PingWest Annual SYNC Conference: Journey to the East – U.S. tech companies’ China Adventure | China-US Entrepreneurship Club

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by Project Pengyou on August 7th, 2015   783 views

When and Where

  • 07/08/2015
    2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

  • Mission Bay Conference Center
    1675 Owens St William J. Rutter Center - UCSF San Francisco, CA
    San Francisco
    United States
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PingWest Annual SYNC Conference: Journey to the East - U.S. tech companies' China Adventure | China-US Entrepreneurship Club

Event Details

Google, Facebook, Twitter and other U.S. tech giants failed in China in spectacular fashion. Now however, a new generation — Airbnb, Uber, Evernote, LinkedIn and Coursera — all finding smarter ways to break into the China market.

Please join us in San Francisco to learn about their stories and experience, even freely discuss the good side and the “dark side” of China market. You will hear real adventure, not just beautiful fairy tale.

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    Journey to the East – U.S. tech companies’ China Adventure

    Google, Facebook, Twitter and other U.S. tech giants failed in China in spectacular fashion. Now however, a new generation — Airbnb, Uber, Evernote, LinkedIn and Coursera — all finding smarter ways to break into the China market.

    Please join us in San Francisco to learn about their stories and experience, even freely discuss the good side and the “dark side” of China market. You will hear real adventure, not just beautiful fairy tale.

    2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

    Cracking the China Market: Getting Your First Million Chinese Users

    Evernote, LinkedIn and Coursera will share their adventures in the Far East and provide unique insights on how you can deal with this dynamic market.

    Don’t miss FireChat’s “Dark Story”. The offline messaging app was heavily utilized during China’s HK protest last year, and its founder will share their untold story!

    Speakers:

    Ken Gullicksen            Chief Strategy officer of Evernote

    Richard Wong             Head of Growth of Coursera

    Henry Li                    Product Lead of LinkedIn China

    Micha Benoliel            CEO & Cofounder of FireChat

    4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

    Securing China Capital: What Chinese Investors Provide Beyond Money

    You will get access to investment and fund raising experts with broad experiences in China and beyond. Local VCs and China hedge fund managers will explain what’s happening with the crazy Chinese stock market, and Peel is ready to unveil their secret on how they secured a $50 million investment from Alibaba.

    Speakers:

    Thiru Arunachalam    CEO & Cofounder of Peel

    Chase Adam            CEO & Founder of Watsi

    Hans Tung                Partner of GGV Capital

    Lilly Huang                Senior Director of Silicon Valley Bank

    Leo Song                  CSO & Cofounder of Xing Invensting

    5:00 PM – 5:30 PM

    China Tech Giant Brings New Opprtunity

    As leaders of China’s tech boom take their operations global and expand, they bring with them a host of brand new opportunities.

    Speakers:

    Alex Cheng              General Manager of Baidu USA

    We’re also expecting speakers from Uber, Airbnb and Dropbox. More speakers will be announced soon.

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