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SZ | TechCrunch International Innovation Summit 2018: Reshaping Innovation

Nov 17, 2018 - Nov 20, 2018

Main Stage

TechCrunch International Innovation Summit’s Main Stage provides special opportunities for the audience to gain knowledge from world-famous speakers. Topics like AI, healthcare, consumption upgrade, and new retail will be discussed during the event. In previous years, the summit brought together elites from various industries, including former Executive Chairman of both Google and Alphabet Eric Schmidt, CEO and Chairman of Sinovation Kai-Fu Lee, Chairman of Alibaba Group Technical Steering Committee and Founder of Alibaba Cloud Dr. Jian Wang, Co-founder of iRobot Colin Angle, Co-founder of ZhenFund Bob Xu, Vice President of Ctrip Huaiyi Zeng, and National Technology Officer of Microsoft China Qing Wei.

To get involved, please contact: event@technode.com

Side Stage

In order to explore in-depth the different fields of innovation, the Side Stages provide insight into emerging trends and technologies. Last year, we had companies from all industries come and share best practices, from autonomous driving and chip algorithms to high-precision maps and blockchain.

To get involved, please contact: huhaoying@technode.com

Startup Alley

From 2013 to 2018, a total of more than 1,550 exhibitors participated in Startup Alley, with an average of more than 150 each year. Startup Alley brings together international companies and exhibitors from Hong Kong, Mainland China, Taiwan, the United States, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Israel and other countries and regions to conduct international exchanges. Many startups have recognized TechCrunch International Innovation Summit as the forefront of today’s cutting-edge technological innovation. With its large influence, many companies have chosen to launch and advertise their new products at Startup Alley.

To apply for a booth, please contact: zhangqinyuan@technode.com

VC Meetup

One of the most popular attractions of TechCrunch International Innovation Summit, VC Meetup has been held 16 times across the country, with more than 5,200 entrepreneurs and more than 550 VCs in attendance. In this session, each entrepreneur will get 10 minutes to pitch a project to a VC. From previous years, more than 50 startups have received Pre-A Round financing, and 3 foreign startups obtained domestic investment. This year, we will continue to invite hundreds of well-known domestic and foreign VCs to come and meet entrepreneurs.

To get involved, please contact: huhaoying@technode.com

Startup Competition

Through the Startup Competition, we hope to lead the best Chinese startups to the international stage. The Startup Competition is held from October to November every year. Startup projects are presented on stage at TechCrunch International Innovation Summit, with spectators that include many investors, media, entrepreneurs, and industry professionals. In the past, the Startup Competition received participation of 300+ teams from 25+ countries and regions and 30+ media exposure.

To partner with us, please contact: lizhiyun@technode.com


Last November, we witnessed the impressive success of TechCrunch Beijing held at the Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology. Modeled on the Silicon Valley style of events, TechCrunch returns to China in November 2018, this time in Shenzhen. As a precursor to the main event, TechNode and TechCrunch are organizing a Hackathon. Hackathons have been a mainstay for TechCrunch Disrupt since they were first started. Each team has 24 hours to complete product design and development. We have invited some of the top names in the industry to judge projects and present the awards.

To partner with us, please contact: event@technode.com

We also have a variety of side activities, including our VIP DinnerAfter PartyMedia Day and more.

For media partnerships: fanqianying@technode.com

For ticketing questions: zhanghong@technode.com

For other inquiries: event@technode.com


Nov 17, 2018
Nov 20, 2018



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