Silicon Valley is known as the birthplace of the world’s most renowned tech giants. But over the past decade, a plethora of e-commerce unicorns in Mainland China, like Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent, have also made their mark on the global stage. Their rapid rise and astounding success have drawn investors in the venture capital and private equity sectors seeking big returns into this new economy. As one of the top executive search firms, here are our insights about the current industry trends and hiring trends:
Though these sectors have attracted immense interest from investors, they underwent a five-year period of volatility, from 2013 to 2018.
The RGF Asian Intelligence “Banking, Financial Services & Insurance Outlook” report highlights the ups and downs of the venture capital and private equity sectors and provides invaluable market information including the global investment outlook, opportunities, and challenges, and strategies adopted by investors to mitigate financial losses.
The report also reveals the investment market values in various fields, including software, fintech and artificial intelligence, that venture capital, and private equity firms are also keen on investing in it.
Managing Director Wendy Wang of BFSI Greater China Executive Search, Bo Le Associates (a member of RGF Executive Search), gave an example of how funding shortages confronting the venture capital and private equity sectors have impacted the talent market: “Compared to previous years, PE and VC are currently confronting funding shortages. As they are actively raising new funds, IR roles have become very popular, especially for job seekers with a track record in RMB funds, as there is a huge demand in China onshore market.”
Ms. Wang also shared her perspectives on the other select industries that are currently on the rise and attracting VC and PE talents with industry expertise and portfolio management skills. Delve into our RGF Asian Intelligence “Banking, Financial Services & Insurance Outlook” report obtaining these and other useful insights on the venture capital and private equity sectors.
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