You Only Think You Know China: The 2018 China Internet Report Will Blow Your Mind

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Exclusively launched at last week’s RISE conference in Hong Kong is the China Internet Report 2018.

China has twice as many internet users as the total population of the United States — and it’s growing fast. This unique collaboration between Abacus, 500 Startups, the South China Morning Post, will break down everything you need to know about China’s thriving tech industry, the big players in each field, and lay out the four overarching trends that have emerged.

The best thing about this? You can download it for free here.

You can watch them summarize this at RISE here.

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Looking Back to the Future on the Hong Kong Startup Scene

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As a startup ecosystem champion and connector I get asked to do many interviews about startups in Hong Kong and Asia-Pacific (i’m in fact going to be talking about this at the East Meets West 2016 conference in Hawaii next week) I know I have been extremely lax on blogging about the ecosystem so when asked to do an interview I pick ones that will hopefully reach out to the audience intended and generate more awareness for the startup ecosystem.

I was interviewed recently by the Alibaba Morning Post South China Morning Post recently, only to find 1% of it made it into the story that had not much to do with what the story was pitched to me as. So I’ve decided to post the full email interview here in its entirety so you can read my thoughts.

No, nothing controversial just some thoughts that you might like to read in their entirety. Full of typos and all.

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The SCMP Launches New Entrepreneur Magazine; Features WHub and Ambi Climate in First Issue

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We told you about Jumpstart magazine – Hong Kong’s first entrepreneur magazine with a first issue devoted to tech startups and a second issue on foodpreneurs, now the South China Morning Post is stepping into the ring with their version called Inside Entrepreneur which will see both a print version as a supplement in their newspaper and a more reader-friendly online version – which you can download here and throw onto your iPad and read anywhere.

This inaugural issue features 2 of our favourite startups: Ambi Climate and WHub. And check out our cool full-page ad as well as.