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Differences between the tech ecosystem in China vs. the US, from the perspective of a founder that lived in the Bay Area for the last 10 years.

Startups are hard.

Yet startups are also simple.

Don’t overthink it.

ZhenResidence Cohort 8 + ZhenFund team



  • Narrow framing (limiting the options we consider)
  • Confirmation bias
  • Short-term emotion
  • Over confidence


  • Vanishing options test — now what if we remove…



Pianemo, Raja Ampat, Indonesia

The book: Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China

Lei Xu

co-founder of | entrepreneur, product, ex-Google, ex-YC |

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