In Tech Strategy Podcast 161, Prof Jeff discusses the international success of TikTok and Shein, contrasting it with the less global impact of WeChat and Kuaishou. He identifies three key factors: having a 10x product and user experience, offering a service that’s standardizable across borders, and the ability to build on or develop competitive advantages rapidly.
In this podcast, Jeffrey Towson discusses the potential of Roblox to become the next TikTok, and the upcoming IPO of Kuaishou. He argues that both companies are part of a new wave of audience-builder platforms that are changing the way people consume media.
Kuaishou Technology went public in Hong Kong. From the IPO filing, the basic story is that Kuaishou does short videos and live streaming. It’s a video company. And these were the combined numbers reported at IPO: 305M average DAUs, in their apps and mini-programs in China. 769M average MAUs, in their apps and mini-programs in […]