Tian ZHOU, Co-founder of the "boutique hardware" startup Blink, graduated with double-major (Finance and Statistics) from Peking University. Before starting Blink, she had never stepped out of the finance circle - She was previously with The Boston Consulting Group, Deutsche Bank, Temasek and Goldman Sachs. And she had lived in Beijing, Tokyo, Singapore and HK before moving to Shenzhen.
About this event
Blink was founded in 2013. The co-founders, featuring finance and physics background respectively, came to know each other during their days with a prestigious investment bank and hedge fund in HK. They position Blink as the new "made in China" - things that "enlighten" our life and offer distinctive and distinguishable user experience. Blink's best selling products are Blink Sunshine series, 97% replicating the spectrum of the sunshine without any flickering. Their product line has extended from light bulbs only, to a full-range of products such as panel lights, ceiling lights etc. Currently, their products are well received on the major e-commerce channels.
1. How to choose the direction for your startup as a newcomer?
2. What does running a startup mean to you and how does it fit into a certain stage of your life, and how to achieve startup/life balance?
3. What are your profound lessons and self-improvement so far?