An in-depth discussion among long-time China hands on the hot issues of the day.
In the wake of the recent IPO, we interview three early members of the Airbnb China team on how Airbnb found and stuck to its core advantages against an array of local competitors. And how it managed to emerge as a rare Western tech startup success story in China.
-Robert Hao, Co-Founder and COO of Hype, Ltd., Director of Business Operations and Strategy, HCO, Head of Supply at Airbnb 2012-2017
-Bryan Huang, Founder at Annabai Technology, IT Manager at Airbnb 2015-2018
-Ziyang David Fan, Head of Digital Trade at World Economic Forum, Senior Legal Counsel at Airbnb 2015-2017
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-Paul Lin - Brand Marketing Consultant at Xavor Corporation and Chair of the Marketing Committee at Amcham Shanghai
-Nicolas Bahmanyar, Senior Consultant at LEAF, a French law firm in China
-Thomas Greb, Partner at Olivar & Greb Capital Management
We dissect the consumer, tech, and financial services sectors and give feedback based on what we are seeing with our actual clients here in China. We also unpack the latest Amcham Shanghai China Business Report and try to explain the reasons behind the trends in business climate satisfaction and concerns multi national companies are voicing here.
-James Hull, Founder of Hullx and co-host of the China Tech Investor Podcast
-Brian Fleming, Member at Miller & Chevalier, co-host of the podcast EMBARGOED!
-Jemma Xu 许佳莹, Co-Founder at RedBlock Capital
-James breaks down the business units of Ant and their competitive strengths.
-Jemma walks us through China’s new digital currency, DCEP, as a potential threat.
-Brian, on some of the past failures of Ant to expand into the US and potential to be on the US Commerce Department “Entity List”.
Roundtable discussion with Nalin Balan, formerly at Cadence Design Systems; Nicolas Bahmanyar – Senior Consultant on Data Privacy at LEAF, and Nathaniel Rushforth – Cybersecurity & Data Compliance Specialist at Da Wo Law Firm.
Part 1 - The Rule Explained
Part 2 - Effect on Huawei’s Business and Tech
Part 3 - China Response and Impact on US Tech