A Chinese Start-Up's Midlife Crisis: 99Sushe.com
Posted: 14 Aug 2009
Date Written: March 11, 2009
Now into their third year at the helm of an internet start-up in China, Ken Pao & Bill Li were managing a totally different company (with a new name) from the one they first founded in 2006. Having changed their business model from a social networking site to an online gaming business came with new challenges. They hired almost an entirely new staff, cultivated new partnerships, and most urgently sought new funding. However, with three years of experience, they were no longer a "start-up" and now faced the ramifications of mid-life. What would it take to remain a viable competitor in China in a new industry?
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