about ixpat.com contact us advertise on ixpat.com
shanghai classifieds
 
in association with:
china auf gut deutsch
Oktoberfest Shanghai
expat jobs in china
expat jobs in china

currency converter

(for indication only)
 

you are here: » shanghai » videos





Video: China, Inc. 2.8 (HD) 
What is my idea worth?

Loading the player ...

Your own restaurant, coffee shop or other small business in China? For many expats, this is a pleasant idea. But mere inspiration is no guarantee for success - even less so in a market like China. Entrepreneurs Stefan Lange (Fat Mama), Jonas Merian (Jonasdesign) and Frank Rasche (Element Fresh) share their best tipps on Business in China.

Video: China, Inc. 2.7 (HD) 
Pizza, spandex and big wigs

Loading the player ...

Dreams, ideas, visions. Entrepreneurs Stefan Lange (Fat Mama), Jonas Merian (Jonasdesign) and Frank Rasche (Element Fresh) speak about their business future in China. A market that is constantly changing. Jonas hopes that Chinese will develop a taste for his furniture too, while Frank implements a long-harbored wish. And Stefan? Stefan finetunes a new concept without plates and highlights the risk of all-too-unusual ideas.

Video: China, Inc. 2.6 (HD) 
From the juice press to the CEO suite

Loading the player ...

What is success in China? For bistro founder Stefan Lange it is the loyalty of his girlfriend despite 16-hour-shifts. And, that his small bistro is still alive at all, because "the competition are big chain groups." Frank Rasche, owner of Element Fresh shares stories of success with staff development. And upcycling artist Jonas Merian from Switzerland bases the success of his workshop on support from a completely different side.

Video: China, Inc. 2.5 (HD) 
"It won't work without mistakes"

Loading the player ...

People are making mistake but dislike talking about them, even less in public. Exactly this would be necessary though, because success stories aside, most can be learned from others mistakes. Frank Rasche (Element Fresh), Stefan Lange (Fat Mama) and Jonas Merian (Jonas Design) bravely respond to a delicate question.

Video: China Inc. 2.4 (HD) 
"The rules are completely different"

Loading the player ...

All beginnings are difficult, this is especially the case for young entrepreneurs in China. Stefan Lange (Fat Mama) and Frank Rasche (Element Fresh) answer questions about start-up difficulties and challenges when launching their operations.

Video: Pyongyang Expat 
14 months as a foreigner in North Korea (Trailer)

Loading the player ...

Hardly internet, restricted food selection and general distrust. As upcycling artist Jonas Merian mentioned before, he lived and worked in North Korea for 14 months. This 20-minutes short documentary covers expat life in North Korea according to Jonas' personal experience and is premiered in the Korea International Expat Film Festival in Seoul.

China Inc. 2.3 (HD) 
Service is a completely different story

Loading the player ...

Next to the advantages hailed in the last episode, Chinese business life also harbors plenty of disadvantages. Be it the steep learning curve when studying the language, the perpetual necessity to muddle through something or the 'slightly different service approach' of staff and customers. Jonas Merian (Jonas Design), Stefan Lange (Fat Mama) und Frank Rasche (Element Fresh) don't beat around the bush.

China AG 2.2 (HD) 
I can simply improvise

Loading the player ...

Affordable studio rent in the outskirts, curious guests and lasagne with Wuxi pork instead of Angus beef. In this episode of the series "China AG II" our China-Entrepreneurs Frank Rasche (Element Fresh), Stefan Lange (Fat Mama) and Jonas Merian (Jonas Design) explain why they are here after all. What are the biggest advantages of business life in China? Spoiler: There is plenty of disadvantages too. More about that in the next episode.

China AG 2.1 (HD) 
Pizza Trucks, Pyongyang and raw Capsicum

Loading the player ...

Three entrepreneurs, three visions: Frank Rasche leads the most popular restaurant chain for healthy food in Shanghai: Who would have thought it is owned by a German? Upcycling artist Jonas Merian came to Shanghai via Pyongyang and Beijing. In his suburbian studio disposed wood is being crafted into something miraculous. Already two times Stefan Langes bistro Fat Mama had to move in Shanghai. He tells about how to make Chinese customers happy while maintaining authenticity.

China AG #12 (HD) 
Staff, training and persuasion efforts

Loading the player ...

Applicants with attitudes like: "Why three years of training when I can just start working and earn money right away." But also: Flexible workers who tirelessly put their hours into and identify with the business. Rainer Ganser, meanwhile heading 25 bakery staff, talks about necessary persuasion and the adventure of finding qualified employees in China.


Archive 1 2 3 4 5 6
 
  beijing  changchun  chengdu  dalian  dongguan  guangzhou  hangzhou  kunming  nanjing  ningbo  qingdao  sanya  shenyang  shenzhen  suzhou  tianjin  wuxi  xi'an  xiamen  asia pacific  middle east & africa  western europe  eastern europe  north america  south america 
catch eyes!
click your ad's upgrade button to top-list it here for 2 weeks.

expat readings