China – The Sleeper Awakens (Part 1 of 5)

Steve Blank

I just spent a few weeks in Japan and China on a book tour for the Japanese and Chinese versions of the Startup Owners Manual. In these series of 5 posts, I thought I’d share what I learned in China. I was only in China for a week so this a cursory view.

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China Startups – The Gold Rush and Fire Extinguishers (Part 5 of 5)

Steve Blank

I just spent a few weeks in Japan and China on a book tour for the Japanese and Chinese versions of the Startup Owners Manual. In these series of 5 posts, I thought I’d share what I learned in China. I was only in China for a week so this a cursory view. New Rules for China.

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2 Podcast Interviews With China Experts at China Business Cast

Startup Noodle

A Chinese Television reporter and a China mobile expert entrepreneur walks into a bar… It would have been good opening for a joke I can’t finish but I had the privilege interviewing them (separately) for China Business Cast.

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What’s Next For China-Israel Investments?

Startup Noodle

The most prominent stories of the last few years were a few mega deals in the Israeli market of Chinese companies buying Israeli companies. There are many of them, some that are held in Israel and some in China. Another major conference coming up is China-Israel Innovation summit.

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Salt In China 2017

Chaganomics

Beijing prepares to dissolve ancient grip on salt market - Link Salt, salt production, and salt taxes played key roles in Chinese history, economic development, and relations between state and society. China Jan 2 2017 China salt monopoly salt market asiaA little economic history: the word salary is derived from salt.

China’s Torch Program – the glow that can light the world (Part 2 of 5)

Steve Blank

I just spent a few weeks in Japan and China on a book tour for the Japanese and Chinese versions of the Startup Owners Manual. In these series of 5 posts, I thought I’d share what I learned in China. The previous post described how China built its science and technology infrastructure.

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9 Quora Questions About China’s Mobile App Market

Startup Noodle

I’ve been exploring what people know about China’s Mobile app Market because Of AppInChina.co China App markets Mobile apps Quora I’ve recently became a Quora junky. I love this website and how much info you are able get and learn from. obviously and added my 2 cents as well. I found these following 9 questions to be interesting also because I hear those questions often from my clients as well. Here are 9 questions to educate […].

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China’s Foreign Startups Can Make The Difference For Local Companies’ Expansion

Startup Noodle

Cyriac Roeding published the article “ After three weeks in China, it’s clear Beijing is Silicon Valley’s only true competitor ” (here is a video version of it ), about his experiences during a 3 week trip to China learning about tech & entrepreneurship there.

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Tech Events in China you Shouldn’t Miss This Year

Startup Noodle

Don’t get me wrong, GMIC is a major event in China tech scene but there many other conferences and tech events around. Anyway, because of this I decided to collect the info of the conferences I know of happening this year related to mobile and internet in China and Hong Kong.

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USDA Reports on Large and Growing Agricultural Trade with China

Chaganomics

China agricultural trade has accelerated. exports of agricultural products to China averaged $25.9 Sales to China doubled during 2004-08 and doubled again during 2008-12, while the share of U.S. China became the largest overseas market for U.S.

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A Post Series About China’s Android Stores Small Secrets

Startup Noodle

but frankly saying since launching AppInChina I’ve learned a lot about the Chinese App market and the android stores. We decided to share and release a series of posts with this knowledge, as we know there is a lot of confusion regarding the Chinese Android market because it’s so different from anywhere else around the world. China Hacks android market AppInChina guide knowledge base Yes, this post has a catchy title.,

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Reasons Why China Android Smartphones Are Trending In The Smartphone Market

YoungUpstarts

Over the last few years, the smartphone market has greatly changed. The biggest competitors to these already established mobile giants are the little known manufacturers from China. Reasons Why You Should Buy A China Android Smartphone.

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How We Had Our First Product Manufactured In China

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

Because my partner and I lived in different countries, we decided to do our sampling and production in Hong Kong and China. Since then, I have been to China and Hong Kong more times than I can remember. Production In China Basing all sampling and production in China made sense given the special characteristics of our products. After we agreed to produce samples with them, I flew to China to meet with the company.

