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Justin Zeng (曾昭康) is an emerging scholar, composer, angel investor, and entrepreneur in the field of international education in China. He has engaged in entrepreneurial endeavors since 2014 and is the founder of two companies: Zhaokang Capital (昭康资本), which pursues promising startups in pharmaceutical science, international trade and international education; and Shimi Education China (十米留学), which provides international education services. He earned the Sina Leadership in International Education award in 2017.
Justin is self-dependent and self-driven such that he achieved many firsts among his kind. He is the first college student, the first master, the first Ph.D. student, the first to study abroad and the first successful entrepreneur in his hometown. While he is still young, he is considered a legend in his hometown and has inspired future generations to work hard and make achievements.
Born in China, Justin has lived in Hong Kong (City University of Hong Kong), San Francisco (University of California at Berkeley), and Perth (University of Western Australia) for educational purposes. Influenced by his mother, who launched a business in the garment industry in China in the 1990s, Justin possesses a strong entrepreneurial spirit and is particularly interested in the field of entrepreneurial marketing. He envisions himself as an angel investor and university professor upon completing his Ph.D. degree.
As an emerging scholar in the field of entrepreneurship and marketing, Justin has started his research journey through the University of Western Australia Business School, where he has achieved Higher Distinction in the Ph.D. preliminary year, equivalent to a first-class Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree in the area of marketing. He is primarily interested in researching entrepreneurial behavior, entrepreneur’s advice network and entrepreneurial marketing, in the context of family businesses, small businesses and startups, and in the industry of tourism, hospitality, and international trade, whilst as an established figure in the Chinese international education industry, he is also interested in investigating international higher education marketing.
Justin is always willing to make new friends, and is open to global research cooperation, especially involving entrepreneurial contexts, and welcomes entrepreneurial collaborations in various fields.
Founder, Shimi Education China, June/2014-Present
Chinese (Native), English (Academic), Japanese (Professional)
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):
Marketing(Entrepreneurship), Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Western Australia
Award Date: 18 Mar 2024
Global Business Management, Master of Arts, City University of Hong Kong
Accouting and Finance, Bachelor of Science, University of London
English, Bachelor of Arts
Founder, Zhaokang Capital
1 Jun 2019 → …
Founder, Business Mentor, FourMeters English
1 Oct 2016 → …
Founder and External Advisor, Shimi Education China
23 Mar 2014 → …
Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paper › Conference paper › peer-review