Category Archives: Wahaha

Diving into China business strategies

China’s companies are going global in a fast speed. A few decades ago China was only a few percent of the global economy, but those days are far behind us. What happens in China, now has global impact, and what Chinese companies do, cannot be ignored.

How to deal with Chinese investors?

How to deal with Chinese investors? That question is asked more frequently by government agencies, startups, larger and smaller companies outside China, and even soccer clubs. Capital is flowing over from China to the rest of the world, partly through the massive One Belt, One Road (OBOR) investment program. But many Chinese companies, private and state-owned, also have their own investment agenda.

At the China Speakers Bureau, we offer a range of speakers who can help you to deal with that question. There might not be one answer, but as China’s economic standing in the world changes, looking for possible answers becomes more crucial for the world outside China.

Innovation experts at the China Speakers Bureau (updated)

Innovation and China seemed have been at odds for a long time. But the country known for its copy-cats has made huge strides forward, and innovation has become a key feature in the country┬┤s development. Not surprising, also speakers at the China Speakers Bureau reflect that important development.

Most of China rich did not get a degree – Rupert Hoogewerf

If Bill Gates is a standard, getting an education degree is no measurement for later wealth. The Hurun China Rich list discovered that half of its listed 2,000 rich did not finish with a degree, says chief researcher Rupert Hoogewerf in Global Times. Partly that is caused by the chaotic times during the Cultural Revolution.

Beijing has more billionaires than New York – Rupert Hoogewerf

Beijing is now having more (US$) billionaires than New York, says Hurun rich list founder Rupert Hoogewerf in his latest report, according to AP, despite the fierce drop in stock prices of the last six months. “People will look at China the same way that people looked at Stanford or Silicon Valley in the 1990s.”

8 Chinese innovations that might disrupt your industry in the year of the ape

Looking back at the demand from our clients at the China Speakers Bureau over the past few years, we see a distinct development into the future, into the year of the ape.

7 China trends for 2015

We hope your year 2015 starts with a blast, just like ours. China is changing in rapid pace, and we hope to be also your 2015 match maker if you are looking for experts on the fast moving realities in China.

What do we expect in 2015?

US green cards losing their attraction – Wei Gu

Wahaha tycoon Zong Qinghou was a high profile US passport holder who backed out of his US citizenship. WSJ wealth editor Wei Gu explains that the liability of a green cards is growing, as rich Chinese discover they have to pay taxes of all their income. What are the alternatives?

The challenge for chairman Zong and Wahaha – Paul French

Chairman Zong Qinghao is not only the richest man in China, according to the latest Forbes China rich list, but has been a successful leader to his Wahaha, China beverage giant. Forbes asks retail analyst Paul French why.

The rising wealth of China’s law makers – Rupert Hoogewerf

The 70 richest members of the National People’s Congress, China’s legislative body, collected more wealth than their US brethren, discovered Rupert Hoogewerf, founder and managing director of Hurun, a Shanghai research body focusing on China’s rich, according to Bloomberg.