Tag Archives: Innovation

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 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 […]

Dr Leroy Chiao, Former NASA Astronaut Interviewed by MSNBC on the SpaceX Crew Dragon return to Earth

Dr Leroy Chiao

Dr Leroy Chiao, former astronaut and International Space Station commander, was interviewed by MSNBC about the Space X mission’s first historic return to Earth. Two NASA astronauts spent 60 days at the International Space Station before returning to Earth and marked the first launch into orbit with astronauts on a commercial flight. Watch Leroy’s interview […]

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 […]

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 […]

Edith Yeung: Fundraising during COVID-19: Dos and Don’ts

Edith Yeung

Venture Capitalist Edith Yeung shared her insights on fundraising during COVID-19 in her recent webinar for aspiring entrepreneurs. Edith Yeung is a General Partner at Proof of Capital (an early-stage Silicon Valley venture capital fund focused on Blockchain), creator of the China Internet Report and advisor at 500 Startups – the world’s most active early-stage […]

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, […]

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 […]

Arnold Ma: A Glimpse of the Future from China: Next Gen Social Media

Arnold Ma

Qumin founder Arnold Ma shares insights on the next generation of social media at the Europe Influencer Summit. Social OS, social commerce, live streaming, short-form videos, AI-powered social feeds and search. It’s time to get to grips with the everyday features that Chinese youths cannot live without, features China social commerce expert Arnold Ma likes […]

Peggy Liu shares her insights on how travel would be affected by COVID-19

Peggy Liu

Peggy Liu, Chairperson of JUCCCE, shares her insights on how travel would be affected by COVID-19. Mass tourism will not pick up again until vaccines are widely available, which she estimates will take at least 2 years. That is a virtual travel barrier that will deter anyone from doing leisure travel, or roundtrip business travel. […]

Dr Leroy Chiao, Former NASA Astronaut on Social Isolation

Dr Leroy Chiao

With social distancing quickly becoming the norm across the globe, former NASA astronaut Dr Leroy Chiao shares his tips on how to make the most out of being isolated for long stretches of time. Watch his Forbes interview below to learn more Read the rest of the article here. Dr Leroy Chiao 焦立中 worked at NASA […]

Michele Wucker: How Hard Will COVID-19 Slam the Global Economy?

Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker, author of Gray Rhino, shared her insights on the impact of COVID-19 on the Global Economy in her recent article published on Linkedin. So far, estimates of the hit that Chinese economic growth will take range from 0.2 to 0.8 percent, depending on whether the outbreak slows as spring arrives and temperatures increase, […]

Edith Yeung:China’s virtual currency may be rolled out within a year

Edith Yeung

In a recent media interview with CNBC, Edith Yeung of Proof of Capital opined that China’s virtual currency may be rolled out within a year. In the video below, she says the Chinese government has been “really thoughtful” about the digital currency electronic payment framework and its rollout. Read more about it here. Edith Yeung is a […]

Dana Leong Interviewed by Forbes China

Dana Leong

Dana Leong was recently interviewed by Forbes China. He shared with the readers his insights about music, life, China, inspiration and more… “I am a fan of mixing styles of music to create something fresh. I like the sound of classic melodies with new electronic beats. It feels familiar yet also very powerful to me […]

Edith Yeung: China could launch its own digital currency in months

Edith Yeung

Edith Yeung opined that China could launch its own digital currency in the next 6-12 months, at the recent CNBC East Tech West Conference held in Guangzhou, China. The Chinese government has been researching and studying the possibility of launching its own digital currency in recent years and has identified entities for a potential roll-out, […]

Dana Leong Performed at Fintech festivals in Hong Kong and Singapore

Dana Leong

Dana Leong, Grammy award winning artist was invited to perform at the 2019 Hong Kong FinTech Week  and Singapore FinTech Festival.  Dana captivated the audience and garnered positive feedback at both events. Take a look at some event photos below: Read more about it here. Dana Leong has been dubbed as the world’s top electric cellist […]