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Xiaomi’s E-publishing Platform Duokan is One Year Old, Looks Healthy and Confident

Duokan, the digital book company Xiaomi announced to acquire last year, now is a one-year-old. Although starting as an alternative Kindle system for Chinese reading, now it looks pretty confident as an e-book platform and seems not afraid of Amazon Kindle’s entering China. At its first anniversary, Duokan executives disclosed some metrics, The app, available on Android, iOS and […]

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Xiaomi Battles for The Future of Instant Messenger, Established IM Labs and Acquired MSNLite

17 millions vs. 100millions, obviously in terms of registered users, Xiaomi’s mobile messenger MiLiao (Mitalk) has failed in competing with Tencent’s Weixin. But it does not means Xiaomi will give up. LEI Jun, CEO of Xiaomi recently said on his weibo, Xiaomi has reached 17 millions registered users and 1 million concurrent users online. I believe this […]

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VC event Next Week in Shanghai – Silicon Dragon

For entrepreneurs looking for funding their startups this year, they might found the climate is much less forgiving than last year. I remember last summer almost anything can get a decent valuation. But this year, the VCs are much more cautious. What are on the VCs’ minds these days? To find out, interested parties might […]