From e-commerce to smart hardware, from O2O to ride-hailing, China’s tech industry seems to always be on a rollercoaster ride with the latest emerging verticals. The power of this phenomenon is vividly described by Xiaomi’s founder Lei Jun in his famous saying: “Even a pig can fly if it stands at the center of a whirlwind.”

Along with the swift change of tech trends, more and more people are digging deeper for the forces behind the rise of a particular sector: whether it’s propelled by market potentials behind them, by the investors or it’s only a hype.

At TechCrunch Shenzhen, we have invited Allen Zhu, an investor who has always one step ahead in tracking the next big things. In addition, top entrepreneurs from power bank rental and smart transportation will be sharing their insights.

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Emma Lee

Emma Lee is Shanghai-based tech writer, covering startups and tech happenings in China and Asia in general. We are looking for stories related to tech and China. Reach her at lixin@technode.com.