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The China Startup Pulse

By Chinaccelerator

The China Startup Pulse is a podcast designed to give startup enthusiasts from around the world a behind the scenes and on-the-ground understanding of what's happening in China's startup ecosystem every week. Run By Chinaccelerator and SOSV, hosted by Ryan Shuken, William Bao Bean and Oscar Ramos, and founded by Ryan Shuken & Todd Embley - hackers and hustlers on the ground and at the epicenter of it all in Shanghai, China. 🎆You can search "China Startup Pulse" in all podcast platforms to subscribe to us!

  1. 1.
    Behind the Scenes of China Music Industry with Kenny Bloom, 40-year Music Guru and “Zero-man” for Warner in China03/15/2019
    39:17
  2. 2.
    Live recorded from MWC 2019: China, Copycat, Creator with Yossi Vardi, Israel’s Hi-tech Godfather and Chairman of 4YFN 03/01/2019
    32:34
  3. 3.
    Reinventing entertainment through social commerce with Greig Charlton, CEO at 247tickets02/21/2019
    41:38
  4. 4.
    Make yourself visible for exits with Benjamin Joffe, Partner at HAX02/14/2019
    38:16
  5. 5.
    What Corporate VCs Get Wrong About Startups with Andrew Gaule, CEO of Aimava01/31/2019
    44:02
  6. 6.
    Tackling the healthcare challenges of the China's aging society with Mark Spitalnik , CEO of China Senior Care01/24/2019
    28:08
  7. 7.
    How Can Failure Make You Strong; 8X8 Speakers Series (2/2) with Sophie Yao, Gen Kanai, and Prakhar Khanduj (PK)01/17/2019
    31:39
  8. 8.
    Know Yourself and Be Yourself; 8X8 Speakers Series (1/2) with Dalida Turkovic, Em Roblin and Andrew Schorr01/09/2019
    30:41
  1. 9.
    China’s Role in 4 Investment Areas with Sean O’Sullivan, Managing General Partner of SOSV01/03/2019
    32:21
  2. 10.
    How VCs do due diligence: blockchain and priorities with Aly Madhavji and Mansoor Madhavji, Partners of Blockchain Founders Fund12/12/2018
    34:03
  3. 11.
    How VCs do due diligence: metrics and team with Carman Chan, Founder & Managing Partner of Click Ventures11/29/2018
    23:30
  4. 12.
    UX Best Practices and Product Localization for Chinese Consumers with Samuel Jesse, Co-Founder of UXSPOT11/21/2018
    28:32
  5. 13.
    Bridging the gap between China-India startup ecosystems with PK, co-founder of InstaLively and Pulse (Acquired by Hike Messenger) 11/14/2018
    33:26
  6. 14.
    Managing from Zero to IPO, with Ben Hu, Co-Founder, CTO and Head of Adult English of Liulishuo11/08/2018
    32:48
  7. 15.
    Leveraging WeChat ecosystem to build a profitable cross-border product with Drew Kirchhoff, Co-Founder and Head of Product of Yoli11/01/2018
    36:01
  8. 16.
    How China's Media Digitalization Innovates Startups with Philip Beck, Chairman of Dubeta 10/24/2018
    32:32
  9. 17.
    The Breakthroughs of Voice AI Technologies with Chen Wei, Senior Director and Chief Scientist of Sogou Voice Interaction Technology Centre10/18/2018
    27:46
  10. 18.
    The rise of Pinduoduo and how it is disrupting Chinese e-commerce with Nicolas du Cray, Partner at Cathay Capital10/10/2018
    25:50
  11. 19.
    The Growth Story of An Emerging E-Commerce Startup with Lu Guo, Founder of Shopal09/26/2018
    32:38
  12. 20.
    The Challenges of Chinese Companies Going Global, with Omid Scheybani, Former Global Head of Partnerships and Business Development at ofo09/19/2018
    35:13
  13. 21.
