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China Tech Talk

Nov 12, 2017

After a lackluster response from China for the iPhone 7, and consecutive quarterly declines in market share, many have wondered if we are watching the beginning of the end for Apple in China.

This week, Matt and John revisit their discussion about Apple in China to look at how the country's consumers have responded to...


Nov 5, 2017

Some call Uber's China foray a failure but looking at the DNA of the company, its values of radical ownership and operational focus have reshaped entrepreneurship in China.

This week, Matt and John talk about the lasting impact Uber has had on the entrepreneurs and their startups since they exited China.

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  • Chenyu...


Oct 29, 2017

This week John and Matt follow up with Florian Bohnert, Head of Global Partnerships about what Mobike has been up to since we last talked, including:

  • How Mobike has expanded into global markets
  • The challenges of globalizing from China
  • Finding talent and educating users
  • Differences in recreational vs commute use in...


Oct 22, 2017

The first reference episode for China Tech Talk delves into the broader conditions enabling China speed, including:

  • Economic growth and habituated pace of change
  • Generational differences in user habits
  • Super apps
  • Values that don't include net neutrality or the open web
  • The phone as life's control center

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  • Matthew...


24: The water we swim in

Oct 22, 2017

The first reference episode for China Tech Talk delves into the broader conditions enabling China speed, including:

  • Economic growth and habituated pace of change
  • Generational differences in user habits
  • Super apps
  • Values that don't include net neutrality or the open web
  • The phone as life's control center

Links

  • Matthew...