A Good Summary of the Chinese ‘Maker’ Scene

Most people know that if you are an entrepreneur or businessperson who needs something made, you go to China – the manufacturing hub of the World.  As one Western friend reported to me 8 years ago upon returning from his first trip to Suzhou, ‘You think of anything, it can be made in three days!’

However, going to China may be confusing for most Westerners.  This article from TechCrunch, entitled ‘The Six People you meet in Shenzhen’ summarises what to expect and resonates deeply with the types of people my friend described meeting in his week in Suzhou.