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China is often painted as a graveyard for foreign Internet companies — Googlepulled out, Facebook was shut out, Twitter was blocked. Recently, American Internet companies “Have found a degree of success in China…[by handing] over data and control to the Chinese government,” writes Josh Horowitz in an article published in Quartz. What the strategic partnership between Alibaba and Mei.com (Glamour Sales) clearly shows, however, is that even a foreign Internet company can really make it big in China when it has the right DNA and fits into the system — politics and data seem to have little to do with it. Read More

Marco Gervasi

I write and speak about e-commerce and IOT in China, www.east-commerce.com, I advise funds and internet companies on investments in and out of China

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