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The China Startup Pulse

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The China Startup Pulse Podcast is an original weekly podcast for anyone interested in understanding China’s innovation, business, and tech landscape. We showcase entrepreneurial stories, present key teachings from thought leaders, and analyze the strategy of the big tech giants.Backed by Chinaccele… read more


Finding Opportunities in India, Doing Well By Doing Good (Impact Investing), How to Ruin Your Fundraising; 8x8 Speakers Series (2/3) with Shirley Mao, Paul Meyers, and Katherine Lui

Today we’re bringing you the second episode from our Chinaccelerator 8x8 Speakers Series. Twice a year, we invite some of the most accomplished and thoughtful members of the China startup ecosystem to share key lessons for startups in eight minutes or less.

Our theme for this episode is investor insights. Our theme for this episode is investor insights. We have three people with very different perspectives on Asia investment: Shirley Mao, Paul Meyers, and Katherine Lui.

[2:18] Shirley Mao, Finding Opportunities Overseas
[10:10] Paul Meyers, Doing Well By Doing Good (Impact Investing)
[21:35] Katherine Lui, How to Ruin Your Fundraising

Shirley Mao is Executive Director and Head of India Investment at Xiaomi Technology. Previously she was the Managing Director of PreAngel Partners, a one billion RMB fund focused on early stage mobile internet startups. Shirley has an extensive experience in investments and financial risk management.

Paul Meyers, a serial entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience building the startup ecosystem in Asia. Paul is currently an Advisor at ADBVentures, helping to build the Asian Development Bank’s emerging market impact fund. He previously ran Telstra’s muru-D early stage accelerator program in Asia, and was Southeast Asia EIR for SOSV’s MOX - The Mobile Accelerator.

Katherine started her professional life with KPMG. In 2005 Katherine co-founded Centerstone Partners, a cross-border private equity firm. Later she carried out financial due diligence on over 100 up-and-coming technology companies. Inspired by these fast-growing companies, Katherine created CanCan 看看, which provides automated CFO services to tech/internet companies.

Many thanks to our host Oscar Ramos; our guests Shirley, Paul, and Katherine; editors David and Geep; producers Eva Shi and Matthew Wu; organizer Chinaccelerator; and sponsors People Squared and Himalaya. Be sure to check out our website

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