The time has come for our annual TechCrunch Shanghai event, and it’s shaping up to be bigger than ever.

Join us from June 25th to the 29th at the West Bund Art Center for the Chinese tech industry’s top international conference, where we will bring together speakers from the country’s biggest tech companies and startups to discuss what the future of Chinese technology will look like.

TechCrunch China has made some impressive advances over the past three years. The event attracted over 3,000 attendees at TechCrunch Shanghai in 2013, rising to over 6,000 at TechCrunch Beijing in 2015.

In 2016, TechCrunch China is unstoppable as one of the top industry events in the Chinese tech ecosystem, and this year – for the first time, TechCrunch Shanghai will be held over five days.

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On June 25th, hundreds of programmers, developers and business minds will join us to kick off the TechCrunch Shanghai Hackathon, a 24 hour intensive brainstorming event designed to bring out some of the best in Chinese tech innovation.

From the June 27th to the 28th, international entrepreneurs, VCs, startups and other industry professionals will take the stage for two days of cutting edge talks and panels covering the hottest topics in technology today, including internet finance and artificial intelligence. There will be also a sub-venue focusing on Fintech.

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At the same time, TechCrunch Shanghai will feature a VC Meetup, giving attendees the chance to pitch product face-to-face with more than 100 of China’s top angel investors and venture capitalists. This year, TechNode will help more than 1,000 entrepreneurs talk to VCs through intensive ten minute sessions.

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Some of the country’s best young startups will also have a chance to show off their product in our Startup Alley, with more than 250 startups expected to take the floor over two days. Our Alley startups, hailing from different regions and countries, will have a chance to present themselves to top-level domestic and foreign venture capitals and media.


On June 29th, TechCrunch China will hold our first-ever Asian virtual reality and augmented reality summit in collaboration with Formation Group, all the way from Silicon Valley. We’ll also invite industry-leading entrepreneurs and top Chinese device companies and content producers, including Oculus, HTC, Samsung, and NextVR. Participants will exhibit their latest products and discuss the hottest trends in VR and AR hardware, content, and capital.

At TechCrunch Shanghai 2016, you can expect to experience a range of Chinese innovation and entrepreneurialism with unprecedented scope at one incredible event, so join us from the 25th to the 29th of June to get a true glimpse of our future!

To sign up for TechCrunch 2016 Shanghai, please click here.

For Startup Alley booth registrations, please click here.

For further information on planning events with Technode, please email

Image Credit: TechNode

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