Insights & News

Recap: The Global Trade Situation with Ambassador Carla Hills

Trade issues today are perhaps hotter and more controversial than they have been in a generation. The Trump Administration has...

Chinese Eatery With Only ONE Menu Item Is Coming To The U.S.A.

If simplicity, is, as Leonardo DaVinci said, "the ultimate sophistication," then in a world of fusion cuisines and molecular grastronomy,...

Abu Dhabi’s Futuristic Cleantech City Might Be The Next Silicon Valley

Calling itself “the world’s most sustainable eco-city” and boasting wind and solar power technologies – including the world’s first floating offshore wind farm – that cut energy and water consumption to 40 percent of that of similar-sized cities in the region, Masdar City in Abu Dhabi may very well be providing a “greenprint” for a…

China’s Answers To Uber Are Expanding Globally

As the home market in China for ride-hailing apps plateaus and stabilizes, entrepreneurs are looking at the dashboard of global expansion for new opportunities. Just one year after Uber China merged with Beijing-based rival Didi Chuxing in a $35 billion deal that makes international expansion a key priority, competitor Shouqi Limousine and Chauffeur is racing to reach…

These Are Germany’s 4 Billion Dollar Startups

By Julian Leuthold | August 28, 2017

When it comes to thinking about so-called “unicorn” startups – those that are valued at $1 billion or more – two countries come to mind: America and China. America, of course, gave the world Uber, AirBNB, SpaceX, and WeWork: companies so embedded in the news and mass media that most in the west hardly think…

Read More

Here Are The Top 5 Global Fast Food Brands: #1 Isn’t Who You Might Think

By Julian Leuthold | August 25, 2017

When you think about successful penetration into foreign markets, there are a few brands who’ve really just done it right. We’ve taken a look at a few of these models ranging from Pinkberry’s incredible success, to McDonald’s plans for 2000 new stores in China, to Taco Bell’s deft handling of cultural differences in India, but you…

Read More

Jack Ma Leads Tech’s Wealthiest In Asia: Including The World’s Richest Self-Made Woman

By Julian Leuthold | August 23, 2017

Forbes reports that 35 out of the world’s 100 richest tech billionaires – an annual list they’ve compiled since 2015 – live in the Asia-Pacific region. Predictably, China leads the way with 17 from the mainland, four from Hong Kong, and four more from Taiwan. Alibaba’s Jack Ma, who has led the list of the…

Read More

Pin It on Pinterest