312: Vincent Djen’s journey as Director of his family business and Co-Founder of FashionEx Shanghai (Founders in Asia FIA8)

312: Vincent Djen’s journey as Director of his family business and Co-Founder of FashionEx Shanghai (Founders in Asia FIA8)

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Podcast highlights:

  • [01:05] Vincent Djen, Co-founder of FashionEx Shanghai, shares more about his company, further explaining how it helps startups in the fashion industry grow by giving them insights and methodologies to avoid mistakes which helps them build solid business plan
  • [19:50] Vincent shares how important research is before entering the Chinese market in terms fashion, further explaining how looking at the analytics of taobao and Tmall aids a startup analyse and compare how they rank in the fashion industry for China
  • [30:50] Vincent elaborates more about his journey, sharing how he manages the RnD for his family bushiness and also manages his FashionEx by working more towards the business development side