    The Importance of Mindfulness and how it can improve your business, with Brandon Mehrgut, founder of Shanghai Mindfulness09/13/2018
    27:12
  14. 22.
    The Initiatives of Business Sustainability in China with Richard Brubaker, Founder of Collective Responsibility and HandsOn China09/05/2018
    42:13
  15. 23.
    Embrace the New Retail Wave in China with Stephane Monsallier, Founder of Shops of the Future 08/29/2018
    29:21
  16. 24.
    The Myth of An Early Exit with Bruno Bensaid, Investor and Co-Founder of Shanghaivest08/22/2018
    38:14
  17. 25.
    Breaking Down Barriers and Establishing a Global Startup Community, with Chen Wang, CEO at Slush China08/17/2018
    25:52
  18. 26.
    The Rise of Fintech with Wei Hopeman, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Arbor Ventures08/08/2018
    31:05
  19. 27.
    Market Localization of the Highest Valued Unicorn with Sam Gellman, First Foreign Employee of Uber China08/01/2018
    27:53
  20. 28.
    The Golden Rule of WeChat Marketing with the “Ronin of Marketing and Agency Work” Kenneth Cheung, Co-Founder at Actionable Data07/25/2018
    30:35
  21. 29.
    Principles of Investment with Jörn Helms, Senior Advisor at Bank of Taizhou07/18/2018
    26:14
  22. 30.
    The Bumps You’ll Run Into on Your Entrepreneurship Journey; 2018 8x8 Speaker Series (3/3) with Nishtha Mehta, Ziv Rotenberg, and James Lalonde07/11/2018
    36:17
  23. 31.
    5 Mistakes Raising Money and How NOT to Run Your Business; 2018 8x8 Speaker Series (2/3) with Trevor Owens, Rich Bishop, and Kenneth Cheung07/04/2018
    28:39
  24. 32.
    The Power of Focus, the Hidden Benefits of a Mid-Life Crisis, and the Importance of Having Fun; 2018 8x8 Speaker Series (1/3) with Ilya Cheremnikh, Tim Coghlan, and Curt Shi06/28/2018
    25:10
  25. 33.
    What is Blockchain and What Does its Future Hold? With Darren Camas, Senior Advisor at Emurgo06/20/2018
    34:34
  26. 34.
    Building a dockless bikesharing kingdom with Florian Bohnert, head of Global Partnerships for Mobike 06/13/2018
    52:55
  27. 35.
    Navigating the Pitfalls of being an Aspiring Entrepreneur in China with Mike Burns, Founding Partner of Asia Growth Solutions and Executive Coach06/07/2018
    35:47
  28. 36.
    Is ICO, the way to go, or too hot for it's own good. We find out with Miranda Tan, CEO and Founder of Robin 805/23/2018
    41:26
  29. 37.
    Why RISE has helped break down social barriers with Casey Lau, Co-host for the largest tech conference in Asia. 05/17/2018
    30:41
  30. 38.
    Connecting 1 million entrepreneurs all over the world; with Jan Smejkal, China & APAC Community Director of Startup Grind05/09/2018
    30:28
  31. 39.
    How to build a Star Trek team with Alan Clayton, Roaming mentor of SOSV05/02/2018
    30:02
  32. 40.
    How technology is boosting China's creativity industry with Steve Wang, Co-Founder and CPO of Tezign特赞04/18/2018
    25:48
  33. 41.
    In the eyes of 3 foreigners, China's great changes in the past decade; with Kapil Kane, Geoffrey Handley and Oscar Ramos04/11/2018
    29:35
  34. 42.
    Creating a perfect marriage between food and technology with Kevin Yu, CEO of Sidechef, a serial tech entrepreneur and a three-time TEDx speaker 04/04/2018
    28:30
  35. 43.
    Exploring the future of working, learning and living; with Fei Yao, Co-Founder & COO of QLC03/14/2018
    30:10
  36. 44.
    Driving the next 100 years of Innovation in China with Brian Tam, Founder of Let’s Make Great, a 3x Tedx speaker and creator of PROTO innovation cards 03/07/2018
    34:52
  37. 45.
