AllChinaTech and DayDayUp are pleased to present the fifth Tech Junction event on startups and tech in China on Wednesday, July 6 in Beijing.
Can you imagine your life in China without Tencent’s WeChat? Tencent is a company this has been changing life in China in a myriad of ways. It’s more than a company running the most successful social network, the biggest game maker, or news portal. Tencent has built an eco-system in Internet banking, entertainment, and even electric vehicles. More than that, Tencent is heavily investing in broad IT sectors, namely online education, medical, on demand services.
So as smaller tech startups are mushrooming in China what can we learn from Tencent? How are the small fish to compete for food with a white whale?.
In this event, Julian Ma of Tencent will answer your questions about his vision and insights of tech trends in China.
Speaker: Julian Ma, VP of Tencent
Julian Ma has been with Tencent since 2008. He oversees Tencent’s map, vehicle connectivity and autonomous driving business. Prior to his current position, he had led Tencent’s corporate strategy and search business line. Ma received B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University and MBA from IMD in Switzerland.
Host: Nathan Wakelin-King, Online editor at AllChinaTech
Nathan is an online editor at AllChinaTech. He previously has been a co-host at China Radio International, where he interviewed a great number of high profile guests from all sectors of society. He grew up in Australia, and studied at Tsinghua and Melbourne universities
What is Tech Junction?
A meetup group in Beijing with a stated goal of exchanging ideas in short, sharp dialogues among startups, tech and media professionals, in order to shed light on the tech scene in China. Our goal is to establish a tech community to connect with thinkers and dealmakers around the world.
What do we do at Tech Junction?
A 10 minutes introduction, followed by 30 minutes Q&A with a well-known startup founder VC, or business leader hosted monthly, each time with an appealing topic, followed by 20 minutes of open discussion with attendees and flexible networking time. Apart from offline events, we will publish online videos of dialogue highlights from our events on popular social networks.
Find out what we discussed at our last Tech Junction here
Register the event here