Visits to Tencent, Didi, Xiaomi, Cheetah Mobile and JD.com showcase China innovation and tech power.
Weekly digest: Xiaomi invests in Indian video streamer, Alibaba’s financial unit and Didi Kuaidi go for mega-billion dollar status in funding.
Amazing to see the mainstream tech media catching onto the copy from China trend that Silicon Dragon spotlighted some 8 years ago (in a book by the same title).
Xiaomi moves further afield into new products as it adds a scooter, smart TV and trolley.
Silicon Dragon’s ranking of China’s top 10 unicorn startups (below) offers a snapshot of these breakthrough leaders with stratospheric valuations. Of the 131 unicorns worldwide, China claims 18 startups in the $1 billion-plus club....
China’s unicorns startups now numbering 18 will likely face higher hurdles with economic slowdown and market volatility.