Posts Tagged: Hangzhou


Hong Kong startup makes stylish ebikes for global market

Startup makes electric bikes that are the perfect blend of hi-tech and hipster

Electric bikes are a great way to take the pain out of cycling for those who want to avoiding jumping into a gas-guzzling car. But they̵...

  • March 12, 2014
  • at 9:38 pm
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Beijing air

This Report Shows That Chinese Startups Need to Get the Hell Out of Beijing

You’re an entrepreneur or working for a startup. You’re young. You’re about to have a family that you want to bring up in ...

  • May 23, 2013
  • at 2:15 pm
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China’s Taobao and Tmall Top 1 Trillion RMB ($159 Billion) in Sales So Far This Year

China’s largest e-commerce company, Alibaba, has just announced that two of its sites, Taobao and Tmall, have collectively hit RMB 1 t...

  • December 3, 2012
  • at 3:27 pm
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Great Timing: As Apple Maps Suck Hard, Baidu Maps App Gets a Major Update

Just as everyone is talking about maps apps – to be precise, the ghost town nature of Apple’s lousy new offering – China&#...

  • September 24, 2012
  • at 11:50 am
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Zaarly Brings Its Marketplace to China, With New Name and Apps

Zaarly, the American startup that helps people outsource simple errands and tasks, has launched in China with the Chinese name Jieqoo, and s...

  • May 4, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Taobao Mall Braces for Physical Protests at Alibaba HQ

Just when you thought that Alibaba’s olive branch had stopped the digital protests by smaller businesses using its Taobao Mall platfor...

  • November 23, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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WeiboCall Brings Free VoIP Calls to Weibo Lovers

A Hangzhou-based start-up has snagged the fantastically gimmicky name WeiboCall – incorporating the word for China’s popular mic...

  • October 3, 2011
  • at 10:41 pm
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Alibaba.com Rewards Hero Mother Who Saved Child From 10th Floor Fall

Alibaba.com will reward one its workers with 200,000 RMB (which is about US$31,000) in cash after she miraculously saved a young child that ...

  • July 4, 2011
  • at 10:48 pm
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Who needs Uber? This Chinese startup lets you connect with a designated driver

Who needs Uber? This Chinese startup lets you connect with a designated driver

Pricey car chauffeur service Uber has launched in China, and the country is home to plenty of taxi-hailing apps, but one Chinese startup has...

  • November 5, 2013
  • at 11:47 am
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China Mobile 4G launch in 2013

China Mobile Rolls Out 2 More City-Wide 4G Trials

Over the weekend, China Mobile (NYSE:CHL; HKG:0941) flipped the switch on massive new 4G trials in two Chinese cities. It means that residen...

  • February 4, 2013
  • at 11:35 am
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China’s Online Retailers Tap Convenience Stores for Package Pick-Ups

Although Chinese consumers are hot for the nation’s e-commerce sites – with one in seven urbanites shopping online each month &#...

  • October 25, 2012
  • at 2:15 pm
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A New Travel E-Commerce Site Gives Chinese Tourists Tickets Galore

Today is Friday, and so it’s the most apt time to profile a startup called “Friday” – or Zhouwu in Chinese. It’...

  • July 27, 2012
  • at 1:40 pm
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1,000 Protestors Gather Outside Taobao HQ in Ongoing New Rules Row [PHOTOS]

As many as 1,000 protesters, comprising small business owners on the B2C e-commerce platform Taobao Mall, have gathered at Alibaba HQ in Han...

  • November 24, 2011
  • at 3:40 pm
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PickRide Hopes to Hook-Up Urban Chinese With Carpool Rides

PickRide, with its apps for Android and iPhone, allows people to carpool in order to save money and find a convenient ride as an alternative...

  • November 14, 2011
  • at 1:15 pm
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Jack Ma: You Know What’s Cool? One Trillion RMB in Turnover

"You know what’s cooler than a billion RMB? A trillion RMB!" OK, so those weren’t the actual words of Alibaba’s founder and CEO, Jack ...

  • September 11, 2011
  • at 8:30 pm
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