Chinese graduates of Columbia University attend the commencement ceremony in New York City in 2015. Improvements in education attainment have encouraged more women to strike out on their own. More Chinese are attending university overseas, and many return home to start a business. Photo: XinhuaChinese graduates of Columbia University attend the commencement ceremony in New York City in 2015. Improvements in education attainment have encouraged more women to strike out on their own. More Chinese are attending university overseas, and many return home to start a business. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese graduates of Columbia University attend the commencement ceremony in New York City in 2015. Improvements in education attainment have encouraged more women to strike out on their own. More Chinese are attending university overseas, and many return home to start a business. Photo: Xinhua
Edward Tse
Opinion

Opinion

Edward Tse and Josie Tai

Dare to fail: why China’s women entrepreneurs are finding greater success

Edward Tse and Josie Tai say the enterprising Chinese women who start a business today tend to be motivated by the pull of greater opportunities rather than just trying to find a livelihood. They tend to start younger, are better educated, and are not afraid to fail

Chinese graduates of Columbia University attend the commencement ceremony in New York City in 2015. Improvements in education attainment have encouraged more women to strike out on their own. More Chinese are attending university overseas, and many return home to start a business. Photo: XinhuaChinese graduates of Columbia University attend the commencement ceremony in New York City in 2015. Improvements in education attainment have encouraged more women to strike out on their own. More Chinese are attending university overseas, and many return home to start a business. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese graduates of Columbia University attend the commencement ceremony in New York City in 2015. Improvements in education attainment have encouraged more women to strike out on their own. More Chinese are attending university overseas, and many return home to start a business. Photo: Xinhua
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