Entrepreneurs

Tencent Aims to Become Digital Assistant Across Multiple Industries, CEO Pony Ma Says

Tencent Aims to Become Digital Assistant Across Multiple Industries, CEO Pony Ma Says

Pony Ma, founder of WeChat operator Tencent Holdings Ltd., aims to transform his firm into a digital assistant serving companies…

Apr 12, 2018
Tang Shihua
Jia Yueting Revives Supercar Plan, Bids for Land in South China Amid Recruitment Drive

Jia Yueting Revives Supercar Plan, Bids for Land in South China Amid Recruitment Drive

Faraday & Future Inc., the US-based new energy vehicle maker led by embattled Chinese entrepreneur Jia Yueting, has kicked off…

Mar 20, 2018
Xu Wei
Xiaomi Founder Lei Jun Resigns as Chairman of Appmaker Cheetah Mobile

Xiaomi Founder Lei Jun Resigns as Chairman of Appmaker Cheetah Mobile

Chinese tech billionaire Lei Jun, best known as the founder of leading smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc., has stepped down from…

Mar 14, 2018
Dou Shicong
Niu Technologies CEO Departs for Pastures New After 30-Months in the Clink

Niu Technologies CEO Departs for Pastures New After 30-Months in the Clink

Li Yinan, founder of luxury electric bike maker Niu Technologies Group Ltd., has resigned from his role as chief executive…

Mar 12, 2018
Liao Shumin
Ex-Uber CEO Kalanick Stages Comeback With Investment Fund Targeting China, India

Ex-Uber CEO Kalanick Stages Comeback With Investment Fund Targeting China, India

Travis Kalanick, founder and former head of ride-hailing phenomenon Uber Inc., has unveiled plans for a new investment fund named 10100, which will target job creation in China and India.

Mar 9, 2018
Liao Shumin
Pony Ma Moves to Top Spot to Become Richest Chinese on Forbes 2018 List of Billionaires

Pony Ma Moves to Top Spot to Become Richest Chinese on Forbes 2018 List of Billionaires

Pony Ma, founder and chairman of China’s internet conglomerate Tencent Holdings Ltd., ranked the richest Chinese businessmen on Forbes 2018…

Mar 7, 2018
Dou Shicong
Jia Yueting Admits All Pledged Shares Are Overloaded With Debt, Leshi Says

Jia Yueting Admits All Pledged Shares Are Overloaded With Debt, Leshi Says

Embattled entrepreneur Jia Yueting’s stock-pledged repo transactions have all triggered the mandatory liquidation threshold stipulated in the agreement between the…

Mar 3, 2018
Wang Zhen
China’s Entrepreneurs Cherish Rationality and Perseverance

China’s Entrepreneurs Cherish Rationality and Perseverance

Over 40 years of reform and opening up, China has reaped a host of remarkable achievements, marked by its transformation…

Feb 13, 2018
Yicai Global
2018 Yicai Brilliant 20 Selection Sets Sail Again

2018 Yicai Brilliant 20 Selection Sets Sail Again

With the deepening of globalization and development of the internet, China’s role is undergoing changes. In the past, Chinese company…

Feb 12, 2018
Yicai Global
Former Google VP Heads Up New Beijing AI Research Institute

Former Google VP Heads Up New Beijing AI Research Institute

Former Google and Microsoft vice-president Kai-fu Lee has been named president of a newly opened research institute in Beijing, which…

Feb 9, 2018
Jiang Xuan
Forbes Publishes Its First-Ever Cryptocurrency Rich List With One Chinese Magnate in Top Three

Forbes Publishes Its First-Ever Cryptocurrency Rich List With One Chinese Magnate in Top Three

Business magazine Forbes has released its first ever list of cryptocurrency’s richest individuals. The ranking shows only one Chinese business…

Feb 8, 2018
Liao Shumin
Midea Founder He Xiangjian Tops List of Chinese Philanthropists

Midea Founder He Xiangjian Tops List of Chinese Philanthropists

He Xiangjian, founder of appliance maker Midea Group Co., was the most philanthropic Chinese entrepreneur last year after donating CNY6.8…

Feb 7, 2018
Shao Haipeng

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