China Unicorns between 2014 and 2020 (Part IV)

Even a pig will fly,  when it is hit by a tornado!  7 min read Hi, I am Jonathan Hayashi. After graduating from University of Rochester with double degrees in Optical Engineering and Financial Economics, I worked in one of the top 3 investment banks in Japan, SMBC Nikko. Later on, I joined one of the … Read more China Unicorns between 2014 and 2020 (Part IV)

China Unicorns between 2014 and 2020 (Part III)

The Tragedies of Extravagant Funding and Immature Scaling 7 min read Hi, I am Jonathan Hayashi. After graduating from University of Rochester with double degrees in Optical Engineering and Financial Economics, I worked in one of the top 3 investment banks in Japan, SMBC Nikko. Later on, I joined one of the largest VC firms in … Read more China Unicorns between 2014 and 2020 (Part III)

Failed China Internet Unicorn (Part II)

The Failure and Forgotten Stories in Online Vertical Platforms 15 min read Hi, I am Jonathan Hayashi. After graduating from University of Rochester with double degrees in Optical Engineering and Financial Economics, I worked in one of the top 3 investment banks in Japan, SMBC Nikko. Later on, I joined one of the largest VC firms … Read more Failed China Internet Unicorn (Part II)

All China Unicorns between 2014 and 2020 (Part I)

15 min read Hi, I am Jonathan Hayashi. After graduating from University of Rochester with double degrees in Optical Engineering and Financial Economics, I worked in one of the top 3 investment banks in Japan, SMBC Nikko. Later on, I joined one of the largest VC firms in Japan, SBI, and took charge of growth stage … Read more All China Unicorns between 2014 and 2020 (Part I)

Book recommendation: The Innovation Stack

7 min read Hi, I am Jonathan Hayashi. After graduating from University of Rochester with double degrees in Optical Engineering and Financial Economics, I worked in one of the top 3 investment banks in Japan, SMBC Nikko. Later on, I joined one of the largest VC firms in Japan, SBI, and took charge of growth stage … Read more Book recommendation: The Innovation Stack

DeFi: From the basics to the latest, as of 2020/6

5 min read Hi, I am Jonathan Hayashi. After graduating from University of Rochester with double degrees in Optical Engineering and Financial Economics, I worked in one of the top 3 investment banks in Japan, SMBC Nikko. Later on, I joined one of the largest VC firms in Japan, SBI, and took charge of growth stage … Read more DeFi: From the basics to the latest, as of 2020/6

Practical Advice on How to Raise Fund from Foreign VC

10 min read Hi, I am Jonathan Hayashi. After graduating from University of Rochester with double degrees in Optical Engineering and Financial Economics, I worked in one of the top 3 investment banks in Japan, SMBC Nikko. Later on, I joined one of the largest VC firms in Japan, SBI, and took charge of growth stage … Read more Practical Advice on How to Raise Fund from Foreign VC