“Mobile payments in China are at least 3 to 5 years ahead of Europe.” This week, Tobias Pfütze, consultant at Mediaman Shanghai, partner at China Fintech, and G20 delegate for the Young Entrepreneurs Summit, makes a strong case for how China is leading the world in mobile payment solutions, with fintech innovations like WeChat Wallet and Alipay.

In this episode, we discuss the end of copycat China, examples of process innovation in China, how the Chinese are more open to digital solutions, and whether the lack of regulations has actually benefited the market. If you want to geek out on exchange traded funds, VIE (variable interest entity) structures, or simply hear about disruptions in China’s fintech space, tune into this week’s episode with super Chinaccelerator mentor Tobias Pfütze!

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China Startup Pulse is a weekly podcast designed to give startup enthusiasts around the world a behind the scenes and on-the-ground understanding of what’s happening in China’s startup ecosystem. Founded and hosted by Ryan Shuken and Todd Embley, and produced by Vivian Law and David Xu, China Startup Pulse is sponsored by Chinaccelerator, People Squared, and TechNode.

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