Digitally China Podcast: Will the Next Enron Be a Chinese Tech Company?

Following the DJI embezzlement scandal, the Digitally China Podcast investigates the scale of such issues at Chinese tech companies - and what can be done to fix the problem

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5:59 AM HKT, Sun February 17, 2019

Digitally China is a bi-weekly podcast from RADII hosted by Tom Xiong and Eva Xiao, and produced by Jacob Loven. On each episode, the team will tackle a different timely tech-related topic, providing key insights on all you need to know about the fast-changing nature of innovation in China. Find previous episodes of Digitally China here and subscribe on iTunes here.

With DJI’s recent 150 million USD embezzlement scandal our latest Digitally China Podcast episode investigates what happens when Chinese tech companies grow too fast. What compromises are made to enable a fast growth that also increase the risk of embezzlement and internal fraud?

Together with our guest Alex, who has in-depth experience with both Accenture and large Chinese e-commerce companies, we look at:

  • How embezzlement and internal fraud are taking place in Chinese tech companies.
  • Is there any difference between China and the US in relation to these issues?
  • How will such scandals impact the fast-growing Chinese tech sector?
  • Can these issues be fixed, or is it even necessary to find a solution?
  • The misconception of publicly listed companies.

Listen to the latest Digitally China episode below or find it (and previous episodes) on iTunes here.

Cover photo by Kaleb Kendall on Unsplash

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