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The Inaugural 2019 Light Up Melbourne Festival announces ICD Property as Naming Rights Sponsor- The Asian Executive Magazine 2019

The Inaugural 2019 Light Up Melbourne Festival announces ICD Property as Naming Rights Sponsor- The Asian Executive Magazine 2019

It is wonderful to see fellow MAI Group company, ICD Property sponsor Melbourne's #LightUpMelbourne Festival. This will be the first large lantern event in Australia & is an exciting initiative to share Chinese culture with the broader community.

Building a successful business isn’t just about profit- the Guardian 2019

Building a successful business isn’t just about profit- the Guardian 2019

Businesses that embrace the value of their people will thrive in increasingly unpredictable times.

More than thirty percent of Australian start-ups fail in their first three years, while established businesses are challenged to adapt, according to the Department of Industry. Staying relevant is hard not only because it requires flexibility, but because the nature of relevancy is also constantly changing. MAI Group CEO Michael Mai says the most successful businesses will be those that put their people first, not their profits.

Building a Lasting Mai Legacy- Asian Executive Magazine 2018

Building a Lasting Mai Legacy- Asian Executive Magazine 2018

When you meet a leading entrepreneur for the first time, it’s hard to know what to expect. Clichés of fast cars and arrogance may spring to mind, but with Michael Mai, it couldn’t be further from the truth. He exudes confidence, entrepreneurialism, ambition and intelligence, yes, but his manner is mature, unassuming, polite, warm and welcoming. You soon realise that despite being born to one of China’s most influential, successful and wealthiest business men Boliang Mai, CEO of China International Marine Containers Group, Michael Mai is humble, and thankful for being born into a privileged family. As well as wanting to build on his own success with his businesses including ICD Property and Mai Capital, he wants to pay it forward by helping those dealt a less lucky hand of cards in life. 

Helping to hurdle some of the Chinese barriers

Helping to hurdle some of the Chinese barriers

‍It does not take much effort to find a litany of both domestic and international companies that have unsuccessfully tried to break into the Chinese market – often spending a considerable amount of time, resources and money in the process. By Grant Titmus, originally published by GROW Magazine

Airly set to jet off to Europe after winning major pitching contest

Airly set to jet off to Europe after winning major pitching contest

Melbourne startup Airly will soon be jetting off to Europe to compete at one of the world’s largest tech events after winning a local pitch competition. This is an article that was featured on startup smart, written by Dinushi Dias.

New $20 million startup fund launches to fill a "major gap" in the Australian ecosystem

New $20 million startup fund launches to fill a "major gap" in the Australian ecosystem

A new $20 million Australian VC fund will help local early-stage companies access the lucrative China market, plugging a “major gap” in the current ecosystem. This is an article that is featured on startup smart, written by Denham Sadler.

MAI Capital launches $20 million Dragon Egg Fund for start-ups to crack China

MAI Capital launches $20 million Dragon Egg Fund for start-ups to crack China

Australian start-ups wanting to expand into China will get a $20 million helping hand, thanks to a new fund being launched called the Dragon Egg Fund. This is an article featured in the Australian Financial Review, written by Yolanda Redrup.