GFA228. This week’s show we have a hot FinTech startup here – Neat HK – I call them a “bank” but they won’t say they are. They have been working hard on a personal and business financial services solution in HK for years and today we have 2 of the founders on the show to talk about the story and explain their solution more. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode228.
This is a blog about Asia Operations. There are tons of guides on how to open a Hong Kong company but not many on what to do after you’re all setup. Banks, money flow, invoices, customer handling, today we will give some important tasks you should do once you establish your business. While we’re focusing on Hong Kong in the guide, this can be for your company anywhere in the world.
Nowadays more and more Filipinos are opting to work online rather than tied to a physical office, this actually gives an amazing opportunity for businesses to be able to offer products and services in the global market. More and more people in the Philippines are opting to use Paypal Philippines to get paid. In case, you are recently employed and is now about to transfer your first paycheck, here are the steps on how you can withdraw your money from the PayPal site.
Quite a few updates the last month with regards to Hong Kong incorporation and upkeep that we need to catch you up on. It further strengthens the reason why Global From Asia partnered with Unipro Consulting Limited about a year and a half ago – to have a proper license and dedicated team on these policies has been critical. Read this article about HK Regulations 2018.
Opening bank in China is not a hard as one would think. In case you are a foreigner or a resident of the country and needs to open either a personal or business account, the process is not that difficult. All you have to provide is your passport and do not forget to bring some money, of course. Get a few tips here.
The most common dilemma for a web-based business owner is not having a physical business address. In the United States, federal guidelines require businesses to acquire and maintain a physical address, even if it’s a web-based business, to avoid potential legal consequences. For small business owners and international sellers, getting a physical USA address may be a pain. Nevertheless, there are still a few options to obtain an American address.
Looking to set up a US company as a non-citizen? This is a guide in response to the huge response we received on how to open a US bank account from overseas. The best way to open a US bank account as an overseas non-resident is to register a US company, and today we will go through that process, enjoy!
Cryptocurrencies are the hottest topic nowadays in the business industry. Last year, Bitcoin made a huge buzz by achieving a huge milestone that surprised everyone. The leading cryptocurrency has proven to all its critics its value. What are the leading initial coin offerings in Asia? Here is a list of the leading ICOs in Asia in no particular order.
GFA211. We had a blog about this one and we thought of making a Hiring Chinese Staff podcast as well. Had the pleasure to get Monica Chao on the podcast who has a wealth of experience from running a tech startup in Shanghai to working with ecommerce in San Francisco. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode211.
Love doing your taxes? We all know the answer to that! Being educated about the main points about taxes though is important. It affects the decision making you will make in your business. In this post,we talk about it a bit on our workshop calls in our GFA VIP members forum. Learn more about Hong Kong taxes.
I’ve never been so excited – after years of frustration – I remember back in March 2016 as this banking nightmare started – seems Hong Kong regulators are loosening up. And developing news that the Hong Kong banking system may ease up with not requiring local HK residential address proof, combined with tax reductions from 16.5 to 8.25% if profit … Read More
Want to get declined for your bank account application in Hong Kong? Then you’re in the right place! Of course you don’t want to get rejected when applying for your Hong Kong business bank account, but today I want to have some fun and give you some tips on how to get a declined HK bank application.
Business booming for you in Hong Kong? Want to add a new business partner or shareholder to your limited company? This is something that is common in business, and it is an exciting time. But how do you change owners in your business? You may be curious the methods and steps needed – so today is a treat for you. Let’s dig into how to update your shareholders for your Hong Kong business. Read more of adding shareholders in HK.
All set with your Hong Kong company and HSBC bank account? Congratulations, it can be quite a feat, especially in today’s rather strict KYC – “Know your Customer” world. So after you have the bank account, you may want to make some changes. This is where it gets a bit complicated, especially if you are living and working outside of Hong Kong. Learn some tips on using HSBC HK overseas.
Real estate is hot everywhere in the world – but especially here in Asia! For many Entrepreneurs based in Hong Kong or Shanghai, the prospect of buying property, becomes less likely by the day. In this blog, we have a contributor, Fredrik from Asia Property HQ to share some insights about asia real estate.
Set Up a Hong Kong company and wondering what is the best online accounting software? We’re tech geeks too, and we want to keep everything “in the cloud”. Not only because we’re geeks, but because we have team members around the world. Today, let’s dig into the top accounting solution and see what is the best one for you.
The Internet has helped global trade grow rapidly over the years; hence, most financial institutions and payment providers have developed to ease cross-border payments. Cross border payments works through financial institutions that are typically linked to send/receive money. Today, there are numerous websites that provide easier cross-border payment options.