About the programme 2018

When: 20 August - 2 September 2018
Where: Shenzhen, Beijing and Shanghai

Programme: The first few days was spent in fast-changing Shenzhen, where we visited companies like Daniel Wellington, DJI and OnePlus - as well as networked with local entrepreneurs. On August 25th we headed off to Beijing where we among others visited Chinese Uber; Didi Chuxing, Tinder of China; Tantan and the company who were first with dock-less bikes; Mobike. On our last stop in Shanghai, the focus was set on Swedish founded companies such as IKEA, FlotAsian and Nordic Business House. Our journey was captured on our Instagram - @goexplorechina.

In short:
Meetings and sites visit world-leading companies, as well as local entrepreneurs.
Visit hardware- and software accelerators/incubators and maker spaces.
Visit the world’s largest electronic marketplace - Huaqiangbei.
Take part of inspiring story-sharing; success and fuckups.

Fee: This programme was made possible thanks to funding from OnePlus. Flight, hotel and meals was all covered. Participants only needed to cover their own expenses during off schedule activites.

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