Editor’s note: This originally appeared on the China Business Cast. China Business Cast is a podcast featuring experienced entrepreneurs and business people making things happen in China. If you want to learn from on the ground accounts of how business actually gets done in China, this is the program for you.

Gang Lu is the founder of TechNode.

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  • Shlomo and Mike plan their next workcation, either in the Philippines or Vietnam
  • Mike talks about E-commerce experiments
  • Announcement: ‘Write a review’ for our iTunes channel
  • How Technode started
  • Why Gang Lu chose to write the blog in English rather than in Chinese
  • How Technode developed into a formal blog
  • How the partnership with TechCrunch started
  • Technode’s business model today
  • Question: Where do you see Technode in the next five years?
  • Technode’s difference from other English tech publications in China
  • Question: Is Technode being held back at all?
  • How people can connect with Gang Lu

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