Two pioneers in the tech startup space, Oscar Ramos and Geoffrey Handley of Chinaccelerator, talk to Hey China to decipher what sets Chinese entrepreneurship apart and what ultimately leads to long lasting success:
“Humility, asking for advice, and constant learning”
“The magic ingredient is the mentors”
“Making money is easy. Building a business is much harder”
Chinaccelerator is the first startup accelerator and a mentorship-driven program launched in China in 2010 helping internet companies enter China and build businesses across Asia.
It is run by the global venture fund SOSV Accelerator VC with $740M+ AUM, operates six global accelerators, and to date has invested in over 160 startups.
According to TechCrunch, they were the #2 most active seed and angel stage investor in the world in 2019.
Hey China! by Shirley Yu and Martina Fuchs, in partnership with China Business Forum
Hey China! is a digital media production and talk show by Co-Founders and Co-Hosts Shirley Yu and Martina Fuchs and produced by Arwen Zhining Li focusing on China's tech space.
Hey China! is self-funded and independently run. Opinions expressed are strictly personal.