Ting Zhang, Founder and CEO of Crayfish.io, outlines important things you need to know if you want to tap into the lucrative Chinese market.What should SMEs do to be successful in China?&nbs..
Earlier in November, on a perfectly beautiful autumn day, I joined Emma Fletcher, Managing Director at SmithsonHill, in an interview as part of the CGTN France TV programme “Tomorrow’s far..
Ting Zhang is Founder & CEO of Crayfish.io, the first full-service platform dedicated to Chinese-speaking business services powered by online platform technology. Known as “t..
Ting Zhang, Founder and CEO of Crayfish.io, offers valuable insight into innovation in China – and what you need to know if you want to do business with China.There are some characteristics ..
Crayfish.io Accelerator funding increases five-fold with second anchor investor, DBIAfter only two months since launching, the ‘China-ready’ investment programme for UK and European co..
Crayfish.io has further strengthened its capabilities with the appointments of Terry Ho and Linda Jiang as senior advisors. Specialising in IPO, fundraising, investor relations, finance a..
China’s love affair with Britain is engrained in our DNA. Ask any Chinese consumer and, like me, they will tell you that ‘Brand Britain’ represents a number of things: namely quality..
I was delighted to take part in a televised discussion on The Agenda with Stephen Cole, a new TV programme launched by CGTN Europe earlier this month (October). The topic for discussion was trade rela..
Manchester businesses are being encouraged to get ‘China-ready’ following an event hosted by Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce (GMCC) in partnership with Crayfish.io, the leading serv..
What is the story of Crayfish?Ting Zhang, Founder and CEO, explains... A lot of people ask me - why did you call your company Crayfish? Well, it actually stands for Chi..
Companies, whatever their size or sector, need to have a China strategy in place if they are going to take advantage of the many opportunities the Chinese market presents. That is the message highligh..
Western companies keen to conduct business in China are benefiting from topical advice from experts at Crayfish.io, delivered via a series of useful webinars on a variety of topics. Intellectual Prope..
Building personal relationships is an intrinsic part of doing business in China and exchanging gifts can help that greatly. But what do you take, and who should receive your gifts?Here are a few t..
Business trips to China can be both exhausting and enjoyable, typically involving a range of meetings and a busy schedule. So, it's important to remain energetic and productive when travelling. ..
What are the biggest obstacles for Western companies pursuing business opportunities in China?Ting Zhang, our CEO discovered four important challenges for SMEs when she visited the country earlier..
Unless you can speak fluent Chinese and have a decent understanding of the culture, communicating with your business connections in China can sometimes be frustrating. Find the right way and it could ..
Crayfish.io offers insight into Chinese business culture.If you intend to interact with Chinese people for business purposes, it is advisable to learn some basics about the Chinese culture, which ..
Sina Weibo, known as the Chinese twitter, is one of the most popular social media sites in China. With over 392 million monthly active users, it is the top social media platform Crayfish would recomme..
Ting Zhang, Founder and CEO of Cambridge-based Crayfish.io, has been connecting with some of industry's brightest minds at recent events and webinars. Her journey in the past few weeks highli..
In 2006, as an upcoming Chinese business specialist, I was invited by Bocconi University in Milan to give a guest lecture about China’s technology licensing, and to share my experience working w..
Widespread enthusiasm for Crayfish China Accelerator ProgrammeWe're delighted to see that our launch last week of the Crayfish China Accelerator Programme – supported by a £500k in..
The UK’s first funded initiative to get businesses China-invest-ready We are pleased to announce our new China Accelerator programme - an initiative with a £500k investment ..
How to do WeChat marketing: the ultimate beginner’s guide If you are doing business with China, you might already know that Western social media platforms like Facebook, YouTub..
Personal relationships are important in any business context, but to build successful relationships in China it is crucial to start by understanding cultural differences. This is e..
Doing Business in China: Tackling the talent shortage challengeTing Zhang, Founder & CEO Crayfish.ioChina has been through the “growing pain” of lacking a skilled labour..
New Enterprise Service from Crayfish.io offers an integrated solutionWe have launched a new Enterprise Service, aimed at supporting businesses of all sizes in every sector to fulfil their Chinese ..
‘What’s your number?’The meaning of numbers in Chinese cultureNumbers in China hold special significance and many Chinese people will make different choices in life simply beca..
Western companies keen to conduct business in China are benefiting from topical advice from experts at Crayfish.io, delivered via a series of useful webinars on a variety of topics. Human Resources (H..
Dr Simon Walker, Founder and CEO of STEER – a British educational services company which has developed innovative tools to improve learning and mental health outcomes for school students –..