Like its previous versions, the ongoing World Internet Conference in Wuzhen has attracted the biggest names in China’s tech industry. Official meetings and keynotes aside, more casual business dinners, which gather China’s, or even the world’s richest technology tycoons, offered precious opportunities for them to get connected and share insights. It’s in China after all, where a banquet is crucial in the deal-making process.

While some banquets shed light on the alliance between local tech giants, others may be more intriguing and will invoke different interpretations from lookers. The following picture, which was taken this Monday at Wuzhen, falls in the second category. It depicted perfect table harmony between WeWork execs—co-founder Adam Neumann and vice chairman Michael Gross—and URwork founder Mao Daqing.

After all the disputes between WeWork and URWork, in which the former filed a litigation against its Chinese rival for trademark infringement and unfair competition, it may be hard to believe that the men behind the two rivals would be dining at the same table and sharing a toast.

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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.