Itai Damti is the co-founder of Leverate, which develops trading platforms B2B. They have 160 employees and a couple of years ago expanded to Asia.

EPISODE CONTENT:

  • Hey Itai, great having you! Can you give our listeners an overview for the ones who don’t know what is a trading platform and what’s Leverate edge developing this technology?
  • What were the first steps you made when deciding you expand to Asia? How did you approach this?
  • Seems like the trading platform market is very competitive. Now, sometimes people talk about the unfair advantage of a company. What’s your unfair advantage then?
  • I wonder, when do you think is the time as a startup founder that you are likely to feel you’ve finished with the heavy lifting and the company is stable enough that it won’t disappear the next day? Do you still see your company as a startup?
  • I wonder, when do you think is the time as a startup founder that you are likely to feel you’ve finished with the heavy lifting and the company is stable enough that it won’t disappear the next day? Do you still see your company as a startup?
  • We had a conversation about opening an office in Shanghai and the challenges around if VS running an office in HK. Can you perhaps talk about some of those differences and challenges?
  • What’s the company’s next big challenges?
  • What’s the best way to get in touch with you?

Download MP3 (31.8 MB) or Subscribe via iTunes

The goal of China Business Cast is to help entrepreneurs who want to learn how to do business in China. The podcast features conversations with experienced entrepreneurs and business people who’ve built their businesses in China.  We’re here to dig into the details so you can learn from real, on-the-ground accounts of how business actually gets done.

TechNode does not endorse any commentary made in the program.