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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 […]

Ashley Galina Dudarenok on Bloomberg – How Coronavirus Impacts China’s Ecommerce

Ashley Galina Dudarenok

Ashley Galina Dudarenok was interviewed by Bloomberg on how coronavirus is impacting China’s e-commerce. Are the Chinese citizens spending money after the lockdown? Is there really “revenge spending” as retailers hoped? Which e-commerce platforms in China are winning the game? Ashley shares her observations in the interview. Ashley Galina Dudarenok is a China marketing expert with […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Chris Skinner on how the Chinese fintech market will develop

Chris Skinner

Fintech expert, Chris Skinner, shared his insights on how the Chinese fintech market will develop in the interview at the M2020 China Conference. Take a look at the video featured in Fintech Finance below: Chris Skinner is best known as an independent commentator on the financial markets through his blog the Finanser (www.thefinanser.com).  Here he regularly […]

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 […]

Isaac Stone Fish Sees ‘Perfect Storm’ in US-China Relations

Isaac Stone Fish

Isaac Stone Fish, China politics expert, mentioned that he saw a “perfect storm” in US-China relations, following the investigation that showed Chinese hackers implanted tiny microchips on servers that made their way into data centers at Amazon.com Inc., Apple Inc. and other companies. Watch the short clip of Isaac’s interview here: Isaac Stone Fish is an internationally recognized […]

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 […]

Bay McLaughlin on doing business in Shenzhen, China

What does it look like to do business in Shenzhen, or the “Greater Bay Area” in China? Bay McLaughlin, technology entrepreneur and investor shared his experience in his recent TV interview. Bay McLaughlin, called BetaBay because of his passion for testing new technologies and always trying to improve himself, is a leader in the world […]