#50 Taiwan: Thomas Kuiper [Gandi] "No Bullshit" communication & business development strategy


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- Main topics covered in this episode:

  • Living in Taiwan for 15 years, working for Taiwanese companies
  • Foreign vs Taiwanese: how to get feedbacks from local staff
  • Japan VS German VS French culture, being a German working for a french company
  • Business development: conferences, target developpers with a « no bullshit » marketing and offer
  • Create a website, CRM, Wordpress VS Wix, Content Square…
  • Having operations based in Taiwan to cover APAC market
  • Taiwan vs Singapore, banking system, staff, geographic position
  • Payment solutions in China: Union Pay, Alipay
  • Fapiao (invoice) challenge in Taiwan when starting operations
  • Sending an email to company and getting a job in Asia after a lunch with the boss
  • Working as foreigner for taiwanese companies, work culture, management
  • Operations in China, firewall, political situation
  • Gandi offer: domain names and hosting
  • Brand protection, security, the importance of domain names
  • Entrepreneurs need to check out if a new domain names extensions in your industries have been created (.law , .beauty…)
  • Share your knowledge, let people know about you, what you know and what you have to offer
  • Be Open source!


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