China – The Sleeper Awakens (Part 1 of 5)
APRIL 10, 2013
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 Startups – The Gold Rush and Fire Extinguishers (Part 5 of 5)
APRIL 14, 2013
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.
Can Israel Win Over China?
OCTOBER 17, 2016
A few weeks ago I wrote a post about the Israel-China investment future. When invited by Sino-Israel Global Network & Academic Leadership (SIGNAL) to sit at a roundtable on Israel’s China policy, I frankly didn’t really know what to expect.
What’s Next For China-Israel Investments?
NOVEMBER 3, 2016
One of the most famous ones happened in May 2014 when China’s Bright Food Group bought the most popular dairy called Tnuva, a company that for many Israelis symbolizes the country itself. There are many of them, some that are held in Israel and some in China.
China, Meet Taiwan
DECEMBER 21, 2016
China says it is "seriously concerned" after US President-elect Donald Trump expressed doubts about continuing to abide by the "One China" policy. - BBC Taiwan is a raw nerve for China, the issue over which they reflexively threaten war. Beijing operates under the "One China principle," which regards Taiwan as a renegade province. recognizes Beijing as legitimately representing the government of China, but does not accept Beijing's assertion of sovereignty over Taiwan.
Zhongguancun in Beijing – China’s Silicon Valley (Part 4 of 5)
APRIL 13, 2013
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.
Salt In China 2017
JANUARY 2, 2017
China Jan 2 2017 China salt monopoly salt market asiaA little economic history: the word salary is derived from salt. Beijing prepares to dissolve ancient grip on salt market - Link Salt, salt production, and salt taxes played key roles in Chinese history, economic development, and relations between state and society. The lure of salt profits led to technological innovation and new ways to organize capital.
Doing Business in China: Lessons from an Expat Entrepreneur
Up and Running
JULY 15, 2016
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.
Startup Essentials: Hiring Done Right in China
AUGUST 23, 2015
In this post I’ll cover best practices for hiring your first few employees and address some issues related to China specifically. Here are 4 things you can do to successfully hire in China. Related post: Entrepreneurs in China – Which Chinese Visa Would be Best for you?
Entrepreneurs in China – Which Chinese Visa Would be Best for you?
JUNE 28, 2015
If you are a foreigner living in China, there are 3 main topics that you will talk about with your friends: Your Chinese level, The air pollution and on which visa you are (Whoever thinks differently raise their hand, or just comment…) This post will address the latter where policies change once (and even twice) a year. Since there is no “Entrepreneurship” visa in China ( Like in Korea, as example ), which enables a you to […].
China’s Torch Program – the glow that can light the world (Part 2 of 5)
APRIL 11, 2013
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.
Access your Gmail in China – A Guide to Workarounds
JANUARY 22, 2015
A note from shlomo: When I’m thinking about the readers of this blog, the first thing comes to mind is that all of them know some about internet in China and how it works (or mainly how it doesn’t work). Since China is such a large part of my life, there is no doubt I’m biased… I need to keep reminding myself that some are really not aware of China’s internet […]. China blocked Gmail VPN
China’s Foreign Startups Can Make The Difference For Local Companies’ Expansion
JUNE 16, 2016
Cyriac Roeding published the article “ After three weeks in China, it’s clear Beijing is Silicon Valley’s only true competitor ” (here is a video version of it ), about his experiences during a 3 week trip to China learning about tech & entrepreneurship there.
China's Secret Weapon
JANUARY 8, 2015
In the largest study of its kind ever conducted, TalentSmart tested the leadership skills of 3,000 top executives in China, revealing a distinct competitive advantage over the US
Tech Events in China you Shouldn’t Miss This Year
MARCH 10, 2016
Don’t get me wrong, GMIC is a major event in China tech scene but there many other conferences and tech events around. Anyway, because of this I decided to collect the info of the conferences I know of happening this year related to mobile and internet in China and Hong Kong.
Apple Gets Terrible News from China
JUNE 17, 2016
A ruling from China spells more iPhone trouble
The Biggest Mistake People Make When They Come to China
JUNE 25, 2014
Nick and Tim are amazing guys who specialize in manufacturing goods and wine Import & Export in China. They also teach other entrepreneurs how to build such a business in China which I greatly appreciate. China Guest Post Insperation Enter China Focus import export Note from Shlomo: This is a Guest post from Nick Ramil from The Elevator Life .
USDA Reports on Large and Growing Agricultural Trade with China
MARCH 24, 2015
China agricultural trade has accelerated. exports of agricultural products to China averaged $25.9 Sales to China doubled during 2004-08 and doubled again during 2008-12, while the share of U.S. China became the largest overseas market for U.S.
Geopolitico - US & South China Sea
OCTOBER 26, 2015
From Reuters China claims most of the South China Sea and on Oct. 9 its Foreign Ministry warned that Beijing would "never allow any country to violate China's territorial waters and airspace in the Spratly Islands, in the name of protecting freedom of navigation and overflight." China South China Sea US XiSeemingly moments after Xi made a visit.
