Category: Z. Justin Ren

Startups reap the benefits of learning

May 6th, 2015 in 2015, Newsmakers, Questrom School of Business, Z. Justin Ren 0 comments

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Z. Justin Ren, Questrom School of Business

A raft of programs now aim to offer vital business basics to new generation of entrepreneurs, reports Meng Jing…

Expert quote:

“Now we are realizing that if you take a disciplined approach toward entrepreneurship, it can be taught very successfully.”

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Charge of the Internet bulls

September 29th, 2014 in 2014, Newsmakers, School of Management, Z. Justin Ren 0 comments

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Z. Justin Ren, School of Management

A few hours before Alibaba Group Holding Ltd made its debut on the New York Stock Exchange, Jack Ma, the company’s founder and chairman, said Sept 19 would be a “life-changing day” for its 20,000 employees…

Expert quote:

“The first is China’s rapid growth. As its share of global GDP grows, its richest billionaires will rank higher and higher on the global list. The second is the explosive growth of the Internet economy in China. As its share of the economy grows, it will spawn ever more billionaires.”

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IT new ‘it’ industry for rich

September 23rd, 2014 in 2014, Newsmakers, School of Management, Z. Justin Ren 0 comments

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Z. Justin Ren, School of Management

Information technology has overtaken real estate as the cradle of the next generation of Chinese billionairesaccording to the 2014 Hurun China Rich List released on Tuesday

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‘Made in China’ online enterprises on global mission

September 16th, 2014 in 2014, Newsmakers, School of Management, Z. Justin Ren 0 comments

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Z. Justin Ren, School of Management

Domestic Internet giants are dipping their toes in international waters for sustained long-term growth, reports Meng Jing. Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has been in the limelight recently with its much-anticipated initial public offering of shares in New York. But its chairman Jack Ma has also been busy making trips to countries like South Korea to expand the company’s flagship e-commerce business…

Expert quote:

“Building a true global company is the dream of many Chinese entrepreneurs. China’s Internet companies, which currently enjoy little brand-recognition overseas, all aspire to become the next Google or Amazon. Expanding globally will help elevate their status.”

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Alibaba’s stake in Snapchat may buoy mobile portfolio

August 1st, 2014 in 2014, Newsmakers, School of Management, Z. Justin Ren 0 comments

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Z. Justin Ren, School of Management

China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is reportedly in talks to provide funding to US messaging company Snapchat, further adding to the Hangzhou-based company’s string of investments in American companies leading up to its IPO debut in the United States…

Expert quote:

“It can be an effort to increase its relevance in the new economy. Alibaba is mainly a technology company, and it desires to stay at the forefront of the high-tech world. In China, PC-based e-commerce is stagnating while mobile-based commerce is the new wave. Because Alibaba is currently lagging behind Tencent in market share in mobile e-commerce, investing in Snapchat may be one of the company’s efforts to beat its competition and win more market share on the mobile platform.”

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Alibaba reportedly in talks to fund Snapchat

July 30th, 2014 in 2014, Newsmakers, School of Management, Z. Justin Ren 0 comments

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Z. Justin Ren, School of Management

China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba Group is reportedly in talks to provide funding to US messaging company Snapchat, further adding to the Hangzhou-based company’s string of investments in American companies leading up to its US IPO debut…

Expert quote:

“It can be an effort to increase its relevance in the new economy. Alibaba is mainly a technology company, and it desires to stay at the forefront of the hi-tech world. In China, PC-based e-commerce is stagnating while mobile-based commerce is the new wave. Because Alibaba is currently lagging behind Tencent in market share in mobile e-commerce, investing in Snapchat may be one of the company’s efforts to beat competition and win more market share on the mobile platform.”

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Holiday shoppers snapping up US goods online

January 11th, 2013 in 2013, Newsmakers, School of Management, Z. Justin Ren 0 comments

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Z. Justin Ren, School of Management

While most Chinese are lining up at stores to buy food for Spring Festival (on Feb 10 this year) parties, Chen Duomi, a photographer in Tianjin, is trying to procure American delicacies for his holiday table without leaving the house…

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How to Compete in China’s E-Commerce Market

October 27th, 2012 in 2012, Newsmakers, School of Management, Z. Justin Ren 0 comments

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Co-written by Z. Justin Ren, School of Management

Why have so many Western companies — including heavyweights like Amazon and Google — struggled in China’s e-commerce market?…

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