Business As Unusual: How Entrepreneurship is Changing North Korea

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by MiYeon Park on May 8th, 2016   256 views

When and Where

  • 08/05/2016
    4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

  • Capital M
    No.2 Qianmen Street, Pedestrian Area, Beijing 196135, China
    Beijing
    China
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Event Details

While North Korea’s rocket launches get all the news, a growing group of locals is hoping to launch startups instead — and working on business ideas that can succeed in this extremely challenging environment. Choson Exchange supports them with hands-on trainings in entrepreneurship, finance, policy, and law. Join this talk for an inside account of how life is changing in the DPRK.

While North Korea’s rocket launches get all the news, a growing group of locals is hoping to launch startups instead — and working on business ideas that can succeed in this extremely challenging environment. Choson Exchange supports them with hands-on trainings in entrepreneurship, finance, policy, and law. Join this talk for an inside account of how life is changing in the DPRK.

Nils Weisensee is Head of Operations at Choson Exchange, a Singapore-based non-profit  that brings foreign professionals to the DPRK to host business workshops for North Koreans. He obtained his B.A. in Political Science and Journalism from Hamline University in Minnesota, and his M.A. in Political Science and Media Studies from the University of Trier in Germany.

Advanced registration is not required for this event hosted by the M Restaurant Group.

Entrance fee is 75 RMB (includes one free drink).

 

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