Digital transformation in China - Behind the scenes
StartupGrind University Beijing presents
An event dealing with 11.11 hosted on the 12.12? Hell YEAH!
Highlighted last month by the global shopping festival, China's E-Commerce market is by far the world's largest by transaction value. At the same time, online infrastructure has substantially improved in recent years and sales potential appears limitless. However, the market remains challenging due to its unique local characteristics as cultural differences and online preferences play a significant role.
To answer our questions, one of the best E-commerce specialists and entrepreneurs in Asia, Aurelien Rigart, will share his expertise on how much digitalization has transformed the Chinese online landscape and what challenges need to be addressed when considering entering this market. Aurelien is co-founder of IT Consultis, which aims to empower global brands through digital transformation on fast-moving Asian markets. He is also a precious asset to EO (Entrepreneurs Organization) bringing passion and advice to young entrepreneurs.
Join us to find out...
...How digitalization has transformed e-commerce in China?
...The challenges of foreign companies entering China's e-commerce market
...Wechat as a strategic tool to boost online sales
Is it free? IT IS!
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UIBE BLD 6 ROOM OO5 (国际学院)
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Aurelien is an enthusiastic serial entrepreneur, coach for startups and other Entrepreneurs, board of Director of EO (Entrepreneur Organization) and French Tech Shanghai. He has founded and currently manages several successful ventures and is always very keen to meet new people and excited to learn from similarly entrepreneurial-minded people.
As Vice President and co-founder of IT Consultis, Aurelien is responsible for the development and expansion of the company, leading the strategy, sales, and marketing departments. IT Consultis' team aims to empower the most ambitious brands on their digital transformation in China and across other Asian markets. IT Consultis already served more than 500 clients across multiple industries, including Fortune 500 companies.
Prior to starting up IT Consultis, Aurelien studied engineering and obtained a degree from the Illinois Institute of technology. He is also specialized in Marketing Strategy, Web Design and Project Management.
Aurelien has been featured in and spoken on BackStage Podcast, La French Tech, Asialyst, etc. In 2018 he is nominated as a finalist at the Future Leaders of the Year Awards by The American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai under the category Entrepreneurship.
Startup Grind University aims to shrink the gap between Beijing students and the entrepreneurial community of the city. Pioneers of SGu in China, we host successful key players of the innovation ecosystem, who share their meaningful experiences and insights through different interactive events such as fireside chats, workshops and more. Giving our attendees the background and the tools needed to succeed on both personal and professional levels.
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