In the fast-paced tech space, it is essential for startups to keep innovating and catching up with the latest trends. While the blockchain frenzy is still in full swing, it is inevitably becoming a new direction where entrepreneurs are turning their focus. In addition to the general tendency to shift towards what’s popular in the […]
Entrepreneurs need to learn how to thrive in these uncertain times. Chinese startups have already learned many of the lessons.
If you didn’t know it yet, tech is the new sexy. There has been a surge in the development and take up of a wide range of new technologies. Many long-established industries are now using them to their advantage to make their offerings more convenient and efficient. The newest batch at the Shanghai-based Chinaccelerator has […]
Chinaccelerator unveiled its Batch 11 startups at their demo day on June 14th in Shanghai. Graduates of previous batches include: Shopal, helping retailers connect with Chinese investors BitMEX, a commercially successful company enabling people in China to invest in global investment vehicles via bitcoin that recorded US$ 70 million USD volume, Chozun, helping global travelers to […]
WeChat has over 800 million users, 83% of whom purchased products through the messaging platform in 2015. This number beats the 375 million users on China’s largest B2C marketplace Tmall. The difference between social commerce and commerce is the engagement, and that’s where social Customer Relation Management (CRM) is finding its time to shine. Compared with other e-commerce platforms, a […]
TravelFlan runs an artificial intelligence-enabled travel marketplace platform that uses chatbots. The firm is now valued at $27 million.
SOSV General Partner William Bao Bean talks with TechNode about VC trends and challenges facing Chinese tech companies in 2020.
The vibrant Chinese tech and startup ecosystem is attracting huge attention from investors and institutions hoping to grab a place in the heated innovation competition. According to Crunchbase’s latest analysis, in the second quarter of 2018, Chinese startups raised 47% of all reported VC dollar volume whereas North American companies raised 35% of the whole pie. […]
Editor’s note: This piece was contributed by David Green, a Taipei-based writer and journalist covering the future of work in Asia. In the words of Ben Delo, co-Founder and COO of Bitcoin derivatives exchange BitMEX, “You know if a startup is making money or has funding when it has Herman Miller chairs.” I recently sat down […]
When you think ecommerce, you probably think Alibaba, JD, Xiaohongshu, or Ymatou. However, they better be careful: there’s a fresh batch of startups that are looking to disrupt the cross-border ecommerce market. “Chinese consumers have been buying those foreign products for quite some time, but they would have to go there or have daigou to […]