Healthtech

HealthTech VC Funding Quadrupled in Four Years to $4.5 Billion; Crowdfunding on the Rise

Healthcare delivery is poised for a radical change. The unparalleled ability to collect, mine, and analyse health data; the increasing sophistication of bio-sensors; and the exponential rise in the use of smartphones provide opportunities to reconsider how to efficiently provide...

/ July 25, 2016
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China’s Incomplete Growth Strategy

China’s economic growth has been slowing for six years. Eager to stem the longer than expected slide, Chinese government officials and economists have sought an effective policy response. Last November, they officially placed the blame on long-term supply-side shortcomings, which...

/ July 22, 2016
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Multinational companies’ HR issues larger than ever

The battle for talent is where the larger war for market supremacy will be won. Many talented individuals in China are questioning whether Western-based MNCs are still the employer of choice. Chinese companies are offering competitive compensation packages, attractive career...

/ July 20, 2016
Marketing segmentation and targeting, personalization, individual customer care (service), customer relationship management (CRM) and leader concepts.

Prioritizing HR to succeed in China

Domestic Chinese companies are often held back by their lack of HR savvy. By identifying HR challenges, local firms and multinationals can put themselves firmly on the road to success.

/ July 18, 2016
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The Changing Landscape of China’s Manufacturing Sector

The relentless momentum of investors turning their sights toward China has softened as slowing growth and stock market volatility cause alarm among observers. In 2015, foreign direct investment (FDI) into China’s manufacturing sector came in at $39.54 billion, a slight...

/ July 15, 2016
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Up in Smoke: Why China has Banned Foreign Investment in Tobacco

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) recently announced regulations barring foreign investment in the country’s enormous tobacco industry, blocking foreign-invested enterprises and individual businesses from participating in tobacco wholesale, retail, and alternative forms of trading. These new restrictions...

/ July 13, 2016
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Quick tips to learn Chinese

Learning the “world’s hardest language” is all about your mindset and how you use your memory. And the good news is that there's a fast, easy way to store Chinese vocabulary in your memory and recall it on command. All...

/ July 11, 2016
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Industry 4.0 will disrupt existing markets and usher in change

The fourth industrial revolution is the move toward advanced industrial devices, systems and services that will deliver less costly, more efficient use of assets and increase business value. These outcomes are achieved by analyzing data to improve decision making about...

/ July 8, 2016
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Chinese Investment in the U.S. – Lessons and Opportunities

This year is shaping up to be a prolific—if challenging—year for Chinese investment in the United States. The Rhodium Group has already recorded more than $22 billion worth of pending Chinese acquisitions in the United States. So far, 2016 is...

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Concerns linger about final NGO law provisions

Foreign non-governmental organization (NGO) law deliberations began roughly one year ago. The final law made changes to the draft that addressed two of USCBC’s suggestions: to remove limits on the number of China-based foreign representative offices and the percentage of...

/ July 4, 2016