Startups in the time of the virus: Lessons from China

By Chinaccelator

While things start to go back to normal in China, the virus crisis continues to unfold across the globe. Silicon Valley is shutting down as local governments order people to stay in their homes. Small and medium startups are likely going to be slammed …

Y Combinator ends plans for China accelerator

By Eliza Gkritsi

Nov 22, 20191 min read Qi Lu will no longer be building Y Combinator’s accelerator in China. (Image credit: Dcoetzee/Wikimedia Commons)Y Combinator (YC), the Silicon Valley seed accelerator behind Airbnb, Reddit, and Dropbox, has abandoned plans to …

Fear of missing out: A tale of many cities in China

By Rami Blachman

Sep 25, 20197 min read Image credit: BigStock/AntivWhile you were busy trying to keep track of Donald Trump’s trade warfare antics and China’s reprisals, you probably missed a powerful force also shaping China’s tech rise: Cities, motivated by sheer…