China Tech Investor 18: Growing in a mature market with Michael Norris (part 1/2)

China Tech Investor is a weekly look at China’s tech companies through the lens of investment. Each week, hosts Elliott Zaagman and James Hull go through their watch list of publicly listed tech companies and also interview experts on issues affecting the macroeconomy and the stock prices of China’s tech companies.

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In this episode of the China Tech Investor Podcast powered by TechNode, hosts Elliott Zaagman and James Hull discuss live streaming, Pinduoduo’s results and cash flow conundrum and Meituan’s 2018 performance.

Michael Norris joins to share his insights on the companies we follow and his article “Growing in a mature market: Six directions for China’s tech giants”. Michael Norris is research and strategy manager at Agency China and a Technode contributor.  This is first of two parts of the interview.

The discussion should not be construed as investment advice or a solicitation of services. Please note, the hosts may have positions in the companies discussed.



  • Tencent
  • Alibaba
  • Baidu
  • iQiyi
  • Xiaomi
  • Pinduoduo
  • Meituan



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