Consumers in smaller Chinese towns and cities are being targeted by start-ups like Qutoutiao and Pinduoduo. Photo: SCMP

How Chinese tech start-ups are cashing in on country bumpkins

Almost half of China’s 1.3 billion people remain unconnected to the internet, providing tech companies with a potential new market as spending by richer, tech-savvy urban residents levels off 

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Consumers in smaller Chinese towns and cities are being targeted by start-ups like Qutoutiao and Pinduoduo. Photo: SCMP
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