The Future of Cross Border Trade: Broken Border

Stay Ahead & DIVERSIFY in The Next Generation of E-Commerce & Trade

Friday May 21, 2021


Amazing sessions jampacked in a half day event on May 21, 2021

Join us for our 1st Online Cross Border Matchmaker

Interactive AMA Panels, Roundtables, NFT & Token Auctions / Giveaways
A whole new way of having FUN, educational, interactive sessions with international business leaders and experts.

Friday, May 21, 6pm [HK time]

Friday, May 21, 6am [NY time]

Friday, May 21, 3am [SF time]

Friday, May 21, 11am [UK time]

Meet The Speakers

John Cavendish

Founder of Seller Candy

John Cavendish is a 7-Figure Amazon seller in both the USA and Europe, and Co-Founder of Seller Candy. John's vast experience owning and overseeing millions in sales on Amazon via his own brands, and his deep understanding of the Amazon Seller experience, led to developing the concept of Seller Candy. Providing the expert Virtual Assistant experience, delivered as a service.


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Christina Zhuang

Business Development Manager

From 0 to 1, Christina had experience in helping brands and retailers go globally through different marketplaces and DTC channels, as well as introducing international partners to China.

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Jelena Lucic

Sustainability of Supply Chains, Innovate Voronoi

Jelena Lucic is a Managing Consultant for Sustainable Supply Chains covering topics of circularity, eco-design, resource minimization, EU standards, compliance and best practice sustainability. She has been involved in sustainability and manufacturing projects for over 14 years with Top 100 global tech companies like Deutsche Telekom, British Telecom, Telefonica, Sony, Foxconn, Huawei, Oppo, Xiaomi, TCL and many others . Primary focus of Jelena’s projects are in the field of

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Rico Ngoma

CEO Source Find Asia

CEO of Source Find Asia, He'll show you how to do sourcing in China the tried and true way. Using best practices, passion, and 8 years of experience in the trenches, they use the most cutting-edge tactics in sourcing manufacturers to make sure that products are top-notch winners that build brand relationship with the customers. They're serious about quality and results.

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Chris Thomas

Director, Hibermate Pty Ltd

Chris has been selling his own products and has been heavily involved in online retail since 2001. In 2005 he switched careers and became the General Manager of a Melbourne Based Search Marketing company. In 2013 he launched a successful Kickstarter project raising over $110,000 USD for a new product idea he’d developed. Soon after, he moved to Hong Kong with his family and ran his eCommerce business as

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Davide Nicolucci

Founder & Director Growth Hack Consulting HK

Davide Nicolucci is a professional Digital Marketer and Growth Hacker since 2010. His international career covers various projects with multi-million dollar ecommerce companies in Europe, North America and Asia.

In 2017, after working for 2 years with top Amazon sellers based in China, he opened the first Marketing Agency for Amazon Sellers in Hong Kong: Growth Hack Consulting HK LTD whose clients are 6

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Ino Topalović

CEO & Founder at Importano Sourcing Group

Ino started his career at a customs broker’s office back in 2002 in Europe after which he was involved through the years in different companies focused on manufacturing, logistics, sales and international sourcing. Since 2013 his heart lead him to move to China where he lives since with his wife.

His China career started in a major US Quality Assurance firm and his long-term experience there lead him to start

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Andy Lee

Founder of eComm Universe | FBAulous Training Pte Ltd

Andy’s e-Commerce journey was distinguished by his ability to take it very serious in his own sales skills since young. He achieved brief fame as the youngest to hold the Singapore Flag at the Million Dollar Round Table in the United States when he was a Financial Advisor for an International Insurance Company. To this day, he insists he was trying to prove that age doesn’t matter

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Meghla Bhardwaj

Founder, India Sourcing Trip

Meghla Bhardwaj, the founder of The Asian Seller, is a seasoned professional in the Asia sourcing industry with more than 20 years of experience. With extensive knowledge of the sourcing process and product manufacturing, Meghla has visited numerous factories in India and China. Having attended sourcing trade shows in both countries for over a decade, she possesses deep insights into the industry.

