China

China’s Black Lake continues to digitize industrial China and APAC with $77M Series C

Chinese digital collaboration company  Black Lake Smart Manufacturing (HeiHu…


SWITCH 2020 recap: Mobility insights in China – Is China's EV industry thriving or diving?

Chinese carmakers have long sought to expand overseas amid Beijing’s ambition…


SWITCH Southeast Asia startups at a crossroad yay or nay to Chinese investments and partnerships

SWITCH 2020 recap: The Southeast Asia dynamic with Chinese investments and partnerships

For many China tech companies, Southeast Asia is both a second market and,…


Becoming Indonesia's social commerce leader: Lessons from Pinduoduo

  When it comes to social commerce, Pinduoduo is easily one of the first…


Ant Financial, Ant Group, Jack Ma, Alibaba

Jack Ma's fintech giant Ant: a brief history of its Southeast Asia empire building

Now we know that Ant Financial—or Ant Group, as we apparently must call it from…


China’s iQiyi ramps up Southeast Asia expansion

After its very quiet rollout in Malaysia midway through 2019, followed by…


China’s Tencent buys into Southeast Asia’s Netflix battle

China’s social media and gaming giant Tencent, perhaps best known as the maker…