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Social Networking Events China: 30th March – 7th April

Social Networking Events China: 30th March – 7th April

30/03/2017 13:00-17:00 ChinaNetCloud APN Acceleration *Linked Through WeChat ChinaNetCloud Cost Free Language: English and Chinese Exploring user needs and figuring out the value proposition to meet them is vital for startups. Design thinking offers us a tool to make that happen. 3F, #1237 middle Fuxing Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai 30/03/2017 19:00 – 21:00 Why Do Startups Need Design Thinking? *Linked …

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Social Networking Events China: 24th March – 31st March

Social Networking Events China: 24th March – 31st March

24/03/2017 18:30-22:00 25/03/2017 09:00-22:00 Startup Weekend Auto *Linked Through WeChat Startup Weekend Cost RMB 250 Language: English Startup Weekends are 54-hour events designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs. Auto is the theme of this event. People Squared in Shanghai, Lane 988 Shen Chang Rd Minhang District Hongqiao Vanke center T5 B2 layer, Shanghai 24/03/2017 18:00-23:00 Swedish …

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Light it Up – Sharing Bright Ideas for Success

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Professional Development Series: LIGHT IT UP – SHARING BRIGHT IDEAS FOR SUCCESS 3 Beijing-based entrepreneurs and start-up founders share their success stories and challenges   Every month, the Beijing Women’s Network and JingJobs bring together experts from diverse backgrounds to empower young and mid-range professionals to build upon their professional skills and networks. If you are not yet a member of the Beijing Women’s Network on WeChat, …

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Social Networking Events China: 17th March – 29th March

Social Networking Events China: 17th March – 29th March

17/03/2017 09:00-17:00 China Golf- PGA Merchandise Show (CGS) CityWeekendShanghai Cost RMB 50 Website info here China Golf – PGA Merchandise Show (CGS) is a national golf merchandise event endorsed by the PGA, CGA and other outstanding associations. The show’s series of highly interactive, onsite activities provides golf equipment, apparel and simulator suppliers with an excellent opportunity to demonstrate the strength …

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Social Networking Events China: 10th March – 17th March

Social Networking Events China: 10th March – 17th March

10/03/2017-11/03/2017 Day 1: 09:00-12:00 13:00-16:30 Day 2: 10:00-15:00 18th Sino-German Job Fair in Shanghai AHK Cost RMB 30 (Free with online registration) Register here Looking for your next career step? Join the Sino-German-Job Fair this Friday and get access to more than 250 open positions. Secure Your Free Ticket for Sino German Job Fair Now! German Centre Shanghai, 88 Keyuan …

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March Picks: 5 Companies that will Boost Your Career

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  Just like what Jenny Blake, the ex-Google career coach said: “Consider Your Career like a smartphone, not a ladder”. According to Blake, the metaphor of climbing the “career ladder” is outdated. Every job experience an individual gain can be “stored” in their “smartphone” in order to move between various job positions. With that being said, the more “apps” you …

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Social Networking Events China: 3rd March – 18th March

Social Networking Events China: 3rd March – 18th March

03/03/2017 18:30 Alumni Stammtisch – Shanghai AHK Register here Hamburg House Restaurant, 399 Baotun Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 03/03/2017 14:30 Workshop Business & Society / Young Leaders: “Network Thinking and WeQ for the Use of Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship” AHK Cost RMB 200 Register here The talk reflects the paradigm shift which we all are witnessing right now. The shift …

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Social Networking Events China: 23rd February – 17th March

Social Networking Events China: 23rd February – 17th March

23/02/2017-05/03/2017 10:00-18:00 Coming into Fashion: A Century of Photography at Condé Nast CityWeekendBeijing Cost RMB 30 Website found here This exhibition, unprecedented in both scale and volume, looks at early work by such luminaries as Horst P. Horst, Erwin Blumenfeld, David Bailey, Guy Bourdin, Corinne Day, Deborah Turbeville, Sølve Sundsbø, Peter Lindbergh, Paolo Roversi, and Tim Walker as it appeared …

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Social Networking Events China: 17th February – 25th February

Social Networking Events China: 17th February – 25th February

17/02/2017 18:45-TBD German Gathering (Deutscher Stammtisch) CityWeekendShanghai Cost No admission fee The German Club Shanghai organizes it’s monthly gathering for the German Community in Shanghai. Meet new friends, come over and enjoy the evening with externs, students, expats, professionals and everybody else who wants to join. No admission fee, no need to register. Good for networking. Stay connected. Abbey Road …

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Social Networking Events China: 9th February – 20th March

