Business festival celebrates Asian entrpreneurship

The Asian Business Festival organized by the National Association of Asian American Professionals’s Boston chapter took place at Chinatown Park on Oct. 13. 
(Image courtesy of Ellen Duong)

By ELLEN DUONG The National Association of Asian American Professionals’s Boston chapter (NAAAP Boston) held the Asian Business Festival at Chinatown Park in celebration of Asian entrepreneurship and community on Oct. 12. The event, which focused on Asian-owned and Asian-focused businesses, attracted many people with more than 30 vendors and nonprofits. Many lined up for a hot meal from the Chicken & Rice Guys and Wow Barbecue food trucks, while enjoying live music from Airacuda and Soulpax, two bands from the Berklee College of Music. Others gathered around the vendor stands to sample teas, snacks and sweets from small businesses. … Continue reading

Business festival celebrates Asian entrepreneurship

The Asian Business Festival organized by the National Association of Asian American Professionals’s Boston chapter took place at Chinatown Park on Oct. 13. (Image courtesy of Ellen Duong.)

By Ellen Duong The National Association of Asian American Professionals’s Boston chapter (NAAAP Boston) held the Asian Business Festival at Chinatown Park in celebration of Asian entrepreneurship and community on Oct. 12. The event, which focused on Asian-owned and Asian-focused businesses, attracted many people with more than 30 vendors and nonprofits. Many lined up for a hot meal from the Chicken & Rice Guys and Wow Barbecue food trucks, while enjoying live music from Airacuda and Soulpax, two bands from the Berklee College of Music. Others gathered around the vendor stands to sample teas, snacks and sweets from small businesses. … Continue reading

How to have a happy holiday without stress or smoke

Holidays are supposed to be an enjoyable time when family and friends gather together with food and drinks, but it can also be stressful as people rush from place to place. A cigarette can sound like the perfect way to destress, especially during a busy holiday season, but cessation coaches at the Asian Smokers’ Quitline have tips and encouragement for people attempting to quit. Continue reading

Entrepreneurs gather at Startup Bootcamp

Grace Hsia, CEO of Warmilu. (Image courtesy of LinkedIn.)
Warmilu總裁Grace Hsia。(圖片來自LinkedIn。)

Ten presenters from the world of startup entrepreneurship presented their stories of success and failure at the Startup Bootcamp on Sept. 14 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Two of the speakers were Asian women: Julia Hu of Lark and Grace Hsia of Warmilu. Continue reading