Tencent’s ownership stake in Tesla and it could help both companies enter the highly coveted self-driving car market.

Tesla Gets Chinese Backing


In this episode of the TechTalk, we discuss electric car company Tesla receiving a significant investment from Chinese technology giant Tencent. Katz expands on what Tesla plans to do with the cash infusion, Tencent’s ownership stake and how this could help both companies enter the highly coveted self-driving car market. Dave also discusses a new billion-dollar fund formed by Apple that will invest in U.S. advanced manufacturing companies involved in 3D printing, green technology, medical devices and more.. 


Dave Plaskow: Hello, and welcome to EisnerAmper’s technology podcast series. With more than 500 technology clients, we’re always interested in the latest industry trends and developments as well as any related business and accounting opportunities and challenges. Today we are talking about Chinese investment in Tesla. I’m your host Dave Plaskow and with us today is Dave Katz, Senior Audit Manager in EisnerAmper’s Technology and Life Sciences Practice. It’s another edge-of-your-seat episode of TechTalk. Dave, good to see you again.

Dave Katz:Dave, good to be here.  

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John Pennett has public accounting experience with a strong emphasis on life sciences companies. Member New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants and New Jersey Technology Council and advisory board of eLabs.

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