Category Archives: Alibaba

Is Groupon conquering China? No way – Paul Denlinger

Paul Denlinger “From the perspective of those who have experience with the brutally competitive Chinese market where virtually no non-Chinese companies have succeeded, Groupon’s management seemed to make all the…

How Ebay failed in China – Helen Wang

Jack Ma of Alibaba In the slipstream of the most recent Yahoo–Alibaba brawl Helen Wang recalls the long-standing tradition of failure Yahoo’s ecommerce site Ebay had in China. From an…

Why Yahoo cannot ignore China – Paul Denlinger

Paul Denlinger by Fantake via Flickr China’s leading eCommerce site Alibaba.com is in another spat with its largest shareholder Yahoo (neatly summarized here in the Wall Street Journal) because it started to recruit advertisers…

Brennan, Matthew

Tencent Expert, Speaker, Author, Host, Co-Founder of China Channel

travels from Shanghai, China

Dudarenok, Ashley

Ashley is a China marketing expert with 12 years of professional experience in China. Ashley is fluent in Mandarin, Russian, German and English. She travels from Hong Kong.

Greeven, Mark J.,

Mark Greeven  is Associate Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in China’s top university Zhejiang University, the Director for the MBA program Global Entrepreneurship Program, research fellow at the China’s National Institute for Innovation Management and the Center for Global R&D and Innovation. He travels from Hangzhou.

Towson, Jeffrey

Private equity investor / advisor, Peking University professor, best-selling author and speaker. His writing and speaking are on how rising Chinese consumers (and companies) are disrupting global markets. (#consumerchina). According to LinkedIn, he is the most widely followed business professor in China (+1.4M followers online).”