[Podcast] China Tech Talk 04: Exclusive interview with Florian Bohnert, Mobike's Head of International Expansion

This week we switch up the format a bit to do our very first interview! Continuing our discussion of bike sharing, we…


[Podcast] China Tech Talk 03: Bike sharing business models - Mobike and ofo

John and Matthew go deeper on bike sharing and respond to some listener feedback. Questions they answer:How many…


Unicorns, the importance of marketing, and the power of payments: A conversation with Dave McClure

Contrary to its name, 500 Startups has invested in over 1800 startups since its inception in 2010. With an investment…


[Podcast] China Tech Talk 02: Mini-programs - WeChat's killer feature

John and Matthew talk about WeChat's mini-programs. Introduced earlier this year, the full potential of mini-programs…


[Podcast] China Tech Talk 1: An introduction to China's bike sharing

Editor's note: We are very happy to announce the China Tech Talk podcast, a colloboration with ChinaChannel. Every week…


LeEco

Weekly Briefing: The rise and fall of the LeEco empire and a platform conflict goes public

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Weekly Briefing: Mobile payments, O2O, and the IoT economy

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China’s “Apple of electric scooters” announces new series aimed at broader user base

Niu (小牛 in Chinese) has announced the launch of a new line of electric scooters: the U series. Short for “Ultra lite,”…


Join us for the biggest TechCrunch event in China!

What: TechCrunch Shenzhen 2017 When: June 17-20th, 2017 Where: I-Factory, Nanshan District, Shenzhen It has been four…


On April Fool’s Day, one joke gets opposite reactions from China’s bike rental companies

Ah, it’s that time of year again: when the unsuspecting are caught unawares by the unstoppable forces of time. April…