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The International Entrepreneur –Chinese Business– Interview with Bijan Bewley

Today I have the privilege of interviewing American Bijan Bewley, who recently spent a year living, working and studying in Beijing. Mr. Bewley is a Principle of Global Progressive Solutions, a firm focused on global business strategy with particular concentration on entering and succeeding in the Chinese market. The International Entrepreneur (TIE): Having lived and […]

The International Entrepreneur – Are Foreign Investors the Right Option for Tech Firm Growth?

This past week I developed an itinerary for a Chinese investor’s trip to the U.S. that will take place later this summer. “Helen” is someone I met five years ago in Beijing. She and her investment firm have been highly successful in China working with technology firms spinning off from Chinese state-run enterprises. Helen’s trip […]

The International Entrepreneur – Tips for Avoiding Chinese Bribe Requests

The issue of Chinese corruption has been making headlines again lately. According to Transparency International, China is seen as a moderately corrupt country compared with the likes of places like Afganistan and Paraguay. But corruption is still an issue for Westerners wanting to enter the Chinese market.  Steve Barru of China Business Hand recently wrote […]