A life worth celebrating with a toast
Shen Kai has lived an eventful life, especially for one so young.
Just 36, Shen has worked at Google China, indeed was the firm’s second Chinese employee, for eleven years and said he recruited 60 percent of the sales team for the company.
He has travelled to 105 countries and countless cities and counties in China. On top of this, he survived a plane crash, madea fortune and suffered a brutal loss in the stock market and in his spare time, of which there is precious little, he collects old furniture, watches, knives, and shoes, the last of which has now been developed into a moonlight business with a tailor-made workshop in Shanghai. His greatest achievement? Without doubt, his happy family.
Enough excitement for many lives, but he has developed a taste for craft beer, more specifically, brewing it.
Investing several million yuan of his savings and five years of his life in a craft beer brewery and a mobile application, Jiuhuaer, meaning yeast in Chinese, he is fully occupied in realizing his dreams.
“I am done with working for money,’’ he said. “I think I have found a blue ocean of uncontested market space and want to be the first to unlock new demand. It’s a