The China Startup Pulse

Building Community-Based Startups, "Dancing with Gorillas", How to Choose a Co-Founder; 8x8 Speakers Series (3/3) with Jill Tang, Shameen Prashantham, and Catherine Kang

Episode Summary

This is the third and final episode from our Chinaccelerator 8x8 Speakers Series. Twice a year, we invite some of the most accomplished and thoughtful members of the China startup ecosystem to share key lessons for startups in eight minutes or less. Our theme for this episode is partnerships and relationships in the startup world. We have three fantastic speakers who will talk about this theme from different angles: Jill Tang, Shameen Prashantham, and Catherine Kang.

Episode Notes

This is the third and final episode from our Chinaccelerator 8x8 Speakers Series. Twice a year, we invite some of the most accomplished and thoughtful members of the China startup ecosystem to share key lessons for startups in eight minutes or less.

Our theme for this episode is partnerships and relationships in the startup world. We have three fantastic speakers who will talk about this theme from different angles: Jill Tang, Shameen Prashantham, and Catherine Kang.

[1:55] Jill Tang, Building Community-Based Startups
[9:55] Shameen Prashantham, "Dancing With Gorillas": How Startups and Large Companies Work Together
[18:29] Catherine Kang, How to Choose a Co-Founder

Jill Tang is a serial entrepreneur, community builder, and business KOL. She is the co-founder of Ladies Who Tech, China’s first and largest community dedicated to promoting gender diversity and inclusion in STEM. She is also the co-founder and managing partner of Cosmic Venture, which combines lean methodology and proprietary algorithm to assess brands with real time market validation.

Dr. Shameen Prashantham is an Associate Professor of International Business & Strategy at China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) in Shanghai. He previously taught at Nottingham University Business School and Glasgow University Business School, after earning his PhD from the University of Strathclyde in Scotland, UK. His research focuses on how new ventures and large multinationals partner with each other.

Catherine is a leading professional in the Health and Beauty, Luxury Goods, High-end Service and Retail industry with more than 20 years of experience in Sales, Marketing and General Management. She is now the founder and CEO of PHISKIN, a leading brand on female anti-aging therapy, functional cosmetics, beauty cosmetology and plastic surgery.

 

Many thanks to our host Oscar Ramos; our guests Jill, Shameen, and Catherine; editors David and Geep; producers Eva Shi and Matthew Wu; organizer Chinaccelerator; and sponsors People Squared and Himalaya. Be sure to check out our website www.chinaccelerator.com

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