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9 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Andrew Chau. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Andrew Chau, often where they are interviewed.

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9 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Andrew Chau. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Andrew Chau, often where they are interviewed.

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Society's Complex Systems of Power (feat. Andrew Chau)

Fresh Out the Bay | Presented by: Subtle Asians - Bae Area
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Andrew Chau, Co-Founder of Boba Guys, joins us to talk about the "Ten Power Structures of Society".

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Jun 08 2020

1hr 18mins

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Searching For Great Leadership with Andrew Chau (Boba Guys)

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The importance of good leadership has never felt or been so significant. In a profoundly complicated and dire moment for humanity, we citizens of the world have had to lean on our various leaders to guide and decide much of our futures. We've seen more and more examples of the best and worst of them - those who lead by example with integrity, honesty, and vision, and those who attempt to dominate, manipulate, or simply avoid responsibility. It's in this moment of high stakes and intense reflection that we naturally take note of what good leadership actually looks like. To dive into this important topic, Minji invites back a FOA favorite, Boba Guys' co-founder Andrew Chau. As an entrepreneur, small business owner and advocate, Andrew shares her passion for understanding and sharing what good leaders are made of. Together they share stories of their own development, good decisions and bad, rising to many a difficult occasion, and their respective interpretations of what a quality leader is. Andrew reflects on speaking in front of Congress on behalf of all small business owners, and the two discuss the evolving state of Asian America's bamboo ceiling and internally conflicted narrative. 

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May 08 2020

1hr 44mins

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#18 "Boba Guys" Andrew Chau

The May Lee Show
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Imagine being one of the fastest growing boba tea outlets in the country with 17 stores and counting, employing 400 people and a scheduled coast-to-coast book tour about to kick off, but then in just one day, it all comes to a screeching halt. That’s what happened to Andrew Chau and Bin Chen, co-founders of "Boba Guys", an artisanal boba tea business that started in 2011 as a pop-up. As COVID-19 hit the San Francisco Bay Area early on, Andrew and Bin made the difficult decision to play it safe and shut down all their stores in three cities in just one day. To say it was painful would be an understatement. In this episode, May speaks with Andrew Chau from his home in San Francisco to find out what happened, how he and his team are getting through and even shares Boba Guys’ most popular recipe. 

Apr 27 2020

1hr 10mins

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Andrew Chau of The Boba Guys on How to Stay Focused on the Bigger Picture

Y Factor Podcast
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Andrew Chau and his partner Bin Chen started Boba Guys through simple Pop Up events. It wasn't until 3 years into it and a full-fledged store did Andrew decide to quit his full-time job. We discuss his mental state and deciding point to leave his corporate job to pursue Boba Guys full time making it one of the most successful Boba companies in the world.

He doesn't just sell Boba, he's selling a vision - to bridge cultures, one boba at a time. Learn how Andrew takes every bit of experience from childhood to college to shape what Boba Guys is today.

They've recently launched The Boba Book available here - https://amzn.to/3bRtWs5 

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Apr 26 2020

58mins

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51 | Boba Guys (Part 2): Bin Chen and Andrew Chau

Rock the Boat | Asian Leadership & Entrepreneurship Podcast
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In Part 2 of Lucia’s conversation with Bin and Andrew--the founders of Boba Guys-- they share the experience of shutting down their now 17 stores across SF, NY, and LA in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. Andrew talks about his decision to go public with the announcement and what it was like to testify in front of Congress on behalf of small business owners.

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Check out the Boba Book available on Amazon

This is Andrew’s original post on Facebook announcing their hibernation

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Apr 10 2020

41mins

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50 | Boba Guys (Part 1): Bin Chen and Andrew Chau

Rock the Boat | Asian Leadership & Entrepreneurship Podcast
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What was your first experience with bubble tea or “boba”? Bin Chen and Andrew Chau, the founders of Boba Guys share their first experience with the drink and their journey to creating Boba Guys. In Part 1 of this two part conversation, they explain the meaning of the word “boba” and the ethos behind the brand they’ve built. In Part 2, Bin and Andrew share the experience of shutting down their now 17 stores across SF, NY, and LA in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis and why Andrew chose to testify in front of Congress on behalf of small business owners. Both parts are out now.

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Follow Boba Guys on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bobaguys/

One initiative helmed by Alex and Maia Shibutani (Olympic Ice Dancing Bronze medalists)  is the “Protect Our Protectors - Get us PPE” fund. They are almost at their goal. You can help them through the final stretch here: https://charity.gofundme.com/GetUsPPE

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Apr 10 2020

26mins

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#94: Boba Guys Is For The Culture Pt. 2 [w/ co-founder Andrew Chau]

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"I just want to stop explaining boba to white people." That is the tongue-and-cheek goal of Andrew Chau, co-founder of Boba Guys as they strive to make boba drinks commonplace in the U.S.

Chau and his fellow co-founder Bin Chen have been more than just restaurateurs, as they are often looked to for statements on cultural moments, and always looking to bridge cultures. Chau was very open and honest about a lot of cultural subjects in his Katchup appearance and goes even deeper in Pt. 2, as Chau gives no-holds-barred commentary throughout.

Make sure to go back and listen to Pt. 1 on this conversation to learn the origins of Boba Guys, and some additional gems.

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Andrew Chau (@bobaguys, @chaumeleon)

Produced by:

Isai Rocha (@isairocha)

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Sep 20 2019

1hr 21mins

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#94: Boba Guys Is For The Culture Pt. 1 [w/ co-founder Andrew Chau]

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Boba Guys is pushing to make bubble tea as common as sushi, and in a very rare podcast appearance, co-founder Andrew Chau joined us to share just how they're going to do that. In "episode one" of a two-part series we learn the origins of the Bay Area-based boba shop, how they started changing the perception of boba in the U.S., and why they pushed so hard for single-use plastic bans in California.

Chau and his fellow co-founder Bin Chen have been more than just restaurateurs, as they are often looked to for statements on cultural moments, and always looking to bridge cultures. Chau was very open and honest about a lot of cultural subjects in his Katchup appearance and goes even deeper in Pt. 2, dropping Friday, September 20.  Stay tuned for that one, as Chau gives no-holds-barred commentary throughout. 

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Your Hosts:

Elie Ayrouth (@bookofelie)

Geoffrey Kutnick (@geoffreykutnick)

Your Guest:

Andrew Chau (@bobaguys, @chaumeleon)

Produced by:

Isai Rocha (@isairocha)

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Sep 19 2019

1hr 18mins

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Bridging Cultures with Andrew Chau (Boba Guys)

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In this week's episode, Minji sits down with Boba Guys co-founder Andrew Chau for a deep dive on the elements that contribute to culture and how we continue to shape it. Even before he became half of the dynamic duo that made Taiwanese tapioca pearls and milk tea mainstream, Andrew has been fascinated by how things work, how people interact and what makes us tick. He talks about riding bikes in the Jersey suburbs , celebrating college graduation at the restaurant where his parents met as immigrant workers and actualizing his dad's refugee dream to pursue whatever he wanted. Together they discuss how our unique journeys, values & habits translate into the work we do, which is why his own business is driven by a mission statement to bridge culture. This conversation is better than (OK, just as valuable as) any MBA course of how to take an idea into reality and how to connect it to the world around you. 

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Sep 11 2019

1hr 38mins

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