The Top Challenges And Opportunities Of Doing Business In China

YoungUpstarts

While all our working relationships are important, one that really took our business to the next level was teaming up with our sourcing agents in China. Untapped markets in China that may become the next “big thing”. Top challenges of doing business in China and how we overcame them.

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CEO Roland Reznik Talks Doing Business In China

YFS Magazine

While many entrepreneurs are fearful of forging global partnerships, Reznik asserts that there are a few keys to success in China that often go overlooked. Grow Operations china global Global Business manufacturing sponsored

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[Infographic] Why Western Companies Fail In China

YoungUpstarts

Businesses large and small looking to penetrate the China market face a daunting task. Google, for example, entered China in 2005 but found Baidu far too entrenched. Similarly, eBay tried to take on China but Alibaba-owned Taobao understood the Chinese customer better.

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China – The Sleeper Awakens (Part 1 of 5)

Steve Blank

I just spent a few weeks in Japan and China on a book tour for the Japanese and Chinese versions of the Startup Owners Manual. In these series of 5 posts, I thought I’d share what I learned in China. I was only in China for a week so this a cursory view.

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5 Essential Tips For Doing Business In China

YFS Magazine

Here's what you need to know in order to successfully do business in China. Culture china company culture Global Business global talk global tradeIn the past two years, I have been to more than 30 Chinese cities.

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China – The Sleeper Awakens (Part 1 of 5)

Steve Blank

I just spent a few weeks in Japan and China on a book tour for the Japanese and Chinese versions of the Startup Owners Manual. In these series of 5 posts, I thought I’d share what I learned in China. I was only in China for a week so this a cursory view.

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Open Season on China

deal architect

I picked up Time and BusinessWeek in the mailbox yesterday and they both had unflattering China covers with words like lies and corruption. With our elections and their leadership transition coming up, Chen Guangcheng and Bo Xilai will be household. Globalization and Technology

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[Review] How China’s Leaders Think

YoungUpstarts

When Internet giant Google threatened to pull out of China in 2010, few were aware of the paradox that the Internet brings to China’s leaders beyond the political fodder. Censorship is necessary, Cai says, because China is evolving from a planned economy to a market-based one.

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Doing Business in China: Lessons from an Expat Entrepreneur

Up and Running

Today, China is without a doubt one of the most exciting places in the world to do business. When you open the political or business sections of any major newspaper or magazine on any given day, there is a good chance you will find something related to China.

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China’s Torch Program – the glow that can light the world (Part 2 of 5)

Steve Blank

I just spent a few weeks in Japan and China on a book tour for the Japanese and Chinese versions of the Startup Owners Manual. In these series of 5 posts, I thought I’d share what I learned in China. The previous post described how China built its science and technology infrastructure.

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Zhongguancun in Beijing – China’s Silicon Valley (Part 4 of 5)

Steve Blank

I just spent a few weeks in Japan and China on a book tour for the Japanese and Chinese versions of the Startup Owners Manual. In these series of 5 posts, I thought I’d share what I learned in China. I was only in China for a week so this a cursory view. China Venture Capital.

Reasons Why China Android Smartphones Are Trending In The Smartphone Market

YoungUpstarts

The biggest competitors to these already established mobile giants are the little known manufacturers from China. To think that just a few years ago people would want nothing to do with China products because of quality. Reasons Why You Should Buy A China Android Smartphone.

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China Startups – The Gold Rush and Fire Extinguishers (Part 5 of 5)

Steve Blank

I just spent a few weeks in Japan and China on a book tour for the Japanese and Chinese versions of the Startup Owners Manual. In these series of 5 posts, I thought I’d share what I learned in China. I was only in China for a week so this a cursory view. New Rules for China.

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The Multibillion-dollar China Question: Should a mid-sized tech company tempt fate in China?

Version One Ventures

Didi Chuxing, the largest ride-hailing service is China, confirmed today that it will acquire Uber China. The deal ends a long, costly battle between the two rivals: Uber had been spending $1B + a year to gain traction in China, while Didi Chuxing had been offering subsidies to its drivers and riders as well. companies that couldn’t make it in China: eBay , Google , Facebook ; the jury is still out on what Amazon’s eventual fate will be.

