Niko Waesche is a venture capitalist, entrepreneur, and author of the book Simply Seven: Seven Ways to Create a Sustainable Internet Business. China is the land of growth opportunities for many companies, but especially American technology giants such as Apple and Google. In this audio segment, Waesche analyzes the growth of indigenous companies such as Baidu that provide both the services and the homegrown connection that are appealing to Chinese consumers.

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