Dr. Li Song is the founder of Zhenai, a matchmaking service and Digu, an LBS. A well-respected entrepreneur in the China technology space, he shared about his career path, lessons on entrepreneurship and vision on Digu.

From banker to entrepreneur

Song worked in New York and Hong Kong as Vice President of Fixed Income Division at Bear Stearns in New York and an Executive Director of Equities Division at Morgan Stanley Asia. But he eventually quit because he lost the passion because it was a “transaction based business and a lack of idealism.” “I wanted a different lifestyle where if I came up with an idea, I could just go out and do it. I like being creative. I realized the internet was the closest thing in spirit to the internet because it’s about information.” When creating internet start-ups, Song feels like a “movie director”.

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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.