China tech is different, not exceptional

By Michael Norris

Aug 15, 20193 min read I am relatively fortunate to have built up a patchwork quilt of connections through my work, writing, and friendship circle. While I’m not holding myself up as someone who sips tea with Jack Ma on Tuesdays, I do have occasiona…

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 …