TechCrunch is worked up to be returning to China this month!
Fresh from the success of our first event in Shenzhen in June, we’ll be again in additional acquainted environment for the TechCrunch China occasion in Shanghai from November 27-28.
The theme of the occasion is ‘The New Beginning,’ and we’ll be a number of subjects from electrical automobiles and live-streaming to co-working, e-commerce, synthetic intelligence, toys and even emojis 😁.
Full information on the event, including the agenda, can be found here, however right here’s an summary of what you possibly can anticipate for the 2 days.
Speakers, VCs, startups and aspect phases
The host of prime names that can communicate on the principle stage consists of representatives from banking big CITIC, billion-dollar electrical car big NIO, WeWork and its rivals Ur Work and Naked Group, Xiaomi, Alibaba and Lego China to call only a few.
It wouldn’t be a TechCrunch occasion with out startups — you already know that — and the startup alley this yr in Shanghai will showcase one of the best of the bunch from Shanghai, the remainder of China and past so you should definitely cease in.
We may even as soon as once more host the VC Meetup, which provides founders the possibility to satisfy with buyers from prime companies like Sequoia China, IDG, Zhen Fund, GGV, Northern Light, Cherubic, Morningside and extra.
This yr may even see the addition of two aspect phases to allow us to take deep dives into vital and rising subjects inside the tech trade.
Side Stage One will concentrate on good provide chains on day one and the chance of recent retail on the second day. The second aspect stage will likely be devoted to the biomedical trade on the primary day, and the blockchain on day two.
The occasion kicks off with a hackathon over the weekend — which runs 25-26 November and now features a devoted concentrate on teenage hackers — and it continues with the choice to attend the Chinaccelerator Demo Day for batch 12 on November 29. (For extra particulars, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.)
This yr, we’ve additionally made the occasion formally little one pleasant, as our Chinese companion Technode explains:
Calling all little engineers and innovators! TechCrunch China is introducing a brand new space only for you!
Kids are vital to us, and to the way forward for tech too. We need children to be courageous sufficient to achieve for the celebs and make their goals a actuality, To that finish, we’re teaming up with cool companions (it’s a shock!) to make their day unforgettable.
All that’s left to say is the place to purchase tickets… It isn’t too late to get them in, visit this link for more info.
See you in Shanghai quickly!