We launched the TechCrunch China site almost 2 months ago and we said it’s just something to start with. We wanted to bring more to the local startup ecosystem, and now we are announcing the first TechCrunch event, TechCrunch Shanghai, on 19-20th Nov. You may check the official site, http://tcsh.technode.com for tickets, locations and many other details are coming soon. We will be posting updates here on the event from now on.
“The Red Web”, is the theme of this event. What we want to present on stage will be the latest development in Chinese web industry, such as Smart TV, Online Financing, Smart Photo, Wearable Devices, Mobile Gaming etc. We are going to have some special sessions named Founder Talk and VC Talk at which we are going to on stage interview some shining figures in local and international industry. What’s more, we will welcome a few international speakers to share their strategy, thoughts and experience on Chinese internet market. We do hope the event will a valuable platform for them to enter China market too.
For startups which want to pitch local and international media and venture capitalists, we also prepare a Startup Alley area which could accommodate ~40 startups each day. It’s an event at Shanghai, but for sure, startups from Hong Kong, Taiwai, Asia and any other countries/regions are welcome to join us.
The early bird tickets are now on sale, and for media you may apply for the media tickets here. If you are interested in participating startup alley, you may check here and send us your application. For any other inquiry, please drop us an email on firstname.lastname@example.org
See you in November!