CATEGORY: China

Beijing-based Spearhead acquires San Francisco ad platform Smaato for US$148M

By geektime | Dec 22, 2016

This is the first such deal to go through in 2016; others will likely follow Read More

Gay dating app Blued buys into Hornet to boost global expansion

By TechNode | Dec 22, 2016

Grindr and Scruff may dominate in the US, but Hornet says it is number one network in France, Russia, and Brazil Read More

How Alibaba uses big data to combat fake cigarettes and pesticide

By AllChinaTech | Dec 21, 2016

Alibaba’s anti-counterfeit technology efforts have expanded from online to offline Read More

WeChat is maturing: how to drive conversions from other social networks

By TechNode | Dec 19, 2016

For foreign companies, they need specific help of how to use Chinese social media to convert users. Here is a guide Read More

WeChat is maturing: use other platforms to drive traffic

By TechNode | Dec 15, 2016

In China, WeChat is still the best platform for monetisation, but it is a closed network, so other social media platforms provide opportunity Read More

Co-working is booming in China, here's why

By TechNode | Dec 14, 2016

The rise of the millennial workforce, along with government support, has created a boom in China's co-working scene Read More

4 steps to getting a running start with China's thriving startup scene

By e27.co/ken.mendiola | Dec 13, 2016

How can you tap into the largest market in the world? Read More

What Silicon Valley can learn from China: Interview with Jason Costa

By TechNode | Dec 13, 2016

Costa recently visited China looking for ways he can apply his product development and management experience to GGV Capital’s portfolio on both sides of the Pacific Read More

E-commerce giant JD apologizes for leak exposing user data

By TechNode | Dec 12, 2016

The link exposed names, passwords, email addresses, QQ accounts, ID numbers and phone numbers Read More

Startupbootcamp sets foot in China to make it more e-healthy

By Sainul Abudheen | Dec 09, 2016

A joint partnership between Startupbootcamp and Thinkzone, the programme is focussed on scaling the country’s digital health entrepreneurs Read More

Alibaba invests in Irish cinema analytics startup showtime analytics

By TechNode | Dec 07, 2016

Alibaba Pictures is valued at US$9.6 billion Read More

Ruvento raises new seed fund for hardware startups in Singapore, China, and the US

By Anisa Menur | Dec 07, 2016

It will write 70 per cent of its check between US$100,000 and US$500,000 with the rest of the capital reserved for follow-on investments of up to US$2 million Read More

Infographic: Why China is the world's best fintech market

By Kevin McSpadden | Dec 06, 2016

Eight of the 27 fintech unicorns are Chinese, so what has led Asia's largest country become the leader in the fintech space? Read More

Why knowledge sharing platforms are hot in China

By AllChinaTech | Dec 06, 2016

The Chinese market is embracing the idea of knowledge sharing platforms with both their minds and their wallets Read More

AIRmaker unveils 5 new IoT startups that will tackle critical problems, from maternal care to clean water

By Yon Heong Tung | Dec 02, 2016

The first cohort of startups from the Singapore-based cross-border IoT accelerator went through a rigorous 12-week programme Read More

Alipay is to start over its tarnished social network. What’s next?

By AllChinaTech | Dec 02, 2016

This week was one to remember for Alibaba's Alipay, but can the networks still pursue a social media future Read More

More than a bubble: A breakdown in the sudden boom of bike-sharing in China

By e27.co/china-tech-insights | Nov 30, 2016

China’s freshly sprouted bike-sharing businesses will face a freezing winter. Are they ready to deal with the chill? Read More

Alipay apologises for 'Circles' function that led to risqué chat groups

By Kevin McSpadden | Nov 30, 2016

The feature would allow people to post pictures of scantly clad women in exchange for 'tips' Read More

Laundry service Edaixi gets round B Plus, promises profit in 12 Months

By TechNode | Nov 30, 2016

It will use the funds to expand its businesses along the laundry industrial chain and quality management Read More

China’s new cyber security law raises concerns, but foreign businesses will probably comply

By geektime | Nov 30, 2016

One of the measures would further enhance measures to crackdown on social media anonymity Read More

Alipay new feature sparks criticism for generating salacious content

By TechNode | Nov 29, 2016

Similar to WeChat's 'moments' feature, monetary incentives have led a boom in revealing photos in order to gain 'likes' Read More

Scoot over, Apple: This Chinese startup's wireless earphones can rival the AirPod

By Yon Heong Tung | Nov 29, 2016

It is already proving to be a big hit pre-release, having surpassed its funding goal by 4,213 per cent on Indiegogo Read More

Pro Bono: Practical fintech startup legal advice from lawyer WanHsi Yeong and Startupbootcamp fintech director Sam Hall

By Danon Gabriel The | Nov 29, 2016

Here is some legal advice for startups in one of the most exciting and fast-changing industries in 2016 to 2017 Read More

Uber China's last 3 days as Didi replaces app

By TechNode | Nov 25, 2016

Instead of usual promotions, Uber users are greeted with a notice that the app will shut down on November 27 Read More

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