Dr. Lu Gang, founder of TechNode, interviewed Xiong Xiaoge (Hugo Xiong), founding partner of IDG Ventures, at MacWorld Asia 2013. According to Xiong, creativity is the most important issue for Chinese entrepreneurs. Startups should value creativity like artists. Here’s an excerpt of their dialogue.

Lu: What do you think is the biggest change this year?

Xiong: 2013 is the twentieth year for IDG to invest in China. The company harvested this year as the largest VC investor of NetDragon, parent company of 91.com, in Baidu’s acquisition of 91. The focus of Internet industry has shifted from PC to mobile.

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Emma Lee is Shanghai-based tech writer, covering startups and tech happenings in China and Asia in general. We are looking for stories related to tech and China. Reach her at lixin@technode.com.