A group of top Silicon Valley venture capitalists will travel to China later this week to find new markets for their U.S. startups and future investment opportunities among Chinese companies.


Following a similar trek to India in November, the one-week expedition will mark the first time such a large group of valley VCs will examine China’s burgeoning tech sector up close.



Eight bankers and 25 VCs, including partners from prominent venture firms such as Sequoia Capital Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, New Enterprise Associates and Accel Partners, will make the one-week trip to Beijing and Shanghai.



Although the discussion about the offshoring of U.S. tech jobs has focused mainly on those sent to India, a growing number of Silicon Valley tech firms have set up subsidiary operations in China.



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