The China Startup Pulse

Why RISE has helped break down social barriers with Casey Lau, Co-host for the largest tech conference in Asia.

Episode Summary

In this episode, we have invited Casey Lau, Co-host for the largest tech conference in Asia - RISE. Unlike traditional conferences, RISE has helped break down social barriers not only by its highly intellectual talks, but also by a lot of workshops, drinking, networking events. Casey talked about how RISE has developed as the world class conference in Asia. More interestingly, he analysed the trends he has observed in Silicon Valley versus China and compared their different approaches to innovation.

Episode Notes

In this episode, we have invited Casey Lau, Co-host for the largest tech conference in Asia - RISE.
Unlike traditional conferences, RISE has helped break down social barriers not only by its highly intellectual talks, but also by a lot of workshops, drinking, networking events. Casey talked about how RISE has developed as the world class conference in Asia. More interestingly, he analysed the trends he has observed in Silicon Valley versus China and compared their different approaches to innovation. "China is gonna innovate faster due to necessity and the West takes a while to have that traction" Casey mentioned.

0:38: Casey Lau intro
9:55: Growing community and maintain quality
18:30: Trends in innovation