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Connecting Berlin and Beijing on 8 October 2021 : ABS Satellite Event

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About the event

“Connecting Berlin and Beijing – Bridging Ecosystems in Practice”
We are talking a lot about bridging ecosystems, but how does it look like in practice? With a focus on Beijing and Berlin, we will discuss synergies between two of the greatest hot spots of innovation. How are they simliar? How can they enrich each other? Where is more exchange needed? How do cross-border teams look like? This AsiaBerlin satellite event takes place within the TechCode #Path2China series in a hybrid format at Techcode Berlin Innovation Center, Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 5, 10178 Berlin. We start off by giving an overview on all macro-level exchange programs and cooperation partnerships between Berlin and Beijing by a mixed speaker team Sandra (Berlin Partner), Yiran (Beijing) and Till (TechCode). To continue, Hans Uszkoreit (Giance) and Han Xiao (Jina AI) will share with us how they have been leveraging both ecosystems, Berlin and Beijing, as young companies and by applying this “multiple location-strategy” to gain a competitive edge. To finish off, will have all speakers joining a panel discussion, moderated by Till (TechCode) to discuss trends in ecosystem exchange together with the audience.

Event Flow


// “Beijing-Berlin Ecosystem Exchanges – An Overview” (Sandra Schulze, Berlin Partner; Yiran Li, Berlin Rep Office in Beijing; Till Ammelburg, TechCode) // “Berlin-Beijing cross-border startup teams” (Hans Uszkoreit, Giance; Han Xiao, Jina AI) > Panel “Trends in Ecosystem Exchanges”


Han Xiao (Jina AI) Hans Uszkoreit (Giance) Yasemine Cilt (Startup Grind, Community Manager of APAC & Middle East) Tim Luan (Innoway Beijing) Till Ammelburg (Moderator)

About AsiaBerlin Summit 

The AsiaBerlin Summit offers a platform to establish an international startup ecosystem between Berlin and Asia. We focus on the internationalization of startups across sectors such as Smart Cities/UrbanTech, HealthTech, FinTech, industry 4.0, AI, and Blockchain. Besides expert panels and keynotes by investors and startups on Days 1 and 2 — we will have an Embassy Day program planned in partnership with various embassies of Asian countries complemented by cultural programs as well as satellite events during the Summit. Find the full program of the Summit here. 
Register for AsiaBerlin Summit 2021 here. 
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Oct 08 2021


10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The summit is being hosted at the following venue:

Spielfeld Digital Hub GmbH
Skalitzer Straße 85/86
10997 Berlin

Note: satellite events take place at various addresses