2015: Another Big Year for China Venture Capital and Tech Start-ups

I wrote earlier about consulting with Chinese tech start up Jide and preparing them for their launch at CES on this blog.

Last night I attend a packed event about the future of China venture capital and the tech start-up community.  The event was co-organized by Beijing’s American Chamber of Commerce and the China Entrepreneurs.  Eric […]

February 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Starfish Project Adorns and Empowers Women from Beijing

A friend of mine in Texas recently referred Jenny McGee to me. Jenny is an American living in Beijing. She is also the founder of the female-focused social enterprise Starfish Project, which gives exploited women the means to earn a living making and selling jewelry. After exchanging emails, Jenny invited me to the Starfish Project […]

February 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

4 Simple Tips for Getting Hired in China

Everywhere I go around the world, I hear senior hiring managers lament they can’t find great talent in China.  Well, the talent is indeed here. But they aren’t packaging themselves yet in a way to make it easy for English speaking hiring managers and recruiters to find them. If you’re a deserving young talent in […]

January 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mentor Diary: Helping Two Millennials Find Jobs in China

Since starting China’s first cause marketing consultancy, I’ve prioritized time each month to help savvy young Chinese people prepare for interviews with Western companies.  I don’t get paid for it, it’s just something that I do because I wish I had someone helping me navigate career building in China back in the early 90’s and, […]

January 21st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Chinese Startup Jide Rocks the Remix Ultra-Tablet at CES 2015

Jide Technology announced that it is poised to launch the Remix™ ultra-tablet running the Remix® OS into the U.S. market over the course of 2015. The Beijing-based technology company made its American debut at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, where cofounder David Ko shared Jide’s backstory and demoed its ultra-tablet the Remix.

The […]

January 8th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Chinese Movie Entrepreneur Taking Hollywood By Storm

Faith Brewitt meets China’s First Lady of Film, Wu Bing, President and Co-founder of China’s premier entertainment and media company, DMG Entertainment, and executive producer of this year’s biggest movie ‘Iron Man 3’, which DMG co-produced with Disney-owned Marvel Studios.

As globalization continues across industries, many sectors find that working China into their tried-and-true strategies is their biggest […]

September 9th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Have Faith in Your Brand Celebrates Two Years

UPDATED: 12 December 2012 – Have Faith in Your Brandis entering its third year riding the cause marketing consultancy’s expansion into China. Singapore-based HFB saw great opportunity in China’s nascent NGO sector and in early 2012 began providing brand-to-cause alignment and sponsorship consulting to a host of organizations in Beijing. HFB helps NGOs, social enterprises and non-profits work smarter and get […]

December 12th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Investing in Social Change in China Discussed at “First China Impact Investing Forum”

Beijing played host to the First China Impact Investing Forum on 2 November at the St Regis Hotel. The forum, put on by Avantage Ventures, was titled “Creating Social Change Capital” and featured discussions around the fundamental challenges in China’s social change sector and what that means for businesses and our environment.

The one-day forum was highlighted by […]

November 7th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Crash Course in Etiquette for Entrepreneurs Working in China

There are hundreds of books and articles educating business people about how to do business in China. Instead of spending thousands of dollars and hundreds of hours reading books that will essentially tell you the same thing, I’ve taken my 18 years’ experience working and living in China and boiled them down into some tips that […]

August 27th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Trending: More Chinese Women Are Going to Business School

What This Means for Your Business

A recent release from the GMAT people showed two interesting trends for Chinese women – first, they are going to grad schools at a far higher percentage than women in other countries and at a much younger age, 25; and second that most are heading to Western universities. For most of the […]

July 17th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments