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Heather Li Introduces You to Some of China’s Most Dynamic Young African Entrepreneurs

Heather Li is the bubbly, always smiling, endlessly energetic force of nature behind the Shanghai-based Dot Connector, a PR/marketing initiative focused on African tech start-ups and entrepreneurs in China.

She’s kicked off a new video series where she interviews young Africans who are building businesses in China using Taobao and other digital distribution channels. In her first episode, she sits down with Khay, an equally lively entrepreneur from South Africa, to talk about selling African-themed health & beauty products to Chinese consumers.

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