Tag Archives: Innovation

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 […]

Dr Leroy Chiao: Work Like an Astronaut

Dr Leroy Chiao

Dr Leroy Chiao, former American-Chinese NASA astronaut and International Space Station commander shared insights on how to boost your own productivity by working like an astronaut at his recent presentation at the Chicago Ideas Week. Dr Leroy Chiao 焦立中 worked at NASA for 15 years before he left the agency in 2005.  A veteran of four […]

Haiyan Wang Insights on AI Race between US and China

Haiyan Wang

Haiyan Wang, China expert, shared her insights on AI Race between US and China at Davos 2018. In the race toward innovation and artificial intelligence, which country is winning? Haiyan opined that in the near term, the United States does have an advantage, but in the longer term, China may overtake the US. She explains […]

Dr. Bruce McKern On The New Silk Road Policy

Dr. Bruce McKern

Dr. Bruce McKern was at Websters University discussing the new Silk Road policy. He talks about the benefits, the costs and the implications which could come from it. Watch the Dr. Bruce‘s short interview below: Dr. Bruce McKern 布鲁斯 马科恩 is an educator, corporate advisor and speaker on innovation, strategy & international business. His most recent work […]

Matthew Brennan: What is WeChat and Why is it Important?

Matthew Brennan

Matthew Brennan shared his insights on WeChat Ecommerce at the 2017 Shenzhen Cross Border Summit recently. For everybody doing business in China, WeChat is a must. Matthew, in his content rich presentation, explained why it was so important, with many case studies, data and actionable takeaways.  Matthew Brennan 马修 is a well-known speaker and writer about WeChat. His […]

Harry Broadman: Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation

International finance expert Harry Broadman spoke at the University of Maryland School of Business and shared important insights on global entrepreneurship and innovation. For thirty-six years, Harry Broadman has been an expert practitioner in international finance, investment and trade, business growth, risk-mitigation, innovation strategy, and corporate governance reform. One of the earliest serial entrepreneurs, he’s re-invented himself more than a […]

George Yip : How China’s business environment fosters innovation

George Yip

In his recent presentation, Professor George Yip describes how China’s business environment fosters this innovation, how foreign companies could participate and what they might learn. Prof Yip’s talk draws on four years of research and is the subject of his eye-opening new book, China’s Next Strategic Advantage: From Imitation to Innovation. Take a look at the full […]

Dr Jordan Nguyen SMART CHINA Documentary Premiered on Discovery Channel

Dr Jordan Nguyen

Dr Jordan Nguyen‘s newest documentary recently premiered on Discovery Channel and we’re all really excited about it. Dr Jordan Nguyen has always believed in the relationship between humanity and technology. His work has been all about improving the lives of people through innovation and this documentary sheds some light into that. We’re thrilled about this […]