The Second Largest VC Market

Zhongguancun, the Silicon Valley of China in Beijing. On the 2nd floor of a plain-looking building, lies a cafe for entrepreneurs  named ‘Garage Cafe’.  According to its founder, 32 years old Su Di who used to be an investor, the brand name reflects the practice of how innovative initiatives in Valley build up their empires from a modest garage, like HP, Apple, Google and YouTube.

The cafe claims to be the first open office space for Chinese startups and entrepreneurs. For the cost of one cup of coffee entitles you to a whole day stay  with free access to Wi-Fi, office facilities and even meeting rooms.

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Ben Jiang

Listener of startups, writer on tech. Maker of things, dreamer by choice.