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
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Edward Tse

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

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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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Edward Tse

Edward Tse

Edward Tse is founder and CEO of Gao Feng Advisory Company, a strategy consultancy with roots in China assisting clients on global business and management issues. He previously headed Greater China operations for two major international management consulting firms for over 20 years, and is the author of The China Strategy and China’s Disruptors.

Josie Tai

Josie Tai

Josie Tai is a research analyst at Gao Feng Advisory Company, a global strategy and management consulting firm with roots in Greater China.