhone and Android
Clicking mouse cursor

Understand your audience

  • Capture listener activity with affinity scores
  • Measure your promotional campaigns and integrate with Google and Facebook analytics
Graph of increasing value

Engage your fanbase

  • Deliver timely Calls To Action, including email acquistion for your mailing list
  • Share exactly the right moment in an episode via text, email, and social media
Icon of cellphone with money

Make money

  • Tip and transfer funds directly to podcastsers
  • Earn money for qualified plays in the RadioPublic apps with Paid Listens