Having lived in Shenzhen,

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Don Wilder

Product Designer, Developer, Marketer, Entrepreneur

Don is a Product Designer, Developer, Marketer and Entrepreneur living and working between Shenzhen, China and Chaing Mai, Thailand for the past 10 years. Don runs a creative design lab and consulting company supporting tech and fashion startups. He has been crowdfunding for more than 7 years now and have successfully launched dozens of products on Kickstarter and helped other amazing entrepreneurs to do the same. Living in China

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Luciano Drehmer

Co-Founder and CDO of BeKind Health & Beauty

Luciano Drehmer is a design strategist with over a 15-year course of professional experience in the creative industry - creating strategy and design from both digital and offline platforms. Combining a solid understanding of business, manufacturing, e-commerce, and marketing insights to create cutting-edge products that drive sales and customer satisfaction.

He worked in collaboration with companies such as Facebook, Amazon, Nike, and Google amongst others doing creative leadership, building design systems, defining, guiding, and

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Simon de Raadt

VP - Business Development Europe of HyperSKU

Simon de Raadt is the Vice President of Business Development Europe at HyperSKU. Having lived in China since 2011, he is an experienced executive in cross-border trade and eCommerce logistics. His expertise has positioned him as an industry thought leader and sought-after speaker at global eCommerce events.

HyperSKU provides streamlined sourcing and hyper efficient logistics for eCommerce sellers. With first-hand access direct to Chinese suppliers and the infrastructure of China's

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Catherine Qian

Founder of Tango Studio

I am an International Ecommerce/Product consultant and have worked with many high street retailers in the UK and Europe over the last 15yrs with brands such as ASOS, Newlook, DisneyStore, Monsoon Accessorize, & Montblanc. I successfully helped many of these brands expand into the European and Middle East markets and achieved 8-digit increment in revenue.

I was born in China, grew up in Australia, lived and worked in the US.

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Susan Falola

Finance, Operations, Marketing and Technology Expert

Susan Falola is a multifaceted expert across finance, operations, marketing and technology. Having worked in various roles, she is a competent and well-rounded individual. A strategic, innovative entrepreneur, focused on delivering social impact, inclusion and diversity in technology innovations. Susan has collaborated with diverse freelance to C-level professionals to get their perspectives on existing models and produced her findings in a blueprint whitepaper. This paper details extensively about the

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Ash Monga

Founder of IMEX Sourcing Services

Ashish Monga is the founder of IMEX Sourcing Services, an innovative sourcing & product development company focused on providing technology driven sourcing & QC solutions for tech-savvy importers since 2010. IMEX helps Amazon sellers outsource their Sourcing, Product Development, Quality Control & Project Management. Ash also blogs about his sourcing experiences at

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Kenneth Huynh

Trinovation Services and Finvar Corporation

Ken is a seasoned founder, investor, and technologist with a track record of over 17 years at the cross-section of Tech, CPG, and eCommerce. He is the Managing Partner of Trinovation, a human capital advisory and services partner for international FBA Acquirers. He is also co-founder and COO of Finvar, a fintech data platform for retail and institutional investors to be released in the summer of 2021.

Prior to Trinovation

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Michael Michelini

Podcast host and blogger

Mike is the host of the Global From Asia podcast. He deeply enjoys sharing knowledge and connecting hard working, global business owners from around the world.

American social media & E-Commerce & SEO specialist being China since late 2007 a true business connector. He is passionate to help companies do business in China, and help Chinese companies to grow in the overseas market.

Currently building a new e-commerce brand live on

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Cristian Gallardo

CEO & Co-Founder of Pulsoline

Cristian Gallardo is an expert in business expansion focusing on Latin America. He worked on the expansion strategy of companies like Procter & Gamble and Unilever at Socialbakers, before making Avast antivirus the largest consumer security product in LATAM. Cristian now helps companies expand into Latin America with Pulsoline, his own market expansion consultancy company.

