For so many years, the most common question we like to chat about at happy hours is, where is the best place to setup your business operations in South China? The top 3 places, in my opinion, are Hong Kong, Guangzhou, and Shenzhen. So today, let’s do some “battle” between each and see what city is the best for your situation.
As we have been building up the meetup and chapter communities of Global From Asia we have been testing different style events. Recently we had a group of Investors and Executives from Brazil coming to Shenzhen, China and we thought it would be a perfect time to have a demo session. We also have select clips of this e-commerce demo … Read More
Global From Asia had the pleasure to be media at this year’s Rise Conference, and I was even able to get a front row seat at a fireside chat and AskGaryVee book signing event hosted by Startup Grind. While the event was streamed live and recorded by a ton of different media and bloggers – today I want to highlight … Read More
Its official – Piruze Sabunca hosted the official Stripe Hong Kong launch event last night, and you can read up the official Stripe blog post on HK’s launch here. While I feel they Stripe has been in town for quite some time, they officially have launched in Hong Kong this week. At a special event at the Rise Conference, the … Read More
The internet has made everything easier. With social media, ads and whatnot, marketing and selling has become a lot easier. Selling a product online allows you to reach a wider audience and new customers, and as a buyer, shopping online is basically like having a big shopping mall right at your fingertips – one click and you have access to the whole world. One of the wonders that the internet can offer, is selling on amazon FBA. Truly, the internet has changed the way people buy and sell things by removing traditional geographic boundaries.
Everyone knows (or should know!) TechCrunch. It is probably the biggest, if not one of the biggest, English tech blogs in the world. This year’s Techcrunch China conference is happening down in the south of China – in Shenzhen city! As more and more globally known brands and events happen here, it is truly amazing what can be done in this 30+ year old city.
Love a certain product and can’t find it on store shelves in Hong Kong? You and your friends group buying them from America and shipping over for your own use. You may be onto a new business opportunity! It is overwhelming deciding where to start to turn this into a business, and today we’ll go through some of the technical tactics for importing it into Hong Kong. Find out more in this import tax hk article!
Many have the exotic dream of relocating to Hong Kong. Almost anyone who has done any business travel in Asia has at least spent some time in the amazing Hong Kong airport (read our extensive HK airport guide here) and hopefully ventured into downtown Hong Kong for an afternoon on a layover. It is a fast paced, dynamic, and amazing … Read More
Looking to get started with doing your business in Hong Kong? Or start in Hong Kong and represent a Western brand throughout Asia? Hong Kong is a good starting point, and maybe you’re still researching how to make the leap from your day job to full time entrepreneur. This blog will give you some pointers on how to sell in HK.
A top question I get is should I setup my international business in Hong Kong or Singapore? This article will try to give our readers some tips and guide in making the decision whether to set up business in Singapore vs Hong Kong. It varies on your specific needs, we will go through the various factors today.
I’m happy to report that our new Global From Asia Experts (GFA Experts) initiative is off to a roaring start! Off the momentum of the amazing second annual Cross Border Summit, we have responded with a new platform for high quality experts and attendees to come together in the cross-border e-commerce and business community to learn, network, and share together. … Read More
What is a BRC? Or other wise known as business registration certificate? Talking to a business and they want your business license? With a Hong Kong company, there are quite a few different pieces of paper, but the most common one to send them is the BRC, business registration certificate. Today we’ll explain what it is, and how to use it!
Doing business around the world has been something locked up for the massive conglomerates for decades. At Global From Asia, our mission has to been to bring this mysterious task of running an international business as a hustling startup or a budding business owner. Its been years and there is no end in sight for the information and knowledge and network we have to share. It has gotten to the point that we had to open it up to a network – a network of amazing international business experts around the globe – our very own GFA experts network!
Though suppliers in China are all very unique, they do have a lot of things in common. One major thing is the oversupply of orders that they receive. We need to take a quick look at Chinese economy and how massive it became in the past decade or so. This article about motivating suppliers would be very informative for businessmen everywhere.
So I had the lucky opportunity to go to a fireside chat with Eric, the founder of Pebble Watch. If you don’t know what Pebble is – I guess you haven’t been following the crowdfunding scene! They are the poster child of the Kickstarter crowdfunding platform, raising 80 million US dollars on their kickstarter campaign!