Tag Archives: technology

Winston Ma: China is Creating its Own Unicorns

Winston Ma

In his recent Bloomberg interview, Dr Winston Ma, Former Managing Director of China Investment Corporation (CIC) and Author of The Hunt for Unicorns, predicted that given the digital war between the US and China, and that China becomes more self-reliant, with it’s one-billion internet user base and unified digital ecosystem, in future, China will create […]

Winston Ma: How Sovereign Funds are Shaking Up the Digital World

Winston Ma

Global sovereign funds—huge government-guided investment funds—have become the world’s new VCs, creating overnight winners in the technology world. From Shanghai to Silicon Valley and sub-Saharan Africa, sovereign funds, more active than ever before, are betting big. What are the pros and cons of these behemoths throwing their weight around? Are these investments politically driven? How […]

Winston Ma’s Insights on The Digital Silk Road: China’s New Growth Story

Winston Ma

In his book and presentation, “The Digital Silk Road“, China investment expert Winston Ma offers investors, entrepreneurs, and all students of international business an essential guide to China’s new economy. The Chinese market is undergoing rapid digital transformation. Based primarily on technological innovation and domestic consumption—and less on government-led capital expenditure and the import-export business—China’s […]

Shirley Yu BBC Interview: Who is Winning the US China Tech Wars

Shirley Yu

Dr Shirley Yu, China expert, shared her insights on BBC Global Questions on who was winning the US China tech wars. Watch the video below to learn more: Dr Shirley Yu (于泽), is a former CCTV 9 anchor, an experienced moderator and author. She holds a PhD in Economics from Peking Univeristy and started her career with […]

Winston Ma commented on the China-EU deal and its impact in global tech scene

Winston Ma

Winston Ma, former Managing Director of China Investment Corporation (CIC) and author of “The Hunt for Unicorns”, opined that the China-EU deal boosts Beijing’s goals to stay in global tech scene but rely on the U.S. less, in his recent CNBC interview. “You can see this dual circulation is balanced by focusing on domestic innovation […]

Winston Ma, Former Managing Director of China Investment Corporation (CIC), Joins China Speakers Agency

Winston Ma

We are delighted to share that Winston Ma , former Managing Director of China Investment Corporation (CIC), joins China Speakers Agency Winston Ma is an investor, attorney, author, and adjunct professor in the global digital economy. He is one of a small number of native Chinese who have worked as investment professionals and practicing capital […]

Dr Andy Xie: China joins other governments in seeking the dark side of big tech. Or has it?

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie, renowned economist, in his recent SCMP article, shared that the world is just waking up to the reality that tech businesses want to make money above anything else, like other companies. However, in China, it’s government backing that has allowed tech monopolies to develop and thrive in the first place. Is China […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ashley Galina Dudarenok: Tencent Ecosystem Opportunities Post Coronavirus

Ashley Galina Dudarenok

China marketing expert, Ashley Galina Dudarenok spoke with Markus Kuhlo from Tencent about opportunities after coronavirus. Some of the pressing questions they discussed are: How’s Tencent going global with its cloud services? Is Europe ready for the New Retail? How does it really feel working for one of China’s largest tech giants? Watch Digital China […]