This post is part of our series Say Hello To China’s Expat-preneurs, where we will talk to a mix of foreign founders and tech veterans who have tackled China’s growing tech space and won. Stay tuned over the coming three weeks as we talk to foreign founders from Beijing to Shenzhen about what it takes to thrive in China. You can follow our updates at @technodechina, or check back here for new stories in the series.

It’s hard enough for a serial entrepreneur to build two successful startups in a row, but, as you can imagine, the challenge will become even greater when those companies are developing products for two completely different markets. However, Soul Htite, the co-founder of Lending Club and founder/CEO of Dianrong, managed to find the secret recipe for achieving this goal.

After co-founding Lending Club and acting as the company’s head of technology for four years, Soul founded Shanghai-based P2P lending platform Dianrong in 2013 in an attempt to recreate the success of Lending Club in China.

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Emma Lee

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.