    A stepping stone to "maturalize" your ideas before accelerators; with Albert Liang, Founder and CEO of IGENESIIS Group02/28/2018
    28:54
  38. 46.
    Why we create a community for women in China with Michelle Li, Founder and CEO of Sorority China 02/21/2018
    33:04
  39. 47.
    One startup, one voice and a huge market! Today we talk about Health Insurtech in China with Sébastien Gaudin, CEO and Co-Founder of the CareVoice02/14/2018
    29:22
  40. 48.
    How DESIGN helps to validate your business ideas; with Grace Ng, Co-Founder of Lean Startup Machine02/07/2018
    26:21
  41. 49.
    Startup like a rolling stone; trailblazing within the China music and event industry with Archie Hamilton founder and CEO of Split Works. 12/26/2016
    38:46
  42. 50.
    How to Startup, Step 1; with Trevor Owens, Co-Founder of The Lean Startup Machine11/20/2016
    29:04
  43. 51.
    Seeking and Taming the Unicorn Startup; 8x8 Speaker Series (3/3) with Peter Davison and David Chen, Unicorn Investors 10/12/2016
    20:40
  44. 52.
    Mindful Entrepreneurism and the Unicorn Start-up Fantasy; with Geoffrey Handley, Founding General Partner at China Scot Fund09/28/2016
    27:59
  45. 53.
    Riding that Bitcoin Wave; with Arthur Hayes, CEO & Co-Founder of Bitmex09/14/2016
    19:53
  46. 54.
    Artificial Intelligence is Not Intelligent; Wechat Conference series (1/2); with Andrew Schorr, Co-Founder of Grata, and Edaan Getzel, Co-Founder of Rikai Labs09/08/2016
    17:50
  47. 55.
    Zero to Hero; Wechat Hacks for User Growth; 8X8 Speaker Series (2/3) with Jenny Zhu, Co-Founder of Open Language08/31/2016
    15:49
  48. 56.
    CopyChina Mobile Payment Solutions; with Tobias Pfütze, Partner at China FinTech08/23/2016
    24:30
  49. 57.
    Becoming the Superhero Entrepreneur; 8X8 Speaker Series (1/3) with SiokSiok and James Fong, Storytelling Film Makers08/17/2016
    17:28
  50. 58.
    China Startup Crunch; with Ned Desmond, COO of TechCrunch08/11/2016
    20:26
  51. 59.
    Throwing Parties For a Living, with Stephane de Montgros, Co-Founder of Riviera Events & The Hotelier Awards07/29/2016
    33:07
  52. 60.
    Learn By Doing. Fail Faster. Succeed Faster; with Kevin Chen, Co-Founder of Italki07/21/2016
    39:15
  53. 61.
    "Made in China" to "Made by China", with Jacob Rothman, Founding Partner of Platform8807/15/2016
    37:54
  54. 62.
    Bitcoin Unchained: Blockchain without the Bitcoin; with Remington Ong, Partner of Fenbushi Capital07/07/2016
    47:23
  55. 63.
    Coffee, Bagels & Beer Oh My! with David Seminsky, Founder of Sumerian Coffee and Dogtown06/29/2016
    41:01
  56. 64.
    Digging Under the Great Firewall, Steve Mushero, Co-Fouder of ChinaNetCloud06/15/2016
    39:44
  57. 65.
    The Solo Bootstrapper, with Ronan Berder, CEO and Founder of Wiredcraft06/01/2016
    38:40
  58. 66.
    The Hard Thing about Hard (China) Things, TR Harrington, Founder of Darwin Marketing05/25/2016
    42:12
  59. 67.
    3D Printing a Better World ; with Lucio Pentagna Guimaraes Neto, Founder of XinFab05/19/2016
    39:18
  60. 68.
    Winning With Attitude; with Jared Turner, Co-Founder of Cinnaswirl05/11/2016
    33:48
  61. 69.
