Below are the hosts we’ve confirmed for NewCo Shanghai 2019 so far. More coming soon!
Chinaccelerator, the first startup accelerator to launch 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 $650M AUM operating seven global accelerators. Chinaccelerator offers three months of rigorous guidance, training and resources from mentors, partners and investors. The robust and supportive alumni network supports our companies even after they graduate from the Chinaccelerator program.
The vision of 36Kr is to build up a global leading service system supporting technology innovation and entrepreneurship. Its mission is to solve SMBs’ (Small and Medium Businesses) pain points—the lack of media exposure, working space and funding—by providing news report, co-working space and financing platform. 36Kr is committed to becoming the infrastructure service platform that promotes innovation and entrepreneurship in China. Meanwhile, 36Kr also provides valuable financial information services to financial institutions and non-financial institutions which serve SMBs.
Feishu Technology is ByteDance‘s SaaS brand and the developer of Feishu, an all-in-one collaboration solution for teams and enterprises. Combining essential tools like Chat, Calendar, Creation, Cloud storage and App Center in a single interconnected platform, Feishu is designed to help organizations and individuals achieve their goals and bring them efficiency and joy. With multiple R&D and business centers across China, Feishu Technology offers products powered by cutting-edge technology and provides a comprehensive range of high-quality services. ByteDance is a technology company founded in 2012. Dedicated to building global platforms for creation and interactivity, it now has a portfolio of applications available in over 150 markets and 75 languages. Its products have ranked in leading positions on the App Store in more than 40 countries.
Le Wagon is a world leading coding bootcamp for creative people and entrepreneurs, now celebrating over 5,000+ alumni on 5 continents and 30+ cities, including Shenzhen, Shanghai, Chengdu, Paris, London, Rio, Tokyo, Sydney … Founded in Paris, France in 2013, Le Wagon has quickly become the No.1 rated coding bootcamp around the world. As a product-driven coding bootcamp, Le Wagon combines cutting-edge curriculums and world-class instructors to give students all the skills and tools needed to kick-start their tech career, land a job as software developers or product managers, or launch their own startup. Additionally, with an amazing and supportive community, we are instilling in the students a belief in possibilities – that sky is the limit with what they can create and who they can be.
Airwallex is a fintech company redefining the way global payments are made. Since 2015, Airwallex has secured over $200 million USD in external funding, supported by top-tier investors including DST Global, Sequoia Capital China, Tencent, Hillhouse Capital, Gobi Partners, Horizons Ventures, Square Peg Capital, and MasterCard. The company uses advanced technology to enable low-cost, high-speed and transparent international payments encompassing the entire cross-border payment value chain, from global collection to foreign exchange and international payments. Led by a highly capable, experienced, and driven executive team, Airwallex has established international offices across Hong Kong, Melbourne, Shanghai, Singapore, London, San Francisco and Tokyo.
Slush originated in Helsinki in 2008, and is now the largest European Startup & Technology event. The mission of Slush is to help facilitate the success of next-generation entrepreneurs that aspire to change the world. Slush entered China in 2015 with its debut event in Beijing. In 2016, Slush China team brought this world-class event to Shanghai and it has been in Shanghai since. Slush Shanghai 2018 welcomed 12,000 tech heads from all across the world. As part of the Slush network, Slush serves as a platform for startups to meet top investors, corporate and media. Forbes magazine listed Slush as a top international startup & technology event in China. Now Slush is more than just an event; it is now a comprehensive ecosystem.
Himalaya is a fast-growing podcast platform and audio content network. We want to empower podcasters and content creators with production, distribution, marketing support, and new revenue opportunities. The Himalaya app lets listeners easily discover content and engage with their favorite podcasters / creators on their mobile devices. With Himalaya, listeners can easily discover your podcast through the Discover page, playlists, charts, and search.
247tickets is a one-stop-shop for tickets to the best events, movies, experiences, and trips in China and around SE Asia. 247 connects fans to the best events through data focussed communities, fan-driven programming, and social commerce and then helps them purchase tickets and merchandise at the right price.
Boohee is a leading internet health technology company in China. We focus on assisting our users with managing their health both scientifically and efficiently. We have developed apps, tools, content, products, services and management solutions helping millions of users fulfill their health management needs.
KAWO connects teams across the globe providing data insights, greater transparency and increased efficiency. We help international brands in China be more authentic and consistent on social media. Founded in 2013, KAWO’s experienced team is focused on delivering high quality solutions allowing our clients to iterate fast in China’s rapidly changing social landscape.
XinCheJian, the first of many Hackerspaces in China, is one of the many hundreds Hackerspaces all around the world. Xīnchējiān’s mission is to support, create and promote physical computing, open source hardware and Internet of Things. To achieve this, XinCheJian has talks, discussions, projects, startups promotion, workshops, competition organisation and our own participation in international competitions…Our long-term goal is to spread the concept and philosophy across China and inspire Hackerspaces in every large city from east to west.
TokyMaker It’s the most innovative and easy tool for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art) disciplines in the world, with it anyone can create a project in 5 minutes without previous experience. This includes concepts as programming, electronics, AR, IoT (Internet of Things), art, cooperation, among others. With TokyMaker it’s possible to make integral curriculums, that includes the concepts that a teacher, school, or institute would like to develop their students, in an easy, simple way, making it more easy than by using traditional methods. Also with TokyMaker, any person can bring to reality electronic and innovative projects that were just in their imagination and that previoulsy were only possible to be done by engineers or specific IT experts.
With X Thinking®, TANG UX has used experience to empower business across the entire process from brand strategy to implementation of design over the past 12 years. It has helped over 400 enterprises achieve their business goals, including China Merchants Bank, Zhima Credit, Amway, Xiao Guan Tea, WM Motor, VISA, Vanke, The Palace Museum, People’s Daily, Yum China, Daimler AG, Watsons, improving the experience for over 2.3 billion customers. TANG has a diversified core team with different professional backgrounds. Some of them were senior managers from Huawei, Tencent, Microsoft and InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG); some are elites from consultancies such as Accenture, IDEO and Gensler; and some are pioneers who have witnessed the growth of the company from scratch.
USHOPAL is a leading New Luxury New Retail Brand Group that is transforming the way global brands grow and scale in China. USHOPAL partners and invests in visionaries creating the next generation of luxury brands in the beauty and wellness space. As a full-chain brand building partner, USHOPAL leverages a data-driven, fully integrated, omni-channel model, that introduces and scales foreign brands through the online and new retail space.
Explorium is a value-generating ecosystem where businesses, start-ups, incubators, accelerators, and venture capitalists collaborate to explore disruptive technologies that are reshaping global supply chain and new retail in the digital era. Created by Fung Group, Explorium, is a trailblazing experimental platform for seamlessly integrating new technology applications with business model innovation, to transform and advance the supply chain and retail industries. Our Experience Centre, Innovation Hub and Collaboration Space showcase the technology and concept behind New Retail, allowing guests to explore and experience the Smart Supply Chain of the future.
The CareVoice is a health Insurtech company transforming healthcare experiences to be more consumer-centric. It provides a digital platform that unleashes value for insurance companies, allowing them to become true health partners of their insurance members, reach the cutting edge of innovation, get closer to their customers, and drive down costs. Founded in Shanghai in 2014, The CareVoice has won multiple awards such as Best Foreign Startup by TechNode / TechCrunch China, and Front Runner Up at The Digital Insurer’s Asian Startup Insurtech Award. The CareVoice successfully completed the Chinaccelerator program in 2017 and the Ping An Cloud Accelerator program in 2018. In August 2019, The CareVoice closed 8-digit USD series A funding.
More hosts will be announced soon