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Xiaohongshu – the death of a dream

A user opens the Xiaohongshu app. (Image credit: TechNode/Eugene Tang) Editor’s note: This is a free sample of our members’-only content. Sign up now to make sure you don’t miss out on our best stuff. January 2019. I was incredibly bullish on Xiaohongshu (XHS). The platform seemed to have it all: fresh investment from one […]

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[Op-Ed] Taking a ride with Mobike outside of China

Editor’s note: This op-ed was contributed by Tay Choon Chong, Managing partner of Vertex Ventures. Vertex Ventures China invests in high-growth internet and technology start-ups across mainland China and provides funding support and value-add services to portfolio companies in their growth stage. With Mobike launching in Singapore, it’s first market outside of China, we thought […]