    Marketplace Lending in China; with Dr. Tharon Smith, Managing Director of Lendit China05/04/2016
    35:09
  62. 70.
    China’s Bitcoin Obsession; with Bobby Lee, CEO of BTCC04/27/2016
    41:54
  63. 71.
    Advertising the China Movement, with Milo Chao, Chief Strategy Officer at TBWA04/19/2016
    39:15
  64. 72.
    Starting Up: It's A Marathon; with Greg Nance, founder of Dyad04/13/2016
    35:14
  65. 73.
    China's Legal Landscape for Startups, with Benjamin Qiu, Partner at Loeb & Loeb LLP04/05/2016
    56:07
  66. 74.
    Inside China's Tech World, with Dr. Lu Gang, founder of Technode 03/30/2016
    56:16
  67. 75.
    Crowdsourcing, co-founders and the first Chinese start-up to be accepted to Y-Combinator.03/25/2016
    46:55
  68. 76.
    Investing in Humanity - with Sean O'Sullivan, Managing Director of SOSV the Accelerator VC03/15/2016
    37:30
  69. 77.
    Power networking with female founder and future leader - Stephany Zoo03/08/2016
    45:22
  70. 78.
    Cocktails, coding and coaching - How to run a sucessful IT business in China.02/25/2016
    47:06
  71. 79.
    Digital Marketing in China - going beyond WeChat02/13/2016
    41:35
  72. 80.
    Who needs a plan when you've got a big bag of hustle?!02/04/2016
    43:19
  73. 81.
    "Maker to Market" - China's spin on the maker movement, with the legendary David Li01/26/2016
    42:52
  74. 82.
    In with the Old, Out with the New! With guest Bunny Yan, founder and CEO of Squirrelz. 01/18/2016
    42:14
  75. 83.
    The elusive secret to creating killer content with Willie Chou, Co-founder and CEO of NeoNan.com01/12/2016
    48:33
  76. 84.
    Raising a startup in China with mom-trepreneur Hong Cheng, Founder and CEO of Uparenting01/05/2016
    36:19
  77. 85.
    Is the Holy Grail of marketing simply not marketing at all? This and more with world class word-of-mouth marketing expert Sina Farzaneh.12/22/2015
    40:29
  78. 86.
    Raising an entrepreneur regardless of gender, with podcast superstar Jenny Zhu12/16/2015
    44:54
  79. 87.
    From mini golf to Kickstarter - the power of storytelling; with serial entrepreneur Joe Constanty12/08/2015
    39:39
  80. 88.
    The Great Wall of “guanxi” – Doing business the Chinese way with serial entrepreneur Alvin Wang Graylin12/03/2015
    33:44
  81. 89.
    China’s mobile revolution with Justin Mallen, Founder & CEO of Silk Road Technologies11/24/2015
    39:11
  82. 90.
    How to enter China – Everything about China’s startup ecosystem and VC scene with William Bao Bean of SOSV & Chinaccelerator11/19/2015
    47:10
  83. 91.
    Hiring and retaining talent, enterprise selling, and data science (big data 2.0)11/13/2015
    37:52
  84. 92.
    Work 3.0, the secret sauce behind a successful co-working space, and discussing the differing ecosystems across the PRC, with Bob Zheng, founder and CEO of People Squared11/03/2015
    42:42
  85. 93.
    Banking on startups in China. We discuss Silicon Valley Bank's entry into China, internet banks, and the option of venture debt vs equity financing with Arman Zand founding partner at Red Lion Capital10/28/2015
    59:02
  86. 94.
    Brewing up an F&B empire; going local and ever evolving with our guest Lee Tseng, founder of Boxing Cat Brewery and Liquid Laundry10/20/2015
    37:33
  87. 95.
    Dragons in the East, WeChat, and cutting through red tape with guest Andrew Schorr, founder of Grata.10/14/2015
    34:28
  88. 96.
    China, Volcanos, Sharks and Startups with guest Phillip Beck09/21/2015
    39:55

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