In this episode of China paradigm, Matthieu David, CEO of Daxue Consulting, interviews Aurélien Rigart, Co-founder of IT Consultis a Shanghai-based digital Agency. Rigart shares with us practical-based tips for starting a web agency in China.
IT Consultis has done 450 projects with clients ranging from startups to large companies like Budweiser and Decathlon and has 70 full-time employees in three offices in Asia.
Rigart explains why entrepreneurs in China have to be especially resilient and tells his story of going from the first $500, 20-day long project to 3 million USD. We learn how to hire the right tech people, how to manage the constantly changing tech scene in China, what are the challenges of opening in new locations like Ho Chi Minh City and Singapore. He gives suggestions like how to localize in China, with tips on programming and user experience.
China paradigm is a podcast is sponsored by Daxue consulting where we interview successful entrepreneurs about their businesses in China. You can access all available episodes from the China paradigm Youtube page.
Daxue Tech is at the forefront of consulting firms utilizing tech in a variety of ways to gain a better understanding of Chinese users patterns, U&A, and consumption preferences. We leverage our unique data collection capabilites to provide strategic insights on brand marketing, product launch and user interface design.