Since William Bao Bean took on a new role as managing director of ChinaAccelerator early 2015, he also stepped into the limelight in a rather public role, compared to his earlier VC-activities. And people have noticed that change, as the demand for William as a speaker has spiked over the past few months.
Investments are flooding into China´s innovative industries. But investing in China is a completely different game from the traditional VC approach, tells William Bao Bean, Managing Director of Chinaccelerator, in VentureCon Japan, according to E27. China is providing more finance, and more competition.
Mobile is king in China, and its model to take online to offline, and offline to online (the O2O model) is now ready to go to the next five billions customers in SouthEast Asia, Eastern Europe and Central and South America, tells China Accelerator managing director William Bao Bean in ChinaInnnovation.
Companies have started to invest heavily in social media, including mobile application. But the results are often disappointing, tells William Bao Bean in this presentation on ROI on social media. Understanding your customers, and their differences, is more important than getting tools in place.