The China Startup Pulse

Breaking Down Barriers and Establishing a Global Startup Community, with Chen Wang, CEO at Slush China

Episode Summary

Slush is one of the fastest growing events and communities for startups globally, bringing together both local and international companies to help inspire and support youth to pursue their dreams of entrepreneurship. Today, we welcome Chen Wang, the person who helped the event break into the Chinese market, starting with Beijing in 2015. With Slush Shanghai coming up next month (September 7 to 8), Chen talks to us about the challenges of entrepreneurship, including maintaining good relationships with the government, protecting intellectual property and other essential tips to prospering in China. Listen to the end for a special surprise for our dedicated listeners, on behalf of Slush China!

Episode Notes

Slush is one of the fastest growing events and communities for startups globally, bringing together both local and international companies to help inspire and support youth to pursue their dreams of entrepreneurship.

Today, we welcome Chen Wang, the person who helped the event break into the Chinese market, starting with Beijing in 2015. With Slush Shanghai coming up next month (September 7 to 8), Chen talks to us about the challenges of entrepreneurship, including maintaining good relationships with the government, protecting intellectual property and other essential tips to prospering in China.

Listen to the end for a special surprise for our dedicated listeners, on behalf of Slush China!

Show Notes:
01:30 Introduce Chen
02:23 What’s so special about Slush
06:15 Finding support and security in Finland
08:40 Global Community in Shanghai
11:05 The Chinese roots of Slush
13:03 The importance of government relations in China
15:31 Advice to organizations coming to China
18:58 Intellectual property concerns
19:51 The Chinese presence at Slush
24:25 Contact Info

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Many thanks to our host Oscar Ramos, guest Chen Wang, editor David and Geep, organizer Chinaccelerator and sponsor People Squared. Be sure to check out our website www.chinaccelerator.com