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Entrepreneurs First Stop; Should I Study In China?

Note from Shlomo: This is a guest post by Richard Coward who was a guest at China Business Cast on episode #30. We then spoke about education programs in China as a way to have a soft landing. Richard runs China Admissions which helps foreign students find programs in universities in China which are the […]


How To Get The Most Out Of Your Mastermind

Note from Shlomo: Ryan Champion is a member of our Lean startup meetup in Beijing. After I published the last posts about our mastermind Ryan mentioned he has been to a few as well and can give some of his experience over those explaining what to expect when joining a Mastermind and getting most out […]


Startup Essentials: Hiring Done Right in China

  Here is what this post is about:  Hiring is the said to be the #1 thing a startup CEO should do. I agree on this. In this post I’ll cover best practices for hiring your first few employees and address some issues related to China specifically. Hiring is tough and exciting at the same […]


Get to Know China’s Entrepreneurship 1st hand

From May 2013 till August 2014 we ran a project called “The Dim Sum Project”. It was aimed to open a window for entreprsnus who wish to understand more about entreprnship in different fields from a first hand perspective.   This is how it worked We had young entrepreneurs who wished to learn about a certain topic […]


Access your Gmail in China – A Guide to Workarounds

 The Great Firewall of China is the tool that the Chinese government has built to prevent those living in China from being able to access the entire content of the Internet – and the material that is critical of the government. While the firewall is formidable and extensive, it is possible for you to get […]


6 Killer Tips on Attracting Chinese Investors in 2015

Now that China officially has the largest economy in the world it’s a good time to examine how to attract investments from that country’s growing investor community. There is a lot of capital available in China for outbound investment, but a labyrinth of regulatory and cultural issues mean that actually securing investment is not so […]


A Post Series About China’s Android Stores Small Secrets

Yes, this post has a catchy title., but frankly saying since launching AppInChina I’ve learned a lot about the Chinese App market and the android stores. We decided to share and release a series of posts with this knowledge, as we know there is a lot of confusion regarding the Chinese Android market because it’s […]


4 Ways to Fight Copycat Websites

When we launched AppInChina at the beginning of summer of 2013 we were the first foreign company offering other foreign companies to distribute their android apps to the Chinese market or so we thought…. Must say I did searches and didn’t come up with anything exactly like this service.  This happen after a friend coming […]

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Cool ideas don’t make money!

  I’m mentoring this weekend (I’m posting late I admit! That was two weeks ago) at startup weekend Beijing. Great atmosphere around, people are working on diverse ideas! It’s great! All is led by a great team who are members of the Lean startup Meetup and the one and only Mike Michelini who came especially […]


How Do You Make Fast and Good Decisions?

I keep wondering over and over what is the value of our decisions. Speaking with other CEOs some mention the fact that they need to make many decisions in a day to just make progress. Which is extremely important time wise. Making decisions is something that I don’t like and I feel this is a […]


Growing! Startup Noodle 2nd year summary

Note from Shlomo: This post is published slightly late (read on to see why). SUN anniversary is on July 19th, glad to celebrate the 2nd one and going into it’s 3rd year.  What a year! I’m looking at my plan for this year on last year’s summary  and…mmm…well….things don’t always go as planned. Still, I […]

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Tasks That Make You Go Yay!

Last week I realized how important it is to add a happiness task in your day. What is a happiness task? This one is quite simple. A happiness task is a task that makes you feel happy because you achieved it. My Partner and I tend to disagree about the type of tasks that suppose to […]


The Biggest Mistake People Make When They Come to China

Note from Shlomo: This is a Guest post from Nick Ramil from The Elevator Life . Nick and Tim are amazing guys who specialize in manufacturing goods and wine Import & Export in China. They also teach other entrepreneurs how to build such a business in China which I greatly appreciate.  In Addition these guys have launched several KickStarter campaigns building awesome products and pre-selling in […]


The Art of Growing Your Team – Listening

People say that you really become committed to your startup only when you do your first hire. You’ve got employees now and you are responsible for them, their happiness and even thier family. They count on you…and that’s tough! I’ve mentioned that my role have changed now that I’ve done my first hire. This past month and […]

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9 Quora Questions About China’s Mobile App Market

I’ve recently became a Quora junky. I love this website and how much info you are able get and learn from. I’ve been exploring what people know about China’s Mobile app Market because Of obviously and added my 2 cents as well. I found these following 9 questions to be interesting also because I […]


A Quick Way Creating Your Startup Persona

“Why am I as I am? To understand that of any person, his whole life, from Birth must be reviewed. All of our experiences fuse into our personality. Everything that ever happened to us is an ingredient.” ― Malcolm X, The Autobiography Of Malcolm X Following the previous post of better defining who our community is, along […]

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What Are Your Sleeping Goals and How You Can Hack Them?

Have you ever tried to hack yourself? But what hack yourself actually means you think…. It basically means optimizing your life for the goals you want to achieve and the ways to measure it. Fortunately, we have many ways to do it with today’s technology. Wearable technology is a hot subject in the last year! And […]

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Why Headlines A/B Testing is Useless Sometimes?

It’s always good to measure performance and try to improve obviously. The hard thing is finding WHAT to measure. I decided therefore analyzing performance of my posts and which title works best. Blog titles are easy to test and measure as you will see. The result however, was very unexpected. The experiment I’ve decided to do an […]

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Audio Books Are Bad Marketing

If you’ve never tried it, you should. Audio books are a great way utilizing your time. Still, some audio books experiences are not meant to be… I’ve been reading Think Traffic (Now Sparkline, which I don’t like) for 1-2 years now. I like the guys there. It’s a casual build your online business kind of […]


Everything in Life is a Product (Part 2)

Note from Shlomo: If you wish to get a glance on Israeli entrepreneurship, Roy Tertman is one worth following. He is working on an exciting startup which is about to change the way we buy shoes online. Check Roy, take it from here!    This is the 2nd post of this series, and here we will talk […]

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Do / Can Tech People From the US get Jobs in China?

Mayer Seidman (@mayerseidman), One of my readers, sent me this question: “Do/Can Tech People From the US get a Job in China?” ( Twitter has become much more prominent Since I started sharing the  content I read and not only the content I write ) I wrote about this subject almost a year ago here, but having lived […]