Shenzhen is a city that truly symbolizes innovation. From its designation as China’s first Special Economic Zone in 1980, it has miraculously developed from being a small fishing village of 30,000 people into the technology and manufacturing hub of the world; a roaring metropolis of 14 million people, each hoping to find the Chinese dream.
Business leaders, analysts, and policymakers discuss China’s entrepreneurial landscape at China Globalization Forum. The world is becoming increasingly multipolar with the locus for world-changing innovation shifting to the Chinese city of Shenzhen, concluded industry leaders in business, finance, and government at the first annual China Globalization Forum. “Anyone who stepped foot into Silicon Valley in […]
The People’s Republic has seen a lot of foreign companies find success in recent years, but a shift is happening in the market. It involves less foreign expansion into China and more innovation coming out of the country. Technology is at the forefront of the shift, with Chinese tech companies beginning to outperform their foreign counterparts. […]
Jack Ma once likened his company Alibaba to “a crocodile in the Yangtze”: strong in China, but once outside familiar waters, not in a position to take on the “shark in the ocean,” eBay. China’s huge domestic market has meant that previously, enormous business successes could be found without taking the risks of venturing abroad. […]
If you’ve been following our blog recently, you know that we’ve been covering the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen. The city’s perpetual growth and entrepreneurial spirit have inspired CSOFT to embark upon a new project called the Globalization • Shenzhen 100, a unique mutual effort between the government, professional services, and private enterprises that provides […]
As you walk down any street in the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone, you are assailed with the gleam of burnished metal and the glitter of polished glass. Gazing around, you may notice that the city offers a striking resemblance to San Francisco’s Silicon Valley. In the downtown central business district, newly built architectural structures vie […]