When I got off the train in Shenzhen, I felt a fresh and westernized atmosphere In 1993, Xu Shaochun was the only one to start a business in Shenzhen. Now, Kingdee group, which he founded, is already the largest enterprise cloud service and management software company in China.
According to Xu Shaochuns recollection, in 1988, he was assigned to the Shandong provincial taxation bureau after graduating from his masters degree. This is a job that many people envy, but he has a seed of entrepreneurship in his 20s.
In the field of accounting computerization, I should be the first group of professionals to learn in China, said Xu Shaochun. I really want to develop a software to help thousands of enterprises.
Like many Chinese people at that time, Xu Shaochun felt that Shenzhen was a place full of infinite possibilities and might realize his dream. In addition, Shenzhen issued a document on encouraging non-governmental scientific and technological personnel to set up private science and technology enterprises. When Xu Shaochun saw this document, he made up his mind. He soon quit his job and came to Shenzhen to set up a computer accounting software company.
Xu Shaochuns company was successfully established due to the policy of encouraging entrepreneurship in Shenzhen special zone. He borrowed money to buy some spare parts in the computer market, assembled his first 286 computer and started his own business.
At that time, Shenzhen was described by many people as opportunities are everywhere, depending on whether you have found the eyes. Xu Shaochun seized the opportunity keenly. In 1990, Shenzhen, as a pilot city, began to try out accounting reform. Foreign funded enterprises needed to change foreign currency bookkeeping into RMB accounting. Therefore, Xu Shaochun quickly launched a financial software that could convert currency into accounting, and made the first bucket of gold.
After the companys development is on the right track, Xu Shaochun has encountered a great setback. As like as two peas in 1995, two important executives resigned and then developed a software that was almost identical to Kingdee products in the market. This caused a fatal blow to Kingdee.
In the 27 years since he started his business in Shenzhen, Xu Shaochun lamented that Shenzhen has been constantly adapting to the new situation and improving various systems. For entrepreneurs, this spirit of self breakthrough and innovation is equally important.
In the growth of Kingdee, the spirit of breakthrough and innovation runs through the whole process. In May 2014, Xu Shaochun smashed his laptop, announcing that from now on, people dont need laptops and can work mobile with a mobile phone. In August 2014, Xu Shaochun smashed the client server again. He said that in the future, enterprises do not need servers and can access through cloud data centers. Kingdee has also transformed from enterprise management software to cloud services. Over the next few years, Kingdee has been innovating through the old, subverting the old model with new thinking, technology and product services. Today, Kingdee group is the leading enterprise cloud service and management software company in China, serving the digital transformation of more than 8.5 million enterprises in China, and building digital combat effectiveness for the growth of enterprises in the era of great change. Looking back on the years of growing up with Shenzhen, Xu Shaochun said: only by constantly subverting ourselves can we have more innovation. I think this is Shenzhen. Source: editor in charge of mass news: Chen Tiqiang_ NB6485
Looking back on the years of growing up with Shenzhen, Xu Shaochun said: only by constantly subverting ourselves can we have more innovation. I think this is Shenzhen.