Is Silicon Valley Blowing Its Chances in China?

Sep 20, 2018

As a succession of American juggernauts—eBay, Google, Uber, Airbnb, LinkedIn, Amazon—have tried and failed to win the Chinese market, Western analysts are quick to chalk up their failures to Chinese government controls. They assume that the only reason Chinese companies survive is due to government protectionism that hobbles their American opponents.

By Dr. Kai-Fu Lee