Attractive demographics and enabling regulatory frameworks make Southeast Asia attractive for Chinese tech companies.
Huang Wang, CEO of Huami, partner with Xiaomi and maker of the Mi Band series of wearables, took the stage at Techcrunch Shenzhen 2017 to talk about their latest health band Amazfit’s development and the trend of wearables Huami took the first spot in Worldwide Wearable Device Companies for the first time ahead of Apple […]
Foreign VC funds have long faced a lack of policy transparency and market volatility in China, but China is attempting to grant foreign VCs easier access and simplify investment procedures to sustain the entrepreneurial wave, according to a guideline released by the State Council last September. As the environment to invest across borders becomes friendlier and more lucrative, foreign VCs that […]
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 […]
With the rise of mass innovation in China, money is flooding into startups, especially those in the latest emerging verticals. Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun puts it more colorfully: “Even a pig can fly if it is in the middle of a whirlwind.” Despite the sector-wise differences, history is repeating itself in China’s internet industry. Nearly […]
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 […]