Jack Ma Talks Big Data and Poverty in Guiyang

Jack Ma Talks Big Data and Poverty in Guiyang Executive staff from Chinese organizations like Alibaba, Tencent, the China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation, Mengniu Dairy Group came together this past Sunday (5/27) at Guiyang’s third annual China International Big Data Expo to discuss the important topic of how to use big data to eradicate poverty. … Read moreJack Ma Talks Big Data and Poverty in Guiyang

Politics, Technology, and Business Come Together in Guiyang

Politics, Technology, and Business Come Together in Guiyang This past weekend, the capital city of Guizhou province, Guiyang, held its third annual China International Big Data Expo. Since its inception three years ago, the expo has held the broad theme of “Data Create More Value, Innovation Brings Better Future” (“数据创造价值 创新驱动未来”). Chinese government officials, high-profile … Read morePolitics, Technology, and Business Come Together in Guiyang

Y Combinator Targets Startups in Beijing

Y Combinator Targets Startups in Beijing Beijing, China This past Saturday, May 19th, 2018, Silicon Valley start-up incubator, Y Combinator (commonly referred to as YC), held their first ever China event, “Startup School Beijing”, at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China The event allowed YC partners and founders a chance to speak to an audience of … Read moreY Combinator Targets Startups in Beijing

Zhongguancun: A Gateway into Modern China

Zhongguancun: A Gateway into Modern China The Mandarin word, 中关村 (Zhongguancun) is composed of three simple characters. The first, 中 (zhong), means middle or center. The second, 关 (guan), means gateway or pass. Finally, 村 (cun) is the character for village. It also suggests inferiority and low-level quality, characteristic of a society where city dwellers … Read moreZhongguancun: A Gateway into Modern China