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July 18, 2019
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Online shopping guide SMZDM surges 44% on China stock market debut

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When Chinese internet companies seek initial public offerings, they tend to look to the United States where rules for profitability are less strict. SMZDM, an online shopping guide....

June 18, 2019
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China’s housing unicorn Danke appoints ex-Baidu exec as new COO

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A few months after nabbing a handsome $500 million funding round, China’s shared housing startup Danke Apartment got a talent boost. On Monday, Danke announced the appointment of....

March 8, 2019
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Africa Roundup: Kenya’s BRCK acquires EveryLayer, Nigeria’s TeamApt eyes global expansion

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Kenyan  communications hardware company BRCK acquired the assets of Nairobi based internet provider Surf and its U.S. parent EveryLayer in a purchase deal of an undisclosed a....

January 30, 2019
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WeWork could challenge Starbucks in China with new on-demand service

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The rise of Starbucks in China, like that in the west, is closely linked to its function as a “third space” for people to hang out between home and work. In recent years, a be....

January 26, 2019
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Meet the little-known Chinese Wi-Fi startup that rubs shoulders with WeChat and Alipay

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A service that connects people to Wi-Fi hotspots for free turned out to be one of China’s most popular apps, nestling in the top ranks with Tencent’s WeChat messenger and Alib....