NEW YORK and GUANGZHOU, China, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Fast Company, the world's leading progressive business media brand, and leading Chinese media conglomerate 21st Century Media Corporation have partnered to launch Fast Company China to provide coverage of business innovation and creativity to a new audience of readers and entrepreneurs throughout China.
Fast Company China magazine, which has obtained legal approval from the Chinese government, has a target circulation of 164,000. The magazine experience will be enhanced by the website (fastcompany.cn) and the Fast Company China mobile application. Additionally, sponsored networking events are being planned for the Chinese market in the near future.
"Fast Company's coverage highlights the challenges of a rapidly changing global marketplace and the positive impact that innovation can have across all sectors, in all kinds of conditions," says Robert Safian, Editor of Fast Company. "We are excited to share our perspective with a new community of businesspeople, and our in-depth discussions with 21st Century Media, over many months, showed them to be of a similar mind. We couldn't be more enthusiastic about this partnership."
Li Rong, Co-Founder of 21st Century Media and Publisher of Fast Company China, says: "Fast Company will bring to China what it needs to foster a world-class mechanism for innovation and inspiration."
ABOUT FAST COMPANY:
Fast Company is the world's leading progressive business media brand, with a unique editorial focus on innovation in technology, ethical economics, leadership, and design. Fast Company and FastCompany.com inspire readers and users to think beyond traditional boundaries and create the future of business. Headquartered in New York City, Fast Company is published by Mansueto Ventures LLC, one of the U.S.'s leading media companies.
ABOUT 21ST CENTURY MEDIA CORPORATION:
21st Century Media Corporation, one of the largest media conglomerates in China, operates four online media platforms, and seven national business publications including 21st Century Business Herald (often considered China's Wall Street Journal) and Forbes China. 21st Century's publications reach more than 10 million Chinese high-net-worth business readers, makers, and shakers on a daily basis. Headquartered in Guangzhou, 21st Century Media has regional offices in Beijing and Shanghai, with news bureaus in most major cities in China, and 10 destinations. Over the past 10 years, 21st Century Media has built 12 printing facilities across China, and extended its distribution network nationwide.
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