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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
Luckin Coffee Turns Up Heat on Starbucks With Major Food Supply Deal

Luckin Coffee Turns Up Heat on Starbucks With Major Food Supply Deal

Chinese unicorn roaster Luckin Coffee has upped the ante in its rivalry with Starbucks after signing a deal with three…

Aug 1, 2018
Liu Jing & Tang Shihua
Starbucks Antagonist Luckin Coffee Joins Ranks of China’s Unicorns

Starbucks Antagonist Luckin Coffee Joins Ranks of China’s Unicorns

Starbucks Antagonist Luckin Coffee Joins Ranks of China’s Unicorn. Luckin Coffee has become China’s first coffee chain unicorn after a…

Jul 12, 2018
Xu Wei
Six-Month-Old Chinese Coffee Unicorn Guns For Starbucks

Six-Month-Old Chinese Coffee Unicorn Guns For Starbucks

A coffee chain startup that didn’t exist until the start of this year has just become China's latest unicorn after…

Jun 14, 2018
Liao Shumin