Friday, April 10, Lunch: “Shanghai’s Tech Start-Up Edge” — Gary Wang, Max Weng, Leon Zhang, Sam Lawn, Hui Yu

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Date(s) - Friday, April 10 2015
12:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Ramada Plaza Shanghai

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Shanghai’s Tech Start-Up Edge

Gary Wang, Max Weng, Leon Zhang, Sam Lawn, Hui Yu

The Shanghai FCC will hold a special lunch in the Shanghai Caohejing Hi-Tech Park and hear from distinguished denizens about Shanghai’s competitive advantages in launching tech businesses, especially in the Innovation Center there, and tech industry trends.

Friday, April 10, 2015

12:00-2:00 p.m.

Doors open 12:00 pm, event starts 12:30pm

Venue details: Ramada Plaza Shanghai

(10 minutes on foot from the Caohejing Hi-Tech Park Station on Line 9),

509 Caobao Road, Xuhui District.

Tel: 5464-9999

Admission: SFCC members:100rmb; Non-members: 150 rmb.

RSVP required at www.sfcc.org or fcc.sfcc@gmail.com

 

About the Speakers:

Howard Wang, Caohejing Innovation Center. Howard will provide an overview of the center. The Caohejing Innovation Center operates under Chaohejing Development Corp., a state-owned business that manages office parks with a focus on the tech sector.

Gary Wang, senior investment director, Shanda Capital. Before joining Shanda, Gary was investor manager at Greenwoods Asset Management. He holds a MBA from CEIBS.

 

Leon Zhang, CEO of Xieche, a O2O platform for car care that allows owners to bypass expensive 4S stores.  Xieche on March 31 received 10 million RMB of investment from Shenzhen-listed Daoming Optics & Chemicals.  Leon is a former auto magazine editor, and graduated from Tsinghua University with a major in automobile manufacturing.

 

Max Weng, CEO of LeParking (letingche.cn) is a serial entrepreneur. LeParking is a mobile app that helps drivers find parking space in big cities.  Max holds a master’s degree from NYU in interactive electronic communication and worked for ABC News in the U.S. for a few years before he decided to start his business in China.

 

Sam Lawn — Sam is the CFO at New York Stock Exchange-listed Taomee, a children’s content website. He was previously an executive at RenRen, Oppenheimer, Lucky Dragon Group and Accenture, among other companies. He holds a degree from Santa Clara University.

 

Hui Yu — Hui Yu, the CEO of Tangxinli, is a graduate of Waseda who worked at KPMG Tokyo for five years. She runs an online menta

Note:

The Caohejing Innovation Center holds an “Open Day” on the second Friday of every month, and attendees at the FCC lunch are invited to stay for a separate presentation by Gary Wang that will be delivered in Mandarin starting at 2pm.  The FCC event will be in English.

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