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Mike Michelini

Host, Global from asia

Davide Nicolucci


Ino Topalovic


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Friday, May 21, 2021

6:00pm - Opening and Introductions

6:15pm - Panel 1: War Stories During the Cross Border Trade Transformation

Hear on-the ground experts sharing what has been happening in the cross border trade - from their own experiences and insights.

7:00pm - Session 1 Theme Matchmaking Round Tables

7:45pm - Panel 2: The Future of Ecommerce & The Internet

Globalization, Blockchain, new technology and consumer behaviors. Hear from a diverse group of experts on what is happening in this global ecommerce ecosystem. From localization changes to completely new infrastructure - keep your eyes and ears open to new groundbreaking concepts.

8:15pm - Session 2 Theme Matchmaking Round Tables

9:00pm - Panel 3: Buy, Sell, Scale - Consolidation in the Ecommerce and FBA world

What are the bigger Amazon FBA sellers doing in today’s market? One word - consolidation and rollups. Let’s discuss this hot topic, hear from experts on “both sides of the table” and give you insights on how you should adjust your ecommerce strategy and long term goals.

9:45pm - Session 3 Theme Matchmaking Round Tables

10:30pm - GFA “Broken Border” NFT Art Collection Auction

Join us in the public release (drop) of our first NFT art collection titled “Broken Border”. It will be a series of art that captures the trauma and stress so many of us in the cross-border trade industry have been through. Bid on this to own and get recognition to GFA’s first NFT art collection. Click Here for More Info.


Saturday, May 22, 2021

7 pm to 9 pm - Private GFAVIP-Only Mastermind (NFT Workshop)

GFAVIP Member Only Workshop where we will have a hands on, and interactive session where Mike Michelini shows you how to form and build your own NFT art collection - specifically for Ecommerce sellers who want to add crypto art to their portfolio of products and services. Click Here for More Info.


War Stories of Business Owners During the Pandemic With CBM 2021 Panel 1: Sourcing Experts

The Future of Ecommerce & The Internet With CBM 2021 Panel 2: Digital Marketing Experts

Buy, Sell, Scale – Consolidation in the Ecommerce and FBA world with CBM 2021 Panel 3: E-commerce Experts

A plan for everyone.

Join Cross Border Matchmaker 2021: Broken Border



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Access to All Panel Sessions

Access to All Theme Matchmaking Round Tables

Access to the first GFA NFT Collection Drop "Broken Border"

Access to the Lounge to Interact with Other Attendess

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Exclusive Access to the Private GFAVIP-Only Mastermind (NFT Workshop) on May 22

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If you signup as a GFAVIP member before May 15, 2021 - you will be added to the GFAVIP charter member bonus pool with NFT, charter recognition, and more.

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GFA “Broken Border” NFT Art Collection Auction

Join us in the public release (drop) of our first NFT art collection titled “Broken Border”. It will be a series of art that captures the trauma and stress so many of us in the cross-border trade industry have been through. Bid on this to own and get recognition to GFA’s first NFT art collection. If you believe in this movement and this community - we believe being an owner of an art piece of GFA’s first NFT art will be a positive ROI.

Also - 25% of all proceeds will go to the Global From Asia Kids scholarship program. This scholarship program will enable children whose family cannot afford to send them to proper school and empower them to learn the latest in online business and technology.


GFAVIP BONUS: NFT Workshop - Setup, Allocate, & Create NFTs

Saturday May 22, 7pm to 9pm

We believe everyone will be using NFTs for their customers and communities. It is a great way to get ahead now in your e-commerce or service business. If you are curious about how to make, and introduce NFT to your customer base - as a way to stand out and stay ahead of the curve - this one of a kind NFT workshop is for you! We will go from how to make an NFT, ideas on what is possible to be made, how to mint them on various blockchains, how to educate your users, and how to “Drop” or launch them. Bonus NFTs for attendees too!

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