Extract from the Cornerstone Journal of Sustainable Finance & Banking, November 2013, written by Nikos Theodosopoulos, Founder of NT Advisors LLC, a consulting and advisory firm for the Technology Industry.

While China represents a large and rapidly growing market for US Technology companies, the path to success in this market has proven difficult and sometimes impossible due to indigenous suppliers, intellectual property protection and software piracy issues, pricing challenges and other unique market conditions. In addition China has grown its own global technology powerhouses.  Is China “ friend or foe” for US technology companies, and has history provided technology companies any lessons on sustainable business practices that can be applied to the Chinese Market?