We are interviewing many of Asia’s leading entrepreneurs in small and medium sized business,
People at the front end of Asia’s economic rise about the challenges and opportunities of doing business in the vibrant markets of Asia.
From Shanghai through to Singapore, Saigon through to Dubai. Visit www.asiabusinessinvestor.com to see more business and investment opportunities in the region.
#22 Klaus Rauter, Thailand Hospitality Consultant and Entrepreneur
In this episode we talk to Klaus Rauter of Mai-BS Thailand. Klaus runs an independent hospitality consultancy and training company based in Bangkok. We discuss the hotel business in Thailand and entrepreneurship.
The Mai-BS Thailand http://www.mai-bs.com and http://www.propertiesyouneed.com/
This episode is sponsored by the Asia Property & Tourism Summit 2010 held in Shanghai May 31 to 1 June 2010.
#21 Cairn Wu, Shanghai Fashion Entrepreneur
Cairn Wu moved from southern California to Shanghai to start a vintage inspired fashion label called Kaileeni.
We talk about the challenges of building a brand in China and what it means to be in the fashion business in China as an American entrepreneur.
The Kaileeni label http://www.kaileeni.com/.
The VainLane street fashion blog http://www.VainLane.com
#20 Tushar Bhagat, Mumbai IT Web Design and Software Entrepreneur
Tushar Bhagat is an IT entrepreneur from Mumbai, India working with clients across the globe in the web design business.
We discuss life as an IT entrepreneur, business in India and the lessons learned along the way.
Tushar's company G5 Web's website is http://www.g5web.com.
You can also follow Tushar on Twitter at http://twitter.com/g5web and Facebook.
#19 Douglas Foo, Franchise Entrepreneur and Chairman of Franchise & Licensing Association of Singapore
Douglas Foo is the CEO of one of Asia's most successful franchise groups, Apex-Pal. He is also the Chairman of the Franchising & Licensing Association (Singapore).
We discuss franchising in Asia and the excellent growth prospects.
Douglas's company Apex-Pal's website is http://www.apexpal.com/ and the FLA Singapore one is http://www.flasingapore.org/.
Visit http://www.asiabusinessinvestor.com for a directory of franchise, business and investment opportunities in Asia today.
#18 Patrick Martin, Pacific Islands Investment Opportunities
An interview with Patrick Martin from the Pacific Islands Trade and Investment Commission on business and investment opportunities in the Pacific Islands. We cover tourism, services, agricultural and fisheries investment opportunities for entrepreneurs and investors.
The Pacific Islands's Trade and Investment Commission http://www.pitic.org.au/
Visit http://www.asiabusinessinvestor.com for a directory of business and investment opportunities in Asia and the Pacific today.
#17 Bellamy Budiman, Indonesian Design Entrepreneur
An interview with Bellamy Budiman, founder of Indonesian design agency Neuro-Designs. Bellamy was a finalist in BusinessWeek's Asia Young Entrepreneur Awards in 2006.
We discuss his love of design and creating one of Indonesia's leading design agencies.
Bellamy's links: Neuro-Designs http://www.neuro-designs.com and Bellamy's blog http://www.bellamybudiman.com/.
Visit www.asiabusinessinvestor.com for a directory of business and investment opportunities in Asia today.