For Chinese Millennials, Tech Trumps Heritage: Agility Research

Newly minted millionaires often purchase storied luxury brands as a way of expressing their arrival among a wealthy global establishment. This is especially true in China, where all money is, to some extent, new money. However, a recent report by Agility Research & Strategy suggests the best way to capture the attention of luxury millennial … More For Chinese Millennials, Tech Trumps Heritage: Agility Research

Al Gore to the tech world: Help me fix the climate crisis

“Everything is at stake,” says the former US vice president, but the right technology can help turn the fate of the planet around. Tech is already making the world a better place. It is helping refugees integrate into society, it is empowering people with disabilities, and connecting communities.  Al Gore believes it can been instrumental … More Al Gore to the tech world: Help me fix the climate crisis

China’s growing appetite for Indonesia shouldn’t discourage local founders, say VCs

Some of China’s biggest internet firms left no doubt about their intention to be part of Southeast Asia’s slowly awakening digital economy. In the past months, companies like Didi Chuxing, Alibaba, Tencent, and JD have poured billions of dollars into funding and acquiring businesses in the region, especially in Indonesia. Read More

Government-tech relationship moves forward with Party reshuffle

China’s tech sector stands to benefit from the appointment of officials with science and technology backgrounds to leadership positions. In recent years China has been pushing tech at the national level, promoting programs such as “Made in China 2025″ to upgrade the sector. While there have been recent developments in the Party’s involvement with tech, … More Government-tech relationship moves forward with Party reshuffle