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Advanced technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), internet of things (IoT), cloud computing, and 5G are changing various industries globally, and new business opportunities have emerged from it.

China, U.S. and Germany are global technology leaders possessing huge market potential. These countries collaborate in the fields of innovation, technology and investment, however, there is a room to deepen this cooperation. In order to further develop trilateral connections, we need to create an advanced and flexible platform. 

On June 12, EqualOcean is holding Germany-U.S.-China Intelligence Vision Forum in Shanghai. The Forum is co-organized by Darden School of Business, University of Virginia. Business Insider, Gründerszene and Axel Springer SE are among the global media partners. Leaders representing famous venture capital companies from various countries will gather and talk about technological trends and investment experience. The list includes:

David Weild, founder and CEO of Weild & Co, former Vice Chairman of Nasdaq

Mark Schmitz, partner and managing director of Lakestar

Alexander Diehl, general partner of Hasso Plattner Ventures

WANG Huai (王淮), founding partner and CEO of Linear Venture

GAO Tianyao (高天垚), partner of Legend Star

These and other investors are intended to discover promising startups, willing to receive outstanding business plans. 

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Global industry experts, economists, C-suite representatives will attend this event to discuss current trends within intelligence-driven industries. Come join extraordinary leaders to explore the future of intelligence-driven economy.


Event: Germany-U.S.-China Intelligence Vision Forum

Time: June 12th, 13:30-18:00

Address: Renaissance Shanghai Yangtze Hotel Bldg#2 - 3F, 2099 Yan'an W Rd, Changning District, Shanghai (扬子江万丽酒店3楼2号宴会厅,长宁区延安西路2099号)

Key fields: Intelligence-driven industries, investment and technology trends, artificial intelligence, 5G, robotics, autonomous driving, etc.

Join us: Germany-U.S.-China Intelligence Vision Forum

Speaker introduction

David Weild

Weild & Co, Founder & CEO; Nasdaq, Former Vice Chairman

David Weild IV is a stock market expert best known for his position as Vice Chairman of NASDAQ. He is currently the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Weild & Co. Inc., parent company of the investment banking firm Weild & Co. Weild is also known as the "father" of the JOBS Act, and has been involved in drafting legislation for the US Congress.

Mark Schmitz

Lakestar, Partner & Managing Director

Mark is a partner and MD at Lakestar, a venture capital firm that invests globally into technology companies led by exceptional entrepreneurs. Investments of the group include Skype, Facebook, airbnb, Spotify, Oscar, and GoEuro. Mark also serves as a board member at portfolio companies Teralytics, Seerene, and CrossLend.

Prior to Lakestar, Mark worked with international law firm Linklaters LLP and Private Equity and Venture Capital boutique Pöllath + Partners in Munich. He completed his legal and business studies at Bucerius Law School and the Stanford Graduate School of Business with a specialization in corporate and tax law and is a recipient of the German Bundestag/United States Congress scholarship program.

Alexander Diehl

Hasso Plattner Ventures, General Partner

Alexander Diehl is General Partner at Hasso Plattner Ventures. After graduating from the Royal Academy of Music in London in 1999 he entered the field of digital media and e-commerce, working for various companies in Europe. In 2005 he founded KKLD, a Berlin and NYC based digital and innovation agency, which was acquired by WPP in 2012. In 2009 he co-founded Architizer in New York City. Alexander has been a Senior Advisor to BMW iVentures in New York City since its launch in 2011 and he is a fellow at Joschka Fischer&Company since 2013.

WANG Huai (王淮)

Linear Venture, Founding Partner & CEO

WANG Huai is the founding partner and CEO of Linear Venture, as well as the CEO advisers of Dianping and He served in Facebook in its early stage in charge of Facebook's payment system security through machine learning and big data. He earned Bachelor in Computer Science from Zhejiang University, and Master in Data Mining and Science Engineering from Ohio State University and Stanford University.

With total funds of around CNY 1.5 billion, Linear Venture focuses on investing in innovative projects in the field of data intelligence.

GAO Tianyao (高天垚)

Legend Star, Partner

GAO Tianyao is a partner of Legend Star, a leading venture capital mainly investing in the field of TMT (Technology, Media, Telecom) and healthcare. GAO Tianyao focuses on cutting-edge technology investment including AI, robots, sensors, quantum information and so on. He once worked for an investment bank in Wall Street and engaged in high-tech project investment and financing. He also served in strategy investment department of China Fortune Land Development, where he was engaged in investment in the field of intelligent manufacturing and robotics. He earned MFE from Columbia University.

For further details, please click: Germany-U.S.-China Intelligence Vision Forum

About us

EqualOcean is a leading industrial tech media and investment research company that focuses on technological and industrial innovation in China.

Founded in February 2014, our headquarter is in Beijing and we have branches in Shanghai and Shenzhen, China.

We aim to assist Chinese entrepreneurial enterprises to break into the global market and provide overseas investors, VCs, and enterprises with a deeper understanding of China's business environment and to seize opportunities in China.

Ultimately, we seek to help China's leading startups from varied industries to grasp the concept of a global market and accelerate the globalization process in order to discover potential development opportunities outside of China.

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