Yunan Zhang Reporter
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Yunan joined The Information as a reporter in its Hong Kong bureau in September, 2017, after a year of freelancing work for us and an earlier stint as a summer intern. Yunan recently graduated from Tufts University with a double major in international relations and economics.

10 Articles
over 1 year ago
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SoftBank Ramps Up Software Bets With $1.3 Billion Tungee Talks

SoftBank is ramping up its software bets—as aggressively as ever. The investment firm is in talks to invest in Chines...

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over 1 year ago
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Seven of China’s Hottest ‘Tech’ Startups Make Beverages and Skincare Products

China’s venture capitalists typically invest in software. But these days, more of them are also betting big on emergi...

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over 1 year ago
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China’s Ride-Hailing Giant Didi Plans Separate IPO of Grocery Business

Didi Chuxing, a Chinese ride-hailing giant that plans to go public in New York this summer, is already making plans t...

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over 1 year ago
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Upstart Courier Service Raised More Than $2 Billion to Fight Alibaba-Backed Rivals

J&T Express, an upstart Southeast Asian logistics and courier service that has expanded aggressively in China, has ra...

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over 1 year ago
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China’s Hottest Grocery Startup, Worth $8 Billion, Wants to Build an Online Version of Costco

Yue Lihua’s background is as far from Silicon Valley as you can get: The founder of one of China’s hottest startups g...

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over 1 year ago
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After Bumble’s Stock Pop, Chinese Dating App Soul Seeks Billion-Dollar IPO

A Chinese dating and social chat app called Soul is preparing for an initial public offering likely to value the comp...

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almost 2 years ago
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Why China Embraced the Creator Economy Before the West Did

Executives at Facebook, Twitter and Snap recently realized that if they don’t help the people who produce videos and ...

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almost 2 years ago
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After $1 Billion Profit From Rides, Didi Chuxing Considers Second-Half IPO

Despite a nationwide lockdown in the beginning of last year that put China at a standstill, Chinese ride-hailing lead...

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almost 2 years ago
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Shaved Heads, 84-Hour Work Week as China Tech Gets Into Groceries

When Didi Chuxing, China’s biggest ride-hailing app, launched its online grocery business six months ago, some operat...

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about 2 years ago
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Chinese Self-Driving Startups Plus and Hesai Considering Going Public

High-profile Chinese autonomous driving tech startups are getting ready to go public, tempted by special purpose acqu...

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