Calling all citizens of tech: TechCrunch Beijing starts a month from today, and if you’re not sure this is the thing for you, here are some reasons that might help you make up your mind.
#1: VC meetup: The chance for entrepreneurs to put their ideas to the ultimate test, here you can pitch face-to-face to senior investors from some of the most forward thinking firms like IDG, Sequoia China, GGV Capital, Zhenfund. Give it all you’ve got at the largest VC meet in all of China!
#2: Startup Competition: The largest arena in Greater China for startups, this is where teams can take each other on with their ideas and models. One lucky and ingenious team will walk away with 1 million RMB investment from Gobi Partners.
#3: Hackathon: A nonstop carnival for those that eat and breathe code. 48 hours of intense hacking–accompanied by great food and drink, have fun working against the clock cracking some awesome code. You can take our partner’s challenges from Udacity and other corporates to acquire their scholarship or solve the problems you encountered to win TechCrunch’s Pick.
#4: Speeches and forums: A gathering of the cream of the crop in China’s tech scene, stick around to hear from movers and shakers in tech and more–we’ll also have amphibians sport and music celebrities sharing their crossover experience into tech.
＃5: Startup Alley: Meet some of the up-and-coming companies that are preparing to take the nation by storm. Showcase your product with other promising startups along with different pavilions.
#6: Featured Parallel Session: What happens when technology marries design? A seamless fusion of the two is nothing less than an art form in itself, as our line-up of speakers and will show.
#7: “Black Technology” Entertainment Zone: Try out state of the art hardware – Hololens, HTC vive, and other interactive hardware stuff you’ve yet to see and hear of.
#8 All Day Long Live Streaming: KOLs and online celebrities will be live streaming the event, don’t miss out on an opportunity to meet them face to face and possibly hop in the frame with them.
#9: Hardware Crowdfunding Zone: We’re bringing the equivalent of Indiegogo offline, play with some of the new toys dreamed up this year, and chat with the masterminds behind the designs.
#10: Talent Market: Have headache to look for a partner to join your startup? Join our Talent Market which collaborate with China’s largest online recruitment platform Lagou on the spot.
Date: NOVEMBER 5th – 8th, 2016
Venue: BEIJING INSTITUTE OF FASHION TECHNOLOGY
About TechCrunch Beijing 2016
TechCrunch China, following in the footsteps of the internationally popular TechCrunch conference in San Francisco, is the most influential tech conference brand for the Chinese startup community today. TechCrunch Beijing is the second annual conference held in China, following TechCrunch Shanghai earlier this year.
The theme of this year’s event is Technology X Design, and our line up of tech professionals, investors, entrepreneurs and companies is more impressive than ever. See some of the country’s newest startups in our huge Startup Alley, meet the country’s top investors in our VC Meetup session and learn all about what makes China one of the most exciting destinations for innovative technology today.
Join us from November 7th-8th for high-level discussions and incredible networking opportunities. Applications for our incredibly popular Hackathon competition are also now open, with the 48-hour face-off set to be held on from the 5th-6th November.
Apply for our discounted tickets today at here.