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Alibaba is giving up on Hema and offline retail?

Last week, Alibaba announced that Hou Yi, the founder of Hema (or “Freshippo”) retail chain, will retire as CEO, replaced by CFO Yan Xiaolei.  The...

Why are AI virtual hosts not yet dominant in live commerce?

In the past few Momentum Works immersion programmes to China, we have visited MCNs and spoken with executives which have embraced virtual hosts, and...

E50 – The Impulso Podcast – Keith Zhai, veteran journalist on...

In Episode 50 of the Impulso Podcast, we dive into the dynamic landscape of media, China, and politics with veteran journalist Keith Zhai.  Keith has...

How do Chinese VCs view global opportunities in 2024?

In 2023, we at Momentum Works met with many Chinese investors traveling through Singapore looking for and assessing global opportunities. With the pandemic finally...

Why is it hard for other companies to copy from Pinduoduo?

The following are excerpts from an article published in Chinese. The author, Dongqi Yu, is a renowned business commentator. The views and perspectives expressed...

E47 – The Impulso Podcast – Why does Alibaba replace Taobao...

Yesterday (20 Dec), Alibaba Group announced that Eddie Wu, CEO of the Company will also serve as the CEO of Taobao and Tmall Group....

Is ByteDance buying a food delivery platform from Alibaba?

Very unlikely, but not entirely impossible

E46 – The Impulso Podcast – SenseTime founder’s passing & AI...

Last weekend, Professor Xiaoou Tang, the founder of sensetime, passed away. As we reflect on the legacy of this pioneering figure, questions arise about...

Momentum Works inks strategic partnership with Qianhai under Singapore-China Smart City...

On the 14th December, Momentum Works signed a comprehensive strategic partnership MOU with Qianhai International Talent Service Center at the 4th Singapore-China (Shenzhen) Smart...

Why is Pinduoduo’s execution so strong?

The following are excerpts from an article published in Chinese. The author, Dongqi Yu, is a renowned business commentator. The views and perspectives expressed...

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