206: Bay McLaughlin – Why Silicon Valley Must Pivot to Asia
[06:35] Ignore the Greater Bay at your peril! What makes the Chinese Greater Bay different? Why do entrepreneurs need to get up to speed with The Greater Bay? Will Valley entrepreneurs who don't pay attention miss out?
[25:55] Brinc's 4 main AI investment themes: How I feel (medical and health technology to prevent foot amputations in diabetics), drone technology (optimizing palm oil plantation inefficiences in Malaysia and Indonesia), How I live (smart and safe cities) and how I move (transportation and drone technology)
[50:05] Local governments in China have incentivised sponsorship programs for foreign entrepreneurs. Is it time for Western entrepreneurs to check them out?
[00:08] Welcome Bay McLaughlin - ATP Stories with Graham D Brown. Bay is back in the ATP Studio to share updates on his world travels (he's heading to speak at SXSW), life in The Greater Bay and the latest news from his BRINC hardware accelerator.
[02:40] An update of what is going on in the Greater Bay
[06:35] What makes the Greater Bay different? China's ability to cluster and focus that very few other countries have and Hong Kong's connectivity to the Western world
[09:48] An empowered vibe in Shenzhen with regards to entrepreneurship
[12:25] Bay's presentation at SXSW and how people are going to react
[15:30] A change in mindset for certain people, 'we are not the center of the world anymore'
[18:33] Start ups should be thinking how to globalise as early as possible
[20:05] Bay's experiences of getting his butt kicked by Asia
[25:55] The four main AI investment themes that have emerged: How I feel (medical and health technology to prevent foot amputations in diabetics),
drone technology (optimizing palm oil plantation inefficiences in Malaysia and Indonesia), where I live (smart and safe cities) and how I move (transportation and drone technology)
[28:38] Are Chinese consumers more willing to yield their personal data?
[31:05] What is Quantified Self (QS)? How does Bay use QS?