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Chinese drones in Silicon Valley show governments' startup fever

China knows how to get deeply involved in its startups while testing them in the US market
Saturday, November 7, 2015 - 05:50

New York

EHANG, a Chinese drone maker, raised money in the US from online crowdfunding and venture capitalists. Back home in Guangzhou, the government pays its rent. Marketed in the US as playthings for a 12-year-old, the drones sell in China as state-subsidised surveillance tools used by