Making Business Sense of The National Security Law in Hong Kong with Tariq Dennison

Michael MicheliniCorporate, Investment, Podcast0 Comments

GFA310. In today’s episode, we are going to talk about national security law in Hong Kong with out guest today, Tariq who I met many years ago in the Hong Kong scene and we reconnected. We try to not to get political and more business positioning and what you should do. Tariq is very knowledgeable in the whole financial business world in America and Hong Kong. Let us tune in as he shares some practical insights as a business owner. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/national-security.

Business Plan: Why It’s Important and How To Write One

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We have learned early on, even while some of us were still in college taking up a business course, how valuable a business plan is. Writing a business plan is already being inculcated in the minds of the young, wherever they are nestled, to mold an entrepreneurial mindset. But more than just a university requirement, what is it really? Do businesses really need to write one? Is this a step that can be skipped?

Crypto Talk, Applied To Asia, & Supply Chain Applications with Shill Nye

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GFA237. Crypto Talk! We are talking Crypto here at Global From Asia. I know – some of you feel it is all scams – but there are legitimate projects and initiatives happening. By you subscribing and listening today I assume you like and trust us here at GFA – so hear us out. Blockchain will be a game changer more than the internet has been for the world. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode237.

Why You Should Invest in Vietnam

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For the past several years, Vietnam’s economic progress has gained it recognition as East Asia’s new economic tiger. More and more investors are seeking ways to enter Vietnam. Does this mean that now is the time to invest in Vietnam? Here are 5 reasons you should.

Silicon Valley vs Hong Kong Startup Ecosystem with Edith Yeung of 500 Startups

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GFA131. Today’s episode – we have a special guest, Edith Yeung, a venture partner at 500 startups. I was fortunate enough to catch up with her at the Rise Conference and she is kind enough to come on the podcast today and share about her perspective on the startup scene differences between Hong Kong and Silicon Valley. She is in HK a lot so maybe we can catch her more – let’s listen in and find out what she has to say about HK startups! For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode131.

Buying a Hong Kong Owned Chinese Company Out of the Box

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We have heard a lot about buying a shelf company in Hong Kong, this is common talk in the blogosphere. But have we heard about buying a Hong Kong company that has a Chinese WFOE (Wholly foreign owned entity) with it? Today, we will dig into this, why you would consider buying a Chinese company, and what you need to do.

USA Government Programs for Exporting & Selling American Products Internationally with Bryson and Paul

Michael MicheliniCorporate, Investment, Podcast6 Comments

GFA049. On the show 2 US government gurus dealing with helping businesses export and sell American goods abroad, Bryson Patterson from U.S. Small Business Administration and Paul Bergman from US Department of Commerce. I learned a ton, and even if you’re not American – you can get some of these benefits if you sell American goods abroad

China-Axlr8r Accelerator Program Fireside Chat

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GFA013. Today is a special one for me, being an alumni of Chinaccelerator program’s 3rd batch where I started Social Agent and met my soon-to-be-wife Wendy, I get to host a “fireside chat” with Todd and Cyril while Todd was in Shenzhen on a roadshow. Applications for their 5th batch are open for another week so check it out and see if you can Apply your startup in their program today!

International Venture Capitalist Tim Draper visits Hong Kong

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GFA012. The final part of our special StartMeUp Hong Kong series, we have here with us Tim Draper a world renowned venture capitalist! He’s visiting Hong Kong as the Venture Forum’s keynote speaker, and shares some valuable insights about trends in industries happening around the world, and opportunities for Hong Kong, Asia based companies specifically.

Douglas Richard from School for Startups in UK shares his Asia Perspective

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GFA010. We’re in for a treat! This is a special 3 part series for the StartMeUp.Hk’s Venture Forum speakers. I was able to interview Doug right off the plane from London, getting some great insights on his experiences selling his company in USA, moving to UK to start an investment fund, getting to become a Dragon on Dragon’s Den and his new venture School for Startups.

InvestHK’s Charles Ng Shares on Ways Businesses Leverage their Government Programs

Michael MicheliniCorporate, Investment, Podcast3 Comments

GFA005. Interested to learn about Hong Kong’s government initiatives to help businesses startup, base, and grow with Hong Kong as their headquarters? Then today’s episode is for you! We’ll sit down with Charles Ng, Associate Director of InvestHK and heading their new initiative StartupMeUp.HK. Listeners today can learn how they can better get benefit from the Hong Kong government programs, and talk to a real person about finding their way in Hong Kong’s many business programs offered!