CEIBS China Knowledge
About This Show
CEIBS provides China knowledge within a global context. Our CEIBS Knowledge podcast features the latest research & insights from our faculty. New episodes are released on iTunesU, Stitcher and Blogger. Find the video version on iTunes U and Blogger.
Headquartered at its largest campus in Shanghai, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) is mainland China's leading business school, with three programmes globally ranked by the Financial Times.
Most Recent Episode
Unicorns & Unicorpses: China’s Entrepreneurship Ecosystem
CEIBS Associate Professor of International Business & Strategy Shameen Prashantham explains how the coming together of money, technology and people has created one of the world’s most dynamic entrepreneurship ecosystems in China. He offers some practical examples of successful companies that have thrived here, both homegrown startups (like the bikesharing company Mobike) and those founded by international entrepreneurs (Falafel Games and Zotter Chocolate). He also discusses some of the challenges entrepreneurs face, and some universal lessons for entrepreneurs no matter where they may be headquartered. Prof. Prashantham’s talk was recorded at an Executive Forum at CEIBS Shanghai Campus September 7, 2017 titled “Entrepreneurship in China: CEIBS’ Role” which also featured a discussion with CEIBS alumni entrepreneurs and Financial TimesBusiness Education Correspondent Jonathan Moules. Read Prof. Prashantham’s Financial Times column on start-up opportunities in China here. He also discusses China’s dynamic entrepreneurship ecosystem in this Tech in Asia article. To learn more about Mobike and China’s many bike-sharing start-ups and their overseas expansion see hereand here.