Tag Archives: Digital

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 […]

Arnold Ma: The 3rd Generation of Social Media… from China

Arnold Ma

Did you know that we’re currently experiencing what Arnold Ma likes to call the “3rd Generation of Social Media”? They used to say that “content is king”, but it has never been more important than during this generation. Social OS and AI content feeds have started to take over from the networks we were used […]

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 […]

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 […]

Matthew Brennan Publishes New Book – Attention Factory: The Story of TikTok and China’s ByteDance

Matthew Brennan

Matthew Brennan has just released a new book in October– “Attention Factior: The Story of TikTok and China’s ByteDance” and it is already rising up the Amazon bestseller’s list! How did TikTok rise so fast? Who’s really behind China’s first truly global internet giant? In 2012, ByteDance was just a handful of geeks working out […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]