China has emerged as a global powerhouse in tech. It is now home to some of the world’s most valuable tech companies and most motivated entrepreneurs. How can US companies succeed in China and learn from its tech innovators? How can Chinese tech companies go global? From Silicon Valley to Beijing, we interview the movers and shakers of China’s tech industry, as well as tech leaders with US-China cross-border perspectives. Co-hosted by Hans Tung and Zara Zhang at GGV Capital, and co-produced by the Sinica Podcast.
On the first live show of 996 Podcast, we interviewed Nathan Blecharczyk, Airbnb’s co-founder, Chief Strategy Officer, and Chairman of Airbnb China.
Brad Bao is the founder of LimeBike, a fast-growing bike-sharing startup in the US. He discussed why bike-sharing—a genre largely invented in China—can work in the US.
Miranda Qu is the co-founder of Xiaohongshu (“Little Red Book” in Chinese), the world’s the largest lifestyle platform that integrates community and content with e-commerce.
Why did Yi choose to leave his comfortable job in Silicon Valley to start a new venture in China? What challenges must “sea turtles” overcome to successfully start a company in China?
LIN Bin, the co-founder, president, and head of mobile for Xiaomi, reveals the secret sauce of one of the most valuable private companies in the world, which is reportedly going public later this year.
Tao Zhang on navigating ferocious competition in China and how to deal with giants like Tencent & Alibaba
Jerry Yang of Yahoo!: Why I Believed in Alibaba
Andrew Ng discusses China’s ambitions in artificial intelligence.
Kai-Fu Lee’s Journey From Google China to Sinovation Ventures
Liu Zhen discusses ByteDance (Toutiao)’s global vision and leading Uber China