In the two days since we last wrote about Wowo, the company has missed two more IPO deadlines. Is this company ever going to actually list?
China is often called a land of contradictions, and its tech industry is no different. Yes, the middle kingdom is the source of some hackers and copycats, but it’s also the source of some startling innovation, one of the world’s most unique and vibrant internet cultures, and some of the most passionate techies and gamers in the universe. China’s internet may be censored but that hasn’t stopped web, gaming, and mobile startups from springing up all over the country. Here at Tech in Asia we’ve got it all: the good, the bad, and the ugly. The hottest startups, the craziest copycats, and the darkest tales of censorship in Asia.
Yet another DIY travel startup secures funding in China, but can it cut out a place for itself in this saturated market?
Rather than trying to pack in as much variety as possible like rival O2O food delivery startups, Jacky's hones in on doing one thing very well: spicy shellfish.
China's favorite mobile messenger adds more ads.
100 lucky Chinese startups are about to get a cash injection and some free cloud services courtesy of Microsoft's China branch and a few of its VC partners.
April Fools' Day has everyone at Tech in Asia a bit paranoid about getting duped by fake stories.
Zhou Qunfei started out on the factory floor at a company that made glass for watches. Now her company is making the glass for the Apple Watch.
The lightning-fast online retailer is betting on the on-demand economy.
Specifically listed among the offending content are three Japanese anime TV shows: Blood-C, Terror in Resonance, and Highschool of the Dead.
Wowo, also known as 55tuan, has missed several IPO dates already and it looks likely to miss its next one. What the heck is going on?
As opposed to traditional rewards-based crowdfunding like Kickstarter, backers of projects on JD will be able to buy equity in the company they’re supporting.
Chinese cosmetics and skincare company Yu Jia Hui has raised an undisclosed funding round from Xiaomi founder Lei Jun and Shunwei Capital.
Beequick, a food and drink delivery startup, has announced it secured a US$20 million series B round of funding from Hillhouse Capital and Sequoia Capital.
Alibaba's Aliyun wants to help startups enter the cloud era with a massive new incubation program that has dozens of powerful partners.
Online education continues to burn white hot in China as yet another O2O education startup rakes in a big funding round.
This month's list of our top five favorite crowdfunding campaigns in China all come courtesy of JD Coufenzi, and range from the practical to the extravagant.
Some startups in China are capitalizing on the captive test prep market, announcing funding ahead of the country's infamous college entrance exam, the gaokao.
China is aiming to replace foreign tech with domestic alternatives by 2020. That's not going to happen, but what actually will happen isn't any better for foreign tech companies.