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Chinese Investors Back Israel Startups Amid Silicon Valley Froth

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  • Money-hungry startups throng Alibaba bash at Tel Aviv bar
  • Targeting `core technologies,' including storage and big data

It was standing room only at Tel Aviv’s Mad Men-inspired Zou Bisou Bar on Nov. 17. Representatives from more than 150 Israeli tech startups drank wine and beer, munched finger food and jostled to get a business card into the hands of an investment team from Alibaba Holding Group Ltd.

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