Tag Archives: Innovation

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 […]

Peggy Liu: China’s Contribution to the Green World

Peggy Liu

Peggy Liu, Joint US China Collaboration on Clean Energy (JUCCCE) Chairperson, shared her insights on how China was contributing to the green world, in a recent media interview. The progress China is making is a surprise to many! Peggy Liu is Chairperson of JUCCCE, a non-profit organization creating a livable China. As one of the leaders in […]

Chris Skinner: Why Chinese Techfin is the Exception and not the Rule

Chris Skinner

Digital banking is growing rapidly in China, and more advance than in most countries. Fintech expert, Chris Skinner, noted that the Chinese government’s policy was one of the major reason for the exceptional growth. … most countries have forced regulations on any banking activity to be offered only by fully licensed banks or by firms […]

Edith Yeung: Why I Invest in China

Venture Capitalist and tech executive Edith Yeung shares her insights on where China shows the most promise and why it still makes sense to invest in the country even amidst the fraught US-China tech relations. Edith believes that China is at the cutting edge of AI, e-commerce and mobile payments. She sat down for an […]

Dr Leroy Chiao, Former NASA Astronaut, Spoke in Shanghai at Corporate Event

Dr Leroy Chiao

Dr Leroy Chiao was recently invited to speak at our corporate client’s event in Shanghai on the theme “Be What’s Next”, which is very relevant to the ever-changing environment we are facing everyday. Dr Chiao’s session was very well received by the audience. Dr Leroy Chiao 焦立中 worked at NASA for 15 years before he left […]

Prof Bruce McKern Speaking on Innovation in China

Bruce McKern

Prof Bruce McKern shared his insights on innovation in China in his recent CGTV interview – why it is important to the country, and how heavily China is investing in it. Watch Prof McKern’s video on President Xi Jinping’s Emphasis on Innovation here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zur_MJ5Wbt4 Dr. Bruce McKern 布鲁斯 马科恩 is an educator, corporate advisor and speaker on innovation, […]

Prof George Yip: China’s Next Strategic Advantage: From Imitation to Innovation Keynote at Google

Prof George Yip was a keynote speaker at Google where he shared vital insights on China and strategies for innovation. Prof Yip’s keynote draws from a book of the same title, which he co-wrote with Prof Bruce McKern. Prof Yip explains key points as to how China is going to succeed in becoming an innovative economy […]

Prof George Yip Interviewed by BBC on international trade and disputes between the US and China

Prof George Yip

Prof George Yip recently appeared on the BBC World’s Business Live. Professor Yip discussed international trade and disputes between the US and China. It has become ironic that China becomes the champion of free trade, while America becomes more protectionist. Prof George Yip opined that it was not as ironic as it seemed, and there was […]