TechCrunch returns to Shenzhen for our latest China event from November 19-20 – TechCrunch
We’re excited to announce our go back to Shenzhen, which is able to host our subsequent event in China later this month. Once once more arranged with our longtime native spouse TechNode, the two-day event will run from November 19-20 on the Shenzhenwan Science and Technology Ecological Garden.
Our first TechCrunch event in Shenzhen — the town broadly said as the worldwide capital for — happened in June 2017 and it featured the likes of Mobike (which later bought to Meituan for $2.7 billion), Hong Kong-listed Meitu, Klook (which raised $200 million this yr), Ofo, Indiegogo, Xiaomi spouse Huami (which went on to pass public within the U.S.) and Kik, which gave main points of its upcoming ICO.
The theme of this yr’s display is “reshaping innovation” and it’ll function trade leaders, movers and shakers that come with JD.com, HTC, Walmart, Airbnb, WePaintings, Suning, Royole, Huami and rather a lot and plenty of buyers. More broadly, audio system on the display will come from spaces that come with IoT, synthetic intelligence, large knowledge, e-commerce, co-working, the shared financial system, on-line schooling and — in fact — the .
For the 3rd TechCrunch China event in a row, we’re dedicating a complete afternoon to blockchain generation. This time round, the blockchain degree will focal point on (exact) use instances, ranging from good towns and governance, to provide chain and fintech, particularly in China.
Alongside keynotes and panels from tech leaders, our Startup Alley exhibition area will host greater than 150 startups — so, if you need to see what’s scorching within the ‘Silicon Valley of Hardware,’ don’t omit it!
We will even as soon as once more host the VC Meetup program. That comprises the ‘business blind date’ function that provides startup founders 10-minute meetups with most sensible VCs. It has many times been probably the most common facets of our Chinese occasions in response to comments from each founders and buyers, too.
As is the case with TechCrunch occasions, the Shenzhen 2018 display will kick off with a hackathon that takes position over the weekend, 17-18 November. Since its inception in 2011, TechCrunch’s China hackathon has all the time has been an exhilarating and busy position for native coders, makers and architects throughout our occasions in Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzhen. No topic what concepts you suppose up or what talents you place to paintings, make certain to sign up for us for a geeky weekend.
There’s masses extra occurring past what we’ve highlighted above — you’ll be able to take a look at the schedule for complete main points proper right here.
We glance ahead to seeing you in Shenzhen as soon as once more — don’t omit out, head right here to get your price tag for the display!