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Take the blockchain challenge at TechCrunch Shenzhen’s Hackathon

The TechCrunch Shenzhen Hackathon is only two weeks away! Check out the bevy of tools and prizes that will be featured for the coming weekend. Blockchain and bike rentals Blockchain technology, with its distributed cloud storage and unbreakable smart contracts, could be the future! Dianrong’s blockchain lab has developed a Blockchain as a Service platform (BaaS). Together […]

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Live from TechCrunch – How can a foreign hardware company enter China?

Shenzhen, the Silicon Valley in China, is becoming a must-destination for the foreign hardware startups to start their business. On the other hand, Chinese startups are starting from Shenzhen and expanding to global markets, such as educational robot kit Makeblock, drone maker DJI, and smartphone manufacturer Huawei. In the panel “Startup in Shenzhen”, Benjamin Joffe, Partner […]

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Hacking blockchain, bike-rental and robotics at the TechCrunch Shenzhen Hackathon

Shenzhen’s rainstorms didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of students, designers and coders from all over the world participating in the 2017 TechCrunch Shenzhen hackathon, co-hosted by TechNode. In teams of 4 or 5, the participants took on challenges posed by sponsors Dianrong, Mobike, Meet Magento Association and Segway Robotics. Dianrong is China’s premier peer-to-peer lending platform […]

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Live from TechCrunch – Blockchain opportunities for hungry entrepreneurs

With a series of recent blockchain initiatives – from joining one of the world’s biggest blockchain initiatives Hyperledger Project, to launching “Chained Finance” with Foxconn’s FnConn, China’s peer-to-peer lending marketplace Dianrong is getting ready for full blockchain integration across its platform. We talk to Ling Kong, Dianrong’s CTO on how big and small companies are riding the blockchain wave. Solving Trust […]

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The ultimate guide to TechCrunch Shenzhen’s VC Meetup

TechCrunch Shenzhen is just around the corner along with its most popular session during the conference: VC Meetup. For entrepreneurs who are still shopping about from one venture capital institution to another with your business plan, we offer you the opportunity to meet a stack of VCs for 10 minutes face-to-face communication. VC Meetup has become […]

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Join us for the biggest TechCrunch event in China!

What: TechCrunch Shenzhen 2017 When: June 17-20th, 2017 Where: I-Factory, Nanshan District, Shenzhen It has been four years since TechCrunch.cn and the TechCrunch China Summit landed in China. In that time, we have seen 6 sessions in Beijing and Shanghai with more than 300 speaker, including the world’s most famous entrepreneur, venture investor like Alphabet/Google […]