Category Archives: innovation

Baidu´s smartbike coming to you – Kaiser Kuo

Baidu is about to release a new feature into the internet of things: a smartbike. Baidu director communication Kaiser Kuo explains the features in investors.com. First release will be in China, but “there’s no reason necessarily we would leave it only in China.”

Silicon Valley should not underestimate China´s innovation – Shaun Rein

China is in the middle of a shift from the world´s factory to a base of innovation, argues author Shaun Rein of The End of Copycat China: The Rise of Creativity, Innovation, and Individualism in Asia. Silicon Valley and US firms in general should pay attention to that shift, he tells in the Mercury News.

Review: Shaun Rein´s “End of Copycat China” – Financial Times

Raving reviews are coming in from Shaun Rein´s The End of Copycat China: The Rise of Creativity, Innovation, and Individualism in Asia, this time from the Financial Times. “An intriguing book, with many interesting anecdotes, mini-case studies, and interviews.”

Developing an anti-stealth radar – Wendell Minnick

An anti-stealth radar, able to spot intruding stealth fighters, is yet another military industry where China is making inroads, reports defense analyst Wendell Minnick from the Zhuhai China Airshow for Defense News.

Away from the American dream – Shaun Rein

Chinese are moving away from the American dream, they adored in the past, to a Chinese dream with more pride, and less copy-cat behavior, tells author Shaun Rein of The End of Copycat China: The Rise of Creativity, Innovation, and Individualism in Asia at Public Radio.

How protectionism helped China´s internet players – Shaun Rein

Author Shaun Rein has to defend his book The End of Copycat China: The Rise of Creativity, Innovation, and Individualism in Asia, against the blockade of internet companies like Google, Facebook and Twitter in an interview with Richard Heffner. This is how China´s protectionism has helped domestic firms.

Why China is investing in innovation – Shaun Rein

After his bestseller The End of Cheap China author Shaun Rein published this week his new book The End of Copycat China: The Rise of Creativity, Innovation, and Individualism in Asia. In five questions China Urban Development´s Adam Mayer asks him about innovation.

Breeding start-ups in Shanghai – William Bao Bean

VC William Bao Bean started as managing director of ChinaAccelerator, one of China´s most active breeding place for startups. ChinaAccelerator offers an international bridge for those mostly overlooked starting, smaller tech firms, he tells TechinAsia.

William Bao Bean joins China Accelerator

William Bao Bean has joined SOS Ventures as an Investment Partner, Asia and takes over as Managing Director of Chinaccelerator, the first and longest running startup accelerator program in China based out of Shanghai and run by SOS Ventures.

How China´s climate for start-ups improved – Shaun Rein

China is fast becoming an innovative economy, and one of the key changes is the improved climate for start-ups, tells author Shaun Rein of The End of Copycat China: The Rise of Creativity, Innovation, and Individualism in Asia. Especially in mobile, China is leading, he tells Knowledge CKGSB.