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Taiwan – Too Small for Real Start-Ups?

Although only a few hours flight from Beijing, Taiwan has a very different start-up environment.  With a population of 23 million, Taiwan has often been labelled too small to have a start-up business that makes an impact on the world stage. Interestingly though, is the fact that there are many Taiwanese entrepreneurs who have been […]

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MobileMonday Beijing Event: LBS New Opportunities

First of all,, we are quite exciting to announce that TechNode is now official partner of MobileMonday Beijing. We will be reporting & co-organizing MobileMonday Beijing events through 2011. And, on behalf of MobileMonday Beijing, we have the honor to invite you to its first event in 2011. The topic is set to one of […]

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Renren working on Quora-like query service

Chinese leading social network, Renren, is working on a Quora-like question-and-answer service and will launch it soon, said an industry insider. Given Chinese internet companies will clone whatever popular in the Sillicon valley, this is only a matter of time. Quora’s online community is famous because it includes such accomplished people as Marc Andreessen, Dustin […]

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Why Alibaba’s B2B market raise its price ?

Recently, I was discussing with a friend about Alibaba’s B2B market. While its new logistic platform is just a “joke” (see my earlier posting: Alibaba’s US$4.5 billion investment in logistic – just a plan only! ), its decision to raise membership fee can be a real driver to boost its bottom line. It is just […]

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Fun, Fun, Fun! Says PopCap developer Roy Liu

Plants vs. Zombies is a highly successful tower defense game from the highly acclaimed casual game developer, PopCap. If you haven’t heard of it before, the aim of the game is to kill attacking creepy zombies walking across your lawn with an array of amazing plants. Some of the plants are pea shooters that spit […]