The last edition of the Global Times featured an interview with one of the founders of the Hutong School, Jeremie Rossignol.

He talked about the past and the future of the Hutong School; how they started the Hutong School 6 years ago with next to no money and how he sees the future of the Hutong School in the coming years.

An extract:
When Jeremie Rossignol was looking to get started with his own business, he had just 10,000 euros and a few friends to help him out. They knew what they wanted - to offer Chinese language and culture lessons in a picturesque hutong setting. The only problem was the money they had to play with wasn't enough to afford the rent.

You can read the full article on the Global Times online