Chinaccelerator’s Legendary 8×8 Speaking Event Coming to Beijing 3/25

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Chinaccelerator faithful – our 8×8 Speaking Event is coming back to Beijing on Mar 25 Sat! Be one of the first who get to meet our new Batch 11 and learn from eight seasoned entrepreneurs and leading industry experts.

TIME: 3/25 (Tue) 6-9:30pm
PLACE: Tech Temple, Kelin Plaza B, 107 Dongsi North Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing / 北京东四北大街107号科林大厦B座107科技寺


Twice a year
leading startup accelerator in China
hosts a free speaking event where
8 heroes each speak for 8 minutes on everything they learn from starting up in China and beyond

About Chinaccelerator
Chinaccelerator, a leading startup accelerator in China, is a mentorship-driven program helping internet startups from around the world cross borders – from the world into China and from China to the world. It is operated by the venture fund SOSV with $300M AUM operating eight global accelerators.

18:00 – 18:30 Registration & Networking
18:30 – 18:45 Introductory Remarks
18:45 – 19:05 Part I: Chinaccelerator Batch 11 Pitches
19:05 – 20:20 Part II: 8 Stories, 8 Minutes Each
20:30 – Networking

Speaker Information

THOMAS GRAZIANI | Co-founder at WalktheChat
Thomas is the co-founder of WalktheChat, a design and web development agency dedicated to building innovative strategies and products for WeChat public accounts. He previously worked in the marketing & strategy department of Schneider Electric and as a consultant at the Boston Consulting Group. Thomas is a graduate from the University of Cambridge and Ecole Polytechnique.

Dr. JIAYU WU | Head of United Design Centre, Tsinghua x-lab
Dr. Jiayu Wu founded and manages the United Design Center where she mentors and supports technology and service innovation spin-outs founded by China’s most academically gifted entrepreneurs. She advises project teams on user research and innovation methods, as well as identifying and introducing collaborators for industrial design, interaction design, user experience, branding, and business model development.

MARTIN BARNES | Presentation Consultant & Training for NGO’s start-ups
Martin Barnes is a London-trained graphic designer with 15 years of professional experience in interactive design, advertising, creative direction, branding, film and events. He now runs a creative studio, Mountains of Imagination (MoL) which specialises in presentation consultancy.

Dirk Eschenbacher | Founding Partner,
Dirk is a designer, marketer, adman and digital producer. He works between technology, marketing, branding and design.
In 2012 his partners and Dirk started ZANADU, the premiere high-end travel website in China. They curate the world’s most amazing luxury and boutique hotels and other inspiring travel experiences to Chinese travelers. Dirk’s role at ZANADU is brand- and visual direction, brand communication and innovative marketing programs. Amongst many many other things.

Benjamin Qiu | Partner at Loeb & Loeb LLP

Benjamin Qiu focuses his practice on venture capital financings, fund management, corporate governance, and intellectual property portfolio building, licensing and protection. He represents emerging growth enterprises from a variety of technology sectors, with extensive experience working with electronics and software companies and Internet start-ups.

Adam Morley | Mobile & Web Consultant, Freelance
Adam is a product manager with a focus on user experience and retention. He previously worked as an early hire with Cheetah Mobile where he helped launch Clean Master and was part of the growth team at nice.
Adam currently works as a consultant, helping orient web and mobile products to ease the barriers of marketing and better retain users once acquired.

More speakers coming… stay tuned

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