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China Tech Talk

Aug 18, 2017

This week Matt and John talk with Josh Gartner, veteran China hand and VP for International Corporate Affairs at JD.com, about:

  • How JD stacks up against Amazon and Alibaba
  • Early challenges and a crucial pivot towards in-house logistics
  • Tencent as a major stakeholder
  • The move towards a greater offline presence
  • Drone...


Aug 11, 2017

This week Matt and John talk with Neil Woodfine, former COO at Remitsy about:

  • What bitcoin and blockchain are
  • What Ethereum might be
  • Why ICOs don't make sense
  • How bitcoin is going to play a bigger part in decentralized transactions
  • Why bitcoin is so big in China and should we be worried

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Aug 4, 2017

This week Matt and John talk with Kaiser Kuo, veteran China hand and former International Communications Director for Baidu, about:

  • What the early China internet was like
  • How he joined Baidu
  • How Chinese companies are like ice age tribes
  • VPNs in China
  • Future prospects for the company

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