#108 - Cindy Mi and Qi Lu

Cindy Mi is the founder and CEO of VIPKID. VIPKID is a 1-on-1 teaching platform where children in China learn english from North American teachers.

Qi Lu is the CEO of YC China and Head of YC Research.

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Topics

00:23 - Qi's intro

00:38 - Cindy's intro

1:38 - Moving to a new province as a teenager

4:38 - Being an educator and an entrepreneur

8:23 - Starting VIPKid in a hyper-competitive market

14:53 - Metrics for measuring product market fit

21:43 - How did she find the business model?

26:53 - What things did she try that didn't work?

30:38 - Strategy for product expansion

33:03 - Content expansion for Mandarin learning

34:53 - Building global companies

41:23 - Creating a global culture

44:13 - The future of education

48:08 - How should engineers and product managers think about edtech?

51:33 - Thoughts on AI

54:33 - Advice for entrepreneurs

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