Category Archives: innovation

The Idea Hunt – China vs Europe

Innovation tops many agenda’s, from individuals, organizations and countries. But what innovation actually is and how to deal with it, outside high-brow and often mythical debates, remains illusive.

No room for high-risk innovation – Arthur Kroeber

Is China becoming an innovative force? Arthur Kroeber belongs to the bears in this debate, he tells Reuters, as the academic climate in the country is too much constrained. Not only lack of intellectual property protection and a failing educational system holds innovation back.

The booming value of online game firms – Marc van der Chijs

Online gaming has developed in the past five years from a niche market into a booming industry, writes former Spil Games Asia CEO Marc van der Chijs in his weblog. Valuation for gaming companies like Zynga and Playdom have gone up dramatically and valuations will continue to rise.

Idea hunters go to Beijing – Bill Fischer

Bill Fischer When you are looking for smart ideas in China, go to Beijing, rather than Shanghai or Guangzhou, writes IMD business professor Bill Fischer of technology management in the Business…

Consolidating cooperation CEIBS and Philips – Annette Nijs

Annette Nijs Executive Director Global Initiative of the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) Annette Nijs led earlier this week a signing ceremony for a partnership between her school and…

William Bao Bean joins Singtel Innov8

William Bao Bean via Flickr William Bao Bean has joined Singtel Innov8, a US$ 150 million venture capitalist firm as managing director in Shanghai.  Singtel Innov8 has been established in…

China’s Baidu as a game-changer – Kaiser Kuo

Kaiser Kuo Fantake via Flickr China’s companies have mostly been seen as intelligent copy-cats of their Western competitors at best, certainly no innovators. China’s largest search engine Baidu.com proves it can…

2010: the year of shifting gears – Bill Fischer

Bill Fischer by Fantake via Flickr IMD-professor, and former CEIBS dean, Bill Fischer, describes on his weblog the fast changing speed in China’s development. While China has made huge steps…

Mok, Andy

Andy Mok is a senior fellow at the Center for China and Globalization, the managing director of Red Pagoda Resources, a Beijing-based executive search firm. Travels from Beijing

Brennan, Matthew

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

travels from Shanghai, China