There’s a lot of debate surrounding Beijing’s crackdown on China’s tech sector. Why now? What’s the goal? And what’s next? Those are the questions YCW’s Michael Kehoe put to tech analyst Rui Ma — the main writer and co-host of the @Tech Buzz China podcast.
Michael Kehoe (Young China Watchers)
About Rui Ma:
Rui (pronounced “rey”) was born in China but grew up in the U.S., mostly in the San Francisco Bay Area, where she is currently based. She has over fifteen years of experience in investment banking and investing, spanning seed stage to pre-IPO investing, and spent eight of those years working across multiple industries including real estate and media as well as technology in Shanghai and Beijing. She is currently an angel investor and advisor to several startups and funds. Rui is also active in philanthropy and currently runs Rookie.Fund, a nonprofit student venture fund network in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. She’s vegetarian and would like to be a Chinese calligrapher when she retires.
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Music by: Blue Dot Sessions