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[Infographic] Why Western Companies Fail In China

YoungUpstarts

Businesses large and small looking to penetrate the China market face a daunting task. Google, for example, entered China in 2005 but found Baidu far too entrenched. Similarly, eBay tried to take on China but Alibaba-owned Taobao understood the Chinese customer better.

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China Gathering Launches at SXSW

SiliconHills

investors and entrepreneurs have yet to embrace China as a viable market -namely due to its political restrictions and lack of transparency. The “China Gathering” conference and trade show at this year’s SXSW festival, however, plans to […] The post China Gathering Launches at SXSW appeared first on SiliconHills. By HOJUN CHOI Reporter with Silicon Hills News Despite its growing reputation as a major economic powerhouse, U.S.

China Economic Blight Endures

Chaganomics

China Economic Blight Endure. China Economic Blight Endures adding worse to an already war torn economy and global newsline. Just one hour ago China's PMI index was released and while it was better than expected, the increase showed more signs of deterioration. Some China watchers believe current growth levels are already much weaker than official data suggest.

9 Podcasts That Would Help You To Know More About China

Startup Noodle

Here is a rundown of podcasts I know speaking about China (mainly business oriented but not only). This post was first published on Forbes: 9 Podcasts That Would Help You To Know More About China. . I know very few people who made China their home permanently.

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Raising Investment in China – Is it hard?

Startup Noodle

I’ve been working recently to publish my knowledge and experience about raising funds in China from Chinese investors. It’s going to be a book called: “Raise Your Funds in China” (tentative). On total I worked with close to 100 investors in China.

One Company's Obsessive Quest to Crack China's $8 Billion Mobile Games Industry

Inc Startups

The founders of smartphone games studio Dots are determined to break into China's lucrative, maddening market. If China doesn't break them first

A Short History Of Uber In China: Was It A Failure?

Startup Noodle

The latest big news concerning Uber in China is that it was sold to Didi Chuxing. It’s a huge deal, as over the last couple of years Uber had tried to conquer the Chinese market with its service. Financial Times – Uber’s battle for China. market?

Is your brand ready to enter China? Three key questions to consider

The Next Web

Despite the recent slowdown, China still presents significant growth opportunities for global brands. Yet while China’s growth opportunities abound, so do its challenges. Eric Lin is the Executive Director, Pacific Rim at Siegel+Gale.

All You Need To Know About Manufacturing, Sourcing, And Importing Products From China, With Craig Ford

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

CRAIG: Well, export advisory is a large part of my background and in our last four-year contract we supported Queensland businesses to export more than $20 million in export sales to overseas markets. Tweet Download the Text Transcript in PDF. Subscribe to this Podcast in iTunes.

Waze Raises $30M to Expand into China

VC Cafe

Li Ka-shing and Waze will symbiotically enter the Chinese market. Waze , the social GPS and traffic app, has raised a fresh $30 million from Li Ka-shing’s Horizon Ventures , and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers’ iFund and Digital Growth Fund.

Five Lessons Learned From Bringing Cleantech to China

Secret Formula

tl;dr: Experienced cleantech CEOs leverage China instead of fearing it – enlisting self-interested partners to defend IP and manage risk. The average company is 11 years old and entered China five years ago. China strategies have been mostly improvised. China Unsolicited advice

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The Multibillion-dollar China Question: Should a mid-sized tech company tempt fate in China?

Version One Ventures

Didi Chuxing, the largest ride-hailing service is China, confirmed today that it will acquire Uber China. The deal ends a long, costly battle between the two rivals: Uber had been spending $1B + a year to gain traction in China, while Didi Chuxing had been offering subsidies to its drivers and riders as well. companies that couldn’t make it in China: eBay , Google , Facebook ; the jury is still out on what Amazon’s eventual fate will be.

