Tech London Advocate hosted the largest private sector tech event of 2019 dedicated to the biggest questions facing tech investors, entrepreneurs and tech businesses. The event took place on 2 May 2019 at Here East, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London. It brought together over 650 attendees from the UK tech community, which includes start-ups, scale-ups, corporates, financial and academic institutions, investors, government representatives and industry bodies.
Kaitlin Zhang spoke on the ‘China Focus: The Rise of Asian Investment’ panel alongside Russ Shaw, founder of Tech London Advocates and Global Tech Advocates and John Zai, founder of CENTI. The panel was moderated by Oli Barrett MBE.
Kaitlin’s advice to UK tech firms looking to enter the Chinese market are:
Kaitlin adds that one of the great areas to get into China is through smart cities projects on mobility, big data, AI and machine learning etc. Brand Britain is strong in China and many Chinese investors are looking at post-Brexit opportunities to work with UK firms.
About Tech London Advocates
Tech London Advocates is a private sector led coalition of over 6,000 expert individuals from the tech sector and broader community who have committed to championing London’s potential as a world-class hub for tech and digital businesses. It strives to support London’s tech start-ups and high-growth businesses in finding new investment, new talent and continued success.
Tech London Advocates is part of Global Tech Advocates, which includes organisations in Tech Nordic Advocates, Tech North Advocates, Tech Belfast Advocates, Tech Bay Area Advocates, Tech Spain Advocates, Tech Singapore Advocates, Tech Shanghai Advocates, Tech Bogotá Advocates, Tech Italy Advocates.