By keeping start-up ShenQi at arm’s length, parent company Lenovo is hoping to get ahead of nimble rivals in the Chinese smartphone industry. An interview with CEO Chen Xudong.
Family business succession planning is always tricky. In China it is also fraught with cultural complexities.
Venture capitalists are pouring billions into start-ups and valuations are high. Are these signs of a bubble in China’s buzzing start-up sector?
To stay relevant in the future, individuals need to learn much more quickly and differently. That entails a different kind of learning organization.
How should would-be entrepreneurs scout for innovation opportunities? The key lies in finding industries with ‘friction’ and ‘information assymetry’.
We put together 10 Jack Ma quotes that sum up the Alibaba founder’s business philosophy and his inspiring journey as an entrepreneur.
Germany is the football world champion. What can companies learn from the success of the German soccer team? Hermann Simon, Chairman of Simon-Kucher & Partners and author of the highly acclaimed Hidden Champions, sees seven important lessons for companies that can be derived from the team’s performance.
Innovation Works, the Beijing-headquartered incubator founded by former Google China chief Kai-Fu Lee, has set up a base in Silicon Valley. Chris Evdemon, who is spearheading Innvation Works’ US foray, explains the rationale.
China is not known to be an innovative economy, but Shaun Rein, author of The End of Copycat China, believes that will change sooner than we know. Can you name one innovative project, one innovative change, or one innovative product that has come out of China? That was a challenge posed by US Vice-President Joe Biden, […]
InnoSpring CEO Xiao Wang discusses the role of the first US-China tech start-up accelerator in closing the gap between China and Silicon Valley. Earlier this month, Qihoo 360, a Chinese internet security company, launched a venture capital fund in Silicon Valley, joining other Chinese tech giants and conglomerates like Alibaba, Tencent and Fosun International in their search for start-ups […]