Greg is the founder of Pillar Legal, a boutique international law firm across Shanghai and San Francisco that specializes in the video game industry. Before founding his own law firm, Greg served as General Counsel for Shanda (盛大网络), which was the largest Chinese gaming company at one point with a very successful game Chuanqi (传奇 […]
Liqian Ren 任丽倩, Ph.D., is the Director of Modern Alpha at WisdomTree Investments where she manages, among other things, an ETF focused on non-state owned companies in China using quantitative strategies. She was a quantitative portfolio manager at Vanguard for 11 years, worked for the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, and has an MBA and […]
Richard (Rich) Turrin is the international best-selling author of “Cashless – China’s Digital Currency Revolution” and “Innovation Lab Excellence.” He is an Onalytica Top 100 Fintech Influencer and an award-winning executive previously heading fintech teams at IBM following a twenty-year career in investment banking. Living in Shanghai for the last decade, Rich experienced China going […]
Rui: [00:00:00] Everyone. It’s been such a long time. Since we last updated the podcast, we know, we know. Don’t be upset with us. We got all your emails. We’re still here. If you follow me on Twitter, you definitely know I’m still around because I’m super active there. But if you don’t, here are a few things […]
Raymond Huang was most recently the Chief Strategy Officer of MOGU (蘑菇街), a publicly listed Chinese eCommerce company, and the FIRST one to launch livestreaming eCommerce or live shopping in China, which accounted for an estimated $150Bn USD in GMV last year. He used to be an investment banker in Hong Kong, and worked closely […]
Andy Tian is the founder of Asia innovations group, a company that has a suite of live social apps, e.g. Uplive, Lamour, SupreFans with more than 410 million registered users located in over 150 countries and regions worldwide. Andy has strong opinions about what’s the best way to take the most interesting things he has […]
William Li is the CEO of Akulaku, the largest consumer finance company in Indonesia, and a very fast-growing digital bank. Akulaku is a Southeast Asian tech company that has both Chinese and Southeast Asian management, and investors from China. William used to work in the legal and financing industry for over 10 years. He founded […]
Rui: Richard, thanks for being here. Could you give us an introduction about yourself? Richard: So first of all, it’s my great pleasure to be here today. Currently, I am doing cross-border investments in Silicon Valley, and I come from a fund called Grandview Capital. So our firm typically focuses on Chinese going oversea companies, […]
Transcript compiled by Karrie Huang. Rui: Albus, tell us more about China Growth Capital and also yourself. What does the fund do? What’s the size? What’s your strategy? Albus: Thanks, Rui. Hi, I’m Albus and I work for China Growth Capital. We are early-stage venture capital funds. We’re based in Beijing. We manage US daughter […]
Transcript compiled by Karrie Huang. Rui: Hey everyone. Thanks for joining us. We have Ray in the room right now. Ray, first of all, thank you for being here today. The way we’re going to do this is so for the Tech Buzz insider community, you’re able to join us live on Zoom, and we […]
Jordan Berke spent fifteen years transforming the world’s largest retailer into a truly digital organization by leading strategic alliances with JD and Tencent. He’s now the founder of Tomorrow Retail, a consulting company. Hear about: How does Walmart China outstrip the US in four major categories? What are retailers in the U.S. focusing on right […]
Rui Ma [0:00]: Hey everyone, sorry for the long hiatus, but we’ve been working on some new stuff. First of all, we’ve soft launch Tech Buzz China Insider, which is a paid community for investors, operators and anyone else interested in getting into the weeds of China Tech. Our slogan is to build the smartest […]
Recorded on Feb. 24, 2021 with Boyu Hu, formerly of DCM China, now with his own fund XVC, focusing on consumer internet.
Recorded live 7-830PM PST Sunday Feb. 4, 2021 with Sophia Xiao, builder & learner, formerly of Twitch, and Peter Yang, Product lead at Reddit & Creator.
Recorded Feb. 5, 2021. On this livecast, we chat with seasoned investor Ed Tsai on the business of cybersecurity in China.
Recorded Jan. 23, 2021 with Dan Grover on WeChat 8.0 and their big push into WeChat Channels.
Episode 78 of Tech Buzz China features our co-host Rui Ma in conversation with Yán Xiāo 肖妍 on the timely topic of China’s proposed national digital currency.
If you need a refresher when it comes to Ant, may I suggest our Tech Buzz Ep. 74 on the company, which I dare say provides pretty good context into the history of the company, and why it has created the product lines that it has: CreditTech (39%), Payments (36%), InvestmentTech (16%) and InsureTech (8%).
If you ask me, one of the most curious happenings of recent months, is just how quickly “banning TikTok” went from a “fringe movement” to “quite acceptable”.
The below speech by Kelly (Nan) Zhang took place in late February of 2018 as part of the offline expert sharing curriculum of popular professional development company Hundun University.