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These 4 failed directions make what ofo it is now

The best success stories often begin with failures. What we see are the hefty funding rounds, skyrocketing valuations; what we overlook are the embarrassing first efforts, setbacks and radical change of directions. Ofo, the first company bike rental company to gain unicorn status in the emerging sector, meets nearly every definition we have for a successful […]

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And the ChinaBang 2017 Awards go to …

It’s that time of the year again: the festive weekend for Chinese techies, startup entrepreneurs and investors alike. ChinaBang Awards, an annual ceremony recognizing the best startups in China, is on the go. To continue last year’s initiative in finding out the amazing startups nationwide- not just 1st tier cities, this year’s ChinaBang Award ceremony […]

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Exclusive: The ONE TENCENT plan—Q&A with Steven Chang, corporate VP of Tencent

China’s internet giant Tencent announced their “ONE TENCENT” plan yesterday at their 10th MIND conference on September 12th at the Shanghai World Expo Center. Celebrating the 10th year of their MIND conference, Tencent puts forward “ONE TENCENT” to integrate content, data, and technology. This new concept aims to benefit advertisers to best make use of […]

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Taiwan Turnaround: Going Global

In part 2 of the Taiwan Turnaround series looking at how Taiwan’s internet tech scene is catching up, TechNode talks to VCs, accelerators, and entrepreneurs about how they are helping Taiwan startups to go global. Next, in the series, we check in with some star players about the talent issue in Taiwan. Read Part 1, Part 3 and […]