Low Level Barbarians, co-hosted by Alex Le, Dave Chang, Jianggan Li and Andrew Gananantham, is a show that covers discussion and debate around trending topics from Asia on Asia. Topics can range widely from technology, startups, VC, investing, society, economics, and more. You can view summaries of Episode 1Episode 2Episode 3Episode 4Episode 5, Episode 6, Episode 7, Episode 8, Episode 9, Episode 10, Special EpisodeEpisode 11, Episode 12Special Episode, Master Debater’s Corner, Episode 13, Episode 14, Episode 15, and Episode 16.

In this episode, the Low Level Barbarians catch up and discuss (and debate) about:

  1. Dave and Alex catching up on Dave’s latest project in Industrial Real Estate in the US (00:00:00) and compare this space to Asia (00:08:25).
  2. When Jianggan finally joins the session, we kick of the episode by discussing the CCP elections (00:22:12)
  3. The Low Level Barbarians also discuss the 2nd and 3rd order effects of the CCP elections (00:25:59) on how they affect founders building in the region and how capital allocators are diversifying beyond Chinese borders.
  4. This also leads to a very fruitful discussion on the real nature of how technology companies navigate building and growing their businesses in a CCP dominated world (00:54:17).
  5. We end the session with some insights on whether is possible to really learn from other founder stories (1:00:54).

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