Successful co-founders on how to scale a restaurant business in China by creating unique and adaptable restaurant brands: China Paradigm transcript #112 with Gennadii Bochkar and Chen Feng

Gennadii Bochkar and Chen Feng are co-founders of a chain of restaurant bars in China. Shanghai residents will be very familiar with some of their brands such as Bites & Brews, Blue Frog, Barbarian, and Nomad among others. Here, they offer insights into how to successfully scale a restaurant business in China. They don’t concentrate […]

China Paradigm 123: Representing niche beauty brands in China

niche beauty brands in China

We interview Jean-Philippe Benoist, Founder and CEO at GED. GED helps establish cosmetics and niche beauty brands in China on eCommerce platforms and helps them drive sales in the Chinese market. Their services include both distribution and marketing. So what is GED’s winning formula for niche beauty brands integration on the Chinese market, which products […]

China Paradigm 122: Angel-investing in China with a 26% compound return

Angel-investing in China

Angel-investing in China with a 26% compound return In this episode of China Paradigm, we interview Philip Beck. Philip Beck – 贝曦贤 is an Australian-born entrepreneur who’s been living and working in China since 2005. After 32 years across Asia-Pacific (1976-2008) as CEO and/or COO of publicly-listed international 4A’s media agencies and recruitment companies, Philip […]

China Paradigm 121: Advertising in China with transparency and precise targeting

Advertising in China

In this episode of China Paradigm, we interview Jie Zhang, a serial entrepreneur with a strong tech background and founder at AdChina.io a software as a service (SaaS) platform that makes advertising in China easier for foreign brands. The differences between advertising in China and the West are staggering when it comes to how the […]

China Paradigm Transcript #111: Market analytics expert on her career in data monitoring and tracking and how analyzing data for the healthcare industry led to her leveraging those skills to start a successful website

analyzing data for the healthcare industry

Find here China Paradigm episode 111.  Carole Gabay has been analyzing data on behalf of international marketing companies her whole career. 15 years ago, she switches from consumer goods data analysis to begin a career in analyzing data for the healthcare industry. She creates tools that make the data easier to read for her clients and […]

China Paradigm Transcript #110: How an entrepreneur modified his product to create a successful platform enabling Western brands to optimize e-commerce performance in China

optimize e-commerce performance in China

Find here China Paradigm episode 110. Josh Gardner is an entrepreneur with a background in Academic anthropology, logistics, and e-commerce. Since 2014 he has been running Kung Fu Data in China, which helps international brands to optimize e-commerce performance in China.  Although business is going well now, things didn’t start way and Josh not making any […]