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Startup founders confront stress in China


Working to the bone: Entrepreneurs like Ruan Chenhai, who rents a workspace as his home and office in Hangzhou, work hard to make a success of their ventures. — China Daily

Working to the bone: Entrepreneurs like Ruan Chenhai, who rents a workspace as his home and office in Hangzhou, work hard to make a success of their ventures. — China Daily

Success can be rewarding, but many entrepreneurs say their lives are being eaten away by anxiety

IN 2015, just a month after starting his own business designing internet-connected devices for cars, Yu Deqing’s hair began falling out in clumps, his weight plummeted – he lost 5kg in two weeks, beating his weight loss record at the gym – and the money he had saved during a decade as an architectural designer evaporated.

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