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The risky and attractive VC market – William Bao Bean

William Bao Bean “With 3G coming and 600 million people on mobile phones it is going to be a very attractive market.” VC-entrepreneur William Bao Bean of the Softbank China&India…

Have high-end retailers created a Beijing glut?

A winner?via Wikipedia Yes, there is nowadays too much in China anyway, says retail investigator Access Asia Director Paul French. No, says market researcher Shaun Rein of CMR, it is…

Competition moves to curtail Baidu – Paul Denlinger

Paul Denlinger China’s domestic online powerhouses have started a shoot-out, but Paul Denlinger says the official privacy argument to stop leading search engine Baidu is plain nonsense.A range of leading…

The China-debate: ready to roll

via Wikipedia One of our key targets at the China Speakers Bureau is getting the debate on China rolling. One reason to ask speakers for our service is because we…

Chicken for the masses – KFC in China

via Wikipedia Former Vice President of Business Development for Greater China of Tricon Global Restaurants, KFC’s parent company (now known as YUM! Brands) and author of the new book ‘KFC…

Tudou license needed for online business – Shaun Rein

Shaun Rein The license China’s largest video hosting firm Tudou received today was paramount for getting seriously into the advertising business, Shaun Rein says today. After a two-month wait Tudou…

Soccer, the ultimate test – Rowan Simons

Rowan Simons The ultimate test, Rowan Simons calls the win or fail attitude towards China’s soccer in the famous CCTV-9 program Dialogue. Simons builds on a case made by others,…

YouTube channel for the China Speakers Bureau

We are preparing to adopt a few more new media tools at the China Speakers Bureau. As a first move we have set up a YouTube channel with clips of…

New: China speakers in the news

At the China Speakers Bureau we are planning to start a new feature that will allow our speakers to comment directly on the news. At our speakers’ corner and our…

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