Category Archives: innovation

With the Chinese, their startups also move abroad – Paul Denlinger

Conventional wisdom says China-focused online operations need to be solid China-based, with compulsory governmental and political controls. China expert Paul Denlinger challenges that concept and as Chinese leave China and new start-ups will based elsewhere, he writes in the China Vortex.

The high chances for biz apps in China – Ben Cavender

Business apps can companies help to increase productivity, if they are willing to introduce them. Ben Cavender, associate principal of the China Market Research Group (CMR) sees chances for users…

The power of mobile and innovation – William Bao Bean

Is China lagging in innovation or a force of change? For investor William Bao Bean the answer is positive, especially on mobile. In the Rensselaer in China he explains why mobile and innovation are a golden opportunity.

China’s lack of innovative power – Bill Dodson

This time the author of ZDnet got China veteran Bill Dodson really angry. China is not an inevitable innovative power, he argues on his weblog. “Only death is inevitable.”

On innovation “Chinese won’t deliver” – Tom Doctoroff

Innovation is lagging, says most China experts, although the subject is high on the political agenda. Author Tom Doctoroff of “What Chinese Want” is equally harsh in Forbes. The Chinese won’t deliver on innovation.

Suzhou “still no Silicon Valley” – William Bao Bean

China has put innovation high on its political agenda and the Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP) has drawn thousands of start-ups. But that makes it not yet a Silicon Valley, warns venture capitalist William Bao Bean with Singtel Innov8 in Marketplace.

Why China is not set to become an innovative country – Bill Dodson

A KPMG report on China’s innovative strengths went viral an suggests the country’s disruptive power will change the world. China veteran Bill Dodson advises on his weblog the researchers to have a closer look and disagrees with their optimistic take.

Apple is under-performing – Shaun Rein

Apple’s recent success in China might have gained it a lot of admirers. But the company could have done much better and could have turned China into its largest market, retail analyst Shaun Rein tells in the Pandodaily.

Alibaba, the winner in China’s economy – Ben Cavender

Economists differ very much on the future of China’s short term economic direction, upwards or downwards. But in every case, e-commerce giant Alibaba is going to be a winner, predicts consumer analyst Ben Cavender in Bloomberg.

Creativity needs political reform – Tom Doctoroff

Why is China lacking creativity and a developed service sector, Adweek asks advertisement guru Tom Doctoroff, author of “What Chinese Want. The current lack of political reform is draining the country’s creative resources, Tom Doctoroff argues.