THE ARAB CHINA TECH SUMMIT

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Connecting Chinese and Middle East Ecosystems

2nd, 3rd & 5th May 2017, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

 

ABOUT THE EVENT

 

The “Arab China Tech Summit”, ePanda’s inaugural event in Dubai, is a unique and invitation-only conference, taking place across three days from May 2nd, May 3rd and May 5th 2017.

Bringing together regional startups and top tier Chinese technology Investors and Entrepreneurs, this summit is an ideal platform for discussion , dialogue and sharing new age ideas.

A delegation of 30 of the most active institutional and angel investors from China as well as Technology Entrepreneurs will participate at the summit alongside 30 well known UAE start-ups and venture capitalists who will also be an integral part of the panel discussion and presentations.

The conference will help foster communication between the two cultures and bridge the gap between the expansive ecosystems of two regions. It will help to strengthen the bond through collaboration and investment with an intent to drive cross border innovation and technology.

Join us to hear from keynote speaker and leading Investor Mr. Yi Cao, Founder of Source Code Capital, who has been a venture capitalist for 12 years, consistently focused on the TMT industry. Mr. Cao has received great recognition in the industry as well as prestigious awards from well-known media stalwarts; he has featured in Fortune China’s “40 under 40 List of 2016“, awarded “Investor of the Year 2016” by Cyzone (aka Chuangyebang), and awarded “Investor of the Year 2016” by Dark Horse (aka iHeima) etc. Prior to founding Source Code Capital in 2014, Mr. Cao worked at Sequoia Capital China.

Places are limited. Please contact us on info@epanda.co to register your attendance for the event.

 

EVENT IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

 

     
   
      


Chinese DELEGATES attending the Summit

  1. Source Code Capital, Caoyi, Founder
  2. Cheetah Mobile, Guifeng liu, SVP
  3. Ipaylinks, Guo Gang Zhen
  4. YouMobi, Xiang Yong
  5. Zhexin, Hongying Lee
  6. OneMENA, Zhijun Liu
  7. Wonder News, Ou zhenxing
  8. Shellpay, Jane Zhang
  9. BabyBus, Xueming Lu
  10. Baijing Community (Media partner from China), FangDan Wei
  11. China Telecom, Zhang Liang

 

THE AGENDA – TUES 2nd MAY 2017

3:30-5:30pm @ DFA – Dubai Future Accelerators , Emirates Towers.

3:15-3:30 Registration , coffee and Networking.
3:30-4:00 Welcome Speech by Rita Huangzhen, Founder of ePanda and Summit Organiser
4:00-5:00 Keynote Presentations by:
·      Dr. HongJiang Zhang, Venture Partner of Source Code Capital
·      Guifeng Li, Senior VP of Cheetah Mobile
·      Kushal Shah , Head of Roland Berger
5:30 Closing Speech and End of day 1

 

THE AGENDA – WED 3rd MAY 2017

9:00 am – 2:00 PM @ DFA Dubai Future Accelerators , Emirates Towers.

9:00-9:30 Registration , Coffee and Networking.
9:30-9:45 Opening speech by Rita Huang Zhen, Founder of ePanda and Summit Organiser
9:45-10:00 Welcome Speech by Chinese Stakeholder Caoyi, Founder of Source Code Capital-15mins
10:00-10:15 Presentation by Speaker from Careem.
10:15-10:30 Presentation by Speaker from MEVP
10:30 -11:00 COFFEE BREAK AND NETWORKING
11:00-11:30 Panel Discussion on Future of E-commerce ,   logistics and Payments– Service Mkt / Beam /Payfort/ fetcher ) – 30 mins
11:30-11:45 Q&A -15 mins
11:45-12:15 Panel Discussion on Future of Entertainment and Content – Nabd app/Anghami /Lamsa/UTURN)) – 30 mins
12:15-12:30 Q&A – 15 mins
12:30-13:30 Start-ups Showcase (Altibbi/Jamalon/Citrus/Souqalmal) – 15 mins each
14:00 onwards Lunch


THE AGENDA –
FRI 5th MAY 2017

7-9PM @ Intersect, DIFC

7:00pm Registrations and Welcome
7:30pm Networking and dinner
9:00pm Closing


ABOUT THE ORGANIZERS
 

ePanda (“Entrepreneur Panda”) is a Dubai-based startup founded by ex-Alibaba JV CTO, Ms Rita Huangzhen. Rita is a tech specialist, who brings breakthrough insights to the tech/startup world thanks to her 10+ years experience working for Alibaba and Huawei in the Middle East.

Prior to founding ePanda, Rita was the CTO of the Joint Venture of Alibaba Cloud and Meraas, in charge of building the first public cloud data center in the MENA region, and working on cloud-based system integration projects.

She has founded ePanda to help introduce the Chinese tech community to the start-up ecosystem stakeholders in the Middle East and Africa as well as support Chinese entrepreneurs and investors to scale up in the region.

Contact us on info@epanda.co

 

 

 

 

 

 

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