Business Chinese funding in Indian startups slows amid pandemic, FDI rule change; border tensions a concern Updated : June 18, 2020 06:21 AM IST The trend reflects a slower pace of funding from Chinese investors, a very important source of capital for Indian startups. The funding has been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis as well as the change in the foreign direct investment (FDI) policy for Chinese capital into the country announced in April. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.