Entrepreneurs

Y Combinator Forays Into China, Hands Local Reins to Ex-Baidu COO Lu Qi

Y Combinator Forays Into China, Hands Local Reins to Ex-Baidu COO Lu Qi

US incubator Y Combinator, which has supported such startups as Airbnb, Reddit and Dropbox, is moving into the Chinese market and has appointed former Baidu executive Lu Qi as head.

Aug 15, 2018
Liao Shumin
Young African Entrepreneurs Could Build 100 Alibabas, Jack Ma Says

Young African Entrepreneurs Could Build 100 Alibabas, Jack Ma Says

African entrepreneurs could build 100 Alibaba-like firms, the Chinese e-commerce titan’s Executive Chairman Jack Ma said in Johannesburg while unveiling a fund to support the young go-getters.

Aug 10, 2018
Liao Shumin
Chinese Billionare Chen Fashu to Chair Medicine Conglomerate Baiyao Holdings

Chinese Billionare Chen Fashu to Chair Medicine Conglomerate Baiyao Holdings

Chen Fashu, the richest man in China’s Fuzhou province, has been elected as chairman of Yunnan Baiyao Holdings, a company he spent seven years trying to get his hands on.

Jul 24, 2018
Liao Shumin
Jiangsu's Rich and Aging Chiefs Face Pressures to Hand Over Reins to Millennials

Jiangsu's Rich and Aging Chiefs Face Pressures to Hand Over Reins to Millennials

Aging entrepreneurs in China's eastern Jiangsu province are encountering the tough challenge of passing on their businesses, earned by a…

Jul 20, 2018
Liao Shumin
Faraday Future’s Founder Jia Yueting Gets to Stay as CEO Till Year-End

Faraday Future’s Founder Jia Yueting Gets to Stay as CEO Till Year-End

Chairman of China's real estate giant Evergrande Group, which bought the largest stake in Jia Yueting's new car venture, has…

Jul 16, 2018
Dou Shicong
USD19-Billion Swag Slots Xiaomi Founder Sixth on Forbes’ China Rich List

USD19-Billion Swag Slots Xiaomi Founder Sixth on Forbes’ China Rich List

The share price of Xiaomi [HK:1810] has gone up about 25 percent since its listing, propelling its founder Lei Jun’s…

Jul 13, 2018
Liu Jing & Liao Shumin
Six Tips on Business Start-Ups for Programmers

Six Tips on Business Start-Ups for Programmers

In this technology-driven era, a striking number of programmers have left big companies to strike out on their entrepreneurial own.…

Jul 11, 2018
Liu Pinting
Xiaomi Listing Is a Huge Success in Volatile Capital Market, Lei Jun Says

Xiaomi Listing Is a Huge Success in Volatile Capital Market, Lei Jun Says

Xiaomi is poised to officially list on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange today. A successful listing will be a great…

Jul 9, 2018
Liao Shumin
Chen Feng Stands Atop HNA Group After Co-Founder Died in Accident

Chen Feng Stands Atop HNA Group After Co-Founder Died in Accident

Chen Feng has been appointed as HNA Group’s sole chairman, the Chinese conglomerate said in a statement today, after his…

Jul 6, 2018
Chen Shanshan
Jia Yueting Risks All in Evergrande’s Bet on Faraday Future

Jia Yueting Risks All in Evergrande’s Bet on Faraday Future

Embattled Chinese entrepreneur Jia Yueting is putting his control of Faraday Future on the line in his latest roll of the dice to get the electric vehicle startup off the ground.

Jun 28, 2018
Wu Ziye
Alibaba, Chinese Firms Are Welcome to Invest in Malaysia, Prime Minister Tells Jack Ma

Alibaba, Chinese Firms Are Welcome to Invest in Malaysia, Prime Minister Tells Jack Ma

Alibaba Group Holding and other Chinese companies are welcome to invest in Malaysia as the Southeast Asian nation looks to…

Jun 19, 2018
Xu Wei
Vanke Founder Starts Studying in Jerusalem to Play Ambassador for China-Israel Tech Ties

Vanke Founder Starts Studying in Jerusalem to Play Ambassador for China-Israel Tech Ties

Vanke Founder Starts Studying in Jerusalem to Play Ambassador for China-Israel Tech Ties

Jun 19, 2018
Liao Shumin

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