India-China Connect: Startups to Make Change Happen

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indiachinaconnect

Evening Discussion in Shenzhen, China
Registration / Networking Reception 5:30pm
Discussion 6:00pm
Close 7:30pm


China and India are seeing enormous opportunities and a thriving start-up scene. China today is playing a leadership role in the global startup ecosystem including in AI, robotics and advanced manufacturing. Big changes are taking place in India’s startup ecosystem, driving growth in sectors such as AI, fintech, consumer goods, travel, medical and health, agriculture and education. Chinese investors are looking at India’s startup sector with interest. This evening discussion will showcase founders and investors with the aim to deepen the entrepreneurial connections and provide collaborative opportunities to leverage business linkages in each other’s markets. It will compare and contrast the different stages of development of entrepreneurship in each market and identify learnings. Speakers will discuss their journeys from Start-up to Scale impact and where they see the next stage of technology and growth coming from. 

Speakers include Consul General of India, Guangzhou Sujit Ghosh, Sabrina Lin, Vice-President, HKUST, co-founder of two Silicon Valley start-ups and former Corporate Vice President, Greater China, Cisco Systems Inc.; Thomas Cheung, Founder, Chinagrowth Group, President TiE Hong Kong, a global non-profit organization founded in 1992 in Silicon Valley by a group of successful entrepreneurs; Johan Nylander, Author, Shenzhen Superstars, How China’s Smartest City is Challenging Silicon ValleyDinglong Huang, Founder & CEO, Malong Technologies, an award-winning AI startup which produces high accuracy product recognition platform and services; Henri Yik Hang Pang, CEO & Founder, Walnut Technology Limited, who has successfully launched SPECTRA, founded and supported by the Chairman of DJI; Hawk Shih, Senior Marketing Manager, Foxconn, world's largest contract electronics manufacturer and the fourth-largest information technology company by revenue (TBC); Srikumar Misra, Founder, Milk Mantra, India’s first Agri-Food startup to be VC funded by global mainstream investors with US Patent on its health beverage (TBC); Alan Rosling, Chairman, Griffin Growth Partners, co-founder of Kiran Energy and first non-Indian Executive Director of Tata Sons, charged with internationalization. (Moderator).

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Event Details

Thu 22 Nov 2018
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

HKUST Shenzhen Research Institute

1/F Auditorium, HKUST Shenzhen IER Building, Yuexing 1st Road, Hi-Tech Park, Nanshan, Shenzhen, China

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