See the Future

TechCrunch Shanghai I June 25th – 29th, 2016 I West Bund Art Center

VR/AR Summit

We will bring together some of the VR and AR industry’s best speakers to discuss one of the hottest sectors in hardware today. During this event on the 29th of June, held in collaboration with Formation Group, you will have a chance to mix with professionals and industry leaders and enjoy insights into the most innovative and cutting edge platforms and devices.


Our investor meetup will give you a chance to get face time with some of the world’s top angel investors and venture capitalists, including IDG, Sequoia, GGV, Zhenfund and more. Entrepreneurs will be given ten minutes to chat with VC mentors about anything from their business plan to fundraising and even market trends.


Our startup alley invites hundreds of local and international startups to share their vision with media, investors and other industry professionals. Preference is given to younger startups, particularly those less than two years old with under $1 million USD in total funding, though we invite entrepreneurs from all tech-related industries to showcase their business.


Our Hackathon is a staple across all major TechCrunch events, and one of top industry startup events globally. Each team will have 24 hours to complete a product design and create a beta product.This year we are inviting judges from global top 500 companies to pick the winning projects.


25th – 26th, June


27th – 28th, June


29th, June

TechCrunch China has made some impressive advances over the past three years. The event attracted over 3000 attendees in Shanghai, 2013 and over 6000 in 2015 at our Beijing event. In 2016, TechCrunch China is unstoppable, as one of the top industry events in the Chinese tech ecosystem.

This year, for the first time, TechCrunch Shanghai will be held over five days. On June 25th hundreds of programmers, developers and business minds will join us to kick off the TechCrunch Shanghai Hackathon, a 24 hour intensive brainstorming event designed to bring out some of the best in Chinese tech innovation.

From the 27th to the 28th, international entrepreneurs, VCs, startups and other industry professionals will take the stage for two days of cutting edge talks and panels covering the hottest topics in technology today. At the same time, entrepreneurs will have a chance to mingle with high-level VCs and angel investors during our VC Meetup event.

Some of the country’s best young startups will also have a chance to strut their stuff in our Startup Alley, with an expected 250 startups expected to take the floor over two days. Our Alley startups, hailing from different regions and countries, will have a chance to rub shoulders with top-level investors and media.

On the 29th, TechCrunch China will hold our first-ever Asian virtual reality and augmented reality summit in collaboration with Formation Group, all the way from Silicon Valley. We’ll also invite industry-leading entrepreneurs and top Chinese device companies and content producers, including Oculus, HTC, Samsung and NextVR. Participants will exhibit their latest products and discuss the hottest trends in hardware, content and capital.

At TechCrunch Shanghai 2016 you can expect to see an unprecedented range of Chinese innovation and entrepreneurialism at one incredible event, so join us from the 25th to the 29th of June to get a true glimpse of our future!

– Gang Lu (Founder&CEO of TechNode, CEO of TechCrunch China)

One of The Global Most Anticipated Technology Conference

Press Coverage from World’s Leading Media


Instead of boxing themselves into a narrow category, a startup that addresses niche use cases has the opportunity to make a huge impact, said DJI vice president Andy Pan during a panel at the TechCrunch/TechNode event in Shanghai.


Google maintains strong links with China despite its services having for years been blocked on the mainland, Alphabet Inc. executive chairman Eric Schmidt said on Monday. “[Google] has lots of partners [in China] and we have offices in Greater China – in Taiwan and Hong Kong,” he said at the TechCrunch Beijing conference.


San Francisco-based TechCrunch brought a taste of Silicon Valley to Beijing this week, with more than 100 startups showcasing their innovations to tech fans and investors at a two-day event in the Chinese capital.

About TechCrunch International City Event

TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news.Founded in June 2005, TechCrunch and its network of websites,now reach over 12 million unique visitors and draw more than 37 M page views per month. The TechCrunch community includes more than 2 M Friends and followers on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google and other social media.The TechCrunch Disrupt conference series, for example, combines leading innovator interviews with a startup launch competition and attracts over 2,000 attendees in New York, San Francisco and Beijing PRC. On August 2013, officially launched and landed in China. The TechCrunch Summit has been held 4 sessions in China, the attendees from 2013 to 2015 increased from 3000+ to 6000+ which including the world’s most famous entrepreneur, venture investor like Alphabet/Google CEO Mr. Eric Schmidt, Mr. Xiaoping XU, Mr. Fan Bao and so on. Each session the Summit attracted 200+ startups, 170+ media around the world, furthermore, our feature sessions “VC Meet-up” attracted 800+ startups to participate this event to meet up with venture capital investors. Nowadays, TechCrunch Summit has already been the most influential and international venture Summit in China.