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2018 CROSS-BORDER

INNOVATIon

(Xinno) week

 

may 13 | gix, Bellevue

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Pitched your startup to U.S. and China-based investors

Are you a startup or entrepreneur looking for funding? Have a passion for discovering new and emerging technologies? At Xinno Week 2018, Attendees had the opportunity to do both! They pitched their startup or idea to U.S. and China based investors and heard pitches from some of the fastest growing technology startups in the Pacific Northwest.

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Learnt how you can benefit from doing business in China

Xinno Week 2018 welcomed representatives from over 20 China-based technology innovation parks and investment firms, giving attendees the unique opportunity to learn more about the Chinese market and startup environment as well as government policies aimed at supporting foreign companies. They Learnt more about how their business or startup can reap all the benefits that doing business in China has to offer.

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Met some of China’s largest technology unicorns

China is home to 59 unicorns (companies valued at over one-billion dollars) by 2017. In that year, more than one third (36%) new unicorns were from China. At Xinno Week 2018 Attendees had the opportunity to meet one-on-one with mentors, investors, co-founders and sponsors from some of the largest unicorns in China who are ready to help you get started.

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Agenda

 

8:00 AM

Registration

9:00 AM

INNOVATION ACROSS BORDERS & UNICORN SUCCESS

Opening Remark

Keynote 1: Thoughts and Practics in the Machine Intelligence Era

Panel Discussion 1: Collaborations in Technologies and Innovation

Keynote 2: Cross-border Colleberation for better Healthcare (TBD)

Panel Discussion 2: Opportunities in Academics and Non-Profit

Announcement: Cross-border Innovation and Collaboration Center

12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM

Presentation 1: Silicon Valley and China, a Venture Capitalist's View

Presentation 2: How Cheetah Mobile Adopt "Hacker Growth" and Became Top App Publishers Globally

Presentation 3: ARM's IoT Ecosystem Development in Asia

Panel Discussion & QA: Unicorns' Success and Challenges in China

Presentation 4: Innovation and Cross-border Investment in the City of Seattle

1:00 PM Breakout Section, Room 146

INNOVATION & INVESTMENT FORUM

Featured Startups' Pitch

1:00 PM Breakout Section, Room 127

LEADERS IN TECH FORUM (Language: Chinese)

Presentation 1: Succeeding in FinTech and Beyond

Presentation 2: China's Education Technology Market

Presentation 3: From Seattle AI Startup to China Fortune 500

Presentation 4: Chinese Investors' Interest and Preferences

Presentation 5: Startup Opportunities and Challenges in Seattle

Panel Discussion & QA: Developing Leadership in Technology and Innovation

4:00 PM

Featured Startups Award Ceremony

Networking & Photos

6:00 PM

VIP Appreciation Dinner

Speakers

 

 

 

 

 

Schuyler Hoss

Yi Ru

Sarah Daniels and others

Mauricio Flores

Carlos Luis Obando and others

Amy Du, Zijun Li

 

 

 

Lu Zhang

Arther Wu                                               

Rex St. John

Dr. Xuchen Yao and others

Carlton Vann

 

 

 

 

 

Mingmu Li

Ryan Yan

Dr. Guoguo Chen

Dr. Jun Zhang

Kevin Yu

Ryan Fan and others

attendees

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Judges

STARTUPS

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TEHY TALK ABOUT US

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co-organisers

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