The distance between Helsinki and San Francisco: 9210 kilometers, spanning five time zones, the journey is 6 months by water. From Beijing to Shanghai, 1213 kilometers, two and a half hours if air travel is your choice.

You would never believe it if we told you that a magical door could collapse the distance between that former and shorten it to the latter. In reality, annual events like Techcrunch Disrupt and Slush do bring the world closer together. Though an enchanted door like such doesn’t exist, there is something we can do:

This time, two world-class startup events, TechCrunch and Slush will be held separately in Beijing and in Shanghai, exhibiting the marvel of technology.

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