is the first and only online marketplace platform dedicated to English-Chinese bilingual project work. It enables businesses to access instantly a variety of skills and China expertise on demand, no matter how big or small the project. Crayfish® offers considerable cost savings, enabling businesses to make good use of flexible Chinese speaking resources that are currently under-used.

Address: St John's Innovation Centre, Cowley Road, Cambridge
Postcode: CB4 0WS
Country: United Kingdom
Membership type:Professional Individual and Corporate < 5 (£50+VAT pa)

The China market presents unique challenges and can be fraught with a variety of difficulties. Companies wanting to trade with China have found it difficult to penetrate the market or sustain a presence when they get there; have floundered with the culture and have even lost opportunities over an incorrect translation.

We offer an integrated solution from strategy to execution by leveraging our global network of Chinese speaking expertise. We help businesses access high-quality support with considerable cost savings and improve their efficiency in managing China-related projects.

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Setting up a business in China?

The next event in the popular webinar series - entitled 'Setting up a business in China' - takes place next Wednesday (27th March) from 9:30am to 10:15am GMT.

21 March 2019Read in full

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Crayfish webinar explores how to convert opportunities to sales in China

The Chinese market can be very lucrative if you have the right product with the right pricing and you enter at the right time. But even then, the sales may not happen naturally – you will need to commit resources to develop the pipeline and convert inquiries to sales. You also need to know that your distributor or partner is working with you.

14 March 2019Read in full

Webinar focuses on digital marketing in China

The next webinar in the popular series from, shedding light on doing business with China, focuses on digital marketing in China.

7 March 2019Read in full

Webinar examines the latest trends in Chinese IP & Trademark law

Seasoned IP experts from China will speak about the latest trends in Chinese IP & Trademark law - and the implications for Western businesses- at a webinar hosted by next Tuesday (5th March, 9:30am to 10:15am GMT).

1 March 2019Read in full

Crayfish webinars explore business with China

New webinar series covers every aspect of doing business with China

If you are keen to enter the Chinese market - or want to grow your business in China - you cannot afford to miss a new series of informative fortnightly webinars from Cambridge-based Chinese experts

11 January 2019Read in full

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‘What’s your number?’ The meaning of numbers in Chinese culture

Numbers in China hold special significance and many Chinese people will make different choices in life simply because of the date, or because a particular number spells out bad luck or indeed, good fortune. sheds light on the meaning of numbers in this fascinating culture...

11 December 2018Read in full

Crayfish webinar: Managing your Chinese employees

Following its first successful HR webinar, invites its seasoned HR expert Jenny Chen from Shanghai to speak about developing and motivating the Chinese team, especially the younger generation.

3 December 2018Read in full

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Cambridge China Forum taps into Ting Zhang’s expertise

The expertise and experience of Ting Zhang, Founder and CEO of, makes her an important speaker at next month's Cambridge China Forum – the inaugural event aiming to drive forward UK/China business relationships.

30 October 2018Read in full

New Enterprise Service from offers an integrated solution

New help is at hand for Western companies keen to explore the lucrative possibilities of trading with China. In addition to the popular online platform for Chinese projects, has launched a new Enterprise Service, aimed at supporting businesses of all sizes in every sector to fulfil their Chinese ambitions.

17 October 2018Read in full

China: Tackling the talent shortage challenge

Doing Business in China: Tackling the talent shortage challenge

China has been through the ‘growing pain’ of lacking a skilled labour force for the past decade, and it is not getting any better soon, says Ting Zhang, Founder & CEO of

10 September 2018Read in full

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