China

Eurasia Group Examines Artificial Intelligence in China

In case you haven’t been paying attention, China has been in the news quite a bit lately as a country that is quickly surpassing the United States in technical prowess, much to the dislike of those pundits who would rather stick their heads in the sand and pretend the threat isn’t real. “Silicon Valley would be […]

4 Chinese Industrial Robot Stocks to Invest In

China has recently surpassed the US to become the world leader in GDP counted in Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) exchange rates, surpassing both the United States and the European Union. If you’ve forgotten about what PPP is from your college econ classes, it’s a hypothetical rate used to calculate GDP which simply puts everyone on the same playing field. […]

The “Best” Chinese Venture Capital Firms

If you follow the latest news coming out of Silicon Valley, you may have heard tech pundits bantering recently about the extent to which the Chinese plan to dominate the world using a complex strategy called working harder. Confucius says, “the harder you work, the luckier you get”, and the Chinese have taken this to […]

Can Chinese AI Chip Makers Compete with Nvidia?

There is a new arms race, but we’re not talking thermonuclear war—unless we give machines the launch codes. Artificial intelligence is one of the key technologies that we cover, and it’s been a wild ride the last few years. Industries from healthcare to recruitment have embraced AI to gain efficiencies and a competitive edge. Heck, […]

10 Ways China is Kicking America’s Ass in Tech

In a decade’s time, there may be a single country that the entire world looks up to more than any other. Sure, their leader might have been seen as somewhat of a dictator by some. This country may have used a wall to keep people out, and took a harsh stance towards immigrants. A look at many […]

Top 8 Chinese Self-driving Electric Vehicle Startups

One could be forgiven for thinking that Tesla is the only company in existence building autonomous, or self-driving, electric vehicles. The Elon Musk hype machine, fueled by the fanboys at Futurism and other tech sites, has been in overdrive lately. Now, if the billionaire tells us his secret to regrowing hair, then we might jump […]

10 Interesting Chinese Robotic Startups

The United States can still claim to be the largest economy in the world, at an estimated $18 trillion. For now. It’s no secret that the People’s Republic of China is gunning to be No. 1. Boasting an $11 trillion economy and 6.7 percent growth in 2016 (against 1.6 percent in the United States), it’s […]

10 Chinese Genomics Companies Decoding China

We’ve had boots on the ground in China for some time now, and we’re firmly convinced that investment exposure to China is a must. A recent article by Peter Diamandis on the topic pointed out the 9-9-6 work culture for Chinese startups which stands for 9 AM to 9 PM, 6 days a week – […]

How to Invest in China and Buy Chinese Stocks

There’s something happening in the United States in case you haven’t noticed. It has nothing to do with politics, or all the pearl-clutching over the celebrity scandal du jour. It crosses the boundaries of presidential tenures, and is perhaps most evident to those who live outside the country. America is losing its edge to China. Maybe it’s […]

Electric Bus Startup Proterra Up Against China

You’re either on the bus or off the bus. That was the bare-bones philosophy of Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters, a misfit band of hippies and revolutionaries best known for spiking the punch with LSD at Grateful Dead gigs back in the 1960s. Driven with manic glee by Jack Kerouac’s old drinking buddy, Neal […]