Now on Live Podcasts; Get First Hand Insights About China
NOVEMBER 1, 2015
So, podcasting was on the plan for someday which is eventually no day… This was until my friend Mike Michelini from Global From Asia offered me to Co-host with him China Business Cast. For a while now I’ve been working with him on this and I’m excited to say that we are finally online with the first joint episode speaking about the differences living and working in China VS. Hong Kong. We intend to bring interviews with entrepreneurs in China and China business.
Get to Know China’s Entrepreneurship 1st hand
MARCH 18, 2015
China design Environment Food Interviews NGO Tech Tourism travel From May 2013 till August 2014 we ran a project called “The Dim Sum Project”. It was aimed to open a window for entreprsnus who wish to understand more about entreprnship in different fields from a first hand perspective. This is how it worked We had young entrepreneurs who wished to learn about a certain topic connected to an experienced entrepreneur. It was their chance to ask him anything they want and […].
A Post Series About China’s Android Stores Small Secrets
DECEMBER 2, 2014
China Hacks android market AppInChina guide knowledge base Yes, this post has a catchy title., but frankly saying since launching AppInChina I’ve learned a lot about the Chinese App market and the android stores. We decided to share and release a series of posts with this knowledge, as we know there is a lot of confusion regarding the Chinese Android market because it’s so different from anywhere else around the world. We will add more and more posts […].
How We Had Our First Product Manufactured In China
Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak
JANUARY 18, 2011
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.
9 Quora Questions About China’s Mobile App Market
MAY 19, 2014
I’ve been exploring what people know about China’s Mobile app Market because Of AppInChina.co China App markets Mobile apps Quora I’ve recently became a Quora junky. I love this website and how much info you are able get and learn from. obviously and added my 2 cents as well. I found these following 9 questions to be interesting also because I hear those questions often from my clients as well. Here are 9 questions to educate […].
Learn About China Entrepreneurship basics: Video Interview at China Radio International (CRI)
AUGUST 8, 2013
He said that China Radio International started interviewing experts in different industries for their new show in English called: “China Talks” He asked me if I’m willing to speak about “Entrepreneurship in China” and he would forward my details to them.
China Gathering Launches at SXSW
MARCH 11, 2017
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.
[Infographic] Why Western Companies Fail In China
OCTOBER 19, 2015
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.
Raising Investment in China – Is it hard?
FEBRUARY 12, 2017
I’ve been working recently to publish my knowledge and experience about raising funds in China from Chinese investors. It’s going to be a book called: “Raise Your Funds in China” (tentative). On total I worked with close to 100 investors in China.
Reasons Why China Android Smartphones Are Trending In The Smartphone Market
NOVEMBER 27, 2014
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.
China Economic Blight Endures
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
China Economic Blight Endure. China Economic Blight Endures adding worse to an already war torn economy and global newsline. Just one hour ago China's PMI index was released and while it was better than expected, the increase showed more signs of deterioration. Some China watchers believe current growth levels are already much weaker than official data suggest.
9 Podcasts That Would Help You To Know More About China
JULY 7, 2016
Here is a rundown of podcasts I know speaking about China (mainly business oriented but not only). This post was first published on Forbes: 9 Podcasts That Would Help You To Know More About China. . I know very few people who made China their home permanently.
The Resurgence Of American Manufacturing In A Post-China Economy
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
Manufacturing comes back home to American soil as the Made-in-China Era loses momentum
chaganomics.blogspot.com: China Hacks New York Times
FEBRUARY 2, 2013
China Hacks New York Times. The NY Times said China sent hackers into their network to gather intelligence on reports about the Chinese Government. Of course, China denies this and complains of recent hacker attacks to their infrastructure. chaganomics.blogspot.com. Translate.
Why the China-US CyberSecurity Agreement Will Fail
SEPTEMBER 27, 2015
Here are ten serious flaws with the agreement made on Friday between the United States and China not to hack one another
3 Ways China is Cultivating Entrepreneurship
JUNE 29, 2015
Chinese companies like 500IPO are leading the innovation in the Chinese startup ecosystem
Do / Can Tech People From the US get Jobs in China?
OCTOBER 28, 2013
Mayer Seidman (@mayerseidman), One of my readers, sent me this question: “Do/Can Tech People From the US get a Job in China?” China Hacks Looking for a job Networking ” ( Twitter has become much more prominent Since I started sharing the content I read and not only the content I write ) I wrote about this subject almost a year ago here, but having lived in Beijing much longer now, I have better a perspective of how things work. I […].
One Company's Obsessive Quest to Crack China's $8 Billion Mobile Games Industry
NOVEMBER 8, 2016
The founders of smartphone games studio Dots are determined to break into China's lucrative, maddening market. If China doesn't break them first
How U.S. Startups Can Avoid Uber's Fate in China
AUGUST 2, 2016
startups to do profitable, sustained business in China--as long as they're not traditional Silicon Valley tech contenders Despite Uber's fate, it's possible for U.S.
What It's Really Like to Do Business in China
NOVEMBER 8, 2016
Are you dead set on getting into China? Some founders and investors have up-to-date advice
Volunteering in China with my son
APRIL 3, 2013
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.