This week Mike and Shlomo are hosting Richard Coward speaking about Education programs in China as a way to come to China and start a business. Richard actually did the same track. Here is a little more about him.
About Richard Coward
Richard Coward set up his first internet business at 15, selling ebooks online.
He is a graduate from University of Exeter in Politics Philosophy and Economics and Chinese, and studied Chinese at Peking University and learnt Chinese selling tea in the largest tea market in China. Whilst in China in 2008, he gave a speech in Chinese to 8000 Chinese students.
After graduation Richard worked for the inventor of the Cornetto Soft Ice Cream Machine (which was acquired by Unilever).
After inspiring a number of his friends study in China, in 2010, Richard signed the first contract with China University of Political Science and Law and set up China Admissions (formerly CGES), www.china-admissions.com.
Richard, what is your story? How did you start China Admissions and what China Admissions do?
Do you see any change in the way students apply these days to Chinese schools? Is the market growing?
What opportunities are still out there for new education companies in China?
China is a perfect place for Ed Tech companies, as education is an important in a Chinese family. do you follow this kind of startups? Any interesting ones in particular? Any interesting ones out of China?
How are Chinese Universities changing? How do you see it developing in the future?
Are the university are foreign friendly?
What advice would you give to people who want to come to China to start a business?
What’s the story with that speech you gave to 8000 ppl?
What's the best way to get in touch with you?
Richard Coward's company - China Admissions
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