What tech investors can do during the sell-off

Impact of China's sell-off on tech sector

The impact of China's most recent market sell-off can be witnessed across the globe, and especially in the U.S. technology sector.

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Many U.S. tech companies have revenues and sales tied to China. Apple, for example, saw robust iPhone sales growth in the Asian nation during 2015.

"There are many that are going to get hammered and it will be a big problem for tech stocks — no question about it," said Eric Schiffer, founder of Patriarch Private Equity, in an interview with CNBC on Thursday.