INSIGHTS | Predatory student loans in China

By Nicole Jao

Sep 2, 20196 min read A university campus in Beijing, China. (Image credit: Flickr/MAJebara)More than half of all companies have been pruned from the peer-to-peer (P2P) lending market after regulators introduced tougher rules aiming to curb illegal …

Xiaohongshu – the death of a dream

By Will Clegg

Aug 8, 20195 min read A user opens the Xiaohongshu app. (Image credit: TechNode/Eugene Tang)January 2019. I was incredibly bullish on Xiaohongshu (XHS).
The platform seemed to have it all: fresh investment from one of the biggest internet companies …