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China Gathering Launches at SXSW

SiliconHills

investors and entrepreneurs have yet to embrace China as a viable market -namely due to its political restrictions and lack of transparency. The “China Gathering” conference and trade show at this year’s SXSW festival, however, plans to […] The post China Gathering Launches at SXSW appeared first on SiliconHills. By HOJUN CHOI Reporter with Silicon Hills News Despite its growing reputation as a major economic powerhouse, U.S.

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China’s Torch Program – the glow that can light the world (Part 2 of 5)

Steve Blank

I just spent a few weeks in Japan and China on a book tour for the Japanese and Chinese versions of the Startup Owners Manual. In these series of 5 posts, I thought I’d share what I learned in China. The previous post described how China built its science and technology infrastructure.

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Zhongguancun in Beijing – China’s Silicon Valley (Part 4 of 5)

Steve Blank

I just spent a few weeks in Japan and China on a book tour for the Japanese and Chinese versions of the Startup Owners Manual. In these series of 5 posts, I thought I’d share what I learned in China. I was only in China for a week so this a cursory view. China Venture Capital.

My Advice for StartUps Looking to do Business in China

The Startup Magazine

I run a consultancy where I advise organisations on commissioning artists – often within new build projects but also exhibitions and cultural strategy across the UK and China. This is a good example of how you can be busily working away in China.

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[Infographic] China, World’s Second-Biggest Online Shopping Mall (For Now)

YoungUpstarts

We all know that China, as the world’s most populous country, has plenty of potential to catch up and overtake the United States in terms of total online retail spending this year. Others Alibaba Alibaba.com China e-commerce infographic online retail

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[Infographic] Education By Country (United States, China, Russia, France, Germany and Japan)

YoungUpstarts

And contrary to most people’s beliefs, China actually invests 12.97% of its total government expenditure on education, placing it second of the five countries behind U.S., Others China education education system France Germany government expenditure Japan Russia students United States

China Regains Top Spot As Source Of Malignant Online Traffic: Akamai

YoungUpstarts

After being unseated last quarter by Indonesia, China has regained its spot as the source of observed attack traffic in the third quarter of 2013. Port 445 was the most targeted port in eight of the top 10 countries/regions, the only exceptions being China and Indonesia.

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Big, Mobile, and Innovative: Appconomy in China

Austin Startup

I spent nearly all of 2012 living and working in Shanghai, China. Because of this experience, AustinStartup asked if I wouldn’t mind sharing a few observations about the start-up life in China. Mobile Appconomy China

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China’s OPPO Sees Opportunity For Mobile In Southeast Asia

YoungUpstarts

If there’s any indication that the mobile handset markets in Southeast Asia is ripe for the taking, it’s the sudden interest from a number of China-based handset vendors that started to introduce their mobile products into the region’s markets.

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How To Reliably Source Products And Discover Suppliers In China

YFS Magazine

The concept of outsourcing is about three decades old. Companies, both large and small, contract a third party to manage work more efficiently. Grow Operations Global Business manufacturing product sourcing purchasing supply chain

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Waze Raises $30M to Expand into China

VC Cafe

Waze , the social GPS and traffic app, has raised a fresh $30 million from Li Ka-shing’s Horizon Ventures , and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers’ iFund and Digital Growth Fund. This brings their total funding to over $57 million.

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How to launch your product on China’s popular Xiaohongshu fashion platform

The Next Web

While most of you are using Amazon and eBay, people in China are shopping on sites and apps like Tmall, Taobao, JD, Suning, Kaola, VIP.com, and the very popular new kid on the block, Xiaohongshu.

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41% Of Attack Traffic Originates From China – Akamai

YoungUpstarts

For example, an individual in the United States may be launching attacks from compromised systems in China. For the case of China, this can mean that either attacks do originate from the country itself, or that many of its systems have been compromised to some extent.

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Volunteering in China with my son

David Cohen

Recently, I took my 11 year old (Andrew) to Beijing, China for 10 days. 30 minutes through border patrol and we are in china. tomorrow we will go to the Great Wall of china, and then have a tour of the school in the early evening. tomorrow the Great Wall of china.

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Alibaba S-1: How Alibaba Is Governed Like China’s Politburo

Agile VC

Whether intentional or not, to me this mirrors the Politburo of China’s Communist Party. Just as China has a robust form of “capitalism with Chinese characteristics” I suppose the Alibaba Partnership represents dual-class ownership with Chinese characteristics

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When In China…

entrepreMusings

Great Wall of China - October 2011. I recently got back from a fabulous trip to China. While I was there Steve Jobs passed away and pretty much everyone in China was talking about it too. His death with the background of ancient China was sort of appropriate in some ways.

