China is a glittering prize for Western CEOs, but Google, Facebook and thousands of other big businesses fail there. Here are 9 tips that helped one startup exec succeed against the odds.

Mikkel Hippe Brun is the co-founder and SVP for APAC at Tradeshift. He just spent five years establishing the company’s presence in China and says he made every mistake possible along the way, including the ones he was warned about. China is arguably the world’s toughest market to break into, […]

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Twitter Q1 Profit Beats View

Micro-blogging site Twitter Inc. (TWTR) Tuesday reported a surge in its first-quarter profit. Both earnings and revenues beat analysts’ estimates, sending shares up by 6 percent in the pre-market trading. Average monthly active users or MAU were 330 million in the first-quarter, down from 336 million in the previous year, […]

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Will US Stocks Follow India's Path?

I just finished writing a free post for All Star Charts India following up on where we've been over the past two months and what this past week of price action means for Indian stocks in the near term. As I was writing up the post, I noticed a lot of similarities […]

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Everyone is afraid to follow the most important rule of networking, but it's the only way to secure powerful relationships

Attending official industry networking events — usually in contrived settings and filled with articifal interactions — is the wrong approach to building professional relationships. Real connections are made during more casual events, like backyard parties or after-work drinks, and you must approach these situations as though you’re looking to make […]

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