Entrepreneurs

Alibaba CEO Takes Helm at Sun Art Retail After Chairman Resigns

Alibaba CEO Takes Helm at Sun Art Retail After Chairman Resigns

Alibaba’s Chief Executive Daniel Zhang has taken the reins at China’s leading hypermarket operator Sun Art Retail Group Ltd. after…

Jan 31, 2018
Liao Shumin
Lei Jun -- A Dominant Figure in China’s Internet Sector

Lei Jun -- A Dominant Figure in China’s Internet Sector

Lei Jun, founder of smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc., is known as a role model in Beijing’s tech hub Zhongguancun, and will likely top the China rich list this year.

Jan 26, 2018
Zhu Dan & Yang Jie
Chinese Entrepreneurial Idol Mao Kankan Commits Suicide

Chinese Entrepreneurial Idol Mao Kankan Commits Suicide

Mao Kankan, who co-founded digital game development firm MaJoy, commit suicide in his home yesterday. He gassed himself. Problems at a company he ran may have motivated him to end his life.

Jan 25, 2018
Duan Qianqian
JD Founder Hosts Grand Luncheon in Davos

JD Founder Hosts Grand Luncheon in Davos

Liu Qiangdong, founder of Chinese e-commerce behemoth JD.com Inc., held a luncheon with senior executives from over 40 global companies on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Jan 24, 2018
Liao Shumin
Tencent Founder Pony Ma Briefly Passes Google Founder on Forbes Rich List

Tencent Founder Pony Ma Briefly Passes Google Founder on Forbes Rich List

Pony Ma, founder and chairman of Chinese internet titan Tencent Holdings Ltd. briefly edged past Google co-founder Sergey Brin yesterday…

Jan 24, 2018
Dou Shicong
Li Ka-shing Tops Forbes Hong Kong Rich List for 20th Consecutive Year

Li Ka-shing Tops Forbes Hong Kong Rich List for 20th Consecutive Year

Chinese business magnate Li Ka-shing topped the 2018 Forbes Hong Kong Rich List yet again. Benefiting from the sound development…

Jan 19, 2018
Liao Shumin
Court Freezes Gionee Chairman’s Assets Amid Gambling Debt Rumors

Court Freezes Gionee Chairman’s Assets Amid Gambling Debt Rumors

Courts have frozen assets belonging to the chairman of smartphone maker Gionee Communication Equipment Co. in a move that could relate to gambling debts in Macao.

Jan 16, 2018
Dou Shicong
Alibaba’s Jack Ma Uses Bank Card to Pay

Alibaba’s Jack Ma Uses Bank Card to Pay

When Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba Group, recently went to a bar in Chongqing, he drew great attention.

Jan 12, 2018
Liao Shumin
Shares of Qihoo’s Backdoor Listing Firm Rally to Record High on Investor Optimism

Shares of Qihoo’s Backdoor Listing Firm Rally to Record High on Investor Optimism

Qihoo 360 Technology Co.’s planned backdoor listing vehicle saw its shares close at an all-time high yesterday as optimism spread…

Jan 4, 2018
Liao Shumin
Jia Yueting's Reply to CSRC Pledges to Pay Debts, Appoints Wife, Brother Proxies

Jia Yueting's Reply to CSRC Pledges to Pay Debts, Appoints Wife, Brother Proxies

In response to an order by China’s Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) to embattled LeEco founder Jia Yueting to return home…

Jan 2, 2018
Xu Wei
Jia Yueting Can Seek Funding in US Despite ‘Dishonest Debtor’ Label in China, Lawyers Say

Jia Yueting Can Seek Funding in US Despite ‘Dishonest Debtor’ Label in China, Lawyers Say

China labeling Jia Yueting, founder of the cash-strapped Chinese tech firm LeEco, a “dishonest debtor” will probably not affect his financing activities in the US, a lawyer told Yicai Global.

Dec 29, 2017
Zhou Jia
Regulator Orders LeEco Founder Jia Yueting Back to China

Regulator Orders LeEco Founder Jia Yueting Back to China

China’s securities watchdog has summoned Jia Yueting, founder of debt-laden tech and entertainment conglomerate LeEco, back from the US.

Dec 26, 2017
Liao Shumin

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