"With half of the year now complete, China is driving ahead of Silicon Valley and the rest of the United States on venture capital dollars invested into startups, according to a number of data sources including Crunchbase, China Money Network, and Pitchbook." (source: July 5, Techcrunch)
While those big trends about investor attention for startups in China is very promising for China's entrepreneurs, it still may be meaningless for a specific startup. As the Techcrunch article points out, "Investors are either interested in a startup or not."
Two things will help you stand out from the crowd. A commercially viable startup idea worth selling and a startup team that can sell it — with a story.
Welcome to the intense world of Shanghai startups.
We'll feature 3 speakers that will give you an inside look at what it takes to plant a seed of an idea to make it grow to attract support and investment it needs to thrive. All three come from Chinaccelerator, one of Asia's most successful startup incubators.
1. Larry Schuster - Founder of The Storytelling Company and TEDx and Chinaccelerator speech coach
Topic: Secrets from a storytelling speech coach on connecting to investors!
2. Adam Place - CEO of Nusic
Topic: How a music APP start up got 89 investors interested in 8 minutes
3. Ryan Shuken - Partner of Lean Venture Partners
Topic: Startup secrets from a top growth hacker!
You will learn what it takes:
More than anything, you will get just a taste of a world that is on fire with passion, drive and innovation, to create a future that is like nothing you've ever seen before.
You definitely don't want to miss the opportunity to hear from some of the most knowledgeable professionals in the start up community. Early bird ticket ends July 21. Get yours today.
CEO of NUSIC
Founder of The Storytelling Company
Partner and Program Director of Lean Venture Partners
CEO SUITE 事易好商务中心
28th Floor, Shanghai World Financial Center,100 Century Avenue, Pudong, Shanghai 200120, China