031: CHINA TECH TRENDS IN 2017, PART 1

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 […]

025: MOBIKE GOES GLOBAL WITH FLORIAN BOHNERT

This week John and Matt follow up with Florian Bohnert, Head of Global Partnerships about what Mobike has been up to since we last talked, including: How Mobike has expanded into global markets The challenges of globalizing from China Finding […]

012: TECHCRUNCH ASIA WITH JON RUSSELL

This week John and Matt talk with Jon Russell, TechCrunch’s man in Asia about covering China from the outside. We cover topics including: Biggest challenges in covering China from outside the country Explaining China to people who aren’t familiar with […]

004: INTERVIEW WITH FLORIAN BOHNERT OF MOBIKE

This week we switch up the format a bit to do our very first interview! Continuing our discussion of bike sharing, we invited Florian Bohnert, Head of International Expansion at Mobike, to talk about Mobike, bike sharing, and their plans […]

003: BIKE SHARING BUSINESS MODELS – MOBIKE & OFO

John and Matthew go deeper on bike sharing and respond to some listener feedback. Questions they answer: How many bikes are on the streets? How many users do Mobike and ofo have? How much are these two companies worth? How […]

001: AN INTRODUCTION TO CHINA’S BIKE SHARING

John and Matthew talk about bike sharing. Since the middle of 2016, China’s streets have explosions of yellow, orange, blue, and green as the bike sharing wars take off. Who are the big players? Why is it taking off in […]