yoon.china.taobao.village.cnn

Chinese people are amazingly entrepreneurial and savvy business thinkers. Even on my way to the subway to catch the train to the airport at 5am in the morning in Beijing, I saw the local street food vendors already preparing in the freezing cold – respect.

I just watched this interesting CNN video report called “The Chinese town the internet built” about a small village called QingYan in Yiwu where many of its residents have created profitable and flexible businesses off the Taobao e-commerce platform.

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Jason Lim

Jason is an Australian born Chinese living in Beijing, specializing in entrepreneurship, start-ups and the investment eco-system in China, especially in the tech and social area.