Building off the prevalence of mobile payments in China, startups like BingoBox and the F5 Future Store combine robotics and mobile apps to open human-free convenience stores.
You can work out for 3 cents a minute at these 43-sq.-ft mini-gyms on the streets of Beijing.
The venture capital funnel shows just how brutal the VC game is.
Chip makers are chasing the advancements made by big players like Apple and Google. The AI chip startup scene is particularly buzzing with activity in China, following a US government ban on selling high-end chips to the country.
The $68B gorilla continues to expand globally in places like India and Brazil and is still chasing autonomous driving. However, it will have to stem its losses ahead of an eventual IPO, which may lead to rollbacks in contested regions like Southeast Asia.