Tencent-backed iCarbonX in digital life push

Wang Jun is an expert in genomics and life science. Here he tells FinanceAsia about his business plans for a digital life with iCarbonX – China's latest unicorn.

Tencent-backed iCarbonX in digital life push

“Setting up a business is a romance between a group of people.” That at least is how Wang Jun sees it, having in January pinned the assertion onto his account with Weibo, China's equivalent to Twitter. 

So the former chief executive and co-founder of Beijing Genomics Institute was presumably seeking to rekindle the magic when three months earlier he set up his own biotech firm iCarbonX....

FinanceAsia has updated its subscription model. Registered readers now have the opportunity to read five articles from our award-winning website for free. Please subscribe for unlimited access.

Click for more on: china | health | biotech | tencent | icarbonx | wang jun | bgi | big data | ai | life science | unicorns

Print Edition

FinanceAsia Print Edition