Online Hangout: Things you Didn’t Know About China’s Mobile App Market

Startup Noodle

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What the Harvard Business Review and The People’s Daily think about leadership succession

Steve Blank

It’s hard to believe that in my lifetime I’ve seen entrepreneurship go from a crime to an aspiration in China. CEO succession is an equally important issue in China, and the story has equal relevance there. Filed under: China. China

The Rise of Chinese Venture Capital – (Part 3 of 5)

Steve Blank

I just spent a few weeks in Japan and China on a book tour for the Japanese and Chinese versions of the Startup Owners Manual. In these series of 5 posts, I thought I’d share what I learned in China. I was only in China for a week so this a cursory view.

We Still Don't "Get" China

Seeing Both Sides

And my uncle Ezra Vogel recently released a towering biography of Deng Xiaoping , which beat out Kissinger's book on China for the prestigious Gelber Prize, which is awarded to the best book on foreign affairs each year. So when my cousin, Tom Doctoroff , released his second book on China, What Chinese Want , I was excited to read it. in his assessment of how Starbucks has become a sensational success in tea-obsessed China) to sweeping cultural and political insights.

VC Cafe - Untitled Article

VC Cafe

Although relatively few Israeli startups are focused on India, the market dynamics driving its mobile sector are worth a closer look. Indian Market at a Glance : 150 million mobile Internet connections. By 2020, the average Indian will be 29, versus 37 in China.

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The Secrets of Social Media in China

Inc Startups

The huge Chinese audience offers nearly limitless opportunities for social media businesses, but there''s a lot to learn about the market before you can cash in. Unfortunately for Facebook, that''s going to be an uphill climb in many markets--perhaps none more so than China.

3 Key Questions to Ask Yourself Before Putting Your App on the Chinese Market

Startup Noodle

China is the new promised land! China General Distribution Mobile apps publishing Note from Shlomo: This post was written based on talks with clients of AppInChina. The distribution process of the apps is pretty clear but I discovered there are more things around it that people are not aware of. It’s where a lot of the money these days is and a place people don’t stop to talk about as the current place to be. Big […].

Making Sense of the Stock Market Drops in Relation to Venture Financing

Both Sides of the Table

If you didn’t notice that the stock markets in the US dropped nearly 4% today (after falling last Thursday and Friday) then you were probably completely off-the-grid and on vacation. And by this I assume he meant that “market prognosticator twitter” was vomitous.

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3 Ways You'll Benefit from China's Woes

Inc Startups

As markets around the globe continue to fall in response to China's flagging economy, there's a silver lining

China High Tech jobs: Where the %#@$&% are they?!

Startup Noodle

I’ve got experience with the job market here in Beijing and wrote about it already before. Why is it so hard to find talents in Beijing? I don’t get it! There are so many people looking to get hired, so where is the problem? Taking this into the micro level,

What the Harvard Business Review and The People’s Daily think about leadership succession

Steve Blank

It’s hard to believe that in my lifetime I’ve seen entrepreneurship go from a crime to an aspiration in China. CEO succession is an equally important issue in China, and the story has equal relevance there. Filed under: China. China

Why Are Debates About China’s Innovation Problem Useless?

Startup Noodle

The debate over China’s innovation potential keeps coming back. This post was first published on Forbes: Why Are Debates About China’s Innovation Problem Useless? It’s not that we shouldn’t talk about whether China is innovative or not.

Going Global: Five Tips For Singapore Startups Looking To Market Beyond Local Shores

YoungUpstarts

ASEAN countries continue to be the most attractive markets for local businesses. We knew that we would not be able to build a business in all the markets we approached. Appoint a central agency or have an in-house team dedicated to a specific business function that covers all markets.

5 Ways Airbnb Just Might Nail It In China

Inc Startups

It's a tough market for American companies, but not impossible. Bringing Innovation to Market

How China's Cultural Revolution Stirred Entrepreneur Ping Fu

Inc Startups

In her new memoir--and this Q&A--entrepreneur Ping Fu describes her journey from communist China to co-found Geomagic, a 3D imaging and design company. Expelled from China at 25 because of her research into forced abortions, Fu fetched up in Albuquerque with no money and no English.

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