Archive for the ‘China’ Category

NPR Morning Edition: Auntie Anne’s Pretzels In Beijing: Why The Chinese Didn’t Bite

February 11, 2013

NPR Morning Edition features The China Twist: An entrepreneur’s cautious tales on franchising in China by Wen-Szu Lin & Joseph Sze (both WG06). MORE

Blue Run Ventures: “SWU Group Closes $15M Series B to Expand China’s Leading Educational Network”

March 13, 2012

SWU Group (“ShareWithU” – co-founded by Shils-Zeidman winner Marvin Mao WG’11), China’s leading online educational network, recently closed its $15M Series B led by a combination of new and existing U.S.-based investors Morningside China TMT Fund II and BlueRun Ventures.  This current round of financing will help continue ShareWithU’s market leadership as China’s most popular online educational service. MORE