Ten years ago, Alipay was just a rapidly growing online payments service. Today, Alipay is the modern gateway to Ant Financial's ecosystem of financial services, from wealth management and insurance to lending and credit scores.
OYO is looking to expand its international footprint — especially in China. We look at how it could succeed in the shadow of Airbnb and its Chinese counterparts.
Platforms offering parenting-related content and advice have taken off in China, attracting billions in funding and millions of users. These platforms could offer an entry point for CPG and food brands.
Tencent was an investor in a whopping 12 tech companies that have gone public since the start of 2017.
In part 3 of China in AI, we look at the low-cost, high-volume smart speaker market and how new business models are blurring competitive lines.
As Baidu accelerates its capabilities in self-driving vehicle technology, we dive into the Chinese tech giant's uniquely collaborative approach.
The US card payment system involves a series of middlemen taking a cut. Digital systems, like those used in China and Kenya, could threaten banks and other players.
Adidas is already talking about revamping its supply chain if new tariffs are imposed on its products.
In part 2 of China in AI, we look at how the biggest companies in China are positioning themselves to become global leaders in smart city solutions, autonomous driving, conversational AI, and predictive healthcare.