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Edith Yeung: Bullish Investment Trends and Opportunities Post Covid-19

Edith Yeung

Are there opportunities amidst the pandemic? Venture capitalist Edith Yeung is bullish on enterprise solutions and investment in online education, online gaming, tele health, and opportunities that enable the new economy and work from industries Post Covid-19. Edith Yeung is a venture capitalist, technology executive, and a China Internet expert. She is also the author and […]

Ashley Dudarenok: Want to See the Future of Retail? Go to China

Ashley Dudarenok

Ashley Dudarenok, China marketing expert, shares her observations on what sets Chinese retail space apart in 2020 and beyond. If you’ve ever wondered what the future of retail could be like, Ashley recommends looking into China’s retail. Watch the rest of her Ashley Talks episode below to learn more: Ashley Dudarenok is a China marketing expert […]

Arnold Ma interviewed by CGTN on the impact of a TikTok and WeChat ban on users

Arnold Ma

Arnold Ma, China marketing expert, was interviewed by CGTN on the impact of a TikTok and WeChat ban on users. Arnold talks about the new deal with Oracle and Walmart and why he believes this will not impact the users. And on the other hand, he discusses why WeChat ban will have a big impact […]

Edith Yeung: Venture Capital Industry’s Reaction to Covid-19

Edith Yeung

Edith Yeung, Venture Capitalist, discussed the venture capital industry’s reaction to Covid-19, and how are the start-ups are doing, in her recent interview. She observed that there were still investment money around, while layoff and downsizing at many technology companies and startups were unavoidable. Edith Yeung is a venture capitalist, technology executive, and a China Internet […]

Dr Andy Xie SCMP Article: The real economic reforms China needs to become less dependent on exports

Dr Andy Xie

In a recent SCMP article, Dr Andy Xie discussed China’s slowing economy and the need to implement reforms to become less dependent on exports. To find a way out of China’s political economy dilemma, there needs to be a massive rise in efficiency. If China shifts from small township urbanisation to megacity development, the money can […]

Dr Dan Steinbock: “The Worst Is Still Ahead”- A New COVID-19 Global Report

Dr Dan Steinbock

Dr Dan Steinbock, suggests that the COVID-19 challenges are far from over. The pandemic is still spreading and could become more virulent. Several major economies face “lost years.” Q: So collateral damage will still deepen along with “lost years”? A: Yes. The impact has been relatively worse in those major economies that were coping with […]

Dr Andy Xie SCMP article: The US-China technology war is about to burst the tech bubble

Dr Andy Xie

In his recent article published in SCMP, Dr Andy Xie, renowned economist, warned that the US-China technology war is about to burst the tech bubble. China is an economy that overinvests, while the US overconsumes: a marriage of convenience allowed these two one-legged individuals to lean on each other and keep their balance. But as […]

Arnold Ma Interviewed on the Potential Microsoft x TikTok Deal

Arnold Ma

Arnold Ma, China business and social media expert was recently interviewed by CGTN TV on his perspective on the potential Microsoft x TikTok deal. Watch the interview to learn more. Arnold Ma is a speaker, writer, podcast host, and the founder of Qumin, the UK’s first Chinese Digital Creative Agency.  Born in China, which at the time […]

Peggy Liu: Imagining the World Post Lockdown

Peggy Liu

Peggy Liu, Chairperson of JUCCCE, who is internationally recognized for her expertise on China‘s sustainability landscape and for fostering international collaboration with China, shares her insights on how the world post-lockdown will look like in her recent online interview. Peggy Liu is Chairperson of JUCCCE, a non-profit organization creating a livable China. As one of the leaders […]

Arnold Ma: Insights on the “Next Gen Social”

Arnold Ma

Arnold Ma, Founder of Qumin, presented on the “Next Gen Social” for the UK Advertising Exports Group (UKAEG) at Shanghai International Advertising Festival (SHIAF) July 2020. China, with the perfect storm of rapid innovation and adaptation, sees tech enabled service design reach maturity where they have failed in the west. Leading the pack is a […]

Ashley Dudarenok Interview by BBC World News about China Being the World’s Largest Market for Live Streaming Sales

Ashley Dudarenok

Ashley Dudarenok , China marketing expert, was interviewed by BBC World News on how China becomes the world’s largest market for live streaming sales. In 2019, livestreaming sales in China reached an US$ 61 billion, according to iiMedia. A number now expected to more than double to $129 billion in 2020. Once concentrated mainly on Taobao […]

Prof George Yip: Trade amid tense relations between China and the U.S.

Prof George Yip

Prof George Yip, Distinguished Visiting Professor at Northeastern University, talked about trade amid tense relations between China and the U.S in his recent CGTN America interview. Watch Prof Yip’s interview here: Prof George Yip is the Professor of Marketing and Strategy, and Associate Dean for Executive Programmes at Imperial College Business School. He has held several academic […]

Dr Andy Xie: How the US Federal Reserve created a financial opioid crisis in the West

Dr Andy Xie

In his recent article in SCMP, Dr Andy Xie opined that how the US Federal Reserve created a financial opioid crisis in the West. Nowadays it is popular on both the left and right to blame China for the US’ woes. The Fed is even more at fault. It gave the West a painkiller. The […]

Michele Wucker: Is COVID-19 a ‘gray rhino’ event?

Michele Wucker

TEDTalk speaker and bestselling author Michele Wucker answers an important question—Was COVID-19 a gray rhino event? Michele discussed her gray rhino theory with respect to the COVID pandemic, and what gray rhino events we should anticipate in the future, in her recent virtual chat. An award-winning global thought leader with experience in strategy, immigration policy, […]

Harry G. Broadman: COVID’s Pandemic Is Not The End Of Globalization, It Will Even Spur Newer Global Supply Chains

Harry G. Broadman

Economist Harry G. Broadman, in his recent Forbes article, opined that the COVID pandemic Is not the end of globalization, it will even spur newer global supply chains. In other words, like other crises, COVID generates both business risks and opportunities. Thus, as we make our way through this particular economic disruption, enterprises whose leaders […]

Edith Yeung: Difficult times are often the best ones for early-stage private markets

Edith Yeung

Edith Yeung, general partner at Race Capital, an early-stage Silicon Valley venture capital fund, said the most volatile, difficult times are often the best ones for early-stage private markets. Here are some highlights from the article citing her interview: She cited as an example the 2008 financial crisis, which produced many “unicorns” during the tough […]