Category Archives: Internet Business

Making money online in China

A Cloud with Chinese Characteristics

In the Hutong Doctor, Doctor, Gimme some news 0917 hrs. In addition to the matter of whether China remains a suitable regional headquarters for international firms, the recent government-imposed internet clotting also points to major changes that are taking place … Continue reading

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The Business of China is NOT Business

In the Hutong Bandwidth-starved 0842 hrs. Last week I had a chance to talk with Carlos Tejada at The Wall Street Journal about how Google services have become all-but-inaccessible for users in many parts of China, and how this all … Continue reading

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Where is Tencent Going?

China’s Tencent Raises $600 Million from Note Offering Josh Ong The Next Web August 29, 2012 Chinese Internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd. (TCTZF.PK) is raising some $600 million from a senior note offering this week. Given that in the second … Continue reading

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Bringing Chinese Equity Home, Continued

Chinese RTOs Covertly Going Private – Seeking Alpha. In the Hutong Heading to Shanghai 2044 hrs. As I have noted here and in Euromoney Magazine, we are witnessing the beginning of an important shift for Chinese enterprises and the way … Continue reading

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VIEs: The Long Resolution

In the Hutong Prepping the Pack Meeting 0917 hrs. In the course of some debates about China, all you learn is how strong peoples opinions are. Yet in a few cases, the debate itself is a socratic-style graduate seminar not … Continue reading

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Jack Ma’s American Journey

In the Hutong And…We’re Back! 1151 hrs. Amidst all of the recent speculation about Alibaba, Jack Ma, and his intentions toward Yahoo!, the real story keeps slipping below the fold: Jack Ma’s pledge to spend a year living in the … Continue reading

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Hutong Weekend: Top Ten Signs that it is Time to Leave Foursquare

In the Hutong Mid-Autumn Festivus 1515 hrs. After much angst and contemplation recently, I gave up on Foursquare. I wasn’t stalked, and it has nothing to do with something the company did to offend me. I just woke up one … Continue reading

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