757 Third Ave.
* Tickets include full
program with 14 expert
* Cocktail & appetizer reception on the terrace
University of Toronto
& Signed Books:
MIT Enterprise Forum
NYC Club Talks
Sept. 10, 18, 19, 24
NW China Council
US-China Business Council
Silicon Dragon Circle
Why Email and Cash Are Dead in China
China's young, digitally savvy population takes to new apps quickly in a super-charged, highly competitive marketplace. China has the world's largest number of mobile phone, payment and e-commerce users, with many innovative apps that serve consumer lifestyles such as superapp
with its all-in-one multi-functions, and messaging and payments app
Email and cash are dead in China, as I write in my new book:
Tech Titans of China
. It helped that China skipped right over the PC era and went straight to mobile.
The Chinese digital universe is decidedly more social too than in the West. Read
China's BAT Clash While A New "B" Arises
China's original tech titans, Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent or the BAT, jockey for leadership in mobile payments, AI and e-commerce while a new "B" (ByteDance) arises to shake up the order. ByteDance may be the first major global tech contender from China with its AI-powered mobile apps for digital entertainment and news.
Perspective: US-China VC & Innovations in Tech Titans Era
Debate Panel: US-China Tech Issues:
A Cold War?
What the U.S. Can Learn from China;
, VP, Tompkins International/ Author,
The New Retail: Born in China, Going Global;
, Business journalist / Author,
The New Art of War; Moderator:
US Business Editor & Innovation Book Author,
Panel: VC Dealmakers Discuss Hot Tech Sectors & US-China Funding Gap
, Angel Investor, Board Member, Harvard Business School Alumni Angels;
, Managing Partner, SOSV;
, Founding Partner, NY Venture Partners / Chairman Emeritus, NY Angels;
, Founder & Managing Partner, Rise Capital;
, Partner, Sidley Austin;
Rebecca A. Fannin
, Silicon Dragon
Networking Reception, Drinks & Appetizers
On the Terrace in Midtown Manhattan
Book Reviews / Endorsements
This landmark book explores and explains how China is rushing to define the future of commercial technology.
James McGregor, author, One Billion Customers: Lessons From the Front Lines of Doing Business in China
Tech Titans of China is the most complete and updated chronicle of China's meteoric rise from imitator to innovator in the past decade.
Kai-Fu Lee, chairman and CEO, Sinovation Ventures and author of bestseller
Those who do not learn from their competitors are doomed. We need this book.
Ken Wilcox, Chairman of the Board, Asia Society Northern California, and Chairman Emeritus, Silicon Valley Bank
Tech Titans of China
is a fasci
nating read, and will quickly become the go-to resource to know who the key players are and how China's tech sector is giving the US a run for its money.
, SVP, China Institute; former Beijing bureau chief,
ore often than not, Rebecca Fannin has the first line on players in China's 'new economy' for those of us keeping score at home.
Tim Ferguson, Former Editor, Forbes Asia
Yaoyanshe, a Shanghai online AI-based CRO/CMO, raised $42 million in a C funding round led by Eastern Bell Capital and Sequoia China.
A health insuretech startup in China, The CareVoice, has raised Series A funding from LUN Partners Group and DNA Capital in addition to existing investors SOSV and Artesian Capital.
Sequoia-backed driverless truck startup PlusAI is raising $200 million. Founded by a group of Stanford classmates in 2016, Plus.AI counts China's largest truck-sharing platform - Full Truck Alliance Group - as its external shareholder. It's set up research centers in Cupertino and Beijing, as it tests prototypes in eastern China's Jiangsu province as well as California. With the funding round, plans are to set up a joint venture with one of the country's largest truck makers FAW Jiefang, a subsidiary of state-owned China FAW Group Co. - Yahoo Finance
"American Factory," a poignant documentary telling a true story in which U.S. workers and Chinese managers worked side-by-side in a new Chinese-owned factory established on the site of former General Motors plant in Dayton of Ohio, premiers Wednesday on Netflix.
This film, produced by Participant Media, is released through former U.S. President
and Michelle Obama's Netflix output deal. Quoted on
: Rebecca Fannin
Trump's trade war is not so easy to win after all, write George Koo in Asia Times. Trump is getting visibly frustrated that China is no longer acting like the patsy he had been expecting. But it's probably not his fault that he thought negotiating with China was going to be a piece of cake.