Top 5 tips for international entrepreneurs from on the ground in China

With the ups and downs of being a young “Laowai” (outsider), I’ve been on a steep learning curve in what I consider to be a pretty unique combo of business experiences. Here’s what other international entrepreneurs interested in the Chinese market can learn from them.


Melissa Coombs, CITP|FIBP – Economic Development Officer (Business Analyst)

Throughout her career, Melissa has consistently combined her business expertise with a desire to help others in a number of different ways. She has been involved in initiatives that vary from volunteering with several youth programs to creating provincial strategies for Newfoundland’s manufacturers to export internationally as an Economic Development Officer.