Social Networking in China: 9th February to 20th March

  Date/Time Event Location 14/02/2017 18:30-21:30 Young Professionals Welcome Back Network and Cocktail Making Class AmCham China Cost Students RMB 100 while anyone else is RMB 200 Contact organizer +86 022-23185072 Are you looking for a great way to spend Valentine’s Day? If so, we invite you to attend this young professionals networking event at the O’hara Bar of the …

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All You Need to Know about China’s New Foreign Work Permit

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Foreign Work Permit (外国人工作许可证), is a combination of Alien Employment Permit (Z-Visa) and Foreign Expat Certificate (R-Visa). In other words, foreign applicants only need to apply for a Foreign Work Permit to be legally employed in China. This new pilot program introduced in November 2016 and will become available nationwide by April 1st, 2017. Any foreigner currently holding a regular …

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Podcast: JingJobs Interview with Bill Li from MyDreamPlus

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  Victoria: Hi, my name is Victoria Landa-Steinau and you are listening to JingNews. Today we learn more about MyDreamPlus, a company that was founded in May 2015 and—within its first year of opening—was valued at 200 million RMB. With an emphasis on revolutionizing the workspace, MyDreamPlus has successfully opened 13 offices and plans on opening 5 more by the …

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New Visa Updates for Foreign Graduates in China

Good news! Starting 2017, foreigners who have graduated within the last year with a Master Degree from a Chinese university or a non-Chinese university will have the opportunity to apply for a work visa right after you graduate. A statement outlining these requirements for foreign students to apply for this visa has been published by the Ministry of Human Resources, the …

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Founder’s Profile : A Free Trial Class with yoli

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Today we’re here with a co-founder of yoli, James Lalonde. yoli is a mandarin language learning platform that runs completely within WeChat. Founded in October 2015, yoli has experienced great success with their first platform providing English classes, and have recently started providing Mandarin classes. If you’d like to improve your Mandarin, be sure to try a free trial through …

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Startup Profile : Isabel & Teresa from WuTang

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Please tell us more about yourself and WuTang. Teresa’s Background : Born and raised in Beijing and left Beijing to Wellesley, Massachusetts for high school and met Isabel. Later went off to Brown University to study History. Isabel’s Background  : Born and raised in Beijing and left Beijing to Wellesley, Massachusetts for high school and met Teresa. Later went off …

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Starting Lean with Trevor Owens

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  Trevor Owens Trevor Owens is an author and entrepreneur. The CEO and founder of Lean Startup Machine and Javelin. Owens has helped tens of thousands of startup founders and individuals from organizations including Google, Salesforce, News Corp, Intuit and others, start new businesses around the world. In his book, The Lean Enterprise : How Corporations Can Innovate Like Startups …

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Business Profile: InnCube

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Founders: Kevin and Becky Co-working Space: InnCube Hi Kevin and Becky ! Tell us a little bit about your background, where you’re from, where you studied, how did you meet? I grew up in Beijing and went to New York for my undergraduate 10 years ago. After finishing my studies at Columbia University, I worked in Wall Street for nearly …

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Food Revolution Profile: Erica Huang of Farm 2 Neighbours

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Name: Erica Huang Job: Owner of Farm 2 Neighbours How did you come to the conclusion that Beijing needed a Food Revolution? We all know that there is a serious air and environmental pollution problem in Beijing and in China, but not many people talk abut the even more serious public health issue happening. As Chinese economy getting better, more …

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Entrepreneur Feature: Chatting to _____? 聊天到____? by Mikey Chee

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Simply print your memories from your phone with WeChat!   聊天到打印 Chatting to Print 最近,我们一直可以看到大量致力于开发顶层信使的基础服务和开发人员的涌现。 Facebook Messenger, Slack 和微信等公司就是典范公司,为企业提供将聊天放在首位来吸引用户的平台。 在Fresh Prints酷毙印,我们在微信中已采取这种”先聊天”的方法,为微信中的用户提供简单便捷的照片印刷服务。客户进入我们的微信公众号 (或官服务号),通过单独的 H5 页查看我们自定义的菜单, 并相关连代理/客户体验,切换到键盘开始聊天/订购。用户通过和我们的客服聊天,一个可以提供多样词汇、emoji、名片等的代理,可以体验到一个无痛化订购系统。  Recently, we’ve been seeing a huge influx of message based services and developers that are building on top of messenger. Facebook Messenger, Slack and WeChat are examples of companies that are providing the platform for …

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Entrepreneur Profile: Dominic Johnson-Hill of Plastered 8

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Dominic Johnson-Hill is the brains behind Plastered 8. Describe a typical work week at Plastered. Christ… there’s no typical one really. I spend around 20% of my week with media. So I have some regular TV shows that I do, radio shows, and then online stuff. That’s really where and how I market the brand by getting myself on television …

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