Ey! Welcome! If you are here, you probably want to check out our proposal for SXSW.
Take a look and vote for us.
Or Vote for us and take a look later 😉
If you like what you see… Go back to the SXSW site and vote for us!
China is the most populated country in the world and the fourth one in terms of area (6.5% of the global area). It is also the country with the highest number of active mobile lines (1.3 billion) and 1 out of 2 people have permanent access to Internet. In terms of digital ecosystem in China,it is completely different to what we know in the West: WeChat become indispensable in decision making for Chinese customers.
Million inhabitants (July 2015 est.)
GDP growth (2014 est.)
Internet penetration (2014 est.)
Mobile penetration (2014 est.)
Area: 9,596,900 km2
GDP per capita: $12,900 (2014 est.)
Inflation: 2% (2014 est.)
Unemployment: 4.1% (2014 est.)
El dato solo registra a los desempleados urbanos, excluyendo el sector privado y los inmigrantes.
HDI: 0.719 - 91º position (2013)
Clasificación Doing Business 2015: 90 / 189
Top search engines: Baidu 71.35%, 360Search 13.28% & Sogou 12.37% (Oct. 2015)
Top Platforms: WeChat
Vote our #SXSW PanelPicker – GAFAM Vs BATX: The New Cold War Is Technological
#SXSW is one of the most important events in the digital-artistic-educational sphere, an event where geeks like us feel like being at home. It has been always our intention to go, but it was difficult to find the right moment. However, next year we might have the...read more
Understanding Startup Investment with Jenny Lee from GGV Capital
Just over a month ago we were in Singapore at the EMTECH Asia 2017, and there we met Jenny Lee. In Spain she may not be well known, but surely the Ventura Capital for which she works sounds more. Jenny Lee is Managing Partner at GGV Capital , a multi-stage venture...read more
HoneyComb: Arduino without the pain
We met Robi Wang, co-founder of Elecfreaks, at the beginning of our "spiritual Journey around Asia". We interviewed him about a new and very successful crowdfunding project they had recently launched: ELF, a drone that can send a video signal to a mobile device,...read more
How to master LinkedIn: 10 learnings from Chris Reed
8 years ago, Chris decided to leave his home in the UK and come to Asia, more specifically to Singapore. This is how he describes himself: Reed is the Only NASDAQ Listed CEO with a Mohawk! Founder and CEO of Black Marketing (global marketing consultancy specialized in...read more
GloCalization: learnings from Uber, WeWork and Alibaba [TechCrunch Shanghai]
Brands understand that consumers are global. Until now when we talked about global companies, these meant merely been in anywhere, offering the same product in the world but not a global service. Technology has helped to establish a real global picture: besides...read more
Hints and Tips for Email Marketing in China
WebPower, marketing automation company, sent more than 11B emails in China, 91% of them in mainland China. And one third of them were related to eCommerce purposes. Recently, WebPower published its latest report "China Email Marketing Metrics Report 2015" and,...read more
Top Tech and Startup Summits in Asia
Attending events always help the networking and are the perfect excuse to connect with people in your industry. Regarding the entrepreneurial ecosystem, the different types of events held are important because: Events are a good showcase for new startups, so they can...read more
Who said it? Jack Ma or Batman
Who is the hero? Who is the visionaire? Today is the worldwide release date of Batman vs. Superman, a film that we have being waiting since they announced it. We are at Batman side, but maybe it is only because he reminds us to Jack Ma... or is Jack Ma the one who...read more
The art of crowdfunding in wearables: a conversation with Laurent Le Pen
We returned to China after one month out of the country (visiting Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau). We arrived to Shenzhen, the dreamed city of hardware startups. We had been told in Beijing that dozens and dozens of projects were born in Shenzhen. In Shanghai they told...read more