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China

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.

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Internet penetration (2014 est.)

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China

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

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,...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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