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Tactics to make sure you get your hongbao this Chinese New Year

Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on our sister site, TechNode Chinese. If you’re working in a Chinese company, then you’d better be prepared for Chinese New Year’s Eve, the best time of the year to grab red envelopes on your WeChat group. Chinese people give red envelope (hongbao, 红包) with money to their younger children and co-workers as […]

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TechNode’s Top 10 “Other” Stories of 2016

It’s official: 2016 is finally over. From celebrity deaths to surpise elections, no one could have predicted how it went. That certainly is true for us at TechNode as well. After delving into our top posts for many different verticals, we all agree that 2016 was disappointing, unpredictable, but also amazing in it’s own way. […]

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Live from TechCrunch – How can a foreign hardware company enter China?

Shenzhen, the Silicon Valley in China, is becoming a must-destination for the foreign hardware startups to start their business. On the other hand, Chinese startups are starting from Shenzhen and expanding to global markets, such as educational robot kit Makeblock, drone maker DJI, and smartphone manufacturer Huawei. In the panel “Startup in Shenzhen”, Benjamin Joffe, Partner […]

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4 things hardware startups should know when entering China

For hardware companies, China is a no-brainer place to be, considering its market size and its role as a manufacturing hub. Hardware companies like Xiaomi and Huawei and success stories about crowdfunding campaigns have proven that the Middle Kingdom has gone from “Made in China” to “Designed in China.” This year’s CES 2017 was also splashed by Chinese […]

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Meet the best of Chinese underwater drones

Emerging Chinese drone manufacturers led by DJI and EHANG have contributed greatly to the full transition of aerial drones from military devices to instruments that we use in everyday life. While they are trying their best to provide a bird’s eye view of our world, there are other Chinese companies are dedicated to give you […]