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Dr Andy Xie: China 20 years after the Asian financial crisis

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie, renowned Chinese Economist, said that China had spoken about economic rebalancing for 10 years, but consumption as a share of GDP has continued to fall. Click on the image below to watch the video of Dr Xie’s interview with CNBC. Dr Andy Xie 謝國忠 is a renowned Chinese economist based in Shanghai who has been […]

Porter Erisman: The inside story behind Alibaba

Porter Erisman

Porter Erisman, former VP of Alibaba, shared the inside story behind the rise of Chinese online colossus Alibaba in the recent TFWA Asia Conference in Singapore. The presentation revealed why e-commerce in emerging markets is built on different cultural foundations to the likes of Amazon and eBay. Click the image below to watch the clip […]

Dr Andy Xie Discussed the Asset Management Business and Chinese and Asian Economy at a Recent Fund Conference

Dr Andy Xie

Renowned independent economist Dr Andy Xie shared vital insights at a recent Fund Conference. He discussed asset management business, Chinese and Asian economy. Watch the video below to learn more: Dr Andy Xie 謝國忠 is a renowned Chinese economist based in Shanghai who has been named one of the “50 Most Influential Persons in Finance” by Bloomberg. Andy Xie’s […]

Michele Wucker’s Gray Rhino is Getting Traction on International Media

Michele Wucker

The international media is paying more attention to the gray rhinos in the world, the term coined by renowned author Michele Wucker, which means the obvious dangers We Ignore. New York Times has recently published a front page coverage story on the gray rhinos in China and argued they we should pay more attention to […]

Dr Andy Xie, Chinese Economist, Interviewed on Hong Kong’s Economic Evolution

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie, renowned Chinese economist, shared his insights on the Hong Kong’s economic evolution on a recent Bloomberg Markets: Asia interview. He thought that with China joining the WTO, Hong Kong gradually lost its edge. The ever rising property prices made the situation even worst. Click on the image below to watch Dr Xie‘s […]

Matthew Brennan, WeChat Expert, Available for Speaking Engagements

Matthew Brennan

WeChat expert Matthew Brennan is now available for speaking engagements. In his keynote for the China Marketing Summit in Shenzhen, China, Matthew brought over a decade of entrepreneurial experience and talked about WeChat’s platform strategies and its strengths over other apps in the local and international market. Matthew Brennan 马修 is a well-known speaker and writer about WeChat. […]

Dana Leong Performed at AMTD-LendIt Global Fintech Investment Summit in Hong Kong

Dana Leong

Dana Leong performed at AMTD-LendIt Global Fintech Investment Summit in Hong Kong. Here are some photos from the event: Dana Leong has been dubbed as the world’s top electric cellist and is known as the world’s top trombone player by members of the world renowned Balkan Beat Box. Dana’s distinctive sound encompasses multiple genres such as jazz, healing music, electronic […]

Andy Xie: China’s Economic Challenges for the Next Decade

Andy Xie

In his recent presentation at the CFA Institute, Dr Andy Xie explained why he thought that China’s growth model was not sustainable and why he was skeptical of current central bank policies around the world in reviving global economic growth. Watch the video below to learn more about Dr Xie‘s insights: Dr Andy Xie 謝國忠 is a […]

Porter Erisman on How the West can learn from China on e-commerce and Fintech

Porter Erisman

Porter Erisman talked about how the West can learn from China on e-commerce and Fintech. China, started from scratch, has created truly disruptive e-commerce and mobile payment business ecosystems. Porter says “Because China is really starting from scratch, China is able to leapfrog way ahead. And so finally you’re starting to see the evidence come out […]

Andy Xie shared his insights on Chinese and Global Economy

Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie, renowned Chinese economist shared his insights on the Chinese and global economy at the recent FundForum. According to Dr Xie, the world will not be stable until China becomes a balanced economy but the Chinese government is unlikely to let that happen. Dr Andy Xie 謝國忠 is a renowned Chinese economist based […]

Lijia Zhang BBC Interview on her Novel Lotus

Lijia Zhang

Lijia Zhang, Beijing-based journalist and social commentator, was interviewed by BBC recently. Lijia talked about her newly published novel, Lotus, and the social issues reflected by prostitution in China. Lijia Zhang, skilled journalist, author, social commentator and speaker comes from humble beginnings. Born and raised on the banks of the Yangtze River, Lijia Zhang was pulled […]

Dana Leong Performed at PhiSkin Celebration Dinner in Shanghai

Dana Leong

World-renowned musician Dana Leong  performed at the PhiSkin Celebration Dinner in Shanghai. Take a look at the photos and videos below for a preview of Dana’s amazing presentation: Dana Leong has been dubbed as the world’s top electric cellist and is known as the world’s top trombone player by members of the world renowned Balkan Beat Box. Dana’s […]

Porter Erisman Spoke at TFWA Asia Conference with Great Feedback

Porter Erisman

Porter Erisman shared lessons learnt from the Alibaba success story, and insights on the next generations of shoppers at the TFWA Asia Conference. His presentation received great feedback from the organiser, as well as the audience from the travel retail industry. “Porter was a huge success, and very pleasant indeed to work with. Lots of […]

Lijia Zhang Interviewed by BBC Radio 4

Lijia Zhang

Lijia Zhang was interviewed by BBC Radio 4 on her debut novel Lotus, which is about sex workers in China. Lijia Zhang shared her experience on her facebook page saying: Start the Week is Radio 4’s flag ship program, and the dream of many writers and publicists. I was so proud to be on the […]

Dana Leong Performed at the Shanghai Fashion Week

Dana Leong

Grammy awarded musician Dana Leong recently performed at Shanghai Fashion Week, with great success! Take a look at some of the event photos below: Dana Leong has been dubbed as the world’s top electric cellist and is known as the world’s top trombone player by members of the world renowned Balkan Beat Box. Dana’s distinctive sound encompasses multiple genres such […]

Insights of Helen Wang on the Chinese Middle Class, and More

Helen Wang

Helen Wang is an award-winning author, consultant, and expert on China’s middle class. Originally from China, Wang has lived in the U. S. for over twenty years. After finishing her master’s degree at Stanford University, she joined at a prestigious think tank, Institute for the Future, in Menlo Park, California, and consulted for Fortune 500 […]