WELCOME TO CHINA TECH TALK
THE WEEKLY DISCUSSION OF TECHNOLOGY AND BUSINESS HERE IN 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, XIAOMI, JD AND MOBIKE.
THE CHINESE TECHNOLOGY SCENE IS A VASTLY DIFFERENT ECOSYSTEM FROM THE REST OF THE WORLD AND THIS PODCAST IS YOUR WINDOW INTO UNDERSTANDING IT MORE.
Alvin Wang Graylin, China Regional President at HTC, joins us this week from the sidelines of TechCrunch Shenzhen to talk about the broader potential of VR and the specific outlook for VR in China. Links Real world lessons for the VR-First future: An […]
Wang Boyuan is back! This time we’re talking about Mafengwo and the curious case of extremely unreliable numbers in China. Not only Mafengwo, but also Alibaba, JD.com, and Dianping are mentioned in the discussion. Links TechCrunch中文版 Mafengwo accused of faking […]
Kai-Fu Lee joins us this week to talk about his new book, AI Superpowers, and the distinct advantages and differences between the US and China in this increasingly important technology. Links AI Superpowers site Buy the book on Amazon Guests […]
Ahead of Tencent Music Entertainment’s IPO, John and Matt are joined by Wang Boyuan, translator and editor of TechCrunch.cn, to take a look back at how the music industry has been influenced by tech as well as the evolving online […]
This week, John and Matt talk Fritz Demopoulos, founding partner of Queens Capital, about his journey at Qunar, how the company was founded, challenges they faced building the company, and advice for entrepreneurs in China today. Links Baidu Makes $306 Million […]
This week, John and Matt talk with Samm Sacks, Senior Fellow, Technology Policy Program at the Center for Strategic & International Studies, about China’s cybersecurity law and how it relates to the social credit system as well as the future of […]
This week, John and Matt talk about the messaging app that’s shot like a bullet (pun intended) to top of app store charts as well as brief discussion of shady PR and persuasion practices in China. Links Matt’s infamous tweet […]
This week, John and Matt talk with Heatherm Huang, a founding member of TalkBox, one of the first chat apps with push-to-talk functionality, about the history of chat message apps in China. Links MailTime Guests Heatherm Huang: email@example.com Hosts John […]
This week, John and Matt look at the recent developments in China’s emerging coffee conflict and examine the Tencent/Alibaba turf war, whether the Starbaba tie-up will be a game changer, and the power of rethinking business models for the mobile […]
This week, John and Matt talk with Elliot Zaagman, writer, executive coach, and corporate trainer, and Samin Sha, co-founder of ChinaChannel, about the intense internal culture at Huawei. This is the second of two parts. Links Thinking About Working For […]