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Big investors begin to shun China's unlisted startups

Quarterly fundraising drops by half under trade war pressures

Nio, which recorded a loss surpassing $1 billion last year, serves as a cautionary tale for funding Chinese electric vehicle startups.   © Reuters

SHANGHAI -- The funding received by unlisted Chinese enterprises in the first quarter of this year plunged by nearly half from a year ago as corporate investors hesitate to take risks on startups while China is in a trade war with the U.S. and its economy is slumping.

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