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China Business Cast is a podcast featuring experienced entrepreneurs and business people making things happen in China. If you want to learn from on the ground accounts of how business actually gets done in China, this is the program for you.
Greg Curtin is an American working in the tech sector in Shenzhen, China. He is a TEDx speaker, host of local monthly debates and a member of the Shenzhen rugby team.Read More
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Elyse introduces herself and what she's been engaged with recently
Elyse mentioned in another interview that she is half Chinese. She explains how this is expressed
Question: Do you see yourself more as an artist or as an entrepreneur?
Elyse tells us more about GeiLi Giving, why she started it and what her vision is
Elyse shares her experience when she joined Chinaccelerator and how it helped develop Geili Giving
Overview of social enterprises nowadays in China
The future of social enterprises in China
Elyse's biggest challenges with GeiLi Giving and how her performing skills helped her in building it
Recommends two books that influenced her the most
The best way to reach out to Elyse
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Shlomo's new venture called FreeFinancialSelf.
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