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Over the past 20 years, returnee Chinese (海归) have played a pivotal role in shaping China’s modern technology and venture capital landscape. As China rapidly closes the gap against the West, returnee Chinese may find it harder to differentiate based on advanced knowledge alone, and have concerns of not being…

Examples of Success and Failure


In this post, we’ll examine past attempts by foreign technology companies to enter the China market. I’ve found that analyzing case studies can often reinforce understanding after learning the initial framework. These examples should be useful to reference in both passing conversation and formal debate. As there exists limited…

Adam Bao

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