996 is still a problem in China’s tech industry. It’s brutal to employees, and it’s questionable whether overtime work pays off even for companies.
NIO and its peers are prying open a window of opportunity to beat Tesla. But time is limited, and every company is sprinting to catch up.
Every penny a customer commits to pay on a platform is counted as part of GMV, whether or not they pay, or later get the money refunded.
This forum will gather more than 160 global political leaders, financial and investment experts, and economists from all over the world to discuss economic trends and post-pandemic recovery plan.
Landlords told TechNode that house rental platform Ziroom has been demanding cuts in its rent, and walking away from leases if they refuse.
Some small restaurants in Xi’an find the costs of working with Meituan unbearable, so they try to break free from the food delivery app.
It’s a great time to start a SaaS business in China, says VC principal Joshua Wu, but finding the right sales channels might be a challenge.
AI-powered edtech hasn’t taken root in China’s public schools, which face budget constraints and are reluctant to take on new education tools.
Whose fault is a major data leak from Beijing’s “health code” digital quarantine system? Is it leaky digital platforms, or crazy fans?
China’s ride-hailing industry faces more economic uncertainty, more competition, and more regulation. But giant players are poised to thrive post-Covid.
Shenzhen is famous for entrepreneurship, but its VC scene doesn’t match its importance as a tech hub. Maybe there’s something to learn from it.
Can direct-to-consumer brands break free of China’s e-commerce giants? TechNode asks maven Kim Leitzes about the rise of companies like Perfect Diary.