WELCOME TO CHINA TECH TALK
THE WEEKLY DISCUSSION OF TECHNOLOGY AND STARTUPS HERE CHINA. WE BRING YOU INTERVIEWS WITH SOME OF CHINA TECH’S MOST RESPECTED EXPERTS, ANALYSTS AND INDUSTRY INSIDERS.
ALL EPISODES ARE BROUGHT TO YOU FROM BEHIND THE GREAT FIREWALL OF CHINA AND FEATURING GUESTS FROM SOME OF THE BIGGEST CHINESE INTERNET GIANTS SUCH AS TENCENT, JD.COM, XIAOMI AND MOBIKE.
THE CHINESE INTERNET IS A COMPLETELY DIFFERENT ECOSYSTEM FROM THE REST OF THE WORLD AND THIS PODCAST IS YOUR WINDOW INTO UNDERSTANDING IT MORE.
Matt and John talk with Edith Yeung, managing partner at 500 Startups about blockchain, AI, and how China’s startups fit into global trends. Links China is the leading country for blockchain patents with Alibaba and PBOC on top How Tencent’s […]
Matt and John talk welcome Elijah Whaley, CMO of PARKLU, onto the show again. We catch up with what’s he’s been working on lately and then discuss some new heavy-handed rent-seeking from Weibo. Links theINSIDER KOL Marketing Catalog 010: INFLUENCERS […]
Matt and John talk with Manya Koetse, found and editor-in-chief of What’s on Weibo, about how the role of Weibo in Chinese society and its continuing relevance in public discourse. Links What’s on Weibo Manya Koetse How to leave an […]
Matt and John talk about recent developments in WeChat, including new insights from WeChat Open Class, the role of mini programs and games, and “WeChat as a Platform” (WaaP). Links Eva Yoo: WeChat mini programs 1 year on: Key figures and […]
Matt and John talk with Naomi Wu, a well-known online personality based in Shenzhen and known for her hardware and making projects. Thanks a bunch to @Broadcastorm for the suggestion and making the intro! Links Naomi on Twitter Naomi on YouTube Naomi’s […]
Matt and John talk with Zennon Kapron, founder of Kapron Asia, about fintech in China, P2P lending, fintech IPOs, and money in China Links Emma Lee: Chinese microlender Qudian under fire after splashy US IPO Timmy Shen: Chinese microlender Lexin files for […]
This week, Matt and John discuss the top 5 trends (plus some honorable mentions) in China’s tech for 2017 and make some predictions going into 2018. This is the second of two parts. Links Previous episodes referenced: Live streaming Episode […]
This week, Matt and John discuss the top 5 trends (plus some honorable mentions) in China’s tech for 2017 and make some predictions going into 2018. This is the first of two parts. Links Previous episodes referenced: Bike rentals Episode […]
This week, we hear from BingoBox and Xiaomi about their products, market strategy, and the future of their verticals. Links Eva Yoo Chinese smartphones increasing market share in India in Q3: report Video: We tested one of China’s unmanned stores […]
This week, Matt and John talk about what Tencent’s $2 bln investment in Snap means for both companies (John also goes down a rabbit hole about Chinese consumer psychology). Links How to leave an iTunes review Hosts John Artman, @knowsnothing, TechNode Matthew […]