82: Going from digital agency to SaaS business in China with Daphne Tuijn

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In this China business podcast we learn about Daphne Tuiijn's entrepreneurial story starting WebshopinChina.com - a full-service China e-commerce agency with offices in Shanghai and Amsterdam; Chaoly -- a cloud-based data platform, based on the latest technologies that integrate your data together with big data sources from major Chinese platforms. Daphne Tuijn discusses her first experience in the Chinese market; how to open cross-border shops and operate them, switching from a service filed to software and more. Skip to the highlights: 1:38 Where is the company now 4:00 Daphne Tuijn’s first experience in the Chinese market 6:56 How does Daphne Tuijn manage the business 10:12 What Daphne Tuijn has to do to open cross-border shops and operate them 12:07 What’s the cost platforms ask for and how does company charge 1221 14:13 What about the logistics 18:14 How do Chinese people react to international sales 27:03 Is chatbox has a bright future in China 29:39 What kind of growth-hacking techniques has Daphne Tuijn found in China 33:31 What is Chaoly and what can we get from it 36:31 Is it difficult service company to software company 39:11 how did Daphne Tuijn develop software while she doesn't have the background 43:20 What can the company provide with the platform 47:00 Which book inspires Daphne Tuijn the most in her entrepreneur journey? 48:42 What does Daphne Tuijn read/listen to stay updated about China? 49:34 What book about China does Daphne Tuijn recommend others to read? 50:06What productivity tool does Daphne Tuijn like the most in China? 59:00 An idea Daphne Tuijn would like to work on if she has extra time 52:16 The most surprising experience of Daphne Tuijn in China 53:04 What has Daphne Tuijn done in the past when few people know about her 54:12 The most interesting thing for Daphne Tuijn in China 54:57 An unexpected business success Daphne Tuijn recently witnessed in China 56:08 An unexpected business failure Daphne Tuijn recently witnessed in China Learn more about Chaoly: http://www.chaoly.com Listen & Subscribe: Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/china-paradigms/ YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2y6ixpQB1WIs6GMdUeoq4g Website: http://chinaparadigm.com/ Thanks for listening! if you like what you hear, do us a favor and write a review on iTunes. What is China Paradigms Podcast? China Paradigms is the China Business Podcast for entrepreneurs and China watchers. Learn from business professionals in China on our China Paradigms.

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