Nonprofit Asian American chamber of commerce USPAACC is hosting a free virtual conference that aims to inspire AAPI business professionals through a series of panels and networking booths with major corporations, diversity businesses and government agencies.
The annual expo: “CelebrASIAN Business + Procurement Conference,” a three-day virtual event from June 8-10, features discussions with prominent executives from government, education and business corporations.
A Filipino American entrepreneur has accused Pepsi of forcing her company to change its name and plagiarizing their product while claiming to support women-led small businesses.
To add to the insult, Celeste Perez, who co-founded Droplet, said a Pepsi employee bought their drink before the beverage giant launched a similar version right on Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.
Three business organizations of color have banded together to call on U.S. chief executive officers to address the growing incidence of hate crimes against Asian Americans.
In an open letter on March 10, the Asian American Business Development Center (AABDC), U.S. Black Chambers and the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce said that the longest-lasting impact against the violence comes from corporate employers, who are in a unique position to influence social change.
Trung Vien, a son of immigrants who migrated to Australia from Vietnam with nothing, is now worth millions today by making bold choices and taking risks in business early on.
First time entrepreneur: Vien was 24 years old when he decided to quit his job as a financial planner at a bank and start his first business venture by opening a Domino’s Pizza branch, according to News.com.au.
A Malaysian bank manager left his high-paying job of eight years to go live a farmer’s life even though he lacked the proper knowledge to get into agriculture.
After taking a huge step forward into fulfilling his dream in 2012, Kenny Soon We Hong left his five-figure salary job as a banker to open up his own farm at the age of 30, according to his interview with Says.
Three in four Asian-owned small businesses could fail to get a loan from the Payment Protection Program (PPP) due to the way the initiative was designed, lending experts believe.
A Malaysian mother was surprised to discover that her 7-year-old boy had been running a business in school by selling grasshoppers.
Facebook user Puan Hasmi Samsuddin shared her discovery on a social media post in January, according to Mashable.
In an age where billionaires represent the pinnacle of financial success, one entrepreneur stands out for banking on a product unique to Asian culture — and now enjoyed by customers in about 600 locations worldwide.
Business owners in Manhattan and Queens in New York are reporting a significant drop in customers over fears of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV or COVID-19) even though there are no confirmed cases in the state.
In a press conference on Wednesday, executive director of the Chinatown Partnership, Wellington Chen, noted there were a lot of cancellations and low foot traffic at many businesses in Chinatowns across the city, according to the Gothamist.
A 14-year-old boy from Beijing is going viral after he turned the 800 yuan ($119) he borrowed from his mother into over 16,443 yuan ($2,400) in a matter of 8 days by opening an ingenious mini arcade business.
Using the money he borrowed, the teen, identified only as Yang, bought 400 glass bottles and 300 ping pong balls and started a mini game arcade stall, according to China Press as translated by World of Buzz.
A Malaysian firm has unlocked the secret of a longer shelf life for fruits with the use of a simple sticker.
The company, called Stixfresh, has reportedly developed a sticker that enables fruits to stay fresh for 14 days more while keeping them firm, sweet and juicy, reports Mashable.
China has warned the U.S. that it will take “further action” if the latter does not withdraw its arrest warrant for Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou.
The 46-year-old tech executive was detained in Vancouver, Canada on Dec. 1 under a New York court warrant that accuses her of conspiring to defraud banking institutions.