Shanghai Entrepreneurs

All we are doing are just building a platform, where people can actually participate in the animal protection process. I hope it will not just being an elusive, elitist concept in China.
— Miao Jian, Founder of Project Animal Talk
Never give up whatever problems you have. Solutions are always better than problems. You must consider your clients, seeing their real demands, and solving problems for them.
— Yuan Xiao, CEO of environmental product company Wind Lion
Shanghai is friendly to entrepreneurs. There are various foundations, which might not have known about us before, but are willing to give support. I really appreciate them.
— Ju Yi, Founder of pet product company Molly Box
When I shared my idea with others, many asked me with confusion: 'What do you really want to do? Do you want to be media, a brand or an e-commerce platform?' I gave my answer: I want to be all of them.
— Zhao Guoqing, Founder of cosmetics company Yan An Tang

Remembering the Past

Shanghai: An unexpected city where Communist Party of China was born

Shanghai is China’s financial center, a place where companies from around the country and around the globe meet to do business. At first thought, it might seem an unlikely place to witness the official beginnings...

The Miracle of Shanghai: How the city saved thousands of Jews during World War II

In Hongkou District, nestled to the north of Shanghai's famous Pudong skyline, is an area covering roughly 2 square kilometers that for thousands of Jewish refugees was once home.

Shanghai's General Post Office: A battle to end all battles

Shanghai's General Post Office Building is one of the city's iconic buildings, but many are unaware of the fierce battle that took place there that led to Shanghai's liberation.

First battle a turning point for Shanghai

As a foreigner living in Shanghai, I’ll be the first to admit that my knowledge of this city’s history is lacking, to put it lightly.

With the 70th anniversary of the Liberation of Shanghai fast approaching, I thought it was high time to check out some of the struggles...