Ep 94: Why China is a new innovation paradigm


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Matthieu David interviews Yuan Yingzi, Executive Director at Europe China Foundation and Strategic Innovation Lab Strategic Analyst at Ubisoft. China’s business ecosystem is attracting interesting resources which fuel Chinese innovation. European start-ups are starting to look to Chinese investors and VCs for partnerships and funding. How does the Europe China Foundation function to help build these business relationships and how do these relationships affect innovation? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this new China Paradigm podcast. 0:10 Guest introduction 00:49 What is Europe China Foundation and what do they focus on? 05:35 How is the strength of innovation different for China compared to Europe? 09:43 Makerspace - a deeper understanding of this Chinese notion 12:31 What other specificities are there for China regarding innovation? 13:42 What is Europe China Foundation's purpose? 16:20 How are China-based VCs different than foreign VCs? 18:00 From production to market - China's blooming ecosystem 21:42 What is the next frontier to be conquered by China's innovation? 25:39 How is China leveraging European connections to accelerate innovation? 29:16 What are the factors that have contributed to the failure of many tech companies in China? 31:10 Is it worth coming into the Chinese market if companies have to reconsider their whole marketing strategy? 35;16 On the topic of "Open Innovation"... 37:50 What book about China has inspired Yuan Yingzi the most? 39:02 What does Yuan Yingzi read to stay up to date on China? 40:55 What book does Yuan Yingzi recommend for reading on the topic of business in China? 42:45 Should Yung Yingzi have extra time what would she be doing on the side? 44:06 What unexpected success has Yung Yingzi witnessed in China? 47:39 What unexpected failure has Yung Yingzi witnessed in China? 49:07 Outro Learn more about Europe China Foundation https://www.linkedin.com/company/europe-china-foundation/ Listen & Subscribe: Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/china-paradigms/id1450916630 YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2y6ixpQB1WIs6GMdUeoq4g Website: http://chinaparadigm.com/ Thanks for listening! If you like what you hear, do us a favor and write a review on iTunes. What is China Paradigms Podcast? China Paradigms is the China Business Podcast for entrepreneurs and China watchers. Learn from business professionals in China on our China Paradigms.

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