Why do we attend so many business events and meet-ups? While the idea of a startup might be based on beginning a business online and hoping to see exponential growth by attracting millions of internet users to their product, we know that it’s human-to-human connections that actually make things happen and these are done offline. So why do we need to make connections, and how do we make meaningful connections? At Slush Shanghai 2017, held on October 13th, panelists from China and Hong Kong gathered to share their experience on connecting startup ecosystems.

The panelists were:

Started in Finland in 2008,the  startup conference Slush attracted 3,000 attendees at Slush Shanghai 2017. Here’s an edited transcript of the panel on connecting startup ecosystems.

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Eva Yoo

Eva Yoo is Shanghai-based tech writer. Reach her at evayoo@technode.com