Posts tagged with "China20"

17. November 2008
The second day of the CNBloggerCon 2008 started with the long awaited keynote speech from our China 2.0 participant Shel Israel. He presented "8 Stories of Global Social Media" and you can find a summary of the speech from the CNReviews guys here as well as Shel's presentation below. Additionally, thanks to Netease, you can review all sessions on video.
15. November 2008
After successfully retrieving Shel Israels passport and changing his flight schedule, he, David Feng and Elliott Ng had already flown into Guangzhou last night to meet with Robert Scoble and Rocky Barbanica. The rest of the China 2.0 Blogger Tour followed this morning together with Markus Fuhrmann from Web2Asia to attend the yearly Chinese Blogger Conference. Follow the tweets at #cnbloggercon and see first pictures from Elliott Ngs photo stream here.
15. November 2008
Started the day with the founder of Shanghai-based Qiming Ventures, Gary Rieschel. He gave us a very interesting overview of the early stage VC market in China over breakfast at the Park Hotel. Gary has over 25 years of operating and investing experience in the information technology and cleantech industries. Prior to Qiming, Gary was the founder or lead investor in several leading venture capital firms in the U.S. and China including SAIF Partners (China), and Ignition Partners (U.S.). Gary...
13. November 2008
Arrived in Shanghai 7am with an estimated 0.25 hours of sleep. Decided to skip overnight train as "the real China feeling" sensation for future tours. On top of things Shel Israels passport got lost in Beijing and the Park Hotel on Shanghais People's Square did not have the rooms ready for early check-in. Unfortunately we had to cancel our first meeting with gaming company The9 under these circumstances.
12. November 2008
Our third day in Beijing started with the highlight of the tour for many so far: an exclusive breakfast meeting with Dr. Kai-Fu Lee, the VP of Google China. A big thank you goes to our sponsors: the General Manager of the Marriott Beijing City Wall who provided fantastic food and a perfect location. It was also great to meet up with Adam Schokora from our lead sponsor Edelman Digital, who flew in all the way from Shanghai to join us for the session and the subsequent visit to the Forbidden...
11. November 2008
We started our second day in Beijing with a visit to the JUCCCE cleantech conference. Although we just attended the morning sessions (it was a smoggy morning btw) it was enough to understand the tremendous challenges The Middle Kingdom is facing in sustainable energy development.
10. November 2008
The China 2.0 Blogger Tour officially started off today in Beijing! After a comfy start with a visit to the impressive Summer Palace lead by David Wolf from Wolfgroup Asia we met up with Kaiser Kuo and Andrew Lih at an excellent Yunnan restaurant in Beijings "Silicon Valley" Zhong Guan Cun. There we had 2 parallel sessions on Internet censorship & Andrews upcoming Wikipedia book respectively. Right across the street was videosharing website Youku's office where we had our first company...
09. November 2008
The Chinabusiness Network, CNReviews & Web2Asia yesterday kicked off the China 2.0 Blogger Tour with first pre-sessions in Beijing and Shanghai. Official start of the tour will be tomorrow Monday Nov 10 in Beijing. For details check and follow us on hash tag #china20. Yesterday afternoon we had a great session at the Web2Asia office with Robert Scoble & Rocky Barbanica from FastCompanyTV meeting local Shanghai entrepreneurs & investors. Check out Robert Scobles Kyte...