Jun 29 2015
Silicon Dragon LA 2015 Pasadena July 29-30, 2015 @SiliconDragon
 

Silicon Dragon LA 2015

LA’s Innovation Gateway to China and Emerging Markets
July 29 – 30, 2015
Program & Networking: July 30, 8AM – 5pm
VIP reception: July 29, 6-7pm
Pasadena Convention Center


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KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Stella Li, Senior Vice President, BYD; J.D. Howard, VP & GM, LETV
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How two powerful Chinese brands — Warren Buffet-invested electric vehicle maker BYD and media tech creator and distributor LETV — are tapping U.S. markets through a base in LA.

VENTURE CAPITAL / DEALMAKER PANEL
Venture capitalists and angel investors are funding LA’s innovative startups with a China connection.

Marc van der Chijs, CrossPacific Capital; Alyse Kileen, VC Investor, March Capital Partners; Mike Prasad, Founding Partner, VentureLab; Jill Van, Partner, Grant Thornton; Nihal Mehta, Founding General Partner, Eniac Ventures; Victoria Silchenko, Founder, Metropole Capital Group

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MARKET SECTOR OUTLOOK
Mobile payments
Bo Wang, CEO, NiHao Pay; Jim Robinson, Managing Partner, RRE Ventures; Joaquin Ayuso de Paul, Founder, Kuapay

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TECH CHATS
Interviews with founders of China-US angled startups
Jing Zhou, Founder and CEO, smart jewelry maker, Elemoon

Jing Zhou

CULTURE SHIFT
Expat professionals are moving back to the U.S. after building their careers in Shanghai and Beijing.
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Elliott Ng, Dir., Product Management, APAC Display Ads, Google; David Wolfe, MD, Global China Practice, Allison & Partners; Sage Brennan, Co-founder, China Luxury Advisors & Hollyluxe Entertainment; Calvin Chin, Co-founder, Transist Impact Labs;
Gabriel Grisham, Manager-Strategy, Aurfy

Moderators:
Rebecca Fannin, Founder & Author, Silicon Dragon; Contributor, Forbes.com (MC);  Christine Lu, Founder, 8×8

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THANKS TO SILICON DRAGON SPONSORS

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EVENT PARTNERS

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Pasadena Economic Development, Innovate Pasadena, PlusYoou, America Innovates

MEDIA PARTNER

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