The growth story of China’s legal and financial industries is both a product and a testimony of this country’s continuous economic transformation: nascent but fast-growing, vastly different from a decade ago and still rapidly changing. The game has started, and faced with various issues, both international and domestic firms are constantly responding, rethinking, reshaping, readjusting… To survive and thrive, they need to master the fine art of balance between growth and profitability, expansion and quality control, opportunities and risks.

Business & Strategy

Here, business leaders from the ancient oriental country share their insights and wisdom.

After having served as BMW group vice president for over a decade and heading up  BMW’s i8 vehicle program, Carsten Breitfeld left to set up Byton in 2016, with Daniel Kirchert, former managing director of Infiniti China. Positioned as a challenger to Tesla, the company debuted its first drivable concept car at the CES in Las Vegas in 2018, and created quite the buzz. Objective: commercialization in China in 2019 at the price of $45,000.

Carsten Breitfeld (Byton): "Simply offering an electric car will mean nothing without a unique concept"

After having served as BMW group vice president for over a decade and heading up BMW’s i8 vehicle program, Carsten Breitfeld left to set up Byton in 2016, with Daniel Kirchert, former managing director of Infiniti China. Positioned as a challenger t...

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