China’s startup scene: Lively, relentless, and unmatched by anything else

China's startup scene

China’s startup scene has its ups and downs but has never been inactive. The country has long recognized the importance of startups in boosting economy and employment, and therefore has invested in startup ecosystems. On the one hand, the huge and homogeneous Chinese market offers a natural experiment field for aspiring entrepreneurs. On the other […]

China Paradigm 109: Building a SaaS in the Wechat, Weibo & Douyin ecosystems

building SaaS in China

Building a SaaS in China Matthieu David interviews Alex Duncan, Co-founder and Product Lead, and Alex Li, VP at KAWO Head of Brand and Agency Partnerships. If you are a big brand trying to establish yourself on the Chinese market you’re going to need a strong social media presence. Thus, we decided to arrange this […]

China Paradigm 108: Meet the founder of the fist internet cloud company in China

internet cloud company in China

The fist internet cloud company in China Matthieu David interviews Steve Mushero, CTO of China MSP YunChang (the fist internet cloud company in China). The cloud internet service is fairly new to China and Steve Mushero’s company has been one of the pioneers on the Chinese market. In 2015 he managed to raise 9 million […]

China Paradigm 107: All you need to know about the spa business in China

SPA management

Matthieu David interviews Johnny Chang Founder at Spa Solutions Training and Management Consultancy Ltd., Shanghai. How big is the spa industry in China and how much more of a quality service does it offer compared to the West? What training does Spa Solutions offer emerging spa businesses and in what way is the spa industry […]

China Paradigm transcript #97: Managing a supply chain in the Chinese food industry during the virus outbreak

Chinese food industry during the virus outbreak

Find here the China paradigm episode 97. Learn more about the Chinese food industry during the virus outbreak and listen to David Beutin’s, sales manager at Lactalis International experience in China’s dairy industry. Full transcript below: Hello everyone, this is China paradigm where we, Daxue consulting, interview season entrepreneurs in China. Matthieu David: Hello everyone I’m […]

China paradigm transcript #94: Connecting Europe and Chinese leaders in 2020

Connecting Europe and Chinese leaders

Find here the China paradigm episode 94. In this interview, Yingzi Yuan, Executive Director at Europe China Foundation, discusses Europe-China business relationships and how her foundation is connecting Europe and Chinese leaders. Full transcript below: Hello everyone, this is China Paradigm, where we, Daxue Consulting, interview seasoned entrepreneurs in China. Matthieu David: Hello everyone, I’m […]

China Paradigm 103: Creating 5 iconic restaurants in 3 different Asian cities

restaurant business in China

Run restaurants in Asia Matthieu David interviews Philippe Ricard, Founder of La Creperie in Asia. The restaurant business in Asia and all around the world took a big hit with the coronavirus outbreak. But there are some places that can survive anything. La Creperie is a well-established brand in China, Vietnam, and Hong Kong because […]