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Public Goods: What a US Startup can Learn From China Sidewalks of Death

Austin Startup

The greatest threat to modern China comes not from foreign invasion, but in the form of bicycles, millions of bicycles. Look around anywhere in China lately and you’ll quickly see scads of bike-share bikes everywhere. transportation china wisdom economics austin

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China, Austin and Mobile Development

Austin Startup

Digby’s partnership is a microcosm of the greater opportunity that Austin mobile developers and app makers should be thinking about with respect China. At a macroeconomic level, there’s no surprise as to why China is generating more interest than ever. Mobile Appconomy Asia Chetan Sharma China Dalian digby mobileTech Tuesday Summer Davos TechCrunch World Economic Forum

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All You Need To Know About Manufacturing, Sourcing, And Importing Products From China, With Craig Ford

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

Entrepreneur Profiles Outsourcing Podcasts Podcasts & Podcasting Podcasts Pillar alibaba craig ford importing from china myimportlabel small business manufacturing Tweet Download the Text Transcript in PDF. Subscribe to this Podcast in iTunes.

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Headed to China…

Jeff Hilimire

There are a lot of reasons why (no excuses, I could have kept up with it better), but the main one is that we have been preparing to adopt a little boy from China. I’ve had a hard time dedicating time to this blog over the last few months.

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How We Had Our First Product Manufactured In China

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

Because my partner and I lived in different countries, we decided to do our sampling and production in Hong Kong and China. Since then, I have been to China and Hong Kong more times than I can remember. Production In China Basing all sampling and production in China made sense given the special characteristics of our products. After we agreed to produce samples with them, I flew to China to meet with the company.

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China Rising as Higher Education Power

Campus Entrepreneurship

Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sheffield, Keith Burnett, writes in the Times Higher Education that China will take a dominant position in higher education. He makes valid points in some cases (china is now the 4th most popular destination for overseas students!). But when you look at the better and fancier options now coming out of China – in everything from next-generation transport to technology – you will see that there are fewer and fewer things they cannot make.

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Is your brand ready to enter China? Three key questions to consider

The Next Web

Despite the recent slowdown, China still presents significant growth opportunities for global brands. Yet while China’s growth opportunities abound, so do its challenges. Eric Lin is the Executive Director, Pacific Rim at Siegel+Gale.

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The Business Climate in China

Venture Chronicles

I just spent a week and a half in southern China visiting a range of manufacturing facilities and meeting with senior executives, and the learnings were significant, some of which I want to share with you today. I want to take a moment to explain how worker compensation works in China.

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Appconomy and Neusoft Form Alliance for China Market

Austin Startup

Neusoft Corporation, the largest IT solution & service provider in China, and Appconomy, Inc. By integrating the powerful Appconomy Platform for AppCommerce with Neusoft’s cross platform app environment, Appconomy will be able to power a new generation of commerce and community apps in the US, China, and globally. Mobile Appconomy Chinaannounced today plans to form a strategic alliance.

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Book: The Red Web: The Struggle Between Russia’s Digital Dictators and the New Online Revolutionaries

Feld Thoughts

Apple Removes Apps That Allowed China Users to Get Around Filters. Books book censorship china internet russia

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Made In China

Growthink Blog

For whatever reason my eye was caught by the fine-print label on one glove and its none too surprising "Made in China" imprint. Made in China. Made in China. Made in China. Made in China. Staring out lifelike from their boxes and Made in China. Made in China. Defending our freedoms and Made in China. This Saturday, I took my 2 and 3 year old sons to Toys"R"Us to buy them baseball gloves.

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Lightspeed China Partners Closes Oversubscribed USD Fund III at $260M and Launches RMB Fund

Lightspeed Venture Partners

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IT Expansion in China

Venture Chronicles

Last week I wrote a post that covered many of the observation I made on my recent trip to mainland China. Given my background in IT, a natural area of interest for me was the build out of IT in China businesses that are not directly aligned with U.S. I don’t believe it is surprising to assert that growth in China to date has come independent of any investments in technology made by the government or business. based secondary markets rather than purchased new in China.

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