Techcrunch Conference Coming to Shenzhen, China

Michael MicheliniAnnouncements, Blog, Lifestyle1 Comment

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.

How To Know What The Import Duty Is In HK

Michael MicheliniBlog, Business, Ecommerce1 Comment

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!

Forms, which is which?

Michael MicheliniBlog, Corporate, Taxes, Upkeep0 Comments

Hong Kong business is pretty straight forward, but once you get the company going, you will get some various forms in the mail and not be sure how to handle them. Today we’ll go through each HK business forms you will receive, what they mean, and what you need to do.

Day in the Life in Shenzhen

Michael MicheliniBlog, Lifestyle, Living2 Comments

What is the normal day in the life for a Chinese worker, middle class? It can vary a bit from place to place in China – so I will focus today on where I know best – in Shenzhen. Learn more about life in Shenzhen.

What Do you Need, License, To Sell in HK

Michael MicheliniBlog, Corporate, Taxes, Upkeep0 Comments

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.

Awards for Best Agencies in Hong Kong

Michael MicheliniBlog, Corporate, Incorporation0 Comments

Planning to set up in Hong Kong and wondering who the best agencies in HK to work with? While we hope you work with us – we also want to review the other top agencies we know in Hong Kong. Maybe you would prefer to work with them, and we may as well give you some good options to go to.

Amazing Start To Our GFA Experts Platform: Successful Experts Meetup & Experts Workshop

Michael MicheliniAnnouncements, Blog2 Comments

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?

Michael MicheliniBlog, Corporate, Upkeep0 Comments

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!

The Next Level For “International Business Land” – Meet Our GFA Experts Network

Michael MicheliniBlog, Business, Ecommerce0 Comments

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!

How To Keep Your Supplier Motivated

Michael MicheliniBlog, Business, Ecommerce1 Comment

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.

Lessons and Tips Learned At The Pebble Founder Talk

Michael MicheliniBlog, Business, Ecommerce0 Comments

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!

Flying Into Hong Kong or Shenzhen

Michael MicheliniBlog, Lifestyle, Travel1 Comment

Flying in or out of Hong Kong and looking for flights? Well, which airline and which airport depend on where you are looking to go. Today we’ll share some tips and tricks on finding good flights to and from Hong Kong International Airport, (HKIA), also known as HKG for the airport codes. Read more on this blog about traveling to Hong Kong or Shenzhen.

Business Matchmaking At The Cross Border Summit

Michael MicheliniBlog, Business, Ecommerce0 Comments

The Cross Border Summit here in Shenzhen, China is about a lot of things – learning and staying on top of the latest trends in e-commerce in and out of China – but also its about making relationships. Last year we noticed a lot of people making deals and talking business, so much that we doubled down and focused hard on putting together a proper “business matchmaking” session at the end of each day in this year’s summit.