Heads up! TechCrunch Shanghai is back with new insights, activities and fun for the whole family! Technology affects all of us, and ultimately aims to make our lives better. At this year’s Shanghai edition, topics range from everyday issues such as urban development, consumer retail and social media, to hot topics like blockchain technology, animation and self-driving AI. One thing’s for sure, the future is set to be showcased at TechCrunch Shanghai!

Event Details

25th – 28th Nov 2017

The Mixc Shanghai, 1799 Wuzhong Road, Minhang District

万象城, 1799 吴中路,闵行区,上海市

25th Nov: Hackathon

26th Nov: Hackathon, Media Day, Welcome Party

27th Nov: Day 1 TechCrunch Shanghai

28th Nov: Day 2 TechCrunch Shanghai, AfterParty

29th Nov: Chinaccelerator Demo Day Batch 12 (to be held at a separate venue: see below)

Purchase tickets here (or scan QR code)


Details might change without notice. Please check our website for the latest information.

Speaker Agenda

November 27, 2017

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November 28, 2017
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 Side Stages

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Not contented with just the main agenda? (Content-ed, get it?) Our side stages this year brings the specifics in contrast to the big ideas of the main stage. Delve deep into the applications and theorycrafting of blockchain technology in our lives. Also, hear from industry experts and corporations such as Cherubic Ventures and Explorium (powered by Fung Group) on issues ranging from new retail trends to updates on the biomedical industry. You’re definitely in for a treat!

Side Stage Agenda (all stages start from 1.30pm)

Side Stage 1:

27th Nov – Smart Supply Chains: The key of consumption upgrade is the supply chain. Explorium (powered by Fung Group) will gather some of the industrial leaders to reveal what changes will happen in the trend of consumption upgrade and how to take advantage of them.

28th Nov – New retail: Cherubic Ventures along with startups under their portfolio is going to talk about the opportunities in the trend of a new retail era.

Side Stage 2:

27th Nov – Biomedical industry: What is the trend of biomedical and internet combination in the next 15 years? Kechuang 365 will tell you, with some of the biomedical startups in China.

28th Nov – Blockchain: We’ve invited leaders from the bitcoin and blockchain industry to shed light on what’s happening in this hot field. From ICOs to tokenless applications, from bitcoin’s future to private blockchains, we will explore the current state and future potential of a technology that is set to change our world.

 VC Meetup


Big Money is back in town! Meet the best-fit investor to take your startup to the next level. Chat with them to find out all about the latest happenings in the startup venture capital scene. Impress them and you’ll get a chance to enter our exclusive round 2, VC Meetup Pro!

Here are some of the attending VCs you’ll get to meet:

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This year’s Hackathon features problems from BMW, CITIC and more! Doesn’t matter if you come in a team or alone, at the end of the day everyone leaves as friends.

We also set up “The Teen Hackathon” opening for teenagers from 12-18 years old.There will also be various fantastic workshops provided by First Code Academy, Le Wagon and other partners for kids and adults alike to learn something new!


November 25, 2017 at 9:00 AM – Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 4:00 PM

Hackathon for Teenagers: Nov 25th 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Our Hackathon is still accepting entries! Sign up here to secure your spot! It’s free!


 TechCrunch for Kids [Brand New!]

Calling all little engineers and innovators! TechCrunch is introducing a new area just for you!

Kids are important to us, and to the future of tech too. We want kids to be brave enough to reach for the stars and make their dreams a reality, To that end, we’re teaming up with cool partners (it’s a surprise!) to make their day unforgettable.

Bring your kids along and make TechCrunch Shanghai an amazing and memorable event for your entire family.

TechCrunch Partner event

Chinaccelerator’s Demo Day Batch 12

Batch 12 in the spotlight
Batch 12 in the spotlight

In their latest batch – Batch 12, Chinaccelerator has 12 companies with entrepreneurs from 15 different countries covering 11 verticals, including blockchain, healthcare, VR, exhibition, education, food, travel, hospitality, e-sports, social commerce, and logistics. Batch 12 Demo Day will be going on from 14:00 to 17:00, Wednesday, November 29th. You can see more information here.

If you’re interested to attend Chinaccelerator’s Demo Day, please contact Chris Zhang.

Please note: This Demo Day will be exclusive for investors and the media. Chinaccelerator will review your registration request within 48 hours, so please do sign up first to get more information of the details. Once you pass the verification, you will receive a confirmation email upon approval.

About Chinaccelerator: Chinaccelerator is a leading accelerator in Asia that’s focusing on internet cross border startups. Up till now, Chinaccelerator have had 12 batches with 130+ startups invested and accelerated. At the end of each batch, Chinaccelerator will host a Demo Day for accredited investors, press and mentors to check out their latest batch.

It’s a New Beginning, and we want to see you there

If this hasn’t got you excited, we don’t know what will. Come join us for a great day for businesses, entrepreneurs, and the whole family! Get your tickets via the QR code below, or hop on to our website to find out more!



If you’ve stuck with us for this long, we want to reward you and your persistence! Simply leave us a comment on what excites you most about the upcoming TechCrunch Shanghai 2017, and the first 5 will win a 2-day ticket to the event!

See you all at the Mixc!

Marketing Manager at Technode.com, and occasional scribe. Contact me at